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Essential Books for Health Professionals

National Health Education Standards, Second Edition

Written by the National Joint Committee on National Health Education Standards

Advocate for quality health education in schools! National Health Education were developed to establish, promote, and support health-enhancing behaviors for students in all grade levels, from pre-K through grade 12. The book includes the eight revised National Health Education Standard statements with supporting rationale; Refined Performance Indicators for four grade spans (Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12); an overview of the role of partners in supporting quality health education through access and equity for all students; an introduction to assessment and assessment systems; and supplemental resources on teaching, skill development, and assessment.

List price: $29.95


The Tobacco Atlas, Fourth Edition

Written by Michael Eriksen, Judith Mackay and Hana Ross

"If there is anything you want to know about tobacco, you can find it in The Tobacco Atlas." [Bill Gates] The latest edition of this groundbreaking Atlas gives shape and meaning to statistics about tobacco use and control. Full-color maps and graphics illustratte in a clear and accessible format the wide range of tobacco issues, revealing similarities and differences between countries, and exposing the behavior of the tobacco industry. It also examines solutions and predicts the future course of the epidemic.

List price: $39.95


The Cancer Atlas

Written by Dr. Judith Mackay, Dr. Ahmedin Jemal, Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. D. Maxwell Parkin. Foreword by John R. Seffrin, PhD, Julie Louise Gerberding, MD, MPH, and Peter Boyle, PhD

The essential reference in the global battle against cancer! This atlas illustrates the latest available data on the cancer epidemic, showing causes, stages of development, and prevalence rates of different types of cancers by gender, income group, and region. It also examines the cost of the disease, both in terms of health care and commercial interests, and the steps being taken to curb the epidemic, from research and screening to cancer management programs and health education. Topics include the following: Mechanism of Tumor Development, Risk Factors, Cancer in Children, Cancer Survivors, Cancer Registries, Research, Primary Prevention, Early Detection, Management and Treatment, Cancer Organizations, Health Education, Policies and Legislation, The Future of the Epidemic.

List price: $29.95


The Cancer Atlas (Spanish Language)

Written by Dr. Judith Mackay, Dr. Ahmedin Jemal, Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. D. Maxwell Parkin. Foreword by John R. Seffrin, PhD, Julie Louise Gerberding, MD, MPH, and Peter Boyle, PhD

The essential reference in the global battle against cancer! The Spanish version of this atlas illustrates the latest available data on the cancer epidemic, showing causes, stages of development, and prevalence rates of different types of cancers by gender, income group, and region. It also examines the cost of the disease, both in terms of health care and commercial interests, and the steps being taken to curb the epidemic, from research and screening to cancer management programs and health education. Topics include the following: Mechanism of Tumor Development, Risk Factors, Cancer in Children, Cancer Survivors, Cancer Registries, Research, Primary Prevention, Early Detection, Management and Treatment, Cancer Organizations, Health Education, Policies and Legislation, The Future of the Epidemic.

List price: $29.95


The Cancer Atlas (French Language)

Written by Dr. Judith Mackay, Dr. Ahmedin Jemal, Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. D. Maxwell Parkin. Foreword by John R. Seffrin, PhD, Julie Louise Gerberding, MD, MPH, and Peter Boyle, PhD

The essential reference in the global battle against cancer! The French edition of this atlas illustrates the latest available data on the cancer epidemic, showing causes, stages of development, and prevalence rates of different types of cancers by gender, income group, and region. It also examines the cost of the disease, both in terms of health care and commercial interests, and the steps being taken to curb the epidemic, from research and screening to cancer management programs and health education. Topics include the following: Mechanism of Tumor Development, Risk Factors, Cancer in Children, Cancer Survivors, Cancer Registries, Research, Primary Prevention, Early Detection, Management and Treatment, Cancer Organizations, Health Education, Policies and Legislation, The Future of the Epidemic.

List price: $29.95


Cancer Support Groups

A Guide for Facilitators

Written by Joan Hermann, MSW, LSW

Create a circle of support. Cancer Support Groups provides complete instructions and guidance for professionals and lay persons interested in starting and facilitating support groups for cancer survivors and their families and friends. This book discusses the characteristics of support and self-help groups, describes the mechanics of leading or facilitating groups, and offers guidance for organizing specialized groups based on type or stage of the disease, ethnic backgrounds, and age.

List Price: $3.99


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