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Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer and where to get it. http://www.thewellnesscommunity.org/pro ... efault.asp

Frankly Speaking About Lung Cancer (2nd Edition 2004) contains 11 separate sections, each focusing on a different aspect of cancer experience. The sections and a description of their contents include:

Being Patient Active with Lung Cancer

10 Actions People with Lung Cancer Can Take

Communicating with Your Health Care Team

Understanding Lung Cancer

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Small Cell Lung Cancer

Risk Factors



Diagnosis and Staging

Getting a Proper Diagnosis

Finding a Lung Cancer


Seeking a Second Opinion

Making Treatment Decisions

Learning the Language

Making Sense of the Numbers

Preparing for Treatment

Scheduling Treatment

Evaluating the Effects of Treatment

After Initial Treatment

Treatment Decision-Making Tool

Understanding Treatment for Lung Cancer

Standard Therapies

New Directions in Treatment

Clinical Trials

Treating Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Staging of NSCLC

Treatment of NSCLC by Stage

Treatment of Recurrent NSCLC

Treating Small Cell Lung Cancer

Staging of SCLC

Treatment of SCLC by Stage

Treatment of Recurrent SCLC

Managing Symptoms and Side Effects





Pain and Discomfort

Sexual Functioning and Fertility

The Importance of Physical Activity


Integrating Mind-Body Practices into Treatment

Stress and Behavior

Mind-Body Therapies

Breathing and Relaxation


Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Sexual Functioning and Fertility

The Importance of Physical Activity


Managing Psychological Concerns

Emotional Issues

The Stigma of Lung Cancer

Family and Friends

The Value of Emotional


Spiritual Issues

Managing Practical Matters

Health Insurance

Disability Insurance

Life Insurance

Viatical Settlements

Employment and Legal Issues

Wills and Advanced



Guide to Medical Terms


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