100 Questions & Answers About Cancer Symptoms and Cancer Treatment Side Effects, Second Edition provides authoritative answers to the most commonly asked questions about cancer symptoms and treatments. Written by cancer professionals and featuring comments from actual patients, this handy guide gives you the information you need to understand the disease and manage treatment side effects. This completely revised and updated version includes topics on cancer treatment options such as surgeries, targeted therapy, biologic therapies, alternative treatments; sexuality, fertility, pregnancy issues, pain and fatigue management, and more! Accessible, informative, compact, 100 Questions & Answers About Cancer Symptoms and Cancer Treatment Side Effects, Second Edition is a unique resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotion turmoil of cancer.
Joanne Frankel Kelvin has been a nurse for over 25 years and has a bachelors and masters degree in nursing. Her clinical specialty is oncology nursing, and she has worked as a nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist, and a nurse manager. Since 1987, she has worked at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, specializing in the care of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, including pancreatic cancer. She has counseled patients and families, individually and in groups, in making decisions about treatment, managing symptoms of disease and side effects of treatment, coping with cancer, and planning for end of life care. While maintaining an active clinical practice, she has been involved in numerous professional activities: participating in national committees, publishing book chapters and journal articles, presenting at local and national conferences, and developing educational materials for patients.