Salem Health: Cancer, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1587655101
  • ISBN-13: 9781587655104
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1436 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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An A-Z encyclopedia for patients, with information about 835 topics in cancer including diseases, conditions, medications, procedures, specialists, social issues, personal coping tips and much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher's Note.
About the Editors.
Contributors.
Complete List of Contents.
1: ABCD.
2: Abdominoperineal Resection (APR).
3: Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI).
4: Achlorhydria.
5: Acoustic Neuromas.
6: Acrylamides.
7: Acupuncture and Acupressure for Cancer Patients.
8: Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL).
9: Acute Myelocytic Leukemia (AML).
10: Adenocarcinomas.
11: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC).
12: Adenomatoid Tumors.
13: Adenomatous Polyps.
14: Adenoviruses.
15: Adjuvant Therapy.
16: Adrenal Gland Cancers.
17: Adrenocortical Cancer.
18: Advance Directives.
19: Aflatoxins.
20: African Americans and Cancer.
21: Africans and Cancer.
22: Afterloading Radiation Therapy.
23: Agent Orange.
24: Aging and Cancer.
25: Aids and Devices for Cancer Patients.
26: Air Pollution.
27: Alcohol, Alcoholism, and Cancer.
28: Aleukemia.
29: Alkaline Phosphatase Test (ALP).
30: Alkylating Agents in Chemotherapy.
31: Alopecia.
32: Alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) Levels.
33: Alveolar Soft-Part Sarcomas.
34: Amenorrhea.
35: American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
36: American Cancer Society (ACS).
37: American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).
38: 4-Aminobiphenyl.
39: Amputation.
40: Amyloidosis.
41: Anal Cancer.
42: Androgen Drugs.
43: Anemia.
44: Angiogenesis.
45: Angiogenesis Inhibitors.
46: Angiography.
47: Angiosarcomas.
48: Anoscopy.
49: Anthraquinones.
50: Anthrax.
51: Antiandrogens.
52: Antidiarrheal Agents.
53: Antiestrogens.
54: Antifungal Therapies.
55: Antimetabolites in Chemotherapy.
56: Antinausea Medications.
57: Antineoplastics in Chemotherapy.
58: Antioxidants.
59: Antiperspirants and Breast Cancer.
60: Antiviral Therapies.
61: Anxiety.
62: APC Gene Testing.
63: Aplastic Anemia.
64: Appendix Cancer.
65: Appetite Loss.
66: Arsenic Compounds.
67: Arterial Embolization.
68: Artificial Sweeteners.
69: Asbestos.
70: Ascites.
71: Ashkenazi Jews and Cancer.
72: Asian Americans and Cancer.
73: Astrocytomas.
74: Ataxia Telangiectasia (AT).
75: Autologous Blood Transfusion.
76: Axillary Dissection.
77: Azathioprine.
78: Bacillus Calmette Guérin (BCG).
79: Bacteria as Causes of Cancer.
80: Barium Enema.
81: Barium Swallow.
82: Barrett Esophagus.
83: Basal Cell Carcinomas.
84: Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS).
85: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).
86: Benign Tumors.
87: Benzene.
88: Benzidine and Dyes Metabolized to Benzidine.
89: Benzodiazepines.
90: Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds.
91: Beta-Carotene.
92: Bethesda Criteria.
93: Bile Duct Cancer.
94: Bilobectomy.
95: Bioflavonoids.
96: Biological Therapy.
97: Biopsy.
98: Birt-Hogg-Dubé Syndrome (BHDS).
99: Birth Control Pills and Cancer.
100: Bis(chloromethyl) Ether and Technical-Grade Chloromethyl Methyl Ether.
101: Bisphenol A (BPA).
102: Bisphosphonates.
103: Bladder Cancer.
104: Blood Cancers.
105: Bone Cancers.
106: Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy.
107: Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT).
108: Bone Pain.
109: Bone Scan.
110: Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT).
111: Bowen Disease.
112: Brachytherapy.
113: BRAF Gene.
114: Brain and Central Nervous System Cancers.
115: Brain Scan.
116: BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genes.
117: Breakthrough Pain.
118: Breast Cancer in Children and Adolescents.
119: Breast Cancer in Men.
120: Breast Cancer in Pregnant Women.
121: Breast Cancers.
122: Breast Implants.
123: Breast Reconstruction.
124: Breast Self-Examination (BSE).
125: Breast Ultrasound.
126: Breslow's Staging.
127: Brief Pain Inventory (BPI).
128: Brompton Cocktail.
129: Bronchial Adenomas.
130: Bronchoalveolar Lung Cancer.
131: Bronchography.
132: Bronchoscopy.
133: Burkitt Lymphoma.
134: 1,3-Butadiene.
135: 1,4-Butanediol Dimethanesulfonate.
136: CA 15-3 Test.
137: CA 19-9 Test.
138: CA 27-29 Test.
139: CA 125 Test.
140: Cachexia.
141: Cadmium and Cadmium Compounds.
142: Caffeine.
143: Calcifications of the Breast.
144: Calcium.
145: Cancell.
146: Cancer Biology.
147: Cancer Care Team.
148: Cancer Clusters.
149: Cancer Education.
150: Candidiasis.
151: Carcinoembryonic Antigen Antibody (CEA) Test.
152: Carcinogens, Known.
153: Carcinogens, Reasonably Anticipated.
154: Carcinoid Tumors and Carcinoid Syndrome.
155: Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Origin (CUP).
156: Carcinomas.
157: Carcinomatosis.
158: Carcinomatous Meningitis.
159: Carcinosarcomas.
160: Cardiomyopathy in Cancer Patients.
161: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
162: Caregivers and Caregiving.
163: Carney Complex.
164: Carotenoids.
165: Cartilage Supplements.
166: Case Management.
167: Castleman Disease.
168: Cell Phones.
169: Cervical Cancer.
170: Chemoembolization.
171: Chemoprevention.
172: Chemotherapy.
173: Chewing Tobacco.
174: Childbirth and Cancer.
175: Childhood Cancers.
176: Chlorambucil.
177: 1-(2-Chloroethyl)-3-(4-Methylcyclohexyl)-1-Nitrosourea (MeCCNU).
178: Cholecystectomy.
179: Chordomas.
180: Choriocarcinomas.
181: Chromium Hexavalent Compounds.
182: Chromosomes and Cancer.
183: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL).
184: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML).
185: Cigarettes and Cigars.
186: Clinical Breast Exam (CBE).
187: Clinical Trials.
188: Coal Tars and Coal Tar Pitches.
189: Cobalt 60 Radiation.
190: Coenzyme Q10.
191: Cognitive Effects of Cancer and Chemotherapy.