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ESMO handbook of cancer prevention

Author: Dirk Schrijvers; European Society for Medical Oncology.
Publisher: London : Informa Healthcare ; Boca Raton, FL : Distributed in North and South America by Taylor & Francis, 2008.
Series: European Society for Medical Oncology handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summarizes the world of research into prevention of cancer. This book presents the points of relevance for oncologists and those involved professionally with prevention and screening programmes.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dirk Schrijvers; European Society for Medical Oncology.
ISBN: 9780415390859 0415390850
OCLC Number: 180880635
Description: ix, 172 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Cancer epidemiology --
Types of prevention : basic concepts --
Methodologies in cancer prevention --
Obesity and exercising --
Hormones --
Environment-related factors --
Viral agents : hepatitis B and hepatocellular carcinoma --
Viral agents : human papilloma virus --
Cigarette smoking and smoking cessation --
Alcohol --
Nutrition --
Work-related risk factors --
Drug-related cancers --
Radiation --
Breast cancer : chemoprevention and screening --
Cervical cancer --
Colorectal cancer --
Prostate cancer prevention --
Lung cancer screening --
Hereditary cancer syndromes : general principles on the role of prevention and screening --
Hereditary cancer syndromes : role of prevention and screening.
Series Title: European Society for Medical Oncology handbooks.
Other Titles: European Society for Medical Oncology handbook of cancer prevention
Responsibility: editors, Dirk Schrijvers [and others].

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Summarizes the world of research into prevention of cancer. This book presents the points of relevance for oncologists and those involved professionally with prevention and screening programmes.  Read more...

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