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Written by Ann O. Squire


ISBN: 978-0-531-21472-5

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About 12.5 percent of all deaths in the world are caused by cancer, making it deadlier than AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria combined. Readers will discover how this common, yet deadly disease is diagnosed and treated. They will also learn how different kinds of cancer affect the body differently and why some types are deadlier than others.
This title will ship September 2015
Item #: 641865
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2016
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 616.99'4
  • Statistics illustrate how common different illnesses are and how effectively they can be treated
  • Colorful photos show what life is like for people living with illnesses
  • Sidebars provide in-depth info about new treatments, common symptoms, and much more
  • Glossaries explain difficult terms in a way that makes them easy to understand
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com