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Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer

Author(s): Marilyn Haas, PhD, APN-C
  • ISBN-13: 9780763724214
  • ISBN-10:0763724211
  • Paperback    190 pages      © 2004
Price: $104.95 US List
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This new Pocket Guide to Lung Cancer addresses the epidemiology, risk factors, prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of lung cancer by oncology nurses.  Haas provides resources and information on understanding lung cancer, standard treatment modalities, symptom management,evidence-based guidelines, and clinical trials.

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Perfect companion to Contemporary Issues in Lung Cancer (ISBN: 0763719145)!

Can be shared with patients to help them understand lung cancer, its treatment, symptom management, clinical trials, and treatment.

Part 1: Understanding Lung Cancer

     Chapter 1: Incidence, Epidemiology, and Survival    
     Chapter 2: Diagnosis, Staging, Prognosis
     Chapter 3: Risk Factors
     Chapter 4: Detection/Screening
     Chapter 5: Key Clinical Implications for Understanding Lung Cancer

Part 2: Standard Treatment Modalities

     Chapter 6: Pretreatment Evaluation
     Chapter 7: Surgical Treatment/Invasive Therapeutic Options
     Chapter 8: Chemotherapy
     Chapter 9: Radiation Therapy
     Chapter 10: Key Points in Treatment Modalities

Part 3: Symptom Management

     Chapter 11: Acute Side Effects: Intervention and Teaching
     Chapter 12: Late Side Effects: Intervention and Teaching
     Chapter 13: Key Clinical Interventions

Part 4: Evidence-Based Guidelines, Clinical Trials, and Resources

     Chapter 14: Evidence-Based Treatment Guidelines
     Chapter 15: Clinical Trials
     Chapter 16: Resources


Marilyn Haas, PhD, APN-C

Dr. Marilyn Hass received her Master’s Degree in Health Occupations Educators Program, majoring in Critical Care Nursing from the University of Florida.  She also holds a PhD in Cardiovascular Nursing from the University of South Carolina.  She has held a variety of positions throughout her career, including working as a Registered Nurse, Clinical Coordinator, Director/Instructor of Practical Nurse Education Program at Blue Ridge Technical College, Geriatric Nurse Educator, and most recently as Nurse Practitioner/Outcomes Analyst at Mountain Radiation Oncology in North Carolina. Dr. Haas has received numerous community, professional and academic awards, and has been publishing articles on a variety of nursing topics since 1984.
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