The Resource 100 questions & answers about bladder cancer, Pamela Ellsworth, Brett Carswell

100 questions & answers about bladder cancer, Pamela Ellsworth, Brett Carswell

Label
100 questions & answers about bladder cancer
Title
100 questions & answers about bladder cancer
Statement of responsibility
Pamela Ellsworth, Brett Carswell
Title variation
  • 100 questions and answers about bladder cancer
  • One hundred questions & answers about bladder cancer
  • One hundred questions and answers about bladder cancer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ellsworth, Pamela
Dewey number
616.99/462
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.B5
LC item number
E456 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Carswell, Brett
Series statement
100 questions & answers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bladder
  • Bladder
  • Urinary Bladder Neoplasms
Label
100 questions & answers about bladder cancer, Pamela Ellsworth, Brett Carswell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • pt. 2
  • Diagnosis
  • Questions 21-37
  • discuss the diagnosis of bladder cancer, including
  • What are the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer?
  • Are there other conditions that can cause hematuria?
  • My doctor suspects I have bladder cancer. What tests will I need?
  • pt. 3
  • Treatment
  • Questions 38-48
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • describe treatment options, including
  • What is a TURBT?
  • What are the risks of TURBT?
  • What is perioperative chemotherapy?
  • pt. 4
  • Intravesical Therapy
  • Questions 49-61
  • discuss this therapy in detail, including
  • What is intravesical therapy?
  • What is the difference between therapeutic and prophylactic intravesical therapy?
  • pt. 1
  • What is immunotherapy?
  • pt. 5
  • Surgery
  • Questions 62-88
  • describe surgical options, including
  • What is a radical cystectomy?
  • Who needs a radical cystectomy?
  • Should I have chemotherapy before having a radical cystectomy?
  • pt. 6
  • Nonoperative Therapy
  • Basics
  • Questions 89-91
  • discuss options that do not include surgery, including
  • What is bladder-sparing therapy?
  • What are the risks of bladder-sparing therapy?
  • What is gene therapy, and is it available for bladder cancer patients?
  • pt. 7
  • Metastatic Disease
  • Questions 92-97 describe where and how your cancer can spread, including
  • How does bladder cancer spread outside of the bladder?
  • If bladder cancer does spread, where in my body will it go?
  • Questions 1-20
  • Are there any blood tests to check for the spread of bladder cancer?
  • pt. 8
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Questions 98-100
  • discuss preparing for end-of-life care, including
  • I have never thought of dying before, but now that I have been diagnosed with bladder cancer, I find myself wondering, are there things that I should do to prepare for death?
  • If aggressive treatment is too much to bear or seems futile, is it okay to stop treating my cancer?
  • give background information on the bladder and cancer, including
  • What is the bladder, and what does it do?
  • Can I live without my bladder?
  • What is cancer?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
iv, 153 p.
Isbn
9780763795870
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010023518
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund
  • Consumer Health Collection
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2156206-01umb_inst
  • 2281988
  • (Sirsi) i9780763795870
  • (OCoLC)617524660
Label
100 questions & answers about bladder cancer, Pamela Ellsworth, Brett Carswell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • pt. 2
  • Diagnosis
  • Questions 21-37
  • discuss the diagnosis of bladder cancer, including
  • What are the signs and symptoms of bladder cancer?
  • Are there other conditions that can cause hematuria?
  • My doctor suspects I have bladder cancer. What tests will I need?
  • pt. 3
  • Treatment
  • Questions 38-48
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • describe treatment options, including
  • What is a TURBT?
  • What are the risks of TURBT?
  • What is perioperative chemotherapy?
  • pt. 4
  • Intravesical Therapy
  • Questions 49-61
  • discuss this therapy in detail, including
  • What is intravesical therapy?
  • What is the difference between therapeutic and prophylactic intravesical therapy?
  • pt. 1
  • What is immunotherapy?
  • pt. 5
  • Surgery
  • Questions 62-88
  • describe surgical options, including
  • What is a radical cystectomy?
  • Who needs a radical cystectomy?
  • Should I have chemotherapy before having a radical cystectomy?
  • pt. 6
  • Nonoperative Therapy
  • Basics
  • Questions 89-91
  • discuss options that do not include surgery, including
  • What is bladder-sparing therapy?
  • What are the risks of bladder-sparing therapy?
  • What is gene therapy, and is it available for bladder cancer patients?
  • pt. 7
  • Metastatic Disease
  • Questions 92-97 describe where and how your cancer can spread, including
  • How does bladder cancer spread outside of the bladder?
  • If bladder cancer does spread, where in my body will it go?
  • Questions 1-20
  • Are there any blood tests to check for the spread of bladder cancer?
  • pt. 8
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Questions 98-100
  • discuss preparing for end-of-life care, including
  • I have never thought of dying before, but now that I have been diagnosed with bladder cancer, I find myself wondering, are there things that I should do to prepare for death?
  • If aggressive treatment is too much to bear or seems futile, is it okay to stop treating my cancer?
  • give background information on the bladder and cancer, including
  • What is the bladder, and what does it do?
  • Can I live without my bladder?
  • What is cancer?
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
iv, 153 p.
Isbn
9780763795870
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010023518
Note
  • Presented to the Health Sciences Libraries, University of Manitoba by the Dr. Georgina R. Hogg Endowed Fund
  • Consumer Health Collection
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2156206-01umb_inst
  • 2281988
  • (Sirsi) i9780763795870
  • (OCoLC)617524660

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