Cancer Sourcebook

Cancer Sourcebook

Basic Consumer Health Information About Major Forms and Stages of Cancer, Featuring Facts About Head and Neck Cancers, Lung Cancers, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Genitourinary Cancers, Lymphomas, Blood Cell Cancers, Endocrine Cancers, Skin Cancers, Bone Cancers, Metastatic Cancers, and More; Along With Facts About Cancer Treatments, Cancer Risks and Prevention

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"Provides basic consumer health information about risks, prevention, and treatment of major forms of cancer. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--

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Culled from government agencies and organizations like the National Cancer Institute, the publications compiled in this volume provide information about common types of cancer affecting different body parts, risk factors and prevention, tests and treatments, recurrent and advanced cancer, and research. Coverage includes risks associated with lifestyle issues such as tobacco use and obesity, infectious diseases, hormonal therapies, and radiation; medical and surgical procedures; chemotherapy, radiation, and other therapies; finding a treatment trial, investigational drugs, vaccines, gene and proton therapy, and nanotechnology; and organizations and other resources. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Provides basic consumer health information about risks, prevention, and treatment of major forms of cancer.

Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2011
Edition: 6th ed
ISBN: 9780780811454
Branch Call Number: REF 616.994 CAN
Characteristics: xviii, 1121 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bellenir, Karen


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