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Prevention of Cancer

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Examines the risk factors of cancer and discusses the forms of cancer that can often be prevented through lifestyle changes, including lung cancer, skin cancer, and colon cancer.

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Designed to combat misinformation and help readers keep informed about the biology of cancer, Prevention of Cancer presents the latest research on key factors believed to defend against the occurrence of cancer. Chapters focus on the major cancer risk factors, such as smoking, sun exposure, lifestyle and nutrition, genetics, and environmental contributors. This book also outlines steps readers can take to lower their risk for cancer, and special attention is given to what cancer survivors can do to decrease their chances of a relapse.

Authors: McKinnell, Robert Gilmore
Statement of Responsibility: Robert G. McKinnell ; consulting editor, Donna M. Bozzone
Title: Prevention of cancer
Publisher: New York, NY : Chelsea House, c2008
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
You are in control - well, mostly
Smokers are not necessarily stupid
Skin cancer - do not risk it!
Cervical cancer - preventable?
Childhood cancer survivors : a paradox
Breast cancer - preventable?
Diet and exercise do make a difference
final word on prevention
Glossary
Further resources
Index
About the author
Subject Headings: Cancer Risk factors Cancer Prevention
Topical Term: Cancer
Cancer
Additional Contributors: Bozzone, Donna M.
LCCN: 2007034259
ISBN: 9780791088272
0791088278
Branch Call Number: 616.994 M
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