Several new editions in the consumer health line are being updated. The new editions include: Prostate Cancer—A Man’s Guide to Treatment, third edition; Colon and Rectal Cancer—from Diagnosis to Treatment, third edition; Straight Talk about Breast Cancer, sixth edition; Cancers of the Head and Neck—A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment, second edition; and Coronary Heart Disease—A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment, third edition.
The third edition of Lung Cancer—from Diagnosis to Treatment is going to press. The updated edition covers the newer forms of treatment: targeted therapy and immunotherapy. Both forms of treatment offer significant improvements in the treatment for lung cancer. The author is thoracic surgeon, Walter Scott, M.D. He is chief of the Division of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery at Abington Jefferson Hospital and a member of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia.
Addicus Books was featured in a recent article in the trade journal, The Independent, a publication of the Independent Book Publisher’s Association. The article, which discussed selling rights to a book, quoted Addicus publisher Rod Colvin. He said, “Over the past four years, we have sold the rights to our book, Divorce in Nebraska, to thirty attorneys in thirty states. Each of those attorneys has customized the book to fit the laws in their state.” Colvin added, “We have been most pleased with the success of the project, and we’ve had excellent feedback from the authors.”
Photos from the article are shown below.
Left: Nebraska attorneys Susan Ann Koenig and Angela Dunn.
Middle: Arizona attorneys Jerry Schwartz and Marlene Pontrelli.
Right: In New York, attorney David Stutman (center).
Another book, Divorce in Texas, is off to press. The author is attorney Jim Mueller of Dallas. Other books in progress in the divorce series include: Divorce in Pennsylvania by Karen Ulmer Pendergast, Langhorne, PA; Divorce in Minnesota by Brian Sobel, Minneapolis, MN; Divorce in Idaho by Craig Marcus, Boise, ID; and Divorce in South Carolina by Ben Stevens, Spartanburg, SC.
The new title, Cornea Cross-Linking—A Patient’s Guide to Treatment, is in the design stage. The book discusses a new FDA-approved treatment for cornea disease. The treatment was approved a number of years ago in Europe, but just recently FDA approval in the United States in 2016. The author is cornea specialist, Larry Hopp, M.D. of Beverly Hills, California.
The fourth printing of the best-selling book on maternal fitness, Exercising through Your Pregnancy, is off the press. Addicus Books first published the book in 2002. Sales have been brisk since then. The book is available as a trade paperback and as an e-book. The author is maternal fitness expert Catherine Cram.
NPH is a disease caused by a buildup of pressure by fluid that surrounds the brain; symptoms are problems with gait, incontinence, and mild dementia. The disease is commonly misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s disease or Alzheimer’s. However, if diagnosed early, the symptoms can be reversed.
The first consumer health book on corneal cross-linking will be released in December. The book discusses a newly FDA approved procedure to treat keratoconus, a condition that affects vision when the cornea becomes misshaped. The author is Larry Hopp, MD, a cornea specialist, in practice in Beverly Hills, California.