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Fundamentals of cancer prevention

Author: David S Alberts; Lisa M Hess
Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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In its updated 3rd edition, this book provides new information on recent developments in the field. The scope has been expanded to include topics such as global health and new insight into the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: (GyWOH)har140007060
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David S Alberts; Lisa M Hess
ISBN: 9783642389825 3642389821
OCLC Number: 868018628
Description: viii, 663 pages : illustrations
Contents: Introduction to cancer prevention --
Assessing human and economic benefits of cancer prevention --
The role of diet, physical activity, and body composition in cancer prevention --
Innate and adaptive immune responses to cancer --
Hereditary risk for cancer --
Cancer health disparities --
Human categories and health : the power of the concept of ethnicity --
Complementary and alternative approaches to cancer prevention --
Telemedicine, telehealth, and e-health technologies in cancer prevention --
Global cancer prevention --
Sunscreen-based skin protection against solar insult : molecular mechanisms and opportunities --
Skin cancer prevention --
Prevention of colorectal cancer --
Lung cancer prevention --
Breast cancer prevention --
Prevention of prostate cancer --
Cervical cancer prevention --
Ovarian cancer prevention --
Endometrial cancer prevention --
Cancer survivorship.
Responsibility: David Alberts, Lisa M. Hess, editors.

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