Teen Health Series: Cancer Information for Teens

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1927-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 71
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Cancer Information For Teens, Fifth Edition presents updated facts about cancer causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1 | Cancer Facts and Risk Factors
    • Chapter 1—What Is Cancer?
    • Chapter 2—Cancer in Young People
    • Chapter 3—Cancer among Adolescents and Young Adults: A Statistical Overview
    • Chapter 4—Cancer Myths and Misconceptions
    • Chapter 5—Genes, Genetic Disorders, and Cancer
    • Chapter 6—Cancer and the Environment
    • Chapter 7—Indoor Tanning and Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 8—Cancer Risks Associated with Smoking and Other Tobacco Use
    • Chapter 9—Alcohol and Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 10—Diet and Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 11—Obesity and Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 12—Infectious Agents and Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 13—Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 14—Cell Phones and Cancer Risk
    • Chapter 15—Coronavirus: What People with Cancer Should Know
    • Part 2 | Cancers of Most Concern to Teens and Young Adults
    • Chapter 16—Bone Cancer
    • Chapter 17—Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
    • Chapter 18—Breast Cancer in Young Women
    • Chapter 19—Cervical and Vaginal Cancer
    • Chapter 20—Colorectal Cancer
    • Chapter 21—Extracranial Germ Cell Tumors
    • Chapter 22—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—Vascular Tumors
    • Chapter 31—Testicular Cancer
    • Chapter 32—Thyroid Cancer
    • Part 3 | 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—Performing Self-Examinations
    • Chapter 36—Chemotherapy
    • Chapter 37—Targeted Cancer Therapies
    • Chapter 38—Hormone Therapy
    • Chapter 39—Immunotherapy
    • Chapter 40—Precision Medicine
    • Chapter 41—Radiation Therapy
    • Chapter 42—Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 43—Cryosurgery to Treat Cancer
    • Chapter 44—Lasers in Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 45—Photodynamic Therapy for Cancer
    • Chapter 46—Stem Cell Transplant
    • Chapter 47—Surgery
    • Chapter 48—Cancer and Complementary Health Therapies
    • Chapter 49—Cancer Prevention
    • Chapter 50—Talking with Your Health-Care Team
    • Part 4 | Cancer Coping and Survivorship
    • Chapter 51—Day-to-Day Life during Cancer
    • Chapter 52—Feelings and Cancer
    • Chapter 53—Self-Image and Sexuality
    • Chapter 54—Adjustment to Cancer: Anxiety and Distress
    • Chapter 55—Emotional Support for Young People with Cancer
    • Chapter 56—Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Cancer
    • Chapter 57—Follow-Up Care after Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 58—Cancer Fatigue
    • Chapter 59—Cancer Pain
    • Chapter 60—Fertility Issues in Girls and Boys after Cancer Treatment
    • Chapter 61—Young People Facing End-of-Life Care Decisions
    • Part 5 | When a Loved One Has Cancer
    • Chapter 62—Being a Cancer Caregiver
    • Chapter 63—Advanced Cancer and Caregiving
    • Chapter 64—Be Prepared for an Emergency
    • Chapter 65—Support for Teens When a Family Member Has Cancer
    • Part 6 | If You Need More Information
    • Chapter 66—Additional Reading about Cancer
    • Chapter 67—How to Find Clinical Cancer Trials
    • Chapter 68—Online Support and Mobile Apps for Cancer Patients and Survivors
    • Chapter 69—Web-Based Resources and Support Groups