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An edition of The Gale encyclopedia of cancer (2002)

The Gale encyclopedia of cancer

a guide to cancer and its treatment
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This edition published in by Gale Group in Detroit.

Written in English

1239 pages

"All of us fear the modern scourge of cancer at some level, and being an informed patient or family member is essential in this confusing world of advanced technology and conflicting advice. This new encyclopedia is a perfect entry point, with its clear, but medically informative, articles on 120 different cancers, drugs, and diagnostic tests. Treatments (traditional and alternative), causes and prevention, clinical trials, and demographic information are also provided. Users will especially appreciate the pertinent colored illustrations, the highlighted 'Questions to Ask the Doctor,' and lists of additional resources."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

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"All of us fear the modern scourge of cancer at some level, and being an informed patient or family member is essential in this confusing world of advanced technology and conflicting advice. This new encyclopedia is a perfect entry point, with its clear, but medically informative, articles on 120 different cancers, drugs, and diagnostic tests. Treatments (traditional and alternative), causes and prevention, clinical trials, and demographic information are also provided. Users will especially appreciate the pertinent colored illustrations, the highlighted 'Questions to Ask the Doctor,' and lists of additional resources."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

Edition Description

"All of us fear the modern scourge of cancer at some level, and being an informed patient or family member is essential in this confusing world of advanced technology and conflicting advice. This new encyclopedia is a perfect entry point, with its clear, but medically informative, articles on 120 different cancers, drugs, and diagnostic tests. Treatments (traditional and alternative), causes and prevention, clinical trials, and demographic information are also provided. Users will especially appreciate the pertinent colored illustrations, the highlighted 'Questions to Ask the Doctor,' and lists of additional resources."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2002.

Table of Contents

v. 1. A-K
v. 2. L-Z.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Genre
Encyclopedias., Encyclopedias

Classifications

Library of Congress
RC254.5 .G353 2002, RC254.5 .G353 2002

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18186118M
Internet Archive
galeencyclopedia01thac_304
ISBN 10
0787656100, 0787656119, 0787656097
LC Control Number
2001046015
Library Thing
4579909
Goodreads
1070830
1070832
1070840

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