Cancer Sourcebook for Women

Cancer Sourcebook for Women

Basic Consumer Health Information About Gynecologic Cancers and Related Concerns, Including Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Gestational Trophoblastic Tumor, Ovarian Cancer, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Breast Cancer, and Common Non-cancerous Uterine Conditions, With Facts About Cancer Risk Factors, Screening and Prevention, Treatment Options, and Reports on Current Research Initiatives

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This installment in the Omnigraphics Health Reference Series provides patient information on the major female cancers (breast, cervix, endometrium, ovaries). The volume also focuses on other gynecologic cancers, screening and prevention, treatment options, recent research and clinical trials, coping strategies, and then provides a glossary of gynecologic and cancer terms, an explanation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and a list of resources for women with cancer. Information is taken from many government publications, including those of the FDA and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and from articles published by the American Cancer Society and the Women's Cancer Network among many others. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, 2002.
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780780802261
Characteristics: xiv, 604 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bellenir, Karen - Editor
Alternative Title: Cancer source book for women


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