Fighting CancerBook - 2015
Cancer is a global killer. It involves a large group of potentially deadly diseases, as many as 200, that cause an estimated 13 percent of all deaths worldwide. Besides causes and preventions, this thorough look at the disease also includes information about genetic screening and treatments. It answers questions such as what chemotherapy does and what alternatives are available for cancer treatments. Significant breakthroughs including gene therapy and immunotherapy have given us hope for the future of a cancer cure. This absorbing volume addresses many concerns about a topic often in the news that personally touches many lives.
Publisher: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, ©2015
Branch Call Number: 616.994 ANN 2015
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Tiny battlefields. Fighting cancer