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Cancer prevention and control

Author: Peter Greenwald; Barnett S Kramer; Douglas L Weed
Publisher: New York : M. Dekker, ©1995.
Series: Basic and clinical oncology, 6.
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Describes the science and practice of the rapidly emerging discipline of cancer prevention and control, placing specific emphasis on the magnitude of the cancer problem, methods and study design  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Greenwald; Barnett S Kramer; Douglas L Weed
ISBN: 0824792580 9780824792589
OCLC Number: 31206295
Description: xiv, 803 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction: history of cancer prevention and control / Peter Greenwald --
Burden of cancer --
Cancer patterns in the United States / Kenneth C. Chu, Barnett S. Kramer --
Patterns in minorities and special populations / Claudia R. Baquet, Carrie P. Hunter --
International patterns of cancer / C.S. Muir --
Economic burden of cancer / Martin L. Brown, Lou Fintor --
Basic concepts in the biology of cancer --
Molecular biology and epidemiology of cancer / I. Bernard Weinstein, Reginal M. Santella, Frederica Perera. Biomarkers and histology of premalignant and malignant lesions / Gail L. Shaw, James L. Mulshine --
Role of tumor progression in prevention of cancer and reduction of cancer mortality / Wallace H. Clark, Jr. --
Environmental health risk assessment: a Canadian perspective / Daniel Krewski [and others] --
Interactions between nature and nurture / Emily L. Harris --
Methodologies of cancer prevention research --
Nonexperimental methods / Adolfo Correa --
Experimental methods in cancer prevention research / Ross L. Prentice --
Screening studies / Philip C. Prorok. Data sources / William P. McWhorter --
Improved decision making in cancer prevention and control: selected evaluation methods and their use / Arnold D. Kaluzny, James E. Veney --
Metaanalysis / Geoffrey R. Howe --
Causal and preventive inference / Douglas L. Weed --
Practice of cancer prevention and control --
Dietary prevention / Peter Greenwald, Carolyn Clifford --
Chemoprevention of cancer / Scott M. Lippman, Steven E. Benner, Waun Ki Hong --
Tobacco products / Nigel Gray. Cancer control in special populations: African-Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, poor and underserved / George A. Alexander --
Cancer prevention in the workplace / Philip J. Landrigan [and others] --
Translating science into practice: cancer prevention in primary care medicine / William J. Mayer, Robert W. Beardall --
Public health potential for cancer prevention and control / Marianne Haenlein Alciati, Katherine M. Marconi --
Public policy issues / Kenneth E. Warner --
Cancer prevention and the law / Amanda B. Pedersen. Ethics in cancer prevention and control / Douglas L. Weed, Steven S. Coughlin --
Prevention and control for organ-specific tumors --
Early detection and prevention of breast cancer / Kathy J. Helzlsouer --
Prevention and control of colorectal cancer / Sidney J. Winawer, Moshe Shike --
Lung cancer / Jonathan M. Samet --
Female reproductive tract: cervix, endometrium ovary / Mary B. Daly, Caryn E. Lerman, Michael A. Bookman --
Skin cancer: prevention and control / Howard K. Koh [and others] --
Cancer of the head and neck / Steven E. Benner, Scott M. Lippman, Waun Ki Hong. Genitourinary cancer / Stefan Madajewicz --
Other gastrointestinal cancers: stomach, liver / Barnett S. Kramer, Karen A. Johnson --
Future of cancer prevention and control --
Cancer control modeling / J.D.F. Habbema, Edward J. Sondik --
Training in cancer prevention and control / Douglas L. Weed, Corinne G. Husten --
NCI state-of-the-art statements on cancer screening --
Dietary guidelines --
State cancer control map and data program targeting cancer control at the local level.
Series Title: Basic and clinical oncology, 6.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Greenwald, Barnett S. Kramer, Douglas L. Weed.

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