eBook Ovarian Cancer, 1st Edition

  • Christina Fisanick
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  • ISBN-10: 0737766344
  • ISBN-13: 9780737766349
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 122 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released August 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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This volume includes an overview of ovarian cancer, including risk factors, types and stages of ovarian cancer, and conventional as well as alternative treatments, a look at controversies surrounding ovarian cancer, focusing on the impact of fertility drugs, hormone treatments, and oral contraceptives on this type of cancer; whether symptoms can be relied upon to detect ovarian cancer early; and the role of preventative surgery and chemotherapy in treatment of ovarian cancer, and personal stories of people dealing with ovarian cancer, including a young woman determined to preserve her fertility even while being treated for ovarian cancer.

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Features and Benefits

  • Each volume in this timely series provides essential information on a disease or disorder (including symptoms, causes, treatments and cures); presents the controversies surrounding causes, alternative treatments, and other issues; and offers first-person narratives from people coping with the disease -- either as patients, family members or caregivers.
  • Essays are carefully edited and introduced to make them easily accessible to student researchers as well as general readers.
  • All volumes in the series include primary and secondary viewpoints, bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.