by Elizabeth Silverthorne

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Cancer by Elizabeth Silverthorne

The ailments and conditions that afflict people today can be confusing, disturbing, and painful-both emotionally and physically. The Diseases and Disorders series provides clear, careful explanations that offer readers and researchers insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the latest information about treatment and prevention. All volumes in the series include primary and secondary quotations, annotated bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420501131
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/27/2009
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction Cells Gone Wild 6

Chapter 1 What Is Cancer? 9

Chapter 2 Detecting and Treating Cancer 23

Chapter 3 Preventing Cancer 38

Chapter 4 Surviving Cancer 55

Chapter 5 The Future Outlook for Cancer 73

Notes 88

Glossary 91

Organizations to Contact 93

For Further Reading 96

Index 98

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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