Synopses & Reviews
Whether youa (TM)re a newly diagnosed brain tumor patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the doctora (TM)s and patienta (TM)s point of view, 100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumors gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. The authors, a brain tumor survivor teamed with a neuro-oncologist specializing in brain tumors, provide a comprehensive, step-by-step discussion of what you can expect in the diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors, while providing a real-life understanding of what these steps might mean for your day-to-day life. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
A patient-oriented guide to dealing with brain tumors that covers basic questions such as types of tumors, risk factors and causes.
This text is a patient-oriented guide to dealing with brain tumors. Questions and answers cover basic questions such as types of tumors, risk factors and causes; diagnosis and pathology; surgery and treatments; and ways of coping with common emotional and physical difficulties associated with the diagnosis and treatment of a brain tumor. The authors, a brain tumor survivor and a practicing oncologist, team up to provide both a doctor's and a patient's perspective in answering these common questions.