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Textbook of cancer epidemiology

edited by Hans-Olov Adami, David Hunter, Dimitrios Trichopoulos ; with an introductory chapter by Brian MacMahon.
  • Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
  • 2nd ed.
  • xxxiii, 748 pages : illustrations; 26 cm.
Subjects
Medical Subjects
Series
Summary
  • "The early chapters of this book summarize the principles and methods of epidemiology, the biology of cancer, cancer genetics, the potential of biomarkers, and burden of cancer around the world. Then, chapters of uniform structure on over 20 types of cancer provide clinical and pathologic outlines, descriptive epidemiology, and an account of risk factors and their etiologic importance."--BOOK JACKET.
Contents
  • Pt. I. Background
  • 1. Accomplishments in Cancer Epidemiology / Brian MacMahon
  • 2. Measures and Estimates of Cancer Burden / Pagona Lagiou, Johanna Adami and Dimitrios Trichopoulos
  • 3. Origin of Cancer / Jeffrey Ecsedy and David Hunter
  • 4. Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer / Christopher Haiman and David Hunter
  • 5. Biomarkers in Cancer Epidemiology / Paolo Boffetta and Dimitrios Trichopoulos
  • 6. Concepts in Cancer Epidemiology and Etiology / Pagona Lagiou, Dimitrios Trichopouios and Hans-Olav Adami
  • Pt. II. Cancer Epidemiology by Site-Specific Cancers
  • 7. Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer / Paul Brennan, Lorelei Mucci and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 8. Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma / Ellen Chang and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 9. Esophageal Cancer / Olof Nyren and Hans-Olav Adami
  • 10. Stomach Cancer / Olof Nyren and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 11. Colorectal Cancer / John D. Potter and David Hunter
  • 12. Cancer of the Liver and Biliary Tract / Sherri Stuver and Dimitrios Trichopoulos
  • 13. Pancreatic Cancer / Anders Ekbom and Dimitrios Trichopoulos
  • 14. Cancer of the Lung, Larynx, and Pleura / Paolo Boffetta and Dimitrios Trichopoulos
  • 15. Skin Cancer / Adele Green, Jolieke van der Pols and David Hunter
  • 16. Breast Cancer / Susan Hankinson, Rulla Tamimi and David Hunter
  • 17. Cervical Cancer / Nathalie Ylitalo, Sherri Stuver and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 18. Endometrial Cancer / Immaculata DeVivo, Ingemar Persson and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 19. Ovarian Cancer / Penelope Webb, Dorota Gertig and David Hunter
  • 20. Prostate Cancer / Lorelei A. Mucci, Lisa B. Signorello and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 21. Testicular Cancer / Lorenzo Richiardi, Rulla Tamimi and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 22. Urinary Bladder Cancer / Manolis Kogevinas, Montserrat Garcia-Closas and Dimitrios Trichopoulos
  • 23. Kidney Cancer / Eunyoung Cho, Per Lindblad and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 24. Brain Cancer / David A. Savitz and Dimitrios Trichopoulos
  • 25. Thyroid Cancer / Per Hall and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 26. Hodgkin Lymphoma / Mads Melbye, Henrik Hjalgrim and Hans-Olov Adami
  • 27. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma / Mads Melbye, Karin Ekstrom Smedby and Dimitrios Trichopoulos
  • 28. Leukemias / Eleni Petridou, Apostolos Pourtsidis and Dimitrios Trichopoulos.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780195311174 (alk. paper)
  • 0195311175 (alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2007018120
  • OCLC: 123962944
  • OCLC: 123962944

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