What You Really Need to Know About Cancer
A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Their FamiliesBook - 2006
Published in 1994, this invaluable reference book has sold more than 200,000 copies worldwide35,000 in Canada alone.The first comprehensive guide written specifically for cancer patients and their families, What You Really Need to Know about Cancer explainsin a clear, jargon-free stylewhat cancer is, how it is caused, and how it behaves. Detailed sections about all of the major types of cancer describe how each may cause symptoms, what factors are important in determining progress, and what treatment is available.In the nearly ten years that have passed since the book was published, numerous changes have taken place in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. This fully revised and updated edition includes all of the latest information.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2006.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Characteristics: 464 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.