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Supportive Cancer Care: 2016 free pdf This textbook provides a highly coordinated, interdisciplinary model for future clinical cancer supportive care programs in National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Clinical and Comprehensive Cancer Centers and NCI Community Oncology Research Programs (NCORPs). At the same time, it is intended to serve as an up-to-date resource for oncologists and primary care providers that addresses the many aspects of supportive care associated with cancer survivorship. Accordingly, the book covers a wide range of areas and topics, including but not limited to patient navigation, psychosocial oncology, patient and family education, lifestyle change counseling, palliative care, symptom management (eg. Pain control), cancer risk and genetic counseling, and financial planning.

About David Alberts

Professor Alberts is Director Emeritus of the University of Arizona Cancer Center, in Tucson, AZ and CO Chair of the Cancer Prevention and Control Committee in NRG Oncology, the largest National Cancer Institute funded clinical trials research group. He has been at the forefront of cancer prevention and supportive care research for more than four decades and has authored more than 700 scientific articles in cancer journals and books. In 2003, 2004, and 2014, respectively, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) honored him with their 8th Annual Joseph H Burchenal Award for Clinical Research, their 3rd Annual Award for Excellence in Cancer Prevention Research and their 2nd Annual Award for being a Pioneer in Cancer Prevention. Dr. Prevatt is currently a Research Administrator at the University of Arizona Cancer Center (UACC) where she received her doctorate in Cancer Biology. Her research work focused on cancer prevention, specifically in skin and women's cancer. Dr. Prevatt authored several manuscripts and book chapters in the field of cancer prevention. Her current role at the UACC involves the administration of grants involved in prevention of women's cancer and health disparities. Stephanie Kha is a medical student at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Biochem istry from the University of Arizona, where she also led a student health advocacy committee and pursued cancer research in the lab of Dr. David Alberts, MD. She is a recipient of the UA Robert L. Nugent Medal and the Walter and Adelheid Hohenstein Fellowship from the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Dr. Karen Weihs is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona, where she directs the multidisciplinary clinical service, Supportive Care for Healing, at the University of Arizona Cancer Center. She is the President of the American Psychosomatic Society and Principal Investigator with R01 funding from the National Cancer Institute for the project "Emotion Regulation and Depression in Breast Cancer Survivorship".

Details Book

Author : David Alberts
Publisher : Springer International Publishing AG
Data Published : 08 December 2015
ISBN : 331924812X
EAN : 9783319248127
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 360 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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