When Tumor Is the Rumor and Cancer Is the Answer: A Comprehensive Text for Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients and Their Families
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When Tumor Is the Rumor and Cancer Is the Answer: A Comprehensive Text for Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients and Their Families

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"Superb! This thoroughly delightful book explores, explains, and puts in context our biggest fear- our own mortality! The very word "Cancer" evokes a primal fear that we are all mortal and will, at some point, die. My own experience, on a personal level with cancer, access ports, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and major surgery was very sobering! Dr Kevin Ryan has given...more
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Published March 13th 2013 by Authorhouse
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Carolyn
How I wish I had had a copy of this book when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001, or better yet, that Doc Ryan had been my oncologist!

The book is indeed comprehensive. He explains cancer and oncology in layman's terms and covers diagnosis, treatments, clinical trials, symptom control and side effects, pain, alternative medicine, and what we can look forward to in the foreseeable future. That's the physical part. At least as important are his wise words about patient autonomy, anxiety an...more
Grady
`Autonomy' is the single most important word and concept the reader of this book must grasp'

Kevin P Ryan, MD is a physician, a sensitive clinician, a learned oncologist and a humanitarian whose mission in life is to champion doctor patient relationships. In this extraordinarily sensitive book Dr. Ryan talks about cancer - ALL about cancer, from premonitions and early signals to selecting a physician to testing to diagnosing to coping with the impact of the diagnosis both for the patient and fami...more
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