From Diagnosis to Treatment
Walter J Scott, M.D.
If you have been diagnosed with lung cancer, you are not alone. In fact, according to the American Cancer Society, nearly 224,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer annually. It accounts for nearly 13 percent all newly diagnosed cancers.
If you’ve been diagnosed with lung cancer, you probably have many questions. You’re wondering treatment and prognosis. What medical tests will you need? Which type of treatment will be recommended?
Walter J. Scott, M.D., has treated thousands of lung cancer patients who have navigated the maze of medical tests and procedures that you now face. He understands how overwhelming this process can be when you are coping with a cancer diagnosis. In Lung Cancer—From Diagnosis to Treatment, Dr. Scott helps you understand the process—from getting a diagnosis to going through treatment. He explains such topics as:
- Symptoms of lung cancer
- Types of lung cancer
- Staging lung cancer
- Surgical procedures
- Radiation therapy—types of radiation, side effects
- Chemotherapy—how it works, side effects
- Targeted therapy
- Coping emotionally
“…this book is highly recommended, particularly for those newly diagnosed with lung cancer.” —The Consumer Connection, a publication of the American Medical Library Association
Available August 2017 from your favorite bookseller or through these online book retailers: