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Curing cancer / by Meg Marquardt.

Marquardt, Meg, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library J 616.99 MAR (Text) 70741000145623 Juvenile NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781632353757
  • ISBN: 9781632353924
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A disease made from our own bodies -- Treating cancer is challenging -- New biopsies are better at spotting cancer -- Tests look for cancer in the blood -- Ultrasounds may aid early detection -- Dogs and devices sniff out cancer -- Therapy targets cancer at the molecular level -- Gene therapy gets to cancer's roots -- Treatment chokes off tumor blood vessels -- Immunotherapy helps the body fight back -- Lasers zap away cancer -- Human-made viruses attack cancer.
Summary, etc.: "Curing Cancer offers a cutting-edge, comprehensive look at one of science's biggest challenges. Includes a look at the history of the topic, recent breakthroughs, key facts to consider, and questions that remain unanswered"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: 860 Lexile.
Subject: Cancer > Juvenile literature.
Cancer > Treatment > Juvenile literature.
Gene therapy > Juvenile literature.

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