Teen Health Series: Cancer Information for Teens

Editor/Author Esposito, Lisa
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1319-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information for teens about cancer risk factors, prevention, and treatment, along with tips for coping with cancer at home and school, and helping a friend or family member who has cancer.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Cancer Facts And Risk Factors
  • Chapter 1 —What Is Cancer?
  • Chapter 2—Cancer In Young People: An Overview
  • Chapter 3—Cancer Facts, Myths, And Unknowns
  • Chapter 4—Genes, Genetic Disorders, And Cancer
  • Chapter 5—Cancer And The Environment
  • Chapter 6—Tanning And Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 7—Is Some Sun Good?
  • Chapter 8—Cancer Risks Associated With Smoking And Other Tobacco Use
  • Chapter 9—Safer Grilling To Reduce Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 10—Obesity And Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 11 —Human Papillomavirus And Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 12—Hormonal Drugs And Cancer Risk: Oral Contraceptives And Anabolic Steroids
  • Chapter 13—Cancer Prevention For Girls: Why See A Gynecologist?
  • Chapter 14—How To Perform A Breast Self-Exam
  • Part Two: Cancers Of Most Concern To Teens And Young Adults
  • Chapter 15—Bone Cancer
  • Chapter 16—Brain Tumors
  • Chapter 17—Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 18—Cervical Cancer
  • Chapter 19—Colorectal Cancer
  • Chapter 20—Germ Cell Tumors
  • Chapter 21—Leukemia
  • Chapter 22—Lymphoma
  • Chapter 23—Melanoma And Other Skin Cancers
  • Chapter 24—Neuroblastoma: Cancer Of The Nervous System
  • Chapter 25—Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • Chapter 26—Testicular Cancer
  • Chapter 27—Thyroid Cancer
  • Part Three: Cancer Awareness, Diagnosis, And Treatment
  • Chapter 28—Bumps And Lumps: When Do They Require Medical Attention?
  • Chapter 29—Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Cancer
  • Chapter 30—Specialized Children's Cancer Centers
  • Chapter 31 —Your Cancer Care Hospital Team
  • Chapter 32—Cancer Staging
  • Chapter 33—Chemotherapy And Side Effects
  • Chapter 34—Steroids And Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 35—Radiation Therapy For Cancer
  • Chapter 36—What To Expect If You Need Surgery
  • Chapter 37—Bone Marrow And Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Chapter 38—Cancer And Complementary Health Therapies
  • Chapter 39—Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Part Four: Cancer Survivorship
  • Chapter 40—Cancer Fatigue
  • Chapter 41—Cancer Pain
  • Chapter 42—What Will Happen To My Body During Cancer Treatment?
  • Chapter 43—After Cancer Treatment Ends
  • Chapter 44—Cancer And Your Friendships
  • Chapter 45—Cancer And Your Education
  • Chapter 46—Late Effects: Chronic Problems That Can Result After Cancer And Treatment
  • Chapter 47—Can I Have Children After Cancer Treatment?
  • Part Five: When A Loved One Has Cancer
  • Chapter 48—When Your Parent Has Cancer
  • Chapter 49—When Your Brother Or Sister Is Seriously Ill
  • Chapter 50—How Can I Help If My Friend Has Cancer?
  • Part Six: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 51 —Additional Reading About Cancer
  • Chapter 52—Web-Based Resources And Support Groups
  • Chapter 53—How To Find Clinical Cancer Trials