From Diagnosis to Treatment
According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 220,000 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer annually. It accounts for nearly 15 percent of all newly diagnosed cancers. If you've been diagnosed, you probably have many questions about the nature of the disease and your treatment options.Walter J. Scott, M.D., has treated thousands of lung cancer patients who have navigated this overwhelming maze of medical tests and procedures. In Lung Cancer: From Diagnosis to Treatment, Dr. Scott helps you understand the process—from getting a diagnosis to going through treatment. He explains topics such as: symptoms of lung cancer, diagnostic tests, types and stages of lung cancer, surgical procedures, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical trials, coping with "smoker's guilt" and more. A book to help you become an informed patient!