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¿Qué hacer con un diagnóstico de cáncer?
¿Qué hacer con un diagnóstico de cáncer?

¿Qué hacer con un diagnóstico de cáncer?

La información para atender, hacerse cargo, elegir tratamientos y lograr la sanación


224 Pages, 6.75 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $18.95)

Publication Date: April 2009

ISBN 9789688608760

Rights: US & CA

Editorial Pax Mexico (Apr 2009)

Price: $16.95


Created for patients and family members who want to be informed participants in their health care, this comprehensive guide discusses the process from cancer diagnosis to the available treatment options, including the patient’s chances of survival and future quality of life, and provides patients with a checklist to record important data. Escrito para pacientes y los parientes que quieren formar un equipo activo en la sanación del cáncer, esta guía comprensiva discute el proceso de diagnosis del cáncer y las diferentes opciones de tratamiento, incluyendo las posibilidades de supervivencia y la calidad de la vida del paciente en el futuro, y provee a los pacientes una lista de verificación para registrar datos importantes.


"Cancer patients who want to be fully informed participants in their own health care will find this a valuable handbook." —Publishers Weekly on the English language edition

Author Biography

Norman Coleman is the associate director of the Radiation Research Program at the National Cancer Institute and is the former professor and chairman at the Fuller-American Cancer Society at the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy at Harvard Medical School. He was the winner of the 2005 ASTRO Gold Medal for outstanding contributions in the field of radiation oncology. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.