The third edition of Cancers of the Head and Neck—from Diagnosis to Treatment is now available. The book was written by William Lydiatt, MD, head and neck cancer specialist and cosmetic surgeon Perry Johnson, MD.
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!
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.
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.
In its publication, Consumer Connections, the American Medical Library Association offers praise for Lung Cancer—from Diagnosis to Treatment (Addicus Books, 2018). The review describes the topics covered in the book’s eleven chapters, and says the book is:
Written in clear and precise language… [it] will help patients and caregivers better understand what lies ahead.
The author is Walter J. Scott, M.D., a thoracic surgeon at Abbington Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.
Addiction to painkillers is a national epidemic—it kills 115 Americans every day. Our new title, 101 Things to Know if You’re Addicted to Painkillers, will be released in the Spring 2019. The book offers “bare bones” lessons on what you need understand about overcoming addiction.
The author is Michael McGee, M.D., an addiction psychiatrist and chief medical officer at The Haven, a facility specializing in the treatment of addiction, near San Luis Obispo, California.
This Fall, Addicus Books will release a third edition of Colon and Rectal Cancer—from Diagnosis to Treatment. In addition to covering how the disease develops and how it is diagnosed, the book covers the latest on treatment, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. The authors are Paul Ruggieri, M.D., surgeon in private practice in southeastern Massachusetts, and Arti A. Lakhani, M.D.; she is board certified in the fields of internal medicine, hematology, and oncology, and currently works in the Chicago area.
A new edition of Coronary Heart Disease—from Diagnosis to Treatment will be released late this Fall. The new title discusses how heart disease develops, risk factors, and symptoms. It also covers treatment, ranging from medication and life style changes to stent placement and by-pass surgery. The author, cardiologist Barry Cohen, M.D., is medical director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at the Gagnon Heart Hospital of Morristown, New Jersey.
The third edition of Prostate Cancer—from Diagnosis to Treatment is now available.
The book discusses how prostate cancer is diagnosed along with the forms of treatment available—surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. The author is San Antonio urologist, Arthur Centeno, M.D.