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ESMO Handbook of Cancer Prevention

Edited by Dirk Schrijvers, Hans-Jörg Senn, Håkan Mellstedt, Branko Zakotnik

Foreword by David J Kerr

CRC Press – 2008 – 172 pages

Series: European Society for Medical Oncology Handbooks

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    978-0-415-39085-9
    April 1st 2008

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.

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

Name: ESMO Handbook of Cancer Prevention (Paperback)CRC Press 
Description: Edited by Dirk Schrijvers, Hans-Jörg Senn, Håkan Mellstedt, Branko ZakotnikForeword by David J Kerr. 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...
Categories: Genetics, Oncology, Diagnostic Imaging