- Title:The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Adult Brain Tumors: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age
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This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to adult brain tumors, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on adult brain tumors. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Adult Brain Tumors: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Adult Brain Tumors; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Adult Brain Tumors; Chapter 5. Books on Adult Brain Tumors; Chapter 6. Multimedia on Adult Brain Tumors; Chapter 7. Physician Guidelines and Databases; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Your Medications; Appendix B. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix C. Researching Nutrition; Appendix D. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix E. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; ADULT BRAIN TUMORS GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Acoustic schwannoma, Astrocytoma, Brain tumor metastatic, Brain tumor primary, Brain tumor secondary, Brain tumors, Brainstem glioma, Ependymoma, Glioblastoma, Glioblastoma multiforme, Glioma, Hemangioblastoma, Infratentorial brain tumors, Intracranial Tumors, Medulloblastoma, Meningioma, Neuroglioma, Oligodendroglioma, Primary Tumors of Central Nervous System, Primary tumors of the central nervous system, Tumor - brain - metastatic.