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Clinical cancer prevention

Author: Hansjörg Senn; Florian Otto
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, ©2011.
Series: Recent results in cancer research, 188.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is based on presentations by some of the world's leading experts at the Sixth International Conference on Clinical Cancer Prevention, held in St. Gallen, Switzerland, during March 2010. The main themes are the latest advances in the prevention of breast and prostate cancer and the role of infection in the development of liver and gastric cancer. Special emphasis is given to perspectives on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Congresses
Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
International Conference on Clinical Cancer Prevention (6th : 2010 : St. Gallen, Switzerland).
Clinical cancer prevention.
Heidelberg : Springer, ©2011
(DLC) 2010933082
(OCoLC)659246561
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hansjörg Senn; Florian Otto
ISBN: 9783642108587 364210858X
OCLC Number: 704395393
Description: 1 online resource (x, 162 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Allocating Cancer-Directed Expenditures: Tensions Between Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment is Unnecessary --
Lessons Learned from Prevention Programs: Different Endpoints Should Be Used in Secondary and Tertiary Prevention --
Biomarkers for Early Detection and as Surrogate Endpoints in Cancer Prevention Trials: Issues and Opportunities --
Targeting Polyamines and Inflammation for Cancer Prevention --
Thinking About the Role (Largely Ignored) of Heavy Metals in Cancer Prevention: Hexavalent Chromium and Melanoma as a Case in Point --
Hepatitis B Virus and Cancer Prevention --
Chemoprevention of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Chronic Hepatitis C --
Nutritional Aspects of Primary Prostate Cancer Prevention --
Prostate Cancer Prevention with 5 Alpha-Reductase Inhibitors --
Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer --
Physical Activity and Breast Cancer: Review of the Epidemiologic Evidence and Biologic Mechanisms --
Prevention of Breast Cancer by Newer SERMs in the Future --
Chemoprevention of Hormone Receptor-Negative Breast Cancer: New Approaches Needed.
Series Title: Recent results in cancer research, 188.
Responsibility: Hans-Jörg Senn, Florian Otto, editors.

Abstract:

This book is based on presentations by some of the world's leading experts at the Sixth International Conference on Clinical Cancer Prevention, held in St. Gallen, Switzerland, during March 2010. The main themes are the latest advances in the prevention of breast and prostate cancer and the role of infection in the development of liver and gastric cancer. Special emphasis is given to perspectives on the chemoprevention of breast cancer, as the conference included an international consensus meeting on this subject. New research findings are presented and potentially more effective cancer preven.
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