Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 August 2006

1416 Pages | 8 halftones, 273 line illus.

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780195149616

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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Third Edition

Edited by David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr.

This volume provides the most authoritative account of cancer causes, incidence, morality, and survival patterns currently available. It includes new chapters on molecular biomarkers, genetic modifiers of environmental risks, social class disparities in incidence and mortality, obesity, physical activity, chemoprevention, electromagnetic fields and radiofrequency radiation. The five sections include 1) Basic Concepts 2) The Magnitude of Cancer 3) The Causes of Cancer 4) Cancer by Tissue of Origin, and 5) Cancer Prevention and Control.


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