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.
Chicago-area Medical Oncologist Arti Lakhani, M.D., has signed as co-author for the forthcoming third edition of Colon and Rectal Cancer—from Diagnosis to Treatment. Dr. Lakhani specializes in oncology and hematology. She will co-author the book with Paul Ruggieri, M.D., a surgeon in southeastern Massachusetts. Radiation oncologist Carol Kornmehl, M.D., of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is a contributor to the section on radiation treatment. This book is a Fall 2018 release.
Another book in the Addicus divorce series if off the press. Divorce in Pennsylvania—The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect is now available. The author, Karen Ulmer Pendergast, Esq., practices family law in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.
The Addicus title, Elder Care Made Easier, is cited as resource in an article, “How to Decide Where Mom and Dad Should Live” in The San Diego Union Tribune. The author, Marion Somers, Ph.D., encourages adult children to consider such things as costs, and parents’ needs including level of care and services needed. To view the article’s list of family considerations, click here.