A Conversation on the Myths and Mysteries of Cancer
A compelling guide to understanding cancer and embracing life.
Rogue Cells is the essential guide to navigating cancer diagnosis and treatment. Coauthored by Dr. Richard J. Jones, an internationally renowned cancer physician and researcher, and T. Michael McCormick, this guide provides the important information that patients and physicians need to know to approach cancer with more hope and less worry and fear.
With an engaging blend of science and humor, Jones and McCormick discuss everything from the causes of cancer to preventative measures and treatment options. Their goal is to educate and reassure by making the science as easy to understand as possible. In conversational language, Jones and McCormick examine the biology of cancer, the state of current research, prospects for treatment, and different ways to approach a diagnosis.
If you have cancer or are supporting someone who does, this book is a must-read. Rogue Cells provides a solid understanding of the disease, its causes, and its treatments—to help everyone confronting this disease make informed decisions and feel more in control of the cancer journey.
About the Authors
Richard J. Jones, MD (BALTIMORE, MD), is a professor of oncology, medicine, and pathophysiology at Johns Hopkins University, where he is the director of the Hematologic Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplantation Program. He is also the associate director of the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center. T. Michael McCormick, MS Ed (SEVERNA PARK, MD), is retired from a long career in systems and software engineering and information technology management.
"A book on cancer that is actually fun to read – though deeply insightful. It will help patients and their families understand, prevent, and cope with the group of illnesses called cancer."
"Even though many of us will develop cancer, or encounter it in a family member or close friend, cancer remains an enigma to most of us. Rogue Cells tackles how and why cancer develops, and how it can be detected, diagnosed, treated, and prevented, providing a practical guide to the disease."
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