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Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

From Diagnosis to Treatment

HEALTH & FITNESS

160 Pages, 7 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $26.95)

Publication Date: January 2018

ISBN 9781943886678

Rights: US & CA

Addicus Books (Jan 2018)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: January 2018
 

Overview

According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 220,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer annually. It accounts for nearly 15 percent of all newly diagnosed cancers. If you've been diagnosed, you probably have many questions about the nature of the disease and your treatment options.Walter J. Scott, M.D., has treated thousands of lung cancer patients who have navigated this overwhelming maze of medical tests and procedures. In Lung Cancer: From Diagnosis to Treatment, Dr. Scott helps you understand the process—from getting a diagnosis to going through treatment. He explains topics such as: symptoms of lung cancer, diagnostic tests, types and stages of lung cancer, surgical procedures, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical trials, coping with "smoker's guilt" and more. A book to help you become an informed patient!

Author Biography

Walter J. Scott, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a thoracic surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He is chief of the Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery at Abington Jefferson Hospital and a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Scott specializes in the treatment of cancers involving the chest, with a special emphasis on the treatment of lung cancer. He has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Philadelphia and as one of America's Top Doctors for Cancer Treatment (thoracic surgery) by Castle Connolly.