The sixth edition of Straight Talk about Breast Cancer rolled of the press in October. The lead author is Suzanne Braddock, M.D., who is twenty-five-year breast cancer survivor. She wrote the book after her own double mastectomy and chemotherapy; she wanted to help other women who had pressing questions about breast cancer and its treatment. The book is used for patient education for hospitals and cancer clinics across the nation.
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 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.
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.
The third edition of Lung Cancer—From Diagnosis to Treatment is now available. The author is Walter Scott, MD. Dr. Scott is a thoracic surgeon at Abington-Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.
Another title off the press: Divorce in Texas—The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect and Divorce in Kansas—The Legal Process, Your Rights, and What to Expect.
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.