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The Laryngectomee Guide
This practical guide was written by Dr. Itzhak Brook, a physician and a laryngectomee. It is aimed at providing practical information that can assist laryngectomees and their caregivers in dealing... More > with medical, dental and psychological issues. The guide contains information about the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy; the methods of speaking after laryngectomy; how to care for the airway, stoma, heat and moisture exchanger filter, and voice prosthesis. In addition it addresses eating and swallowing issues, medical, dental and psychological concerns, respiration and anesthesia, and travelling as a laryngectomee.< Less
My Three Belly Button's
Experience the struggle and fight of a Cancer Survivor without having to endure it yourself. Climb into the shoes of this three year journey. Anyone who has cancer, loves someone with Cancer or is a... More > caregiver of a Cancer Patient can benefit from this story. My Three Belly Button's is a journey of survival which covers everything from diagnosis, surgery, chemo, radiation, life's struggles afterwards and everything in between. John Bruce is a survivor of head and Neck Cancer and this story opens the door to his world and the changes that the reality of Cancer has forced upon it. This book shows his secret to survival and inspires us all to go on in the face of our own adversity.< Less
Zenascope PC1 User Guide
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This user guide shows how to use the Zenascope PC1, a system designed to make optical spectroscopy easy for researchers who are interested in real-time, non-destructive biological tissue diagnostics.... More > The Zenascope provides effortless translation of white light tissue spectra into quantified biological endpoints, enabling the research professional to focus on biological applications of interest. Standard Zenascope endpoints include hemoglobin concentration, hemoglobin saturation and scattering (a measure of cell density and necrosis); however the system can easily be tuned to include additional absorbers of interest. The Zenascope has been applied to the quantitative analysis of tissues in a number of published studies in pre-clinical and clinical models, including: accelerating feedback in drug discovery; breast tumor margin assessment; breast biopsy; response to therapy; cervical cancer detection; and head and neck cancer assessment. The Zenascope is designated for investigational purposes only.< Less