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Cancer sourcebook for women; basic consumer health information about gynecologic cancers and other cancers of special concern to women, 4th ed.

9780780811393

Cancer sourcebook for women; basic consumer health information about gynecologic cancers and other cancers of special concern to women, 4th ed.

Ed. by Karen Bellenir.

Omnigraphics, Inc.

2010

729 pages

$95.00

Hardcover

RC280

This resource for general readers collects information and documents from organizations and US government agencies including the National Cancer Institute, on breast, cervical, endometrial, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, vulvar, and other gynecologic cancers and those that have a higher incidence in women, including anal, skin, lung, and thyroid cancers. Topics covered include risks such as lifestyle factors, genetic abnormalities, smoking, human papillomavirus (HPV), and hormonal medications; diagnosis, staging, prevention, and treatment; working with doctors, understanding diagnosis and test results, common surgical procedures, and therapies like chemotherapy and radiation therapy; coping with treatment side effects; and cancer survivorship and maintaining quality of life.

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