skip to content
Cancer : a guide for patients and their families Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Cancer : a guide for patients and their families

Author: C J Williams; Sue Williams
Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, ©1986.
Series: Wiley medical publication.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This book's aim is to dispel the confusion and mystique which surrounds cancer, by presenting in simple, clear language what cancer is, how it is investigated, how a diagnosis is made, and what  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Popular Works
Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C J Williams; Sue Williams
ISBN: 0471998419 9780471998419 0471910171 9780471910176
OCLC Number: 13062836
Description: viii, 341 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: What is Cancer? Who Gets Cancer? Which are the Common Cancers? What are the Warning Signs of Cancer? Cancer Screening; How is the Diagnosis Made? How Does Cancer Spread? What is Staging? Investigations Used to Diagnose and Stage Cancer; Surgery for Cancer; Radiotherapy for Cancer; Drug Treatment (Chemotherapy) of Cancer; Cancer of the Stomach; Cancer of the Pancreas; Liver Cancer; Cancer of the Oesophagus (Gullet); Large Bowel (Colon or Rectum) Cancer; Cancer of the Breast; Cancer of the Ovary; Cancer of the Uterus (Womb); Cancer of the Cervix (Neck of the Womb); Cancer of the Vulva; Cancer of the Vagina; Choriocarcinoma; Kidney Cancer; Bladder Cancer; Cancer of the Prostate; Cancer of the Testicle; Lung Cancer; Cancer of the Head and Neck; Hodgkin's Disease; Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas; Acute Leukaemia; Chronic Leukaemia; Multiple Myeloma; Rodent Ulcers and Squamous Cancer of the Skin; Malignant Melanoma; Brain; Thyroid; Cancer in Children; Neuroblastoma; Wilm's Tumour; Soft Tissue Sarcomas; Chondrosarcoma; Ewing's Sarcoma; Osteogenic Sarcoma; Leukaemia; Lymphomas; What are Response, Relapse and Remission? Treatment for the Symptoms of Cancer; Talking about Cancer.
Series Title: Wiley medical publication.
Responsibility: Chris and Sue Williams.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13062836> # Cancer : a guide for patients and their families
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "13062836" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Place/chichester> ; # Chichester
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Topic/neoplasms> ; # Neoplasms
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Thing/man> ; # Man
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/616.994/e19/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Topic/cancer> ; # Cancer
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/845317> ; # Cancer
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Topic/medical_oncology> ; # Medical Oncology
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/46417374> ; # Sue Williams
   schema:copyrightYear "1986" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/100385561> ; # Christopher John Hacon Williams
   schema:datePublished "1986" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3943342774> ;
   schema:genre "Popular works"@en ;
   schema:genre "Popular Works"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Series/a_wiley_medical_publication> ; # A Wiley medical publication
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Series/wiley_medical_publication> ; # Wiley medical publication.
   schema:name "Cancer : a guide for patients and their families"@en ;
   schema:productID "13062836" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/13062836#PublicationEvent/chichester_new_york_wiley_1986> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Agent/wiley> ; # Wiley
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780471910176> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780471998419> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB8606954> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/13062836> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Series/a_wiley_medical_publication> # A Wiley medical publication
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13062836> ; # Cancer : a guide for patients and their families
   schema:name "A Wiley medical publication" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3943342774#Series/wiley_medical_publication> # Wiley medical publication.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13062836> ; # Cancer : a guide for patients and their families
   schema:name "Wiley medical publication." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/845317> # Cancer
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Cancer"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100385561> # Christopher John Hacon Williams
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Williams" ;
   schema:givenName "Christopher John Hacon" ;
   schema:givenName "C. J." ;
   schema:name "Christopher John Hacon Williams" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/46417374> # Sue Williams
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Williams" ;
   schema:givenName "Sue" ;
   schema:name "Sue Williams" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780471910176>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0471910171" ;
   schema:isbn "9780471910176" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780471998419>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0471998419" ;
   schema:isbn "9780471998419" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.