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Women’s Cancers: Pathways to Healing

A Patient’s Guide to Dealing with Cancer and Abnormal Smears

  • J. Richard Smith
  • Giuseppe Del Priore

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. General Information

  3. Specific Cancers

  4. General Treatments and Care

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 131-138

About this book

Introduction

Women's Cancers: Pathway to Healing - A Patient’s Guide to Dealing Ovarian and Breast Cancer provides accurate information that combines both orthodox medical treatments, along with more complementary and esoteric therapies. Giving not only a valuable source of information and support to women with cancer, it also proves a useful resource for families and friends; helping them to understand the process of management and treatment. The book incorporates a useful and novel ‘4-cusp approach,’ which has proved very helpful to many women, both to themselves and also in allowing them to explain to their families where they are in the process. The ‘4-cusp approach’ is like a map for people with cancer.

Covering not only the medical, but also the emotional and psychological aspects of dealing with cancer, Pathways to Healing: A Patient’s Guide to Ovarian and Breast Cancer aims to help anyone struggling to come to terms with their own, or a loved one’s grief.

Richard Smith, MD, FRCOG, Consultant Gynecological Surgeon at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Honorary Gynecologist at Royal Brompton Hospital, UK amongst many others.

Dr Giuseppe Del Priore, Gynecologist specialising in cancer treatment. He works at New York University School of Medicine in New York City, USA and has a long standing interest in doctor-patient communication. He has been a pioneer in the field of fertility sparing surgery.

 

 

Keywords

BLADON Uterus anatomy carcinoma care diagnosis homeopathy management medicine ovarian cancer pain radiotherapy sex surgery treatment

Authors and affiliations

  • J. Richard Smith
    • 1
    • 2
  • Giuseppe Del Priore
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.West London Gynaecological Cancer CentreImperial College at Hammersmith & Queen Charlotte’s HospitalsLondonUK
  2. 2.New York University School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.NY Downtown HospitalUSA
  4. 4.Weil Medical CollegeCornell UniversityNew YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-438-0
  • Copyright Information Springer London 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84628-437-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84628-438-0
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