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Textbook of cancer epidemiology

Author: Hans-Olov Adami; David J Hunter; Dimitrios Trichopoulos
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Series: Monographs in epidemiology and biostatistics, v. 36.
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This text gives a systematic account of what is currently known about the epidemiology and primary prevention for most forms of human cancer.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Olov Adami; David J Hunter; Dimitrios Trichopoulos
ISBN: 9780195311174 0195311175
OCLC Number: 123962944
Description: xxxiii, 748 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I. Background --
Accomplishments in cancer epidemiology / Brian MacMahon --
Measures and estimates of cancer burden / Pagona Lagiou, Johanna Adami, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos --
The origin of cancer /Jeffrey Ecsedy and David Hunter --
Genetic epidemiology of cancer / Christopher Haiman and David Hunter --
Biomarkers in cancer epidemiology / Paolo Boffetta and Dimitrios Trichopoulos --
Concepts in cancer epidemiology and etiology / Pagona Lagiou, Dimitrios Trichopoulos, and Hans-Olov Adami. Part II. Cancer epidemiology by site-specific cancers --
Oral and pharyngeal cancer / Paul Brennan, Lorelei Mucci, and Hans-Olov Adami --
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma / Ellen Chang and Hans-Olov Adami --
Esophageal cancer / Olof Nyrén and Hans-Olov Adami --
Stomach cancer / Olof Nyrén and Hans-Olov Adami --
Colorectal cancer / John D. Potter and David Hunter --
Cancer of the liver and biliary tract / Sherri Stuver and Dimitrios Trichopoulos --
Pancreatic cancer / Anders Ekbom and Dimitrios Trichopoulos --
Cancer of the lung, larynx, and pleura / Paolo Boffetta and Dimitrios Trichopoulos --
Skin cancer / Adèle Green, Jolieke van der Pols, and David Hunter --
Breast cancer / Susan Hankinson, Rulla Tamimi, and David Hunter --
Cervical cancer / Nathalie Ylitalo, Sherri Stuver, and Hans-Olov Adami --
Endometrial cancer / Immaculata DeVivo, Ingemar Persson, and Hans-Olov Adami --
Ovarian cancer / Penelope Webb, Dorota Gertig, and David Hunter --
Prostate cancer / Lorelei A. Mucci, Lisa B. Signorello, and Hans-Olov Adami --
Testicular cancer / Lorenzo Richiardi, Rulla Tamimi, and Hans-Olov Adami --
Urinary bladder cancer / Manolis Kogevinas, Montserrat Garcia-Closas, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos --
Kidney cancer / Eunyoung Cho, Per Lindblad, and Hans-Olov Adami --
Brain cancer / David A. Savitz and Dimitrios Trichopoulos --
Thyroid cancer / Per Hall and Hans-Olov Adami --
Hodgkin lymphoma / Mads Melbye, Henrik Hjalgrim, and Hans-Olov Adami --
Non-hodgkin lymphoma / Mads Melbye, Karin Ekström Smedby, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos --
Leukemias / Eleni Petridou, Apostolos Pourtsidis, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos.
Series Title: Monographs in epidemiology and biostatistics, v. 36.
Responsibility: edited by Hans-Olov Adami, David Hunter, Dimitrios Trichopoulos ; with an introductory chapter by Brian MacMahon.
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