Basic Consumer Health Information About Major Forms and Stages of Cancer, Featuring Facts About Head and Neck Cancers, Lung Cancers, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Genito-urinary 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, A Glossary of Related Terms, Statistical Data, and A Directory of Resources for Additional InformationBook - 2015
Cancer Sourcebook, Seventh Edition provides updated information about common types of cancer affecting the head, neck, central nervous system, endocrine system, lungs, digestive and urinary tracts, blood cells, immune system, skin, bones, and other body systems. It explains how people can reduce their risk of cancer by adopting a healthy lifestyle, addressing issues related to cancer risk, and taking advantage of screening exams. Various treatment choices-including surgery, chemotherapy radiation therapy, and biological therapies- are discussed. The book concludes with a glossary of related terms, a directory of national cancer organizations, and suggestions for finding community-based resources.
Publisher: Detroit, Michigan :, Omnigraphics,, 
Edition: Seventh edition.
Branch Call Number: 616.994 Cancer 2015
Characteristics: xvii, 1318 pages ;,24 cm.