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- 100 Questions and Answers about Melanoma & Other Skin Cancers (2003)
Whether you're a newly diagnosed skin cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend of either, this book offers help. The only text to provde the doctor and a patient's view, 100 Questions & Answers About Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. Written by two skin healthcare professionals and a melanoma survivor, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease.

- Saving Your Skin: Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment of Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers (1998)
An all-around guide, the book includes information on how to detect melanoma in its early stages--with descriptions of what it is and what causes it--how to fight sun, the skin's worst enemy; how to perform a skin self-exam at home; how to pick a dermatologist; patient support networks; and more. Color photos.

- The Skin Cancer Answer (1998)
A complete guide to a new vegetable-based skin cancer treatment, offered by the authors of the bestselling "Sharks Don't Get Cancer".

- Skin Health Information for Teens: Health Tips About Dermatological Concerns and Skin Cancer Risks (Teen Health Series) (2003)
Grade 7 Up-This book bridges the gap between books with fashion-magazine appeal and serious medical reference works. Sources for the articles include government agencies such as the FDA, CDC, EPA, and National Cancer Institute, as well as professional organizations such as the American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Family Physicians, Skin Cancer Foundation, and numerous medical schools. Full citation information is provided on the first page of each chapter. Topics covered include skin basics, cosmetics, nail and hair care, skin cancer and tanning, various diseases and conditions, and care of injuries.

- The Antioxidant Miracle: Put Lipoic Acid, Pycogenol, and Vitamins E and C to Work for You (1999)
Finally, a book by a renowned and active researcher that proves the value of nutritional supplements. The Antioxidant Miracle provides a shield protecting us from disease and ensuring health. The information in this book could save your life!

- The Skin Cancer Breakthrough Program (2002)
Well over one million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed yearly in the United States alone. Malignant melanoma by far the most dangerous and potentially lethal is increasing at an alarming rate.
Why are more people getting skin cancer and who is really at risk?
The Skin Cancer Breakthrough Program attempts to answer these questions while examining the environmental as well as the dietary and nutritional factors that may determine an individuals risk of getting skin cancer as well as premature aging of the skin and wrinkles.


- The Complete Cancer Survival Guide: Everything You Must Know and Where to go For State-Of-The-Art Treatment of the 25 Most Common Forms of Cancer (2003)
Teeley, a cancer survivor, offers an indispensable guide for patients and health-care professionals. Because of his friendship with then Vice-President George Bush, for whom he worked as press secretary, Teeley learned about an experimental trial at Georgetown University's Lombardi Cancer Center. Teeley stresses that even without a connection, armed with research and the resources to ask questions, every cancer patient should be able to get the best available treatment.

- Prevention of Skin Cancer (Cancer Prevention-Cancer Causes, 3) (2003)
The Cancer Council Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Highlights the full spectrum of issues relating to the primary prevention of skin cancer from a population and public health perspective. Examines the causes and risk factors and presents recent research on the carcinogenicity of solar radiation. Also discusses ozone depletion.

- Neoplasms with Apocrine Differentiation (Ackerman's Histologic Diagnosis of Neoplastic Skin Diseases: A Method by Pattern Analysis) (1998)
Replete with more than 1,400 photomicrographs of exceptional quality -- all presented in a sequence of magnifications progressing from scanning to high -- this new book also is unique in content. It is the only volume extant devoted entirely to neoplasms with apocrine differentiation, and those cutaneous neoplasms are the most numerous adnexal ones and the most varied in morphologic appearance. Criteria for histopathologic diagnosis of every benign and malignant neoplasm with apocrine differentiation are set forth comprehensively, cogently, and lucidly.

- Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancers of the Head and Neck (1996)
A reference and management guide for clinicians, covering the broad clinical entity of non-melanoma skin cancer with an emphasis on the management of advanced or aggressive skin cancers of the head and neck.

- Coping With Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers (Coping) (1999)
Gr 7 Up-Skin cancers usually affect adults but do sometimes occur in younger people. This book outlines the risks and looks at ways that teens can protect themselves, now and in the long term, by avoiding activities such as sunbathing and smoking. In a personable manner, Long discusses the types of skin cancers, causes, and treatment with a special emphasis on how to cope with a positive diagnosis.

- Cancers of the Skin (2002)
Univ. of Zurich, Switzerland. Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Cancers of the Skin, held July 18-21, 2001, in Zurich.

- The Broccoli Sprouts Breakthrough: The New Miracle Food for Cancer Prevention (1998)
In 1992, scientists found that broccoli sprouts contain an important cancer-fighter called "sulphoraphane". This book reveals information on this latest, most exciting weapon against cancer. It provides not only the how and why sprouts work, but facts and figures on the latest cancer research and the startling statistics linked to this horrible disease.

- 21st Century Complete Medical Guide to Skin Cancer (Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma) - Authoritative Government Documents and Clinical References for Patients and Physicians with Practical Information on Diagnosis and Treatment Options (2002)
This up-to-date and comprehensive CD-ROM provides a superb collection of official Federal government documents on skin cancer: signs and symptoms, diagnosis, lab tests, treatment and management options, and ongoing clinical research. Every aspect of the disease is thoroughly covered. There is no other reference that is as fast, convenient, and portable - everything you need to know, from the federal sources you trust. Tumors covered include basal and squamous cell carcinoma. (Melanoma is not covered in this collection; please see our title in this series on malignant melanoma, ISBN 159248008X.)

- Diagnosis Unknown: Our Journey to an Unconventional Cure (1997)
Linda Smith woke up one morning with a small red dot just above her left eyelid. The lesion remained a source of intense pain and suffering and in the course of the next year, thirteen doctors could not heal or correctly diagnose the problem.
Then the journey began.
Through practitioners of "unconventional" medicine, alternative therapies helped her recover strength and eventually led to the source of the problem and to her healing.


- Practical Management of Skin Cancer (1999)
This practical book provides detailed guidelines for diagnosing and treating various skin cancers. Particular emphasis is on the more common forms of premalignant and malignant lesions, including actinic keratosis, Bowen disease, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma and its subtypes.

- American Cancer Society Atlas of Clinical Oncology: Skin Cancer (Book with CD-ROM) (2001)
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. A guide book for clinicians to understanding and managing skin cancer. Includes more than 200 photographs, illustrations, and radiographs. The CD-ROM contains the complete text and illustrations on searchable PDF files. System requirements not cited.

- Protect Your Life in the Sun: How to Minimize Your Exposure to Ultraviolet Sunlight and Prevent Skin Cancer and Eye Disorders (1993)


- Skin Cancers (Your Operation) (1996)
This text explains the prevention and causes of different types of cancers as well as the operations to treat them. While focusing on surgical treatment, it also discusses the need to protect children's skin in sunlight and looks at controversial issues, such as the use of sunbeds. The book also includes case histories and a questions and answers section.

- Skin Cancer and Uv Radiation (1997)
Proceedings of the international congress held in Bochum, Germany, in October, 1996. Covers the newest scientific standards in the field. DNLM: Skin Neoplasms--congresses.

- Understanding Skin Cancer Anatomical Chart (2000)


- Skin Cancer: A Practical Guide to Surgical Management (2002)
This is not a surgical manual but rather a dissertation on areas crucial for good patient management. This book has been written to clarify the current ideas on managing the three common types of skin cancer - basal cell, squamous cell and malignant melanoma. Priority is given to the principles of treatment but technical aspects are also covered with an emphasis on appropriateness for the different modalities. All the contributors to the book are involved in busy clinical practice dealing with hundreds of cases of skin cancer each year.


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