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.
Buy Living with Brain Tumors book by Peter McLaren Black from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
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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.