QuickFACTS Thyroid Cancer (Paperback)American Cancer Society (author)
Paperback Published: 15/11/2008
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Thyroid cancer mainly affects younger people between the ages of 20 and 55 and occurs much more frequently in women than in men. More than one million people worldwide will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer this year. Each book in the "QuickFACTS" series is both comprehensive and a quick read, with highlighted cover tabs for quick reference of specific topics. It covers everything from risk factors to living well after cancer treatment. It provides critical questions to ask the healthcare team. It educates and empowers patients right from the start. It is completely updated with the latest patient treatment guidelines. It includes a colorectal cancer dictionary. The topics include: What is my type of cancer? How many people have it? What are the risk factors? What causes it? Can it be prevented? Can it be detected early? How is it diagnosed? How is it staged? How is it treated? What about complementary and alternative treatments? What should I ask my doctor? What happens after treatment? What's new in research and treatment? What information resources are available?
Publisher: American Cancer Society
Weight: 122 g
Dimensions: 182 x 106 x 11 mm
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