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  • The Internet can be an exciting place, a potential source of useful information, even a meaningful way to connect with other people. However, it can also be a source of confusion and frustration. People seeking insights into cancer prevention, cancer diagnosis or cancer treatment options frequently feel this way. Answers to basic important questions like "what is cancer, how do you get cancer, and what are the symptoms of cancer," can range dramatically depending on the source. It's easy to become overwhelmed with information overload, unsure of what to believe. If you're a woman newly diagnosed with breast cancer or a man struggling with treatment options for prostate cancer, for instance, you may feel like you’re awash in a stormy sea, unable to find any firm ground. THECANCERMD.com and the cancer guidebook that it supports, When Cancer Hits Home, were both generated to help alleviate that problem. Hopefully, visitors and readers will feel informed and empowered, able to find some refuge against that storm. AN EMPOWERED PATIENT IS THE BEST WEAPON AGAINST CANCER! - Patrick Maguire, MD

  • When Cancer Hits Home

  • When Cancer Hits Home: Cancer Treatment and Prevention Options for Breast, Colon, Lung, Prostate, & Other Common Types arms readers with the essential information they need to reduce their risk of cancer and to be knowledgeable about cancer treatment options for the top 20 cancers in America. Whether it’s prevention, warning signs, early diagnosis, or treatment choices for individual cancer types, each chapter provides clear and concise guidelines, based on scientific evidence, yet described in basic terms. Fictional patient stories are included to further illustrate main points in a relatable way. In a crowded and competitive health improvement marketplace, it’s rare to discover a book with such clarity, simplicity, and practicality. When Cancer Hits Home is a must read that will be sure to please primary medical professionals, patients, and anyone who is interested in the latest information about cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Twenty percent of profits will be donated to cancer-related charities annually.

    Specifically, this inspirational guide is written for you if you want to:
    • Reduce your risk of being diagnosed with cancer
    • Learn more about how cancers can be diagnosed at the earliest possible stages to provide the best chance for cure
    • Improve your understanding of the best treatments for the top 20 cancers in the United States


    Excerpts from the Cancer Book, When Cancer Hits Home
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    Prostate Cancer Treatment Options:

    The Top Twenty Cancers:

    CANCER ANSWERS – Treatment and Prevention:

    Lung Cancer Treatment – Early Detection

    Testimonials

    “Very well done. The clinical stories are excellent.”
    - Christopher Willett MD, Professor and Chair,
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Duke University Medical Center

    “Dr. Maguire has presented the most common urologic malignancies in a very concise and understandable manner. This book will be a great resource for patients and families who are afflicted with and trying to understand their disease and treatment options.”
    - Michael Hoffman MD, Urology Clinics of Winchester, Virginia

    “When Cancer Hits Home provides critical information to patients and their loved ones about treatment options for liver cancer and pancreatic cancer. The author does so in a manner that’s down to earth and easy to understand. I think readers will find the personal stories very helpful.”
    - John Martinie MD, FACS, Hepatobiliary Surgeon, Carolinas Medical Center

    “Outstanding explanation and summary for patients, families, and many of the medical professionals involved with cancer patient treatment…helpful for patients to prepare for initial consultations as well as to reflect upon during treatment. Dr. Maguire has provided a unique, honest, and compassionate way to introduce these discussions.”
    - Charles Dye MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Foregut Cancer Group, Penn State College of Medicine

    “Patients with lung cancer face difficult and complex problems, and the choices regarding therapy may be difficult to understand. This monograph provides a clear and succinct summary of lung cancer and its treatment options, which will provide a better understanding of this disease and will improve decision making.”
    - Thomas A. D’Amico MD, Professor of Surgery, Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center

    Page last updated on March 9, 2011

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