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The Cancer Recovery Guide

A cancer diagnosis is the beginning of what can be a difficult journey but with Australia's most trusted GP Kerryn Phelps' new book, it's a journey you need not take alone. From diagnosis to treatment to remission, The Cancer Recovery Plan is Prof Kerryn Phelps' guide making your cancer journey informed and supported, featuring: Sound advice on what to do when you are diagnosed / Clear information on cancer-specific treatments / Medically proven adjunctive therapies to manage pain, nausea and other side effects / Compassionate strategies for coping with the emotional toll of cancer on patients and families / Tips for how to maximise your health and get your life back after cancer. Clear, compassionate and informative, The Cancer Recovery Plan is the ultimate guide to the cancer journey.

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From Australia's most trusted GP, Professor Kerryn Phelps AM, comes a comprehensive, accessible and compassionate guide for cancer patients and their families and carers.

A cancer diagnosis is a difficult life and just the beginning of a long and challenging journey. Professor Phelps has provided care to numerous cancer patients over many years and knows the issues they face. Her philosophy is always to empower patients with the information they need to improve their wellbeing in whatever way possible.

In The Cancer Recovery Guide, Professor Phelps provides expert advice on:
* what to do when you are first diagnosed
* how to get the best from your medical team
* what to expect from cancer-specific treatments and how to manage side effects
* medically proven complementary therapies to help manage pain, stress, fatigue and reduced immunity
* the role of sleep, exercise and nutrition in easing the effects of treatment and facilitating recovery
* strategies for both patients and carers to cope with the emotional toll of cancer.

Based on the latest research, clinical experience and a deep practical knowledge of the healthcare system, this is an indispensable guide to dealing with our most feared but most common disease.
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    Macmillan Aust Non Fiction
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    Dr Kerryn Phelps
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