Surviving the Cancer System
An Empowering Guide to Taking Control of your CareeBook - 2009
According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 8.4 million Americans alive today have suffered from or currently suffer from cancer. Newly diagnosed patients and their loved ones are in for a long battle?not only against the disease but against a healthcare system that can be impersonal and frighteningly complicated to navigate. How can patients ensure they get the care they so desperately need? Informed patients are the best advocates for their own health?and in Surviving the Cancer System, renowned oncologist Mark Fesen arms readers with the in-depth information they need to take.
Publisher: New York : AMACOM, ©2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 274 pages)