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By clicking on 'View Summary' under each resource, you will find a summary, the ISBN and publisher’s name which will help you if you wish to purchase or reserve a copy at your local library.

Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy & Radiation Therapy

A Guide for Patients and Their Families (3rd ed.)
Author: Marylin J. Dodd (R.N., Ph.D., FAAN)
ISBN #: 0-943671-12-0
Publisher:  UCSF Nursing Press

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Summary:
“This books is designed to help patients and their families get through treatment and on the road to recovery. It describes the most common possible side effects caused by these therapies and tells how each of these symptoms can be alleviated or managed. Moreover, if you are not certain the symptoms you are experiencing are related to your therapy, this book will help you answer your questions.”  

External Links

  • Cancer Drug Pipeline Information
    This site is for informational purposes to assist patient groups to be more informed about the anticipated cancer drug products or indications that are listed in the pipeline
  • Cyberknife Society
    This site gives a good deal of information on the cyberknife and answers any FAQ that the patient may have about this procedure.
  • Cancer View Canada
    This site allows patients to search by city/province etc to find different cancer trials that are happening.
     

 

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