Patient Resource Cancer Guide - 10th Edition, Summer 2016 - is an invaluable resource for any newly diagnosed or restaged cancer patient. The comprehensive guide covers many of the major cancer types and includes crucial information about treatment options and side effects as well as a complete list of treatment centers and financial assistance organizations in the U.S. Plus read personal survivor stories from those who know how it feels to hear the words, "You have cancer."
Also included in this edition of Cancer Guide is an informational insert featuring Lung Cancer at-a-glance. Topics covered include treatment options, staging and an inspirational story from a lung cancer survivor.
Patient Resource Guide to Understanding Clinical Trials, 3rd Edition, describes the path of developing new medications and treatments that starts with the clinical trial process. Content includes information about how trials work and addresses many of the myths associated with cancer clinical trials. The various phases of trials are explained, and readers can learn about how drugs are developed through the pharmaceutical companies, including the FDA-approval process. A list of online search tools to find a clinical trial is also included.