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ESMO handbook of cancer prevention /
editors, Dirk Schrijvers ... [et al.].
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London : Informa Healthcare ; Boca Raton, FL : Distributed in North and South America by Taylor & Francis, 2008.
description
ix, 172 p. ; 19 cm.
ISBN
0415390850, 9780415390859
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London : Informa Healthcare ; Boca Raton, FL : Distributed in North and South America by Taylor & Francis, 2008.
isbn
0415390850
9780415390859
catalogue key
6620193
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
This handbook summarizes the fast-moving world of research into prevention of cancer. An international selection of experts here present the points of most relevance for oncologists and those involved professionally with prevention and screening programmes.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This handbook summarises the fast-moving world of research into the prevention of cancer. An international selection of experts present the points of most relevance for oncologists and those involved professionally with prevention and screening programmes.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Cancer epidemiology Types of prevention: basic concepts Methodology in cancer prevention Cancer risk factors and preventive measures including: Obesity and exercising
Hormones Environment-related factors, Viral agents: Hepatitis B and hepatocellular carcinoma
Viral agents: human papillomavirus
Cigarette smoking and smoking cessation
Alcohol
Nutrition
Work-related risk factors
Drug-related cancers
Radiation Role of prevention and early detection, including: Breast cancer: chemoprevention and screening
Cervical cancer
Colorectal cancer
Prostate cancer
Lung cancer
Hereditary cancer syndromes: general principles on the role of prevention and screening
Hereditary cancer syndromes: role of prevention and screening Recommendations
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