Teen Health Series: Cancer Information for Teens

Editor: Mullin, Greg
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1615-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 17
Book Status: Pending
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Cancer Information for Teens, Fourth Edition presents updated facts about cancer causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. It explains how cancer occurs in the body and describes some warning signs. A chapter focused on cancer myths helps teens sort fact from fiction. For teens that do have cancer, the book gives practical advice about important topics, such as which questions to ask health care providers and how to cope with treatment side effects and changes in body image.

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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 Misconceptions
    • Chapter 4—Genes, Genetic Disorders, And Cancer
    • Chapter 5—Cancer And The Environment
    • Chapter 6—Indoor Tanning And Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 7—Vitamin D And Cancer Prevention
    • Chapter 8—Cancer Risks Associated With Smoking And Other Tobacco Use
    • Chapter 9—Chemicals In Meat Cooked At High Temperatures And Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 10—Obesity And Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 11—Human Papillomavirus (HPV) And Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 12—Oral Contraceptives And Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 13—Cell Phones And Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 14—Cancer Prevention For Girls: Why See A Gynecologist?
    • Chapter 15—How To Perform A Breast Self-Exam
    • Part Two: Cancers Of Most Concern To Teens And Young Adults
    • Chapter 16—Bone Cancer
    • Chapter 17—Brain And Spinal Cord Tumors
    • Chapter 18—Breast Cancer
    • Chapter 19—Cervical Cancer
    • Chapter 20—Colorectal Cancer
    • Chapter 21—Childhood Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors
    • Chapter 22—Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    • Chapter 23—Lymphoma
    • Chapter 24—Esthesioneuroblastoma
    • Chapter 25—Melanoma And Other Skin Cancers
    • Chapter 26—Nasopharyngeal Cancer
    • Chapter 27—Neuroblastoma: Cancer Of The Nervous System
    • Chapter 28—Oral Cavity Cancer
    • Chapter 29—Soft Tissue Sarcomas
    • Chapter 30—Childhood Vascular Tumors
    • Chapter 31—Testicular Cancer
    • Chapter 32—Thyroid Cancer
    • Part Three: Cancer Awareness, Diagnosis, Treatment, And Prevention
    • Chapter 33—Common Moles, Dysplastic Nevi, And Risk Of Melanoma
    • Chapter 34—Specialized Children's Cancer Centers
    • Chapter 35—Cancer Staging
    • Chapter 36—Chemotherapy
    • Chapter 37—Hormone Therapy
    • Chapter 38—Immunotherapy
    • Chapter 39—Precision Medicine
    • Chapter 40—Radiation Therapy
    • Chapter 41—Stem Cell Transplant
    • Chapter 42—Surgery
    • Chapter 43—Cancer And Complementary Health Therapies
    • Chapter 44—Cancer Prevention
    • Chapter 45—Talking With Your Healthcare Team
    • Part Four: Cancer Survivorship
    • Chapter 46—Cancer Survivors: After Cancer Treatment Ends
    • Chapter 47—Follow-Up Care After Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 48—Cancer Fatigue
    • Chapter 49—Cancer Pain
    • Chapter 50—Late Effects: Chronic Problems That Can Result After Cancer And Treatment
    • Chapter 51—Fertility Issues In Girls And Boys After Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 52—Food Safety For People With Cancer
    • Part Five: When A Loved One Has Cancer
    • Chapter 53—When Your Parent Has Cancer
    • Chapter 54—When Your Brother Or Sister Has Cancer
    • Chapter 55—Caregivers And Their Role
    • Chapter 56—Advanced Cancer And Caregiving
    • Part Six: If You Need More Information
    • Chapter 57—Online Support And Mobile Apps For Cancer Patients And Survivors
    • Chapter 58—Web-Based Resources And Support Groups
    • Chapter 59—How To Find Clinical Cancer Trials