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Lung Cancer: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment Paperback – January 2, 2012
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This book is a must have for EVERY home, whether it is simply an addition to your home library or you have been diagnosed with the disease, or know someone who has it.
I am embarrassed and humbled by the fact that I am the first person on Amazon to review this remarkable book. Do yourself a favour, get interested in health-care and go and buy it.
signs/symptoms, what can cause or be aggravating factors in this disease, what types of treatments
are available and the side effects are and how helpful and harmful the side effects can be, also this book
mentions how vital good communication between the patient and his or her doctors must be.
Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS, is the Chief of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Board-certified in Thoracic Surgery and a leader in minimally invasive (VATS, laparoscopic, and robotic-assisted) surgical procedures, Dr. Scott specializes in treating cancers involving the chest; lung cancer, esophageal cancer, thymomas and thymic cancer, mesothelioma and tumors that may have spread (metastasized) to the lungs from other areas of the body.
Dr. Scott works together with a multidisciplinary team of cancer specialists at Fox Chase to treat patients with knowledge, compassion and experienced surgical skill.
Dr. Scott chaired and wrote the section on Treatment of Early Stage Lung Cancer for the American College of Chest Physicians' Lung Cancer Guidelines. As a panel member, Dr. Scott helps to write and revise the Esophageal and Gastric Cancer Guidelines of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). These guidelines are used daily by cancer specialists throughout the US and the world.
Dr. Scott is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the American College of Chest Physicians.
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Very good information if you know nothing. Very little new information if you have talked to patients or doctors at all about cancers.Published on October 11, 2012 by T. Hodges
If you just need facts about lung cancer, this little guide will help you. It is straight-forward and will help you understand stages of lung cancer and the different types of... Read morePublished on September 8, 2012 by Pakapoochi