A Cancer Source Book for Nurses
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - 580 pages
A Cancer Source Book for Nurses, Eighth Edition is intended for nurses in every practice setting who are involved with providing care for cancer survivors, individuals with cancer, and those at risk for cancer.
The book covers the most common cancers and strategies for nursing care. Several new chapters have been added, including chapters on sexuality, alternative therapies, vascular access devices, clinical trials, and
special populations; other chapters have been revised extensively to reflect current knowledge and trends, and include how to manage symptoms, the latest on cancer prevention and detection, childhood cancers, and survivorship issues. Chapters on the most common cancers include information on incidence, risk
factors, early detection, diagnostic evaluation and staging, treatment, prognosis, side effects and long-term sequel, and nursing considerations.
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About the Editors v 9 Hematopoietic Stem Cell
List of Contributors viii 10 Biologic Therapy
Introduction to Cancer Terri Ades
Claudette G Varricchio 12 Colorectal Cancer
The Biology of Cancer 13 Deborah Berg
Epidemiology of Cancer 29 Maureen E ORourke
Cancer Screening Early Detection Mary E Cooley
and Symptoms 73 19 Genitourinary Cancers
Susan BauerWu 20 Gynecologic Malignancies
Treatment Approaches 81 Virginia R Martin
Chemotherapy 103 and Management of Symptoms
Janese Gaddis 22 Myelosuppression
Cancer Pain 349 33 Sexuality
Anxiety and Depression in the with Cancer
Cognitive Impairment 415 Karen Hassey
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