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The Courage to Care: The Impact of Cancer on the Family, Baxandall, Susanne; Reddy, Prasuna
1 Baxandall, Susanne; Reddy, Prasuna The Courage to Care: The Impact of Cancer on the Family
Australia Morehouse Pub 1993 1863550364 / 9781863550369 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
182 pages including b/w illustrations. What happens when someone close to us develops cancer? How do we manage the tasks and emotions of caring? In this book, individuals who have cared for someone with cancer relive their hopes, struggles and fears; their angers and frustrations; and the rewards. But, most importantly, they describe what helped them. This book will challenge the way many professionals think about caring. It will give support and information to all carers who choose to make this difficult journey. 
Price: 9.00 AUD
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Conquering Cancer: Your Guide to Treatment and Research, Olver, Ian N.
2 Olver, Ian N. Conquering Cancer: Your Guide to Treatment and Research
Australia Allen & Unwin 1998 186448618X / 9781864486186 1st Edition Glossy Pictorial Soft Cover Good 12mo 
224 indexed pages including glossary and references. Describes recent advances in cancer research and current understanding of the disease - what it is, what it causes, and how it is diagnosed and treated. The book addresses the typical questions that patients with cancer and their families ask their doctor, to enable people to make informed decisions about how they face the disease. The book details how far we have come in controlling and conquering cancer and looks at the options of surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. It points to the direction of research into new types of treatment and also discusses the simple lifestyle changes that can be made to decrease the risk of developing cancer. There is marginalia and underlining in some text. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Nursing the Person With Cancer, Poulton
3 Poulton Nursing the Person With Cancer
Australia Ausmed Pub 1998 0958717125 / 9780958717120 1st Edition Soft Cover Good 8vo 
xii + 244 indexed pages including b/w illustrations and bibliographical references. This volume has been written for all nurses who care for people experiencing cancer. "Nursing the Person with Cancer" should be of value to aged care nurses, domiciliary and community nurses, and those working in general hospitals. It raises a range of issues that confront you as a nurse caring for people with cancer and those who support them: how does knowing the person with cancer change your attitude to their treatment?; what can you do to support the person's carer?; how do you communicate with people who do not speak English well?; how can you help to restore the self-image of a person with cancer?; and in what ways can you manage a person's cancer pain? There is a small stain in front edge of the back cover and last few pages. There is also a name in the first page. 
Price: 26.00 AUD
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Your guide to prostate cancer : the disease, treatment options & Outcomes, Rashid, Prem
4 Rashid, Prem Your guide to prostate cancer : the disease, treatment options & Outcomes
Australia Uronorth Group 2003 9838081612 / 9789838081610 Soft Cover Good 12mo 
xix + 233 indexed pages. This book represents the culmination of researched reference information, clinical trials to-date and the opinions of professionals who treat prostate cancer. Most importantly, it also presents the stories of men who deal with this disease. It presents the issues and concerns they faced with regard to treatment options and outcomes. For the man about to embark on treatment, or someone who is undergoing treatment, this book will be a very useful resource. All aspects of prostate cancer are addressed and you will find a comprehensive review of the subject matter written in simple language. "Faced with a bewildering range of management choices the man who has recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer understandably feels insecure, even if his life is not immediately threatened. This very readable book goes a long way towards providing the help that man requires." Professor Jim Denham, Radiation Oncologist Newcastle. "Essential reading for the prostate cancer patient and his family. This book covers all the prostate cancer issues in an easy-to-read, informative and unbiased approach. Patients will find it provides all the facts they require to make an informed decision about the best treatment for their individual circumstances." Dr Paul Cozzi, Urologist Sydney. "Our research has disclosed a profound lack of public awareness about prostate cancer. This book is an excellent contribution to addressing this need." Mr Max Gardner Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. "Prostate cancer can have a significant impact on the quality of life of men. This well structured compendium will answer a lot of questions, and provide scientific data that should resolve a lot of misconceptions." DrZ Stan Wisniewski, Urologist Perth 
Price: 26.00 AUD
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Preventing Cancer, Tattersall, Martin
5 Tattersall, Martin Preventing Cancer
Australia Australian Professional Publications 1988 0949416126 / 9780949416124 1st Edition Glossy Soft Cover Good 12mo 
x + 208 indexed pages including diagrams, graphs, tables.and b/w illustrations. Are we any closer to understanding the causes and progression of cancer or to preventing the disease? This book consists in 23 chapters by more than 20 experts from Australia and other countries. It presents the current state of knowledge relating to the primary and secondary prevention of several cancer types which together are responsible for substantial mortality and morbidity among Australians and other peoples. The book is directed at an audience of medical and health care professionals, but it also provides a succinct summary of achievable goals in cancer prevention which can be understood by informed lay persons. Sunning on spine. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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