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Bone metastasis : what you need to know-- now, [from the Experts at the American Cancer Society]

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Bone metastasis : what you need to know-- now
Title
Bone metastasis
Title remainder
what you need to know-- now
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[from the Experts at the American Cancer Society]
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Language
eng
Summary
A guide to bone metastasis that provides information on the disease's risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment and discusses working with a physician, research, and life after treatment
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DLC
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616.99/471
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index present
LC call number
RC280.B6
LC item number
B675 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [51]-53) and index
Contents
  • Risk factors and causes
  • What are the risk factors for bone metastasis?
  • Risk factors for cancer
  • Risk factors for bone metastasis
  • Do we know what causes bone metastasis?
  • How cancer cells spread
  • Why some cancers spread to bone
  • What happens when cancer grows in bones?
  • [pt. 3].
  • Prevention
  • [pt. 1].
  • Can bone metastasis be prevented?
  • [pt. 4].
  • Diagnosis
  • How is bone metastasis diagnosed?
  • Symptoms of bone metastasis
  • Imaging tests to detect bone metastasis
  • Blood tests to detect bone metastasis
  • Urine tests to detect bone metastasis
  • Tissue and cell sampling tests to detect bone metastasis
  • Your bone metastasis
  • What is cancer?
  • What is bone metastasis?
  • metastatic cancer
  • Bone metastasis : what is means
  • What are the key statistics about bone metastasis?
  • [pt. 2].
  • Clinical trials
  • Complementary and alternative therapies
  • More treatment information
  • [pt. 6].
  • Questions to ask
  • What should you ask your doctor about bone metastasis?
  • [pt. 7].
  • After treatment
  • What happens after treatment for bone metastasis?
  • Other things to consider
  • [pt. 5].
  • [pt. 8].
  • Latest research
  • What's new in bone metastasis research and treatment
  • Angiogenesis
  • Radiation therapy
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Targeted therapies
  • New tests
  • Search for new drugs
  • [pt. 9].
  • Treatment
  • Resources
  • Additional resources
  • More information from your American Cancer Society
  • National organizations and web sites
  • References
  • Glossary
  • Index
  • How is bone metastasis treated?
  • Systemic therapy
  • Local therapy
  • Surgery
  • Pain medications for bone metastasis
  • Bisphosophonates
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18 cm.
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73 p.
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9780944235812
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(pbk. : alk. paper)
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2007038361
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