Health Reference Series: Cancer Sourcebook for Women

Editor/Author Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-1-78539-674-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Cancer Sourcebook for Women, 5th Edition offers information about cancers of special concern to women, including breast cancer, gynecologic cancers, and cancers responsible for the most deaths in women, with information included on risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Cancer Overview
  • Chapter 1—Introduction to Cancer
  • Section 1.1—Cancer — An Overview
  • Section 1.2—Common Cancer Myths and Misconceptions
  • Chapter 2—What Women Need to Know about Cancer
  • Chapter 3—Cancer Types
  • Chapter 4—Metastatic Cancer
  • Chapter 5—Cancer Clusters
  • Part II: Cancer Risks and Prevention
  • Chapter 6—Risk Factors
  • Chapter 7—The Genetics of Cancer
  • Section 7.1—Cancer and Genetics — An Overview
  • Section 7.2—BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing
  • Chapter 8—Does Cancer Run in Your Family?
  • Chapter 9—What Women Need to Know about Smoking and Cancer Risk
  • Section 9.1—Health Effects of Cigarette Smoking
  • Section 9.2—Smoking and Cancer
  • Section 9.3—Questions and Answers about Women and Smoking
  • Chapter 10—Alcohol and Cancer Risk
  • Section 10.1—Alcohol and Risk of Cancer
  • Section 10.2—Women and Alcohol Use
  • Chapter 11—Facts about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cancer Risk
  • Section 11.1—HPV Facts
  • Section 11.2—HPV Prevalence in US Women
  • Section 11.3—Questions and Answers about the HPV Vaccine
  • Chapter 12—Cancer Risks Associated with Hormonal Medications
  • Chapter 13—Radiation and Cancer Risk
  • Section 13.1—Radon and Cancer Risk
  • Section 13.2—Cell Phones and Cancer Risk
  • Section 13.3—Magnetic Field Exposure and Cancer Risk
  • Section 13.4—What Are the Radiation Risks from Computed Tomography (CT)?
  • Chapter 14—Environment and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 15—Helicobacter Pylori and Cancer
  • Chapter 16—Cancer Prevention
  • Section 16.1—An Overview on Cancer Prevention
  • Section 16.2—Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention
  • Section 16.3—Vitamin D and Cancer Prevention
  • Part III: Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 17—Breast Cancer - An Overview
  • Section 17.1—General Information about Breast Cancer
  • Section 17.2—Stages of Breast Cancer
  • Section 17.3—Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Section 17.4—Breast Cancer and Pregnancy
  • Chapter 18—Breast Cancer Prevention and Diagnosis
  • Section 18.1—Breast Cancer Prevention
  • Section 18.2—Breast Cancer Screening
  • Section 18.3—Risks of Breast Cancer Screening
  • Chapter 19—Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Section 19.1—Treatment Options for Breast Cancer
  • Section 19.2—Surgery Choices for Women with DCIS or Breast Cancer
  • Section 19.3—Advanced Breast Cancer Treatment through Palbociclib
  • Section 19.4—Breast Reconstruction after Mastectomy
  • Chapter 20—Drugs Approved for Breast Cancer
  • Part IV: Gynecological Cancer
  • Chapter 21—Frequently Asked Questions about Gynecological Cancer
  • Chapter 22—Cervical Cancer
  • Section 22.1—General Information about Cervical Cancer
  • Section 22.2—Stages of Cervical Cancer
  • Section 22.3—Cervical Cancer Prevention
  • Section 22.4—Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Section 22.5—Risks of Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Section 22.6—Treatment Options for Cervical Cancer
  • Chapter 23—Endometrial Cancer
  • Section 23.1—General Information about Endometrial Cancer
  • Section 23.2—Stages of Endometrial Cancer
  • Section 23.3—Endometrial Cancer Prevention
  • Section 23.4—Endometrial Cancer Screening
  • Section 23.5—Risks of Endometrial Cancer Screening
  • Section 23.6—Treatment Options for Endometrial Cancer
  • Chapter 24—Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Section 24.1—General Information about Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Section 24.2—Stages of Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors and Neoplasia
  • Section 24.3—Treatment Options for Gestational Trophoblastic Disease
  • Chapter 25—Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Section 25.1—General Information about Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Section 25.2—Stages of Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Section 25.3—Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer Prevention
  • Section 25.4—Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer Screening
  • Section 25.5—Risks of Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer Screening
  • Section 25.6—Treatment Options for Ovarian Epithelial, Fallopian Tube, and Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Section 25.7—Drugs Approved for Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, or Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Chapter 26—Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors
  • Section 26.1—General Information about Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors
  • Section 26.2—Stages of Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors
  • Section 26.3—Treatment Options for Ovarian Germ Cell Tumors
  • Chapter 27—Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors
  • Section 27.1—General Information about Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors
  • Section 27.2—Stages of Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors
  • Section 27.3—Treatment Options for Ovarian Low Malignant Potential Tumors
  • Chapter 28—Urethral Cancer
  • Section 28.1—General Information about Urethral Cancer
  • Section 28.2—Stages of Urethral Cancer
