The Resource Cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about major forms and stages of cancer, featuring facts about head and neck cancers, lung cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genito-urinary cancers, lymphomas, blood cell cancers, endocrine cancers, skin cancers, bone cancers, metastatic cancers and more : along with facts about cancer treatments, cancer risks and prevention, a glossary of related terms, statistical data, and a directory of resources for additional information, Keith Jones, managing editor

Cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about major forms and stages of cancer, featuring facts about head and neck cancers, lung cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genito-urinary cancers, lymphomas, blood cell cancers, endocrine cancers, skin cancers, bone cancers, metastatic cancers and more : along with facts about cancer treatments, cancer risks and prevention, a glossary of related terms, statistical data, and a directory of resources for additional information, Keith Jones, managing editor

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Cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about major forms and stages of cancer, featuring facts about head and neck cancers, lung cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genito-urinary cancers, lymphomas, blood cell cancers, endocrine cancers, skin cancers, bone cancers, metastatic cancers and more : along with facts about cancer treatments, cancer risks and prevention, a glossary of related terms, statistical data, and a directory of resources for additional information
Title
Cancer sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about major forms and stages of cancer, featuring facts about head and neck cancers, lung cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genito-urinary cancers, lymphomas, blood cell cancers, endocrine cancers, skin cancers, bone cancers, metastatic cancers and more : along with facts about cancer treatments, cancer risks and prevention, a glossary of related terms, statistical data, and a directory of resources for additional information
Statement of responsibility
Keith Jones, managing editor
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Language
eng
Summary
Cancer Sourcebook, Seventh Edition provides updated information about common types of cancer affecting the head, neck, central nervous system, endocrine system, lungs, digestive and urinary tracts, blood cells, immune system, skin, bones, and other body systems. It explains how people can reduce their risk of cancer by adopting a healthy lifestyle, addressing issues related to cancer risk, and taking advantage of screening exams. Various treatment choices-including surgery, chemotherapy radiation therapy, and biological therapies- are discussed. The book concludes with a glossary of related terms, a directory of national cancer organizations, and suggestions for finding community-based resources
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BTCTA
Dewey number
616.99/4
Index
index present
LC call number
RC263
LC item number
.C294 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
Series statement
Health Reference series
Cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about major forms and stages of cancer, featuring facts about head and neck cancers, lung cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genito-urinary cancers, lymphomas, blood cell cancers, endocrine cancers, skin cancers, bone cancers, metastatic cancers and more : along with facts about cancer treatments, cancer risks and prevention, a glossary of related terms, statistical data, and a directory of resources for additional information, Keith Jones, managing editor
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Cancer sourcebook : basic consumer health information about major forms and stages of cancer, featuring facts about head and neck cancers, lung cancers, gastrointestinal cancers, genito-urinary cancers, lymphomas, blood cell cancers, endocrine cancers, skin cancers, bone cancers, metastatic cancers and more : along with facts about cancer treatments, cancer risks and prevention, a glossary of related terms, statistical data, and a directory of resources for additional information, Keith Jones, managing editor
