Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Personalized Care

Publication Year: 2011

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Lester, J.L.; Schmitt, P.

Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society

ISBN: 978-1-93-586405-9

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Takes an interdisciplinary approach to the physical, psychosocial, and practical aspects of survivorship.

In her foreword to this book detailing cancer rehabilitation and the journey toward survivorship, Betty Ferrell, professor of nursing research and education at the City of Hope, wrote, ""Survivorship is the all-encompassing experience of having lived beyond those initial words of 'you have cancer' and toward a life embracing both the gifts and the burdens of life beyond that diagnosis and treatment.""

Sections include:
- The evolution of survivor care
- Physical and psychological challenges survivors must endure
- Practical challenges such as employment and dealing with economic burden that can cancer can inflict
- Maximizing the health of survivors
- A look at survivorship now and in the future

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: The Oncology Nursing Society
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lester, J.L.; Schmitt, P.
ISBN: 978-1-93-586405-9
Specialty:
Patient Education
Internal Medicine
Oncology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 486
Year: 2011

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