100 Questions & Answers About Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2003 - Medical - 158 pages
Whether you're a newly diagnosed skin cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend of either, this book offers help. The only text to provde the doctor and a patient's view, 100 Questions & Answers About Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Written by two skin healthcare professionals and a melanoma survivor, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.
 

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Contents

The Basics
1
Risk Factors
17
Prevention and Protection
31
Detecting and Diagnosing Skin Cancer
43
What Does It Mean to Have Melanoma?
53
Treatment of Malignant Melanoma
61
Clinical Trials
99
NonMelanoma Skin Cancers
111
Appendix
125
Glossary
141
Index
149
Back Cover
159
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