Health Reference Series: Cancer Sourcebook

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

ISBN: 978-0-78-081355-7
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 91
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

The Cancer sourcebook, seventh edition provides updated information to help readers understand cancer risk factors, cancer prevention efforts, and the ongoing effort to develop better treatments.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Cancer Overview
  • Chapter 1-Cancer Defined
  • Chapter 2-Cancer Classification
  • Chapter 3-Cancer Symptoms
  • Chapter 4-Metastatic Cancer
  • Chapter 5-Cancer Clusters
  • Part II: Risk Factors and Cancer Prevention
  • Chapter 6-Factors That Are Known to Increase the Risk of Cancer
  • Chapter 7-Asbestos Exposure and Cancer
  • Chapter 8-Cancer Risks Associated with Pregnancy, Contraceptives, and Menopausal Hormones
  • Chapter 9-Diethylstilbestrol (DES) and Cancer
  • Chapter 10-HIV Infection and Cancer
  • Chapter 11-HPV and Cancer
  • Chapter 12-Helicobacter Pylori and Cancer
  • Chapter 13-Cell Phones and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 14-Magnetic Field Exposure and Cancer
  • Chapter 15-Accidents at Nuclear Power Plants and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 16-Radon and Cancer
  • Chapter 17-Cancer Prevention Overview
  • Chapter 18-Diet Factors
  • Chapter 19-Cancer Screening
  • Part III: Cancer Types
  • Chapter 20-Neurological Cancers
  • Chapter 21-Head and Neck Cancer
  • Chapter 22-Respiratory / Thoracic Cancer
  • Chapter 23-Gastrointestinal / Digestive Cancer
  • Chapter 24-Genito-Urinary Cancers
  • Chapter 25-Gynecological Cancer
  • Chapter 26-Germ Cell Cancer
  • Chapter 27-Musculo-Skeletal Cancer
  • Chapter 28-Skin Cancer
  • Chapter 29-HIV-Related Cancer
  • Chapter 30-Cancer of Unknown Primaries
  • Chapter 31-Leukemia
  • Chapter 32-Lymphoma
  • Chapter 33-Other Types of Hematological Cancer
  • Part IV: Cancer Detection and Diagnosis
  • Chapter 34-Cancer Staging
  • Chapter 35-Computed Tomography (CT) Scans and Cancer
  • Chapter 36-Mammograms
  • Chapter 37-BRCA1 and BRCA2: Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing
  • Chapter 38-Genetic Testing for Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
  • Chapter 39-Pap and HPV Testing
  • Chapter 40-Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test
  • Chapter 41-Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Chapter 42-Tests to Detect Colorectal Cancer and Polyps
  • Chapter 43-Tumor Grade
  • Chapter 44-Tumor Markers
  • Chapter 45-Understanding Laboratory Tests
  • Part V: Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 46-Chemotherapy
  • Chapter 47-Radiation Therapy
  • Chapter 48-Biological Therapy
  • Chapter 49-Targeted Cancer Therapies
  • Chapter 50-Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 51-Lasers in Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 52-Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer
  • Chapter 53-Cancer Vaccines
  • Chapter 54-Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Cancer
  • Chapter 55-Cancer Treatment Scams
  • Part VI: Coping with Cancer
  • Chapter 56-Cancer Treatment Side Effects
  • Chapter 57-Cardiopulmonary Syndromes
  • Chapter 58-Nutrition in Cancer Care
  • Chapter 59-Oral Complications of Chemotherapy and Head / Neck Radiation
  • Part VII: Research and Clinical Trials
  • Chapter 60-Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Chapter 61-Cancer Clinical Trials at the NIH Clinical Center
  • Chapter 62-Donating Tissues for Cancer Research
  • Part VIII: Trends and Statistics
  • Chapter 63-Cancer Statistics
  • Chapter 64-Cancer Health Disparities
  • Part IX: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 65-National Organizations Offering Cancer-Related Services
  • Chapter 66-Glossary of Terms Related to Cancer