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Navigating Life with a Brain Tumor free pdf The American Academy of Neurology's (AAN) Neurology Now Books series answer the questions and concerns of patients and caregivers with specific neurologic diseases who are navigating a host of issues related to living-often long-term-with a neurologic illness. Navigating Life with a Brain Tumor is a guide for anyone affected by brain tumors and their associated conditions-patients, family members, friends, and caregivers. Providing readily accessible information and real-world encouragement to people living with primary and metastatic brain tumors and their caregivers, this book discusses the basics of brain tumors, types of tumors, management of different tumors, related symptoms, treatments and side effects, the role of medical team members, and coping strategies from initial diagnosis throughout the course of the illness. At the same time, it also offers practical suggestions on symptom management and lifestyle modification, as well as real-life anecdotes and advice from both patients and family members and friends who are experiencing this diagnosis. Balancing the uncertainties of prognosis with hope, Navigating Life with a Brain Tumor is an authoritative, realistic, yet compassionate guide to living with brain cancer.

About Lynne P. Taylor

Lynne P. Taylor (MD, FAAN) is Associate Professor of Hematology-Oncology and Neurology at Tufts Medical Centre in Massachusetts. Dr. Taylor received her residency training in neurology at the University of Pennsylvania and fellowship training in neuro-oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Alyx B. Porter Umphrey (MD) is the Diretor of Neuro-Oncology and is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. She completed her residency and neuro-oncology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Diane Richard is a Minneapolis-based reporter, radio producer and writer. Her documentaries have aired on radio stations nationwide, and her writing, focused on profiles and features, has been published in magazines throughout the Twin Cities.

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Author : Lynne P. Taylor
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 06 December 2012
ISBN : 0199897794
EAN : 9780199897797
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 232 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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