Health Reference Series: Cancer Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-1-80316-028-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 30
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Cancer Sourcebook, Ninth Edition provides updated information about common types of cancer affecting the head, neck, central nervous system, endocrine system, lungs, digestive and urinary tracts, blood cells, immune system, skin, bones, and other body systems.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Cancer Risk Factors: An Overview
  • Chapter 1—What Is Cancer?
  • Chapter 2—Cancer Statistics
  • Chapter 3—Cancer Health Disparities
  • Chapter 4—Lifestyle Issues and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 5—Hereditary Cancer Risks
  • Chapter 6—Infectious Diseases and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 7—Hormonal Therapies and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 8—Radiation and Cancer Risk
  • Chapter 9—Other Environmental Carcinogens
  • Chapter 10—Common Moles, Dysplastic Nevi, and Risk of Melanoma
  • Chapter 11—Common Cancer Myths and Misconceptions
  • Part 2. Common Types of Cancer
  • Chapter 12—Childhood Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Chapter 13—Adult Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Chapter 14—Neuroblastoma
  • Chapter 15—Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chapter 16—Pituitary Tumors
  • Chapter 17—Thyroid Cancer
  • Chapter 18—Parathyroid Cancer
  • Chapter 19—Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Chapter 20—Islet Cell Tumors
  • Chapter 21—Retinoblastoma
  • Chapter 22—Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Chapter 23—Laryngeal Cancer
  • Chapter 24—Lung Cancer: An Overview
  • Chapter 25—Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Chapter 26—Non-small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Chapter 27—Malignant Mesothelioma
  • Chapter 28—Esophageal Cancer
  • Chapter 29—Stomach (Gastric) Cancer
  • Chapter 30—Gallbladder Cancer
  • Chapter 31—Pancreatic Cancer
  • Chapter 32—Liver Cancer
  • Chapter 33—Bile Duct Cancer
  • Chapter 34—Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
  • Chapter 35—Small Intestine Cancer
  • Chapter 36—Colorectal Cancer
  • Chapter 37—Anal Cancer
  • Chapter 38—Kidney Cancers
  • Chapter 39—Transitional Cell Cancer of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter
  • Chapter 40—Urethral Cancer
  • Chapter 41—Bladder Cancer
  • Chapter 42—Breast Cancer
  • Chapter 43—Gynecological Cancers
  • Chapter 44—Andrological Cancers
  • Chapter 45—Leukemia
  • Chapter 46—Lymphoma
  • Chapter 47—Plasma Cell Neoplasms
  • Chapter 48—Myelodysplastic and Myeloproliferative Diseases
  • Chapter 49—Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma
  • Chapter 50—Skin Cancer
  • Chapter 51—Melanoma
  • Chapter 52—Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Chapter 53—Bone Cancers
  • Chapter 54—Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • Chapter 55—Germ Cell Tumors
  • Chapter 56—Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Origin
  • Part 3. Cancer-Related Tests and Treatments
  • Chapter 57—Cancer Diagnosis, Staging, and Prognosis
  • Chapter 58—Finding Healthcare Services
  • Chapter 59—Common Medical Procedures and Tests for Cancer
  • Chapter 60—Surgical Procedures and Cancer
  • Chapter 61—Chemotherapy
  • Chapter 62—Radiation Therapy
  • Chapter 63—Immunotherapy
  • Chapter 64—Stem Cell Transplant
  • Chapter 65—Hormone Therapy
  • Chapter 66—Precision Medicine and Targeted Therapies
  • Chapter 67—Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Part 4. Recurrent and Advanced Cancer
  • Chapter 68—Recurrent Cancer
  • Chapter 69—Metastatic Cancer
  • Chapter 70—Advanced Cancer
  • Chapter 71—End-of-Life Care
  • Part 5. Clinical Trials and Cancer Research
  • Chapter 72—Clinical Trials
  • Chapter 73—Cancer Biology Research
  • Chapter 74—Cancer Genomics Research
  • Chapter 75—Cancer Diagnosis Research
  • Chapter 76—Cancer Prevention Research
  • Chapter 77—Cancer Treatment Research
  • Chapter 78—Oncolytic Virus Therapy
  • Chapter 79—Gene Therapy for Cancer
  • Chapter 80—Liquid Biopsy: Using DNA in Blood to Detect, Track, and Treat Cancer
  • Chapter 81—Innovative Technologies Changing Cancer Treatment
  • Part 6. Recovering from Cancer
  • Chapter 82—Coping with Cancer
  • Chapter 83—Cancer Caregivers: Caring for Yourself
  • Chapter 84—Facing Forward: Life after Cancer Treatment
  • Chapter 85—Guide to Healthy Living: Physical Health
  • Chapter 86—Eating Hints: Before, during, and after Cancer Treatment
  • Part 7. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 87—Glossary of Terms Related to Cancer
  • Chapter 88—National Organizations Offering Cancer-Related Services
  • Chapter 89—Beware of Online Cancer Fraud