The Resource What you need to know about cancer

What you need to know about cancer

Label
What you need to know about cancer
Title
What you need to know about cancer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Now Scientific American sorts out cancer fact from fiction in What You Need to Know About Cancer. Written by some of the world's leading experts, these brief, clear essays present medical science's most crucial insights into cancer, from causes, preventions, and treatments through specific diseases to expectations for the future in the fight against cancer
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC263
LC item number
.W464 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QZ 201 W555 1997
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Scientific American, inc
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  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Neoplasms
Label
What you need to know about cancer
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Scientific American, a special issue."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-155) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Making Headway Against Cancer / John Rennie and Ricki Rusting -- 1. How Cancer Arises / Robert A. Weinberg -- 2. How Cancer Spreads / Erkki Ruoslahti -- 3. What Causes Cancer? / Dimitrios Trichopoulos, Frederick P. Li and David J. Hunter -- 4. Strategies for Minimizing Cancer Risk / Walter C. Willett, Graham A. Colditz and Nancy E. Mueller -- 5. Chemoprevention of Cancer / Peter Greenwald -- Current Controversy: Is Hormone Replacement Therapy a Risk? / Nancy E. Davidson -- 6. Advances in Cancer Detection / David Sidransky -- 7. Advances in Tumor Imaging / Maryellen L. Giger and Charles A. Pelizzari -- Current Controversy: Should Women in Their 40s Have Mammograms? / Gina Maranto -- Current Controversy: Does Screening for Prostate Cancer Make Sense? / Gerald E. Hanks and Peter T. Scardino -- 8. Advancing Current Treatments for Cancer / Samuel Hellman and Everett E. Vokes -- Current Controversy: When Are Bone Marrow Transplants Considered? / Karen Antman
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 173 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036926897
Label
What you need to know about cancer
Link
Publication
Note
"Scientific American, a special issue."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-155) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Making Headway Against Cancer / John Rennie and Ricki Rusting -- 1. How Cancer Arises / Robert A. Weinberg -- 2. How Cancer Spreads / Erkki Ruoslahti -- 3. What Causes Cancer? / Dimitrios Trichopoulos, Frederick P. Li and David J. Hunter -- 4. Strategies for Minimizing Cancer Risk / Walter C. Willett, Graham A. Colditz and Nancy E. Mueller -- 5. Chemoprevention of Cancer / Peter Greenwald -- Current Controversy: Is Hormone Replacement Therapy a Risk? / Nancy E. Davidson -- 6. Advances in Cancer Detection / David Sidransky -- 7. Advances in Tumor Imaging / Maryellen L. Giger and Charles A. Pelizzari -- Current Controversy: Should Women in Their 40s Have Mammograms? / Gina Maranto -- Current Controversy: Does Screening for Prostate Cancer Make Sense? / Gerald E. Hanks and Peter T. Scardino -- 8. Advancing Current Treatments for Cancer / Samuel Hellman and Everett E. Vokes -- Current Controversy: When Are Bone Marrow Transplants Considered? / Karen Antman
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 173 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color))
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036926897

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