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface -- Part 1: Cancer Overview: -- Cancer defined -- Cancer classification -- Cancer symptoms -- Metastatic cancer -- Cancer clusters -- Part 2: Risk Factors And Cancer Prevention: -- Factors that are known to increase the risk of cancer -- Cigarette smoking -- Light cigarettes and cancer risk -- Cigar smoking and cancer -- Secondhand smoke and cancer -- Smokeless tobacco and cancer -- Asbestos exposure and cancer -- Cancer risks associated with pregnancy, contraceptives, and menopausal hormones: -- Reproductive history and breast cancer risk -- Oral contraceptives and cancer risk -- Menopausal hormone use -- Diethylstilbestrol (DES) and cancer -- HIV infection and cancer -- HPV and cancer -- Helicobacter pylori and cancer -- Cell phones and cancer risk -- Magnetic field exposure and cancer -- Accidents at nuclear power plants and cancer risks -- Radon and cancer -- Cancer prevention overview -- Diet factors: -- Guide to healthy eating and cooking methods -- Antioxidants and cancer prevention -- Cancer screening --Part 3: Cancer Types: -- Neurological cancers: -- Adult brain tumors -- Childhood brain and spinal cord tumors -- Neuroblastoma -- Pituitary tumors -- Head and neck cancer: -- Laryngeal cancer -- Lip and oral cavity cancer -- Metastatic squamous neck cancer with occult primary -- Thyroid cancer -- Respiratory/thoracic cancer: -- Non-small cell lung cancer -- Small cell lung cancer -- Malignant mesothelioma -- Thymoma and Thymic carcinoma -- Breast cancer -- Gastrointestinal/digestive cancer: -- Gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor -- Esophageal cancer -- Adult primary liver cancer -- Extrahepatic bile duct cancer -- Gall bladder cancer -- Pancreatic cancer -- Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (Islet Cell Tumors) -- Small intestine cancer -- Colon cancer -- Rectal cancer -- Anal cancer -- Genito-urinary cancers: -- Urethral cancer -- Bladder cancer -- Penile cancer -- Testicular cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Gynecological cancers: -- Ovarian epithelial, fallopian tube, and primary peritoneal cancer -- Ovarian low malignant potential tumors -- Endometrial cancer -- Gestational trophoblastic disease -- Cervical cancer -- Vaginal cancer -- Vulvar cancer -- Germ cell cancer: -- Childhood Extracranial germ cell tumor -- Extragonadal germ cell tumor -- Ovarian germ cell tumor -- Musculo-skeletal cancer: -- Bone cancer -- Ewing sarcoma -- Osteosarcoma and malignant fibrous histiocytoma of bone -- Rhabdomyosarcoma, childhood -- Soft tissue sarcoma -- Skin cancer: -- Skin cancer -- Melanoma -- Merkel cell carcinoma -- Kaposi sarcoma -- HIV-related cancer: -- AIDS-related lymphoma -- Cancer of unknown primaries: -- Carcinoma of unknown primary -- Leukemia: -- Adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Lymphoma: -- Primary CNS lymphoma -- Adult Hodgkin lymphoma -- Adult non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Other types of hematological cancer: --Chromic myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Langerhans cell histiocytosis -- Plasma cell neoplasms -- Myeloidysplastic syndrome -- Part 4: Cancer Detection And Diagnosis: -- Cancer staging -- Computed tomography (CT) scans and cancer -- Mammograms -- BRCA1 and BRCA2: cancer risk and genetic testing -- Genetic testing for hereditary cancer syndromes -- Pap and HPV testing -- Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test -- Sentinel lymph node biopsy -- Tests to detect colorectal cancer and polyps -- Tumor grade -- Tumor markers -- Understanding laboratory tests -- Part 5: Cancer Treatment: -- Chemotherapy: -- Questions and answers about chemotherapy -- Tips for meeting with your Doctor or Nurse -- Your feelings during chemotherapy -- Side effects and ways to manage them -- Foods to help with side effects -- Radiation therapy: -- Questions and answers about radiation therapy -- External beam radiation therapy -- Internal radiation therapy -- Your feelings during radiation therapy -- Radiation therapy side effects -- List of foods and liquids -- Biological therapy -- Targeted cancer therapies -- Hyperthermia in cancer treatment -- Lasers in cancer treatment -- Photodynamic therapy for cancer -- Cancer vaccines -- Complementary and alternative therapies for cancer: -- Acupuncture -- Botanicals/herbal products -- Mind-body therapies and massage -- Nutritional therapies -- Pharmacologic treatments -- Cancer treatment scams -- Part 6: Copying With Cancer: -- Cancer treatment side effects -- Cardiopulmonary syndromes -- Nutrition in cancer care -- Oral complications of chemotherapy and head/neck radiation -- Part 7: Research And Clinical Trials: -- Cancer clinical trials -- Cancer clinical trials at the NIH clinical center -- Donating tissues for cancer research --Part 8: Trends And Statistics: -- Cancer statistics -- Cancer statistics-an overview -- Statistic-common caner types -- Statistics-age, gender, ethnicity -- Cancer health disparities -- Part 9: Additional Help And Information: -- National organizations offering cancer-related services -- Glossary of terms relating to cancer -- Index
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ocn863196409
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24 cm.
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Edition
Seventh edition.
Extent
xvii, 1318 pages
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9780780813557
Media category
unmediated
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(OCoLC)863196409

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