Lung Cancer (BOK)

Chris Falk

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Lung cancer is the most common cancer affecting the industrialized world and affects the lives of thousands of people, including patients' friends and family, every year. The most common cause of lung cancer is long-term exposure to tobacco smoke. The occurrence of lung cancer in nonsmokers, who account for as many as 15% of cases, is often attributed to a combination of genetic factors, radon gas, asbestos, and air pollution, including secondhand smoke. The aim of this book is to give, in a clear and simple way, succinct information about all aspects of this type of cancer, with a stress on the practical side of its treatment. The book also details how care is likely to be organised and what patients can do to help themselves, both if they have the disease and also how to stop smoking. Fully updated for this third edition, the book includes information on getting the best treatment and living with cancer, both of which are new approaches to the disease in the UK.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2009 Forfatter Chris Falk
Forlag
Oxford University Press
ISBN 9780199569335
Antall sider 168 Dimensjoner 12,9cm x 19,7cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 175 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Popular medicine & health, Oncology