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Breast cancer / Carrie Fredericks, book editor.

Fredericks, Carrie. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Perspectives on diseases and disorders.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library YA 616.99 POD (Text) 38650833377557 YA NON-FIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780737742442
  • ISBN: 0737742445
  • Physical Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, [2009]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding breast cancer: An overview of breast cancer / Richard M. McCartney, Teresa G. Odle, and Tish Davidson ; Treatment options for breast cancer / National Cancer Institute ; Men and breast cancer / Teresa G. Odle ; Breast cancer in young women / Susan M. Love with Karen Lindsey ; The future of breast cancer / Judith Cookis Rubens --
The controversial side of breast cancer: Estrogen is beneficial to breast health / Dixie Mills ; Estrogen increases the risk of breast cancer / Mary Jane Minkin and Toby Hanlon ; Abortion raises the risk of breast cancer / Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer ; There is no relationship between abortion and breast cancer / National Abortion Federation ; Genetic screening for breast cancer has pros and cons / ; Genetic testing is most useful for only a small group of people / Flora Lichtman ; Breast cancer screening is not always necessary / Breast Cancer Action ; Low-fat diet may help breast cancer / Charlene Laino ; Diet does not lessen breast cancer recurrence / Associated Press --
The personal side of breast cancer: The courage of breast cancer patients / Jennie Nash ; A man recounts his mastectomy / William C. Rands III ; Pregnancy and breast cancer / Andrea Gurwitt ; Implants and breast cancer / Jen Lyon as told to Cynthia Wang -- Glossary -- Chronology
Summary, etc.:
Learn about breast cancer, including its causes and treatments, presented in a pro-con format.
Target Audience Note:
4-8 Gumdrop Books.
4-8 Gumdrop Books.
Subject: Breast > Cancer > Popular works.
Breast > Cancer > Juvenile popular works.

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