Cancer and You: How to Stack the Odds in your Favour

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CRC Press, Jun 1, 1999 - Science - 172 pages
Cancer and You explains what cancer is, in a clear unassuming way, and thus encourage the reader to be less frightened of confronting the disease. The main causes of cancer are discussed and changes in lifestyle which could significantly lessen the risk of developing cancer are indicated. This book provides useful information for anyone on how to stack the odds against cancer
 

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Contents

Some basic biology
15
What is cancer?
31
Cancer types
47
Why do you develop cancer?
55
Cancer diagnosis
65
How is cancer treated?
71
Treatments for the common cancers
83
Cancer and lifestyle
97
Your body and cancer awareness
105
Radiation risks
113
Diet obesity and cancer
119
Tobacco and alcohol
131
Viruses and cancer
141
Index
153
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