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Living with Cancer by ZoAnn Dreyer

Living with Cancer

Part of the Teen's Guides Series


Living with Cancer by ZoAnn Dreyer

This is a complete guide for teens coping with cancer. Cancer is a general term that applies to more than 100 different types of cancer. Each type of cancer has a special kind of treatment, unique problems, and general outlook. Cancer is largely a disease that affects older adults, though children can get a few types of cancer as well, including leukemia, a cancer of the blood; bone cancer; and brain tumors. Living with Cancer is a clear, concise guide to the nature of this disease and its consequences on day-to-day life. Filled with pertinent facts, this accessible book uses case studies and dramatized, real-life examples to illustrate the impact of living with cancer. An appendix presents useful information such as various organizations, support groups, online resources, and further reading.

About the Author

ZoAnn Dreyer, M.D., is associate professor of the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology/Oncology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas

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Publication date

15th May 2008


ZoAnn Dreyer

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Checkmark Books an imprint of Facts On File Inc


208 pages


Personal & social issues: body & health (Children's / Teenage)
Coping with illness & specific conditions



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