Cancer Prevention and Early Diagnosis in Women
Mosby, 2004 - Medical - 356 pages
This resource prepares health care providers in all specialties related to women's health to assess cancer risks in their patients, offer contemporary advice on prevention, and prescribe appropriate screening tests for early diagnosis. It provides practical guidance for the clinical setting, based on the latest scientific evidence. Coverage includes the principles of cancer screening, the most common cancer sites, the ethical and legal implications of genetic testing, and an evidence-based analysis of complementary therapies in cancer prevention.
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