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- Childhood Leukemia: A Guide for Families, Friends and Caregivers (3rd Edition) (2002)
This most complete parent guide available covers not only detailed and precise medical information about leukemia and the various treatment options, but also day-to-day practical advice on how to cope with procedures, hospitalization, family and friends, school, social and financial issues, communication, feelings, and, if therapy is not successful, the difficult issues of death and bereavement.
- Adult Leukemia: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families (2001)
Consumer book addresses diagnosis, medical tests, and how to find an oncologist; characteristics of leukemia, factors in prognosis, and subtypes and staging systems; treatments, including chemotherapy, transplants, stem cell rescue, radiation and biological treatments; side effects of medications; and emotional responses. Softcover.
- 100 Questions and Answers About Leukemia
This patient-friendly book helps those diagnosed with leukemia understand exactly what their particular diagnosis means, so that they can make informed choices.
- Acute Leukemias VIII: Prognostic Factors and Treatment Strategies (Hamatologie Und Bluttransfusion, 40.)
This book depicts the cutting edge diagnostic, treatment approaches.
- Adult Leukemia: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families
This book offers good, basic information on the various types of leukemia and treatment
- Anatomy of an Illness
A book mostly talks about the power of placebo and positive thinking to cure ourselves.
- Childhood Leukemia: A Guide For Families, Friends & Caregivers
A resource book for parents when child diagnosed with leukemia.
- The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age (2002)
This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to chronic lymphocytic leukemia (also Chronic granulocytic leukemia; chronic lymphocyte leukemia; Chronic Myelocytic Leukemia; Chronic Myeloid Leukemia; lymphocytic leukemia), from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research.
- You and Leukemia: A Day at a Time (2001)
Consumer text reflects the many advances in leukemia research and treatment and guides families of patients and survivors through this painful and confusing time in their lives. Previous edition: c1978. Softcover.
- Surviving Leukemia: A Practical Guide (1999)
Personal account of a young Canadian medical student's diagnosis of leukemia, his experience with chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant and, ultimately, his recovery and completion of his medical studies. Softcover.
- The Cure of Childhood Leukemia: Into the Age of Miracles (1995)
I came across this book while sitting in my daughter's hospital room still inundated with the news that she had childhhod leukemia. By the time I finished, I knew that my duaghter had every chance of surviving. We faced her two and a half year treatment with a new understanding that we were members of a group of children, families, medical practitioners and researchers who make a difference. (a reader)
- Survivor: Taking Control of Your Fight Against Cancer (2000)
What a great story for a journalist: investigate the process of cancer from diagnosis to bone marrow transplant and its aftermath. Landro, in 1991 the entertainment editor for the Wall Street Journal, might have considered this a plum assignment had not the diagnosis of chronic myelogenous leukemia been her own. Still, a good reporter knows how to go after information, and here Landro documents her search for ways to survive and conquer this disease.
- The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Hairy Cell Leukemia (2002)
This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to hairy cell leukemia (also leukemic reticuloendotheliosis), from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research.
- My Own Medicine: A Doctor's Life as a Patient (2001)
Kurland, a specialist in children's lung problems, says he is lucky. In 1987 a routine chest X-ray revealed a large mass that his doctor couldn't identify. Subsequent careful diagnostic work turned up hairy cell leukemia and atypical tuberculosis. Kurland describes growing appreciation of being a patient as he recounts the tests and operations he underwent and his day-to-day relations with doctors, nursing staffs, orderlies, and administrators at the hospitals in which he was treated.
- Pediatric Cancer Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information About Leukemias, Brain Tumors, Sarcomas (Health Reference Series) (1999)
Book provides information about the cancers that are most often diagnosed in young people, including alternative therapies, finding specialized cancer centers and organizations, resources for affected families and other concerned friends and caregivers, Internet resources, and financial resources. The extensive glossary includes pronunciation guides. The material has been compiled from a wide range of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and periodicals.
- No Safe Place: Toxic Waste, Leukemia, and Community Action (1997)
This is a book for people living near toxic waste dumps who are mad as hell and aren't going to take it anymore.... the authors have gathered some very impressive research not only on Woburn but on isolated activists who are fighting their own cases elsewhere.
- Little Bubble Gum Trooper (2000)
A mother's true story of how the Make-A-Wish Foundation began. Little Bubble Gum Trooper is the intimate story of a mother's life from the day her 4-1/2 year old son was diagnosed with leukemia and given three years to live.
- An Angel at My Side : Surviving Leukemia Through Love (2001)
This book is an inspiring, often humorist and a very intimate account of being diagnose twice with leukemia. Surviving a bone marrow transplant and a deadly form of pneumonia is only half the battle. Enduring severe Graft versus Host Disease, numerous infections, and encountering a psychotic behavior from a prescription drug with major depression aftermath is all included in this war. Frances finds victory through her positive approach and an enlightened true story with a spiritual angel. She is taught to believe in herself. Learn to forgive and love herself and help others. If you have that, you can conquer anything in this world!
- Treatment of Acute Leukemias: New Directions for Clinical Research (2003)
Pui (U. of Tennessee Health Science Center) presents 42 papers that are devoted to identifying and discussing pivotal issues that might be resolved through better applications of current methods of leukemia management, rather than waiting for laboratory discoveries to drive change.