Item description for Cancer: A Medical and Spiritual Guide for Patients and Their Families by William A. Fintel, Gerald R. McDermott & Dave Dravecky...
Overview Written from a Christian perspective, this guide combines the hands-on experience of a medical doctor with the wisdom and compassion of a theologian. It will help cancer patients, as well as their families and friends, and can be an essential resource for pastors, counselors, lay ministers, and hospice groups.
Publishers Description Modern medicine has made amazing advances in the treatment of cancer, but most people still react with shock and fear when they receive the diagnosis. Cancer doesn't just affect the patient physically; it has emotional and spiritual implications as well. This comprehensive guide to cancer from a Christian perspective combines the hands-on experience of a medical doctor with the wisdom and compassion of a theologian. The book surveys a variety of topics including: -cancer testing, diagnosis, and treatments -alternative therapies -the mind-body connection -faith, fear, healing, and doubts -life after the diagnosis Written in accessible language, this complete manual will help cancer patients as well as their families and friends. It is an essential resource for pastors, counselors, Stephen ministers, and hospice groups.
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Studio: Baker Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.14" Height: 1.11" Weight: 1.16 lbs.
Release Date Apr 5, 2012
Publisher Baker Publishing Group
ISBN 0801065011 ISBN13 9780801065019
Availability 0 units.
More About William A. Fintel, Gerald R. McDermott & Dave Dravecky
William Fintel (M.D.) is a practicing oncologist in the Blue Ridge mountains of southwest Virginia and medical director of Good Samaritan Hospice in Roanoke. Gerald McDermott (Ph.D., University of Iowa) is professor of religion and philosophy at Roanoke College. He has authored several books.
Reviews - What do customers think about Cancer: A Medical and Spiritual Guide for Patients and Their Families?
Cancer:: A medical and Spiritual Guide Jun 19, 2004
Dr.Fintel has been my oncologist for six years and I can honestly say that reading his book is just like talking to him face to face. He honestly believes what he and his co-author write. You come away believing that you can beat tthis thing that has you and get good ideas and understanding about living with cancer.
Very good,easy to understand reading and a great help to patients and their families who are sudenly living with a desease you have been frightened of all your life.