Kids and Cancer

Kids and Cancer

by Toney Allman


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Diabetes, autism, and asthma are just a few of the common illnesses or conditions that afflict young people. In the Diseases and Disorders of Youth series, students will learn more about these conditions including what they are, what causes them, whether they can be treated or cured, and what it is like to live with them. Personal accounts and quotes from health experts help round out the discussion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781682823972
Publisher: Referencepoint Pr Inc
Publication date: 08/01/2018
Series: Diseases and Disorders of Youth
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Once-Deadly Diagnosis 4

Chapter 1 What Is Cancer? 8

Chapter 2 What Causes Cancer? 22

Chapter 3 Can Cancer Be Treated or Cured? 36

Chapter 4 What Is It Like to Live with Cancer? 51

Source Notes 65

Organizations and Websites 69

For Further Research 71

Index 73

Picture Credits 79

About the Author 80

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