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The Cancer Dictionary
by Michael Sarg and Ann D. Gross


Overview - The Cancer Dictionary, Third Edition offers a common-sense approach to one of the most widespread diseases in the United States. The goal of this work is to include every term or treatment that the non-medical reader is likely to encounter, and to provide in accessible language the information required to understand that term or concept.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Cancer Dictionary, Third Edition offers a common-sense approach to one of the most widespread diseases in the United States. The goal of this work is to include every term or treatment that the non-medical reader is likely to encounter, and to provide in accessible language the information required to understand that term or concept. With more than 2,500 definitions and terms, this user-friendly guide covers the individual cancers--causes, incidence, symptoms, diagnosis, stages and treatments, diagnostic tests, surgical procedures, therapeutic drugs, types of radiation therapy, biological therapy, side effects, risk factors, carcinogens, prevention, support services, and organizations. Entries include breast cancer, bone marrow transplantation, laser therapy, pap smear, statin, tamoxifen, tumor, and many more. Also included are noteworthy Web sites of national organizations for cancer and AIDS, comprehensive cancer centers by state, clinical cancer centers by state, as well as a bibliography and an index.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780816064120
  • ISBN-10: 0816064121
  • Publisher: Checkmark Books
  • Publish Date: January 2007
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 9.19 x 7.35 x 1.04 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.93 pounds


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