The Encyclopedia of Cancer (Facts on File Library of Health by Carol A Turkington

By Carol A Turkington

A concise and complete connection with this devastating, frequent illness, The Encyclopedia of melanoma presents an intensive creation to the various differing types and points of melanoma. protecting every little thing from leukemia to cancer to colon melanoma, greater than four hundred entries aspect the entire fundamentals of melanoma and handle its many varieties. Thorough factors of nationwide and worldwide data, gender adjustments, and promising examine are incorporated, in addition to lists of corporations associated with oncology and sufferer matters, and masses extra. the main finished single-volume reference of its variety, this encyclopedia is key for college and public libraries, normal readers, and pros alike.

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These data show that the overall incidence of brain and central nervous system cancers began to rise in 1973, eight years before the approval of aspartame, and continued to rise until 1985. Increases in overall brain cancer incidence have occurred primarily in 24 asbestos the 70 and older age group, a group that has not been exposed to the highest doses of aspartame since its 1981 introduction. Since 1985 the incidence of these cancers has stabilized, and in the last three years for which data are available (1991–93), the incidence has decreased slightly.

It is safer to consume antioxidants as part of a healthy diet. Antioxidants are found in: • fruits and vegetables (especially blueberries and yellow fruits and vegetables) • brown rice and other whole grains • meats • eggs • dairy products 20 antiperspirants and breast cancer antiperspirants and breast cancer Despite persistent rumors in the media and on the Internet about a link between antiperspirants or deodorants and BREAST CANCER, scientists at the NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE say they are not aware of any research to support a link between the use of these products and the subsequent development of breast cancer.

Both men and women in this group experience the highest incidence of LIVER CANCER and STOMACH CANCER of any group. While the liver cancer incidence for American Indian/Alaska Natives is much lower, Asian/Pacific Islanders and American Indian/Alaska Natives are the only populations in which the liver is among the top ten cancer sites. Asian/Pacific Islander women have the third highest breast cancer incidence, but Asian/Pacific Islander women have the lowest breast cancer death rates. They also have the third lowest COLORECTAL CANCER death rates.

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