Melanoma: Not Just Skin Cancer
BY CATHERINE M. POOLE WITH CONTRIBUTING EDITORS: JEDD WOLCHOK, MD AND KEITH FLAHERTY, MD
Her new book, Melanoma: Not Just Skin Cancer, is a comprehensive guide to melanoma treatments. She tells her own survival story, as well as the stories of others. Since 2012, scientific advances have allowed even those with stage IV melanoma to survive and thrive. Poole wants every patient to find hope, but also clarity. Written for a lay audience, Melanoma: Not Just Skin Cancer explains the benefits of two primary but different melanoma treatments: targeted therapy and immunotherapy.
Melanoma: Prevention, Detection and Treatment
BY CATHERINE M. POOLE AND DUPONT GUERRY IV, M.D.
A complete and up-to-date guide for anyone newly diagnosed with melanoma and for others who are concerned about detecting and preventing it.
The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers
BY BARRY J JACOBS
Jacobs gives wonderful advice for one of the hardest jobs in the world.
In the Country of Illness : Comfort and Advice for the Journey
BY ROBERT LIPSYTE
Anyone who will ever have to negotiate the minefields of today’s medical system while suffering from a serious illness or caring for a loved one will greatly welcome this outstanding guide from the viewpoint of being a patient as well as a caregiver.
The Home Care Guide for Cancer
BY AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS
Written for a broad audience, this easy-to-use workbook was designed for home caregivers, patients, support groups, and education programs; it features easy-to-read type and an index for quick reference. The authors include oncology nurses, social workers, psychologists, physicians, family caregivers, and persons with cancer.
A Physician’s Guide to Pain and Symptom Management in Cancer Patients
BY JANET L. ABRAHM, M.D.
This book is important for all dimensions of patient care — not just cancer. Every doctor in clinical practice needs this book. Every patient will benefit from it.
What Helped Me Through: Cancer Survivors Share Wisdom and Hope
EDITED BY JULIE K. SILVER, MD
Hundreds of survivors from all walks of life share their heartfelt reflections and practical solutions for “getting through” the cancer journey.
The Mindful Way Through Depression
MARK WILLIAMS, JOHN TEASDALE, ZINDEL SEGAL, JON KABAT-ZINN
A useful guide to achieving emotional balance. Comes with a companion CD of guided meditations.
Dancing in Limbo
BY GLENNA HALVORSEN-BOYD AND LISA K. HUNTER
Written by two cancer patients, one with melanoma; addresses in a refreshing way the psychological issues that cancer patients face. It will serve as a guide to help cancer patients anticipate feelings and stages of the coping process. It will help demystify the uncertain path of cancer survivorship.
When Someone You Love Has Cancer-A Dell Caregiving Guide
BY SUZANNE LEVERT AND LYNN SONBERG
Provides straightforward advice on how to obtain necessary information from doctors, foster a hopeful and supportive environment, cut through insurance red tape, carry out needed legal steps, and hospice information.
Surviving Cancer Emotionally-Learning How to Heal
BY ROGER GRANET, M.D.
A consulting psychiatrist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Granet provides a wealth of information about many types of cancers and treatments such as surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants. But his central focus is the emotional toll of all aspects of the disease and the importance of seeking support from the many available resources to cope successfully.
The Human Side of Cancer: Living with Hope, Coping with Uncertainty
BY JIMMIE C. HOLLAND AND SHELDON LEWIS
Jimmie C. Holland, M.D., of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, explores the broad range of emotions people with cancer and their loved ones experience from the moment of diagnosis through the treatment and its aftermath.
U.S. NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH
PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals and on-line books. Provides quick access to medical research through the National Library of Medicine.