Teen Health Series: Cancer Information for Teens

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

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1319-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Pending
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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