by Jacqueline Langwith


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ISBN-13: 9780737755596
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 05/04/2012
Series: At Issue Series: Health
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Genes Cause Cancer American Society of Clinical Oncology 10

2 The Modern Environment Causes Cancer Heidi Stevenson 14

3 Vitamin D Reduces the Risk of Cancer Vitamin D Council 18

4 The Role of Vitamin D in Cancer Prevention Is Unclear Joanne Nicholas 23

5 Mammograms Can Save Lives Daniel B. Kopans 28

6 Mammograms Do Not Save Lives Veneta Masson 32

7 Lifestyle and Spirituality Are Important for Treating Cancer Deborah A. Ray 41

8 Artificial Intelligence Can Help Find a Cure for Cancer Jay M. Tenenbaum Jeff Shrager 48

9 Cancer Will Likely Become a Chronic, Manageable Disease David Godkin 58

10 Lung Cancer Research Is Underfunded Onkar Khullar Yolonda L. colson 69

11 Cancer Research Receives More Funding than Heart Research Shelley Wood 73

Organizations to Contact 80

Bibliography 86

Index 91

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