Cancer & Kids

Cancer & Kids

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by Rae Simons
     
 

Each year 10.9 million people worldwide are diagnosed with cancer. It is estimated that one out of three people will have cancer in their lifetimes and that about one in six persons will die of it. For children younger than 15 years old, cancer is the second leading cause of death after accidents. Cancer & Kids takes on this frightening topic with age-appropriate

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Overview

Each year 10.9 million people worldwide are diagnosed with cancer. It is estimated that one out of three people will have cancer in their lifetimes and that about one in six persons will die of it. For children younger than 15 years old, cancer is the second leading cause of death after accidents. Cancer & Kids takes on this frightening topic with age-appropriate language, explaining what cancer is, how you get it, how you can treat it, and more. The book covers the many types of cancer and who is most likely to get them, explains how some people have a genetic predisposition to cancer, and describes how lifestyle can affect your chances of getting this disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781934970140
Publisher:
Harding House Publishing Service Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Series:
Kids
Pages:
64
Age Range:
9 - 13 Years

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