Dr. William Lydiatt, co-author of Cancers of the Head and Neck, has been named vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer for Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Congratulations!
The third edition of Cancers of the Head and Neck is off the press. The book describes how cancers of the head and neck are diagnosed and the various forms of treatment: surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. The authors are William Lydiatt, M.D., and Perry Johnson, M.D.
Straight Talk about Breast Cancer, 6th edition, will roll off the presses in August. The book explains how breast cancer is diagnosed; it also explains how it is treated with surgery and radiation therapy; the book also discusses chemotherapy along with hormone-blocking therapy and targeted therapies. This edition of the book marks the 25th anniversary of the first edition of the book; it was the first book published by Addicus Books in 1994. The lead author is Suzanne Braddock, M.D., a breast cancer survivor of breast cancer.
The second edition of Divorce in Illinois—the Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect is off the press and available through bookstore. The author is Chicago attorney, Steven Peskind, Esq.
Another new edition, Divorce in Arizona, is in development. The new edition will be available in late summer 2019. The authors are Arizona attorneys, Marlene Pontrelli, Esq., and Robert Schwartz.
A new title, 101 to Know if You Are Addicted to Painkillers, is scheduled for release late this summer. The book offers 101 lessons for overcoming opioid addiction with sections on: understanding addiction, treatment options, getting sober, healing, and recovery. The author is Michael McGee, M.D., an addiction medicine psychiatrist.
The Addicus title on maternal fitness, Exercising through Your Pregnancy, has just been released in the Polish language. It was published by the Polish organization, The Association for Women’s Support.” According to the association, “during the fifteen years of their operation, there had been no books on the subject available in Poland; so, they joined with other non-profit groups to purchase the rights and publish the book themselves. The rights acquisition as handled by the Susan Schulman Literary Agency in New York.
In early February, Addicus Books publisher Rod Colvin was interviewed for an episode of the Oxygen Channel’s five-part series, “Deadly Cults.” The third episode, “The Rulo Killers,” was based on the book, Evil Harvest:The True Story of Cult Murder in the American Heartland, by Rod Colvin.
The program is available for purchase through Amazon.com and the Apple store.
In January 2019, Addicus Books released Colon and Rectal Cancer—from Diagnosis to Treatment (3rd edition). The new edition is authored by surgeon Paul Ruggieri, M.D., Rhode Island and medical oncologist Arti Lakhani, M.D., of Chicago.
In the late Spring 2019, Addicus Books will release 101 Things to Know if You Are Addicted to Painkillers, by addiction psychiatrist Michael McGee, of San Luis Obispo, California. The book is a veritable tool box of lessons for seeking recovery from addiction to painkillers. Addiction to opioids is currently one of the nation’s most serious drug problems; it claims 115 American lives daily.
Mr. Newton was endorsed by Marquis as a leader in the legal industry. George published a memoir of his work as an associate and partner at Kirkland & Ellis of Chicago and his successful career representing RJR Nabisco in Winston-Salem, NC, as their vice president and deputy general counsel.
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