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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The third edition of this book reviews the global burden of cancer, causes of cancer, and current priorities and future directions in cancer epidemiology and prevention research. The book maintains ... More


Principles and Applications of Cancer Prevention and Control Interventions

ROBERT A. HIATT and BARBARA K. RIMER

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0067
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter sets forth the principles of cancer prevention and control sciences, with a special emphasis on intervention. It begins with some historical background from which these principles have ... More


International Patterns of Cancer Incidence and Mortality

D. MAXWELL PARKIN and FREDDIE I. BRAY

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the patterns of cancer mainly with respect to what they tell us of differences in the risk of cancer among populations and the possible explanations for them. Information on ... More


Cancer Chemoprevention

JAYE L. VINER, ERNEST HAWK, and SCOTT M. LIPPMAN

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0071
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews principles of cancer chemoprevention and suggests opportunities for future research. Topics covered include carcinogenesis as the target of prevention, germline mutations, ... More


Cancer

Elizabeth Ward

in Occupational and Environmental Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190662677
eISBN:
9780190662707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662677.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of the mechanisms by which cancer develops and the importance of exogenous exposures in cancer causation. It describes the magnitude of cancer as a public health ... More


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