Cancer: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

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Wiley, 1986 - Medical - 341 pages
Cancer is the disease people dread most. It is surrounded by myth, mystery, and most of all, silence. Often we assume that all cancers are painful and fatal - a disease for which there is no cure and no hope. Although this is not true, the attitude persists amongst cancer patients and their families, largely as a result of poor communication and lack of factual information. Considerable progress has been made in the control of cancer and in many cases it can be cured or contained - but this is not widely understood.

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Contents

What is cancer?
1
Who gets cancer?
4
Which are the common cancers?
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About the author (1986)

Williams graduated from Brighton University in 1986 specializing in illustration and is now an established artist working from her north London studio.

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