UNDERSTANDING THE CAUSES AND TREATMENTS OF A COMPLEX DISEASE,” OFFERS AN EASILY UNDERSTOOD LOOK AT THE CAUSE OF CANCER & ITS TREATMENT
ARNOLDSVILLE, GA, May 18, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Expert Insights on Cancer: A Comprehensive Guide for Newly Diagnosed Patients
A Patient’s Guide to Cancer: Understanding the Causes and Treatments of a Complex Disease
provides an accessible and informative resource for those individuals newly diagnosed with cancer, as well as their families and friends. In this book, Dr. McDonald demystifies the processes underlying the disease and explains how recent discoveries about these processes have led to the development of promising new approaches to diagnosis and treatment.
The book is accessible to non-scientists with additional references and links at the end of each chapter for those interested in acquiring more in-depth coverage of individual topics. This makes the book a valuable resource for cancer patients and their families, healthcare professionals, and others interested in the latest cancer research and treatment developments.
Through this book, newly diagnosed cancer patients can better understand the disease and recent scientific breakthroughs. It will prepare them to discuss optimal therapies with their physician(s) and, ultimately, make informed decisions about their future life.
John F. McDonald is the Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences and Founding Director of the Integrated Cancer Research Center at Georgia Institute of Technology. From 1999 to 2023, he served as Chief Scientific Officer of the Ovarian Cancer Institute (Atlanta).
He earned his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis, and completed post-doctoral work at UC San Diego and Columbia University’s Cancer Research Center. He held several academic positions, including Head of the Department of Genetics at the University of Georgia, Chair of Georgia Tech’s School of Biological Sciences, and Associate Dean for Biology Program Development at Georgia Tech’s College of Sciences.
Dr. McDonald is the author of over 200 peer-reviewed scientific publications, editor of three books, and co-author of the genetics textbook The Science of Genetics.
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