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Cancer epidemiology and prevention

Author: David Schottenfeld; Joseph F Fraumeni
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Drawing widely from international sources, the new edition of this reference book on cancer causes, incidence, mortality and survival patterns, also includes chapters on social class, obesity, physical activity and chemoprevention plus other related topics in the field.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Schottenfeld; Joseph F Fraumeni
ISBN: 0195149610 9780195149616
OCLC Number: 61167728
Notes: Previous edition: 1996.
Description: xviii, 1392 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: I. Basic concepts. Cause and cancer epidemiology / Steven N. Goodman and Jonathan M. Samet --
Morphologic and molecular classification of human cancer / Thomas J. Giordano --
Cancer precursors / Thomas E. Rohan [and others] --
Molecular and genetic events in neoplastic transformation / Ayse E. Erson and Elizabeth M. Petty --
Risk assessment of carcinogenic hazards / Leslie T. Stayner, Paolo Boffetta, and Harri Vainio --
Application of biomarkers in cancer epidemiology / Montserrat Garcia-Closas [and others] --
Genetic concepts and methods in epidemiologic research / Neil J. Risch and Alice S. Whittemore --
II. The magnitude of cancer. International patterns of cancer incidence and mortality / D. Maxwell Parkin and Freddie I. Bray --
Cancer incidence, mortality, and patient survival in the United States / Lynn A.G. Ries and Susan S. Devesa --
Socioeconomic disparities in cancer incidence and mortality / Ichiro Kawachi and Candyce Kroenke --
Migrant studies / Laurence N. Kolonel and Lynne R. Wilkins --
Economic impact of cancer in the United States / Martin L. Brown and K. Robin Yabroff. III. The causes of cancer. Tobacco / Michael J. Thun and S. Jane Henley --
Alcohol / James R. Marshall and Jo Freudenheim --
Ionizing radiation / John D. Boice, Jr. --
Solar radiation / Adele C. Green and David C. Whiteman --
Electromagnetic fields and radiofrequency radiation / David A. Savitz and Anders Ahlbom --
Occupation / Jack Siemiatycki, Lesley Richardson, and Paolo Boffetta --
Air pollution / Jonathan M. Samet and Aaron J. Cohen --
Water contaminants / Kenneth P. Cantor [and others] --
Diet and nutrition / Walter C. Willett --
Obesity and body composition / Rachel Ballard-Barbash [and others] --
Physical activity / I-Min Lee and Yuko Oguma --
Oxogenous hormones / James V. Lacey, Jr., Graham A. Colditz, and David Schottenfeld --
Pharmaceuticals other than hormones / Laurel A. Habel and Gary D. Friedman --
Infectious agents / Nancy E. Mueller [and others] --
Immunologic factors / Gareth J. Morgan, Martha S. Linet, and Charles S. Rabkin --
Hereditary neoplastic syndromes / Noralane M. Lindor, Carl J. Lindor, and Mark H. Greene --
Genetic modifiers of cancer risk / Neil E. Caporaso. IV. Cancer by tissue of origin. Cancers of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses / Alyson J. Littman and Thomas L. Vaughan --
Nasopharyngeal cancer / Mimi c. Yu and Jian-Min Yuan --
Cancer of the larynx / Andrew F. Olshan --
Cancer of the lung / Margaret R. Spitz [and others] --
Pleural and peritoneal neoplasms / Paolo Boffetta and Leslie T. Stayner --
Cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx / Susan T. Mayne, Douglas E. Morse, and Deborah M. Winn --
Esophageal cancer / William J. Blot, Joseph K. McLaughlin, and Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr. --
Stomach cancer / Atsuko Shibata and Julie Parsonnet --
Cancer of the pancreas / Kristin E. Anderson, Thomas M. Mack, and Debra T. Silverman --
Liver cancer / W. Thomas London and Katherine A. McGlynn --
Biliary tract cancer / Ann W. Hsing [and others] --
Cancers of the small intestne / Jennifer L. Beebe-Dimmer and David Schottenfeld --
Cancers of the colon and rectum / Edward Giovannucci and Kana Wu --
Anal cancer / Morten Frisch and Mads Melbye --
The leukemias / Martha S. Linet, Susan S. Devesa, and Gareth J. Morgan --
Hodgkin lymphoma / Nancy E. Mueller and Seymour Grufferman --
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma / Patricia Hartge [and others] --
Multiple myeloma / Anneclaire J. De Roos [and others]. Bone cancer / Robert W. Miller, John D. boice, Jr., and Rochelle E. Curtis --
Soft tissue sarcoma / Marianne Berwick --
Thyroid cancer / Elaine Ron and Arthur B. Schneider --
Breast cancer / Graham A. colditz, Heather J. Baer, and Rulla M. Tamimi --
Ovarian cancer / Susan E. Hankinson and Kim N. Danforth --
Endometrial cancer / Linda S. Cook [and others] --
Cervical cancer / Mark H. Schiffman and Allan Hildesheim --
Cancers of the vulva and vagina / Margaret M. Madeleine and Janet R. Daling --
Choriocarcinoma / Julie R. Palmer and Colleen M. Feltmate --
Renal cancer / Joseph K. McLaughlin [and others] --
Bladder cancer / Debra T. Silverman [and others] --
Prostate cancer / Elizabeth A. Platz and Edward Giovannucci --
Testicular cancer / Aruna V. Sarma, Julie C. McLaughlin, and David Schottenfeld --
Penile cancer / Louise Wideroff and David Schottenfeld --
Nervous system / Susan Preston-Martin, Reema Munir, and Indro Chakrabarti --
Cutaneous and ocular melanoma / Stephen B. Gruber and Bruce K. Armstrong --
Keratinocyte carcinomas (basal and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin) / Margaret R. Karagas, Martin A. Weinstock, and Heather H. Nelson --
Cancers in children / Julie A. Ross and Logan G. Spector --
Multiple primary cancers / David Schottenfeld and Jennifer L. Beebe-Dimmer. V. Cancer prevention and control. Principles and applications of cancer prevention and control interventions / Robert A. Hiatt and Barbara K. Rimer --
Increasing the contribution of epidemiology to the primary prevention of cancer / Beverly Rockhill and Douglas Weed --
Cancer risk communication and comprehension / Karen M. Emmons, Cara Cuite, and Erika Waters --
Principles of screening / Bernard Levin and Philip C. Prorok --
Cancer chemoprevention / Jye L. Viner, Ernest Hawk, and Scott M. Lippman --
Regulating carcinogens / Jonathan M. Samet, Thomas A. Burke and Lynn Goldman.
Responsibility: edited by David Schottenfeld, Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr. ; associate editors, Graham A. Colditz, Jonathan M. Samet, Alice S. Whittemore.
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