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Description - Living with Brain Tumors by Peter McLaren Black

Each year, thousands of people are diagnosed with a brain tumour. With his new book, Dr. Peter McLaren Black provides an accessible medical resource for adult patients and their families. This invaluable resource tells patients everything they need to know to understand and address their diagnosis: "What Is a Brain Tumour?" provides straightforward information on brain tumour diagnoses, the different types of tumours, and where to go for treatment; "Coping with Shock" addresses the emotional impact on the patient and their family, offering specific advice on support groups and managing work and finances; "Treatment Options" outlines the complex array of available treatments in a sequential, logical, and thorough manner; and "Recovery" addresses issues ranging from physical scars to speech and occupational therapy. Equipped with this informative book, patients and their family and friends can learn how to fight brain tumours effectively, putting them on the path to wellness.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805079685
ISBN-10: 0805079688
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Owl Books,U.S.
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company Inc
Publish Date: 5-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter McLaren Black

Dr. Peter McLaren Black has been chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital since 1987. He is also the chief of neurosurgical oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

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