Fundamentals of Cancer Epidemiology

ISBN-10: 076373618X

ISBN-13: 9780763736187

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

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Fundamentals of Cancer Epidemiologynbsp;summarizes the current body of knowledge--what cancer is, how it is defined, how it develops in biological and genetic terms, what groups are at highest risk, and what causes it. Using a unique framework, it helps readers develop an in-depth understanding of major risk factors and how they affect specific cancers, as well as how co-factors contribute to risk for particular cancers. nbsp; The second edition has been thoroughly updated and includes: nbsp; New chapters on cancer screening, drugs and cancer and childhood cancers Expanded sections on interactions between genetic and environmental risk factors. Recent observations about the biology of normal cells and cancer cells and the implications for determining the etiology of various cancers New materials on cancer prevention strategies Expanded discussions about the public health implications of new scientific findings concerning the causes of various cancers.
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List price: $190.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 1/2/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 541
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

The Descriptive Epidemiology of Cancer
Basic Terminology
Biology of Normal Cells
Biology of Cancer Cells
Laboratory Experimental Studies
Biomarkers and Epidemiological Studies of Cancer
Epidemiological Studies of Genetic Factors for Cancer
Occupation and Cancer
Tobacco and Cancer
Alcohol and Cancer
Ionizing, Nonionizing, and Solar Radiation and Cancer
Infectious Agents and Cancer
Immunity and Cancer Risk
Endogenous Hormones and Cancer
Exogenous Hormones and Cancer
Diet and Cancer
Childhood Cancer
Cancer Screening
Informational Web Sites
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