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Cancer Positive

Paperback, 07/07/2003, £9.99
In this ground-breaking book, Dr Colthurst argues that through addressing the emotional needs of patients, their physical condition can improve dramatically. Drawing on his own experience, he explains the medical terms and treatments available, while also providing a wealth of information needed by cancer sufferers and those close to them.

Skin Cancer

7, 01/09/2005, £15.00
Fast Facts: Skin Cancer has been written by three international experts to equip healthcare professionals with the necessary diagnostic skills and treatment options to save lives.

Before I Say Goodbye

Paperback, 07/05/1998, £6.99
Ruth Picardie died from complications following the misdiagnosis of breast cancer in September 1997. Her column in "The Observer" recorded the progress of her illness and her feelings about living with terminal cancer. This work brings together these pieces, Ruth's e-mail correspondence with friends, and selected letters from readers.

Lung Cancer

7, 10/09/1992, £13.99
Lung cancer is by far the most common cancer in men and is poised to overtake breast cancer as the most common cancer in women. This revised and updated new edition provides the answers to the questions patients with lung cancer or those involved with them are likely to ask. Addresses of organizations which can provide help and advice is included.

Integrated Cancer Care : Holistic, complementary and Creative Approach

7, 01/02/2001, £35.00
"Complementary" therapies such as acupuncture, aromatherapy and spiritual healing are now being offered within many oncology and palliative care settings. This book is relevant to all stages of the "cancer journey" and includes a chapter on childhood cancer.

Prostate Cancer : the Facts

Paperback, 03/07/2003, £12.99
Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in men. The average male stands a one in five chance of developing prostate cancer in his lifetime. This guide answers the many questions that those at risk from prostate cancer will have.

Complete Guide to relieving Cancer Pain and Suffering

Hardback, 31/03/2004, £19.99
Contains information needed for making a good living with cancer and with its miserable symptoms and side effects. Starting with why cancer pain is still an everyday tragedy despite modern medical techniques proven effective in almost every case, this work gives suggestions for coping with the practical problems of dealing with cancer pain.

Radiotherapy in Practice : External Beam Therapy

Paperback, 24/08/2006, £49.95
Providing a background to the physics of external beam radiotherapy, this book is a guide to the use of external beam radiotherapy, taking the reader through the basic principles covering indications, treatment, and planning, and then developing this by individual sites.

Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

29/03/2007, £26.99
This handbook provides a systematic account of the main areas of cancer nursing practice, covering all aspects of cancer care. It takes the reader from pre-diagnosis, through treatment, to issues of advanced disease and palliative care. It includes cancer biology, genetics and treatments, as well as new targeted and complementary therapies.

Emergencies in Oncology

27/09/2007, £19.95

Oncology Nursing, Clinical reference

05/11/2003, £28.99
Intended for the oncology and medical-surgical nurse, this work features headings in an outline format with narrative text following. The organization of this book is based around a symptom-management approach to oncology nurses. A chapter on pediatric cancers is also included.

Palliative Care for the Patient with Cancer

Paperback, 03/05/2002, £20.99
Describes the kind of care needed towards the end of life or at any point on what has been called "the cancer journey". This work focuses on the highest quality of life for the person with cancer and includes care of the family before, at and after the death. It is suitable for nurses and others.

Your Guide to Prostate Cancer

7, 29/07/2005, £8.99

Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy

7, 03/10/2005, £51.99
Provides the user with a wide-ranging text on chemotherapy from an interdisciplinary approach.

Nursing Patients with Cancer RRP£57.99

Paperback, 02/11/2005, £54.99
Based on the internationally acclaimed Core Curriculum for a Post-Registration Course in Cancer Nursing developed by the European Oncology Nursing Society. This title covers the key areas nurses caring for patients in this specialty need to consider. It provides scientific, psychological and sociological information necessary for nurses.

Cancer Diagnosis in Primary Care

Paperback, 04/01/2007, £19.99
Informs primary care clinicians about the way cancer presents to primary care, and how they can select patients for investigation. This work covers the major cancers, and includes chapters on screening, systemic symptoms (which may be present with a number of cancers), and the terms used in cancer epidemiology.

Cancer and Emotion

Paperback, 10/12/1998, £34.95
The fact that many cancer patients suffer emotional problems is now widely recognized. This updated guide aims to provide those working in cancer treatment units with a comprehensive knowledge of the nature and management of the psychosocial problems found in patients' reactions to cancer.

Cancer Symptom Management 3ed £60.99

Hardback, 25/04/2003, £56.99

Handbook of Cancer-Related Fatigue

5, 22/06/2004, £28.50
Written for both cancer patients and health care providers of all disciplines. Studies the close relationship between fatigue and cancer, as well as cancer therapies that cause fatigue.

