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

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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MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
Cancer & Kids is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.