Item description for Cancer and You: How to Stack the Odds in your Favour by Malcolm H Goyns...
Cancer is one of the major causes of death in our society, accounting for perhaps 25% of all deaths. Although more people die of heart disease, the word cancer appears to hold a special dread for many people. This attitude is of particular concern, because a fear of cancer could lead to people delaying contact with their doctor and thus losing the opportunity of receiving treatment which might result in a cure. During the past decade there have been immense scientific and clinical research efforts dedicated to understanding the nature of malignant disease. The subsequent increase in knowledge has provided insight as to why certain environmental factors appear to be associated with a much increased risk of developing cancer. Cancer and You explains what cancer is, in a way that will demystify the reader, and thus encourage them to be less frightened of confronting the disease, should it occur. The main causes of cancer, as far as we know them today, are discussed and changes in lifestyle
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Studio: Informa Healthcare
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.24" Width: 6.12" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.97 lbs.
Release Date Jun 23, 1999
Publisher Informa Healthcare
ISBN 9057024446 ISBN13 9789057024443