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Author Kwabi-Addo, Bernard.

Title Cancer Causes and Controversies : Understanding Risk Reduction and Prevention
Published Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Risk Factors for Commonly Diagnosed Cancer Diseases; Chapter 1: Bladder Cancer; Chapter 2: Brain Cancer; Chapter 3: Breast Cancer; Chapter 4: Cervical Cancer; Chapter 5: Colorectal Cancer; Chapter 6: Esophageal Cancer; Chapter 7: Gastric Cancer; Chapter 8: Head and Neck Cancer; Chapter 9: Leukemia and Lymphoma; Chapter 10: Liver Cancer; Chapter 11: Lung Cancer; Chapter 12: Ovarian and Endometrial Cancers; Chapter 13: Pancreatic Cancer; Chapter 14: Prostate Cancer; Chapter 15: Skin Cancer; Chapter 16: Occupation-Associated Cancer
Part II: Behaviors and ControversiesChapter 17: Nutrition and Cancer; Chapter 18: Body Weight and Cancer; Chapter 19: Immune System and Cancer Risk; Chapter 20: Controversies Concerning Cancer Screening's Benefits and Disadvantages; Chapter 21: Controversies Surrounding Dietary Supplements and Foods for Cancer Prevention; Chapter 22: Controversies Regarding Commonly Perceived Risk Factors and Cancer; Chapter 23: Conclusion; Resources; References; Index
Summary This book offers clear, accessible information on the causes of cancer and the multiple ways people can reduce their risk for this insidious disease
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Subject Cancer -- Risk factors -- Popular works.
Cancer -- Treatment -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Popular works.
Form Electronic book
Author Lindstrom, Tia Laura.
ISBN 0313379297 (electronic bk.)
9780313379291 (electronic bk.)