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Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer

The resource students and researchers will turn to for reliable, up-to-date and clearly written information, the Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer is a comprehensive survey of 120 cancers, cancer drugs, traditional and alternative treatments and diagnostic procedures. The Encyclopedia includes entries covering cancers, cancer drugs, treatments, side effects and diagnostic procedures. Entries typically include the following elements:

  • Causes and Symptoms
  • Definition
  • Description
  • Diagnosis
  • Prevention
  • Resources
  • Risks
  • Special Concerns
  • And more

An appendix provides complete contact information for cancer centers, national support groups, government agencies and research groups. Features include anatomical illustrations of the major body systems, a subject index and approximately 200 photographs and drawings.

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