This book is a patient guide about Pancreatic cancer, written by two people in the field at Johns Hopkins University. This book is available at the Don and Cathy Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky. Below is an outline of the topics covered in this book.
Introduction: How to use this book to your benefit
Chapter 1: “I’ve been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer
Chapter 2: My team-meeting your treatment team
Chapter 3: Taking action-Comprehensive Treatment Considerations
Chapter 4: Be prepared-The Side Effects of Treatment
Chapter 5: Straight Talk-Communication with Family, Friends and Coworkers
Chapter 6: Maintaining Balance-Work and Life
Chapter 7:Surviving Pancreatic Cancer-Re-Engaging In Mind and Body Health after Treatment
Chapter 8: Managing Risk-What If My Cancer Comes Back?
Chapter 9: My Cancer isn’t Curable-What Now?
Chapter 10: Pancreatic Cancer in Older Adults
Chapter 11: Trusted Resources-Finding Additional Information About Pancreatic Cancer