Cancer Clinical Trials

A Commonsense Guide to Experimental Cancer Therapies and Clinical Trials
Product Number: EB00653666
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781936832170
Publisher: DiaMedica
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Description

Cancer Clinical Trials is a comprehensive, no-nonsense, and readable guide for anyone who is considering therapeutic options in addition to standard cancer therapy. The book seeks to share knowledge about cancer clinical trials with people living with cancer, their families and loved ones. It will help readers decide if a clinical trial is a good option for them, to choose an appropriate trial, and to navigate through the clinical trial process. It includes lists of questions to ask, things to look for, things to watch out for, and places to look for information. The book begins with a discussion of what cancer is and the many ways in which it is treated - including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, and new strategies now in use or that will be available in the near future. It considers all aspects of clinical trials, including how they are designed, how to find and evaluate them, how to become a participant, and details of what they will involve in terms of time and commitment. A chapter on available drugs now used to treat cancer will be especially helpful.

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Genre: Self Help
Original Publish Date: Apr 10, 2012

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