Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 October 2015

102 Pages


ISBN: 9780198719854

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The Cancer Prevention Manual

Simple rules to reduce the risks

Second Edition

Ian Olver and Fred Stephens

  • This book concisely presents of all of the key issues in cancer prevention, giving the reader easy access to helpful medical information
  • Information is presented by risk factor and cancer type, allowing the reader to browse the content depending on their area of interest
  • Illustrations help to highlight key points and makes them easier to assimilate
  • Incorporates the up-to-date evidence on prevention, as presented by cancer specialists, meaning readers can be confident in the accuracy of the information provided

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised to ensure the information is up to date with current work in cancer prevention.
  • Information on the relationship between vaccinations against HPV and Hepatitis B and the prevention of cancer.
  • The relationship between the prevention of cancer in high risk individuals by drugs like tamoxifen and aspirin.
  • More information on population screening for cancer to include screening for colorectal cancer.

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