When I lost my Dad to cancer, I was totally clueless and decided to do some research. This is an awesome eBook, very educational. It will change how you deal with your loved ones who have been or are now a vistim of cancer.
This is a great Ebook if you want to understand Cancer!!
This ebook is clearly written in basic terms along with a visual diagram for every topic. It is an amazing ebook for someone who wants to know more about Cancer without getting too technical!!
The following huge list of topics are covered:
What is Cancer?
Different Kinds of Cancers
Loss of Normal Growth
Example of Normal Growth
The Beginning of Cancerous Growth
Invasion and Metastasis
Malignant Versus Benign Tumors
Why Cancer is Potentially Dangerous
Cancer Detection and Diagnosis
Early Cancer May Not Have Any Symptoms
Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT)
Microscopic Apperance of Cancer Cells
Carcinoma in Situ
What Causes Cancer?
Populations - Based Studies
Heredity? Behaviors? Other Factors
Tobacco Use and Cancer
Low - Strength Radiation
High - Strength Radiation
Examples of Human Cancer Viruses
AIDS and Kaposi's Sarcoma
Bacteria and Stomach Cancer
Heredity and Cancer
Heredity Can Affect Many Types of Cancer
Cancer Risk and Aging
Gene and Cancer
Gene Mutations and Cancer
Proto - Oncogenes and Normal Cell Growth
Oncogenes are Mutant Forms of Proto - Oncogenes
Oncogenes Act Like an Accelerator
Tumor Suppressor Genes
Tumor Suppressor Genes Act Like a Break Pedal
The p53 Tumor Suppressor Gene Triggers Cell Suicide
Cancer Tends to Involve Multiple Mutations
Protect Yourself Against Sunlight
Limited Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption
Diet: Limit Fats and Calories
Diet: Consume Fruits and Vegetables
Avoid Cancer Viruses
Avoid Carcinogens at Work and at Home
Is There a Cancer "Epidemic"?
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