The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia : A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

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The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia : A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age

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Table of Contents

Introduction                                       1  (1)
Overview 1 (2)
Organization 3 (1)
Scope 3 (1)
Moving Forward 4 (3)
PART I: THE ESSENTIALS 7 (36)
The Essentials on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic 9 (16)
Leukemia: Guidelines
Overview 9 (2)
What Is Adult Acute Lymphoblastic 11 (3)
Leukemia?
Stages of Adult Acute Lymphoblastic 14 (1)
Leukemia
Treatment Option Overview 15 (3)
Treatment by Stage 18 (1)
To Learn More 19 (1)
About PDQ 20 (1)
More Guideline Sources 21 (2)
Vocabulary Builder 23 (2)
Seeking Guidance 25 (18)
Overview 25 (1)
Finding Associations 25 (2)
Cancer Support Groups 27 (2)
The Cancer Information Service 29 (3)
Finding Cancer Resources in Your Community 32 (4)
Finding Doctors Who Specialize in Cancer 36 (2)
Care
Selecting Your Doctor 38 (1)
Working with Your Doctor 39 (1)
Finding a Cancer Treatment Facility 40 (2)
Additional Cancer Support Information 42 (1)
Vocabulary Builder 42 (1)
PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED 43 (90)
MATERIAL
Studies on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic 45 (60)
Leukemia
Overview 45 (1)
Federally Funded Research on Adult Acute 45 (1)
Lymphoblastic Leukemia
E-Journals: PubMed Central 46 (4)
The National Library of Medicine: PubMed 50 (51)
Vocabulary Builder 101(4)
Patents on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic 105(6)
Leukemia
Overview 105(1)
Patents on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic 106(2)
Leukemia
Keeping Current 108(3)
Physician Guidelines and Databases 111(20)
Overview 111(1)
NIH Guidelines 111(1)
What Is Adult Acute Lymphoblastic 112(2)
Leukemia?
Cellular Classification 114(2)
Stage Information 116(1)
Treatment Option Overview 117(8)
For More Information 125(1)
NIH Databases 126(4)
Other Commercial Databases 130(1)
Dissertations on Adult Acute Lymphoblastic 131(2)
Leukemia
Overview 131(1)
Dissertations on Adult Acute 131(1)
Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Keeping Current 132(1)
Vocabulary Builder 132(1)
PART III: APPENDICES 133(52)
Appendix A: Researching Your Medications 135(18)
Overview 135(1)
Your Medications: The Basics 135(2)
Learning More about Your Medications 137(1)
Commercial Databases 138(1)
Drug Development and Approval 139(1)
Understanding the Approval Process for 140(1)
New Cancer Drugs
The Role of the Federal Drug 141(4)
Administration (FDA)
Getting Drugs to Patients Who Need Them 145(2)
Researching Orphan Drugs 147(2)
Contraindications and Interactions 149(1)
(Hidden Dangers)
A Final Warning 149(1)
General References 150(1)
Vocabulary Builder 151(2)
Appendix B. Researching Nutrition 153(10)
Overview 153(1)
Food and Nutrition: General Principles 153(5)
Finding Studies on Adult Acute 158(2)
Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Federal Resources on Nutrition 160(1)
Additional Web Resources 161(1)
Vocabulary Builder 162(1)
Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries 163(8)
Overview 163(1)
Preparation 163(1)
Finding a Local Medical Library 164(1)
Medical Libraries in the U.S. and Canada 164(7)
Appendix D. Your Rights and Insurance 171(14)
Overview 171(1)
Your Rights as a Patient 171(4)
Patient Responsibilities 175(1)
Choosing an Insurance Plan 176(2)
Medicare and Medicaid 178(3)
NORD's Medication Assistance Programs 181(1)
Additional Resources 182(1)
Vocabulary Builder 183(2)
ONLINE GLOSSARIES 185(2)
Online Dictionary Directories 186(1)
ADULT ACUTE LYMPHOBLASTIC LEUKEMIA GLOSSARY 187(6)
General Dictionaries and Glossaries 190(3)
Index 193