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The Resource 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 ..., edited by Karen Bellenir

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 ..., edited by Karen Bellenir

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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 ...
Title
Cancer sourcebook
Title remainder
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 ...
Statement of responsibility
edited by Karen Bellenir
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Provides basic consumer health information about risks, prevention, and treatment of major forms of cancer. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/4
Index
index present
LC call number
RC263
LC item number
.C294 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
Health Reference series
Label
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 ..., edited by Karen Bellenir
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I: Cancer risk factors and cancer prevention -- Questions and answers about cancer -- Cancer statistics -- Cancer health disparities -- Lifestyle issues and cancer risk -- Hereditary cancer risks -- Infectious diseases and cancer risk -- Hormonal therapies and cancer risk -- Radiation and cancer risk -- Environmental carcinogens -- Part II: common types of cancer -- Cancers affecting the brain and central nervous system -- Cancers affecting the endocrine system -- Cancers affecting the eyes, mouth, and neck -- Cancers that affect the lungs -- Cancers affecting the digestive tract -- Cancers affecting the urinary tract -- Cancers affecting the breasts and reproductive organs -- Cancers affecting the blood cells and immune system -- Cancers affecting the skin and bones -- Cancers affecting other or multiple body systems -- Part III: cancer-related tests and treatments -- Part VI: Recurrent and advanced cancer -- Part V: Cancer research -- Part VI: Additional help and information
Control code
sky273973215
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
7th ed.
Extent
xvii, 1328 p.
Isbn
9780780813557
System control number
a2070123
Label
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 ..., edited by Karen Bellenir
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I: Cancer risk factors and cancer prevention -- Questions and answers about cancer -- Cancer statistics -- Cancer health disparities -- Lifestyle issues and cancer risk -- Hereditary cancer risks -- Infectious diseases and cancer risk -- Hormonal therapies and cancer risk -- Radiation and cancer risk -- Environmental carcinogens -- Part II: common types of cancer -- Cancers affecting the brain and central nervous system -- Cancers affecting the endocrine system -- Cancers affecting the eyes, mouth, and neck -- Cancers that affect the lungs -- Cancers affecting the digestive tract -- Cancers affecting the urinary tract -- Cancers affecting the breasts and reproductive organs -- Cancers affecting the blood cells and immune system -- Cancers affecting the skin and bones -- Cancers affecting other or multiple body systems -- Part III: cancer-related tests and treatments -- Part VI: Recurrent and advanced cancer -- Part V: Cancer research -- Part VI: Additional help and information
Control code
sky273973215
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
7th ed.
Extent
xvii, 1328 p.
Isbn
9780780813557
System control number
a2070123

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