  • Section 28.3—Treatment Options for Urethral Cancer
  • Chapter 29—Uterine Sarcoma
  • Section 29.1—General Information about Uterine Sarcoma
  • Section 29.2—Stages of Uterine Sarcoma
  • Section 29.3—Treatment Options for Uterine Sarcoma
  • Chapter 30—Vaginal Cancer
  • Section 30.1—General Information about Vaginal Cancer
  • Section 30.2—Stages of Vaginal Cancer
  • Section 30.3—Treatment Options for Vaginal Cancer
  • Chapter 31—Vulvar Cancer
  • Section 31.1—General Information about Vulvar Cancer
  • Section 31.2—Stages of Vulvar Cancer
  • Section 31.3—Treatment Options for Vulvar Sarcoma
  • Part V: Other Cancers of Special Concern to Women
  • Chapter 32—Anal Cancer
  • Section 32.1—General Information about Anal Cell Cancer
  • Section 32.2—Stages of Anal Cell Cancer
  • Section 32.3—Treatment Options for Anal Cancer
  • Chapter 33—Bladder Cancer
  • Section 33.1—General Information about Bladder Cancer
  • Section 33.2—Stages of Bladder Cancer
  • Section 33.3—Treatment Options for Bladder Cancer
  • Chapter 34—Colorectal Cancer
  • Section 34.1—General Information about Colon Cancer
  • Section 34.2—Stages of Colon Cancer
  • Section 34.3—Treatment Options for Colon Cancer
  • Chapter 35—Esophageal Cancer
  • Section 35.1—General Information about Esophageal Cancer
  • Section 35.2—Stages of Esophageal Cancer
  • Section 35.3—Treatment Options for Esophageal Cancer
  • Chapter 36—Gallbladder and Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Section 36.1—General Information about Gallbladder Cancer
  • Section 36.2—Stages of Gallbladder Cancer
  • Section 36.3—Treatment Options for Gallbladder Cancer
  • Section 36.4—General Information about Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Section 36.5—Stages of Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Section 36.6—Treatment Options for Extrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer
  • Chapter 37—Lung Cancer
  • Section 37.1—General Information about Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Section 37.2—Stages of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Section 37.3—Treatment Options for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Section 37.4—General Information about Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Section 37.5—Stages of Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Section 37.6—Treatment Options for Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Chapter 38—Pancreatic Cancer
  • Section 38.1—General Information about Pancreatic Cancer
  • Section 38.2—Stages of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Section 38.3—Treatment Options for Pancreatic Cancer
  • Chapter 39—Skin Cancer
  • Section 39.1—General Information about Skin Cancer
  • Section 39.2—Stages of Skin Cancer
  • Section 39.3—Treatment Options for Skin Cancer
  • Chapter 40—Thyroid Cancer
  • Section 40.1—General Information about Thyroid Cancer
  • Section 40.2—Stages of Thyroid Cancer
  • Section 40.3—Treatment Options for Thyroid Cancer
  • Part VI: Diagnosing and Treating Cancer
  • Chapter 41—Diagnosis and Staging
  • Section 41.1—Symptoms
  • Section 41.2—Diagnosis
  • Section 41.3—Staging
  • Section 41.4—Prognosis
  • Section 41.5—Tumor Grade
  • Section 41.6—Understanding Laboratory Tests
  • Chapter 42—Managing Cancer Care
  • Section 42.1—How To Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer
  • Section 42.2—People in Health Care
  • Section 42.3—Support Services
  • Section 42.4—Advance Directives
  • Section 42.5—Using Trusted Resources
  • Chapter 43—Getting Cancer Treatment – An Overview
  • Chapter 44—Types of Cancer Treatment
  • Section 44.1—Surgery
  • Section 44.2—Radiation Therapy
  • Section 44.3—Chemotherapy
  • Section 44.4—Immunotherapy
  • Section 44.5—Targeted Therapy
  • Section 44.6—Hormone Therapy
  • Section 44.7—Stem Cell Transplant
  • Section 44.8—Biological Therapies for Cancer
  • Section 44.9—Nutrition Therapy in Cancer Care
  • Chapter 45—Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Cancer
  • Part VII: Coping with the Side Effects of Cancer and Cancer Treatments
  • Chapter 46—Common Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 47—Cancer Treatment and Physical Appearance
  • Section 47.1—Hair Loss
  • Section 47.2—Skin and Nail Changes
  • Chapter 48—The Effects of Cancer Treatments on Blood Cells
  • Section 48.1—Anemia due to Chemotherapy
  • Section 48.2—Bleeding and Bruising
  • Section 48.3—Infection and Neutropenia
  • Chapter 49—Losing Sleep and Appetite
  • Chapter 50—Sexual, Reproductive, and Fertility Problems
  • Chapter 51—Edema and Lymphedema
  • Chapter 52—Cognitive-Related Effects of Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 53—Nerve Problems
  • Chapter 54—Urinary and Bladder Problems
  • Chapter 55—Hot Flashes and Night Sweats
  • Chapter 56—Feelings and Cancer
  • Chapter 57—Adjusting to Cancer
  • Chapter 58—Self-Image and Sexuality
  • Chapter 59—Day-to-Day Life
  • Chapter 60—Nutrition in Cancer Care
  • Section 60.1—Overview of Nutrition in Cancer Care
  • Section 60.2—Types of Nutrition Care
  • Section 60.3—Effects of Cancer Treatment on Nutrition
  • Section 60.4—Nutrition in Advanced Cancer
  • Chapter 61—For Family and Friends
  • Chapter 62—Cancer Support Groups and Caregivers
  • Chapter 63—Survivorship
  • Part VIII: Clinical Trials and Cancer Research
  • Chapter 64—Clinical Trials - The Basics
  • Chapter 65—How to Find a Cancer Treatment Trial?
  • Chapter 66—Taking Part in Clinical Trials
  • Chapter 67—National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Role in Cancer Research
  • Part IX: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 68—Glossary of Terms Related to Cancer
  • Chapter 69—National Organizations Offering Cancer-Related Services