Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

by Gale Group

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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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: 9781420502169
Publisher: Gale Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/21/2010
Series: Diseases and Disorders Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction A Preventable Plague 6

Chapter 1 What Is Cervical Cancer? 9

Chapter 2 What Causes Cervical Cancer? 20

Chapter 3 Detecting and Diagnosing Cervical Cancer 32

Chapter 4 Tracking and Treating Cervical Cancer 45

Chapter 5 Preventing Cervical Cancer 59

Chapter 6 Challenges to Overcome 72

Notes 86

Glossary 91

Organizations to Contact 95

For More Information 97

Index 99

Picture Credits 103

About the Author 104

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