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.
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
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