Supportive Care in Radiotherapy

Paperback, 12/02/2003, £20.99
Addresses the impact of treatment on the individual and the issues facing health carers who provide clinical and supportive care. This title integrates key aspects of assessment, physical and psychosocial morbidity and toxicity management, placing these in the physical, psychosocial and organisational context in which they occur.

My Year with Cancer

Paperback, 10/03/2016, £7.99


Paperback, 01/08/1996, £14.50

C: Because Cowards Get Cancer Too...

Paperback, 08/04/1999, £7.99
Shortly before his 44th birthday, John Diamond received a call from the doctor who had removed a lump from his neck. Having been assured for the previous 2 years that this was a benign cyst, Diamond was told that it was cancerous. This is the story of Diamond's life with, and without, a lump.

Traditional. Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Cancer Care

7, 20/07/2006, £23.99
Drawing on comparative fieldwork in the UK, Pakistan and Australia, this book provides an assessment of pathways and access to CAM and how it is used in health practice and by individuals with cancer. It gives fresh insights into how differing health and societal structures influence the use complementary and alternative medicine.

Integrating Conventional and Chinese Medicine in Cancer Care : A Clini

Hardback, 14/06/2007, £34.99
Explains how to approach integrated care in a way that combines Chinese herbal medicine with Western medicine to enhance and improve medical care for patients with cancer. Each chapter covers a different type of cancer, introducing the conventional medical understanding of that cancer, including its etiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

Plant Programme £10.99

Paperback, 05/08/2004, £2.99
Following on from "Your Life in Your Hands", this volume contains comprehensive advice for fighting breast and prostate cancer as well as healthy living and eating for everyone. It covers essential kitchen equipment to weekly menu plans.

Supportive Care of Children with Cancer

Paperback, 05/04/2004, £24.50
The third edition features a new chapter on recognition, prevention, and remediation of burnout in pediatric oncology staff members, while throughout the book, chapters have been revised and updated to reflect the impact of new antibiotic agents, new antiemetics, and new approaches to pain management.

Being a Cancer Patient's Carer

7, 01/01/2005, £14.95
Gives information and advice to help you deal with the common problems faced by carers of cancer patients. This guide deals with pain, physical symptoms, psychological problems, death and bereavement. It adopts a unique approach to encourage the carer to work with the patient, doctors and nurses to achieve realistic and mutually agreed outcomes.

Bladder Cancer

7, 01/03/2006, £15.00
This book clearly and succinctly provides the facts that those treating and caring for patients with UBC will need to know. It is a concise guide to clinical practice for family physicians, specialist nurses, and junior doctors.

What Can I Do to Help?

Paperback, 01/07/2010, £7.99
Compiled from her own experiences, and conversations with fellow members of the "Cancer Club", Deborah Hutton book is an anthology of supremely practical examples of ways in which friends and family can make a real, substantial difference to the lives of cancer patients.

Oxford Handbook of Oncology

Paperback, 13/08/2015, £34.99
This practical guide to clinical consultation in oncology has been extensively revised and updated. It reflects recent advances in oncology with particular emphasis on new therapies and the emergence of immunotherapy as a real modality.

Royal Marsden Hospital Handbook of Wound Management in Cancer Care

7, 20/03/2001, £19.99
Offers guidance on wound management in a practical and easily accessible format. This work gives an introduction to wound healing and assessment, which is followed by the management of specific wound types and a detailed chapter on wound management products. It also features evidence-based outlines for the management of wounds in cancer care.

I am Here: Stories from a Cancer Ward

Paperback, 14/07/2016, £12.99

Emperor Of All Maladies

Paperback, 29/09/2011, £9.99
Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011 Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize 2011 Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize

Placement Learning in Cancer & Palliative Care Nursing

Paperback, 21/11/2012, £9.99
Are you unsure about your cancer and palliative care placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of clinical skills to care for people with cancer? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book can help you with all these concerns.

Handbook of Cancer Chemotherapy 7ed

Paperback, 01/05/2007, £35.00
Covers various principles of rational chemotherapy, the chemotherapeutic and biotherapeutic agents available, the treatment of specific cancers, and selected aspects of supportive care. This book emphasises on the indications, dosage/schedule, potential toxicities, and safe administration of the drugs and their use in treating malignancies.

Oncology (Illustrated Colour Text)

7, 22/02/2008, £27.99
Introducing various aspects of oncology, this book covers the management of major cancers including lung, breast, GI, Gynaecological, and genitourinary. It also provides coverage of the general principles of patient management, the main treatment options for any form of cancer, oncological emergencies and palliative care.

Practical Clinical Oncology

Paperback, 24/01/2008, £52.00
This book offers practical clinical diagnostic and treatment advice on all cancers for trainees in oncology and related specialties.
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