The Resource Cancer sourcebook for women : basic consumer health information about gynecologic cancers and related concerns, including cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, gestational trophoblastic tumor, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, breast cancer, and common non-cancerous uterine conditions, with facts about cancer risk factors, screening and prevention, treatment options, and reports on current research initiatives, edited by Karen Bellenir

Cancer sourcebook for women : basic consumer health information about gynecologic cancers and related concerns, including cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, gestational trophoblastic tumor, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, breast cancer, and common non-cancerous uterine conditions, with facts about cancer risk factors, screening and prevention, treatment options, and reports on current research initiatives, edited by Karen Bellenir

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Cancer sourcebook for women : basic consumer health information about gynecologic cancers and related concerns, including cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, gestational trophoblastic tumor, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, breast cancer, and common non-cancerous uterine conditions, with facts about cancer risk factors, screening and prevention, treatment options, and reports on current research initiatives
Title
Cancer sourcebook for women
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about gynecologic cancers and related concerns, including cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, gestational trophoblastic tumor, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, breast cancer, and common non-cancerous uterine conditions, with facts about cancer risk factors, screening and prevention, treatment options, and reports on current research initiatives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Karen Bellenir
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/4/0082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.G5
LC item number
C34 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2002 I-327
  • WP 870
NLM item number
C217 2002
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Bellenir, Karen
Series statement
Health reference series
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  • Generative organs, Female
  • Cancer in women
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Genital Neoplasms, Female
  • Risk Factors
  • Women's Health
  • Organes génitaux femelles
  • Cancer chez la femme
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Cancer sourcebook for women : basic consumer health information about gynecologic cancers and related concerns, including cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, gestational trophoblastic tumor, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, breast cancer, and common non-cancerous uterine conditions, with facts about cancer risk factors, screening and prevention, treatment options, and reports on current research initiatives, edited by Karen Bellenir
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Understanding breast cancer -- Screening for breast cancer -- Prevention of breast cancer -- Breast cancer: better treatments save more lives -- Cancner of the cervix -- Cervical cancer and older women -- Prevention of cervical cancer -- Factors that affect your risk of developing cervical cancer -- Screening for cervical cancer -- Treatment of cervical cancer -- Understanding endometrial cancer -- Prevention of endometrial cancer -- Factors that affect your risk of developing endometiral cancer -- Treatment of endometrial cancer -- Ovarian cancer: an overview -- Factors that affect your risk of developing ovarian cancer -- do infertility drugs increase the risk of ovarian cancer? -- Accuracy of screenings for ovarian cancer is still inconsistent -- Treating ovarian epthelial cancer -- Treating ovarian low malignant potential tumor -- New treatment approach to ovarian cancer offers promise -- Fertility sparing surgery an option for some ovarian cancer patients -- New Treatments in the pipeline for ovarian cancer -- Gestational trophoblastic tumor -- Cancer of the uterus -- Uterine Sarcoma -- Vaginal cancer -- Vulvar cancer -- Questions and answers about metastatic cancer -- Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphona during pregnancy -- non-cancerous gynecologic conditions -- Uterine Fibroids -- Facts about Endometriosis -- Ovarian cycsts -- Cervical dysplasia and Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • What you need to know about the pap examination -- New devices aim at improving pap test accuracy -- Pap smears: when your is slightly abnormal -- HPV testing shows which pap abnormalities need attention -- Testing for tumor markers in women -- The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program -- Human Papillomaviruses (HPV) and cancer risk -- Oral contraceptives and cancer risk -- Menopausal hormone replacement therapy: evaluating cancer risks -- Questions and answers about Diethylstilbestrol (DES) -- Stress and cancer risk -- Chemotherapy -- Radiation therapy -- Lasers in cancer treatment -- Cryosurgery in cancer treatment -- Taxanes in cancer treatment -- Questions and answers about tamoxifen -- Considering complementary and alternative therapies -- The women's health initiative -- Taking part in clinical trials -- Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS)/Low-grade squamous intraeptihelial lesions (LSIL) triage study -- Angiogenesis inhibitors as a possible cancer treatment -- Researching biological therapies -- The study of estrogen replacement therapy -- Tamoxifen and the breast cancer prevention trial -- The study of tamoxifen and reloxifene (STAR) -- Home care for cancer patients -- When Mom has cancer: helping children understand -- Nutrition during cancer treatment -- Cancer fatigue -- Cancer patients and depression -- Managing cancer pain -- Cancer treatment and vaginal discomfort during intercourse -- Quality of life and sexuality during cancer treatment -- Questions about fertility after cancer -- Glossary of gynecologic and cancer terms -- Understanding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Resources for women with cancer
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 604 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029257185
Label
Cancer sourcebook for women : basic consumer health information about gynecologic cancers and related concerns, including cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, gestational trophoblastic tumor, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, breast cancer, and common non-cancerous uterine conditions, with facts about cancer risk factors, screening and prevention, treatment options, and reports on current research initiatives, edited by Karen Bellenir
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Understanding breast cancer -- Screening for breast cancer -- Prevention of breast cancer -- Breast cancer: better treatments save more lives -- Cancner of the cervix -- Cervical cancer and older women -- Prevention of cervical cancer -- Factors that affect your risk of developing cervical cancer -- Screening for cervical cancer -- Treatment of cervical cancer -- Understanding endometrial cancer -- Prevention of endometrial cancer -- Factors that affect your risk of developing endometiral cancer -- Treatment of endometrial cancer -- Ovarian cancer: an overview -- Factors that affect your risk of developing ovarian cancer -- do infertility drugs increase the risk of ovarian cancer? -- Accuracy of screenings for ovarian cancer is still inconsistent -- Treating ovarian epthelial cancer -- Treating ovarian low malignant potential tumor -- New treatment approach to ovarian cancer offers promise -- Fertility sparing surgery an option for some ovarian cancer patients -- New Treatments in the pipeline for ovarian cancer -- Gestational trophoblastic tumor -- Cancer of the uterus -- Uterine Sarcoma -- Vaginal cancer -- Vulvar cancer -- Questions and answers about metastatic cancer -- Hodgkin's disease and non-Hodgkin's lymphona during pregnancy -- non-cancerous gynecologic conditions -- Uterine Fibroids -- Facts about Endometriosis -- Ovarian cycsts -- Cervical dysplasia and Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • What you need to know about the pap examination -- New devices aim at improving pap test accuracy -- Pap smears: when your is slightly abnormal -- HPV testing shows which pap abnormalities need attention -- Testing for tumor markers in women -- The National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program -- Human Papillomaviruses (HPV) and cancer risk -- Oral contraceptives and cancer risk -- Menopausal hormone replacement therapy: evaluating cancer risks -- Questions and answers about Diethylstilbestrol (DES) -- Stress and cancer risk -- Chemotherapy -- Radiation therapy -- Lasers in cancer treatment -- Cryosurgery in cancer treatment -- Taxanes in cancer treatment -- Questions and answers about tamoxifen -- Considering complementary and alternative therapies -- The women's health initiative -- Taking part in clinical trials -- Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS)/Low-grade squamous intraeptihelial lesions (LSIL) triage study -- Angiogenesis inhibitors as a possible cancer treatment -- Researching biological therapies -- The study of estrogen replacement therapy -- Tamoxifen and the breast cancer prevention trial -- The study of tamoxifen and reloxifene (STAR) -- Home care for cancer patients -- When Mom has cancer: helping children understand -- Nutrition during cancer treatment -- Cancer fatigue -- Cancer patients and depression -- Managing cancer pain -- Cancer treatment and vaginal discomfort during intercourse -- Quality of life and sexuality during cancer treatment -- Questions about fertility after cancer -- Glossary of gynecologic and cancer terms -- Understanding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) -- Resources for women with cancer
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 604 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029257185

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