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Fighting cancer with knowledge & hope : a guide for patients, families, and health care providers

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  • ISBN: 9780300190618
  • ISBN: 0300190611
  • Physical Description: print
    xxii, 306 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, 2013, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-271) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1 Exposing cancer : 1. First steps -- 2. What is cancer? -- 3. Diagnosis, staging, curability -- 4. Understanding specific cancers -- 5. Why cancer develops -- Part 2 Attacking cancer : 6. How cancer grows: the basis of cancer treatment -- 7. Cancer treatments revolve around metastasis -- 8. Cancer treatments at work -- 9. Personalized cancer medicine : tailoring treatments to the patient -- 10. Harnessing the immune system -- 11. Get prepared to survive -- Appendix 1 Types of cancer medicine -- Appendix 2 For more information -- Glossary -- References -- Index.
Subject: Cancer
Cancer -- Treatment
Cancer -- Patients -- Psychology
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