This book aims to give a realistic picture of cancer. It explains how cancer occurs when cells multiply out of control. It gives information about all the common cancers: possible causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments. There is advice on reducing your risk of cancer, and a look at how the disease affects family life. Throughout, case studies are used to show how cancer affects real people.
Dr Kirsten Lamb is a General Practitioner with a special interest in how medical services are delivered to young people. She has written two other titles in this series.