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Adolescent smoking

John P. Pierce, Janet M. Distefan, and David Hill

in Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

It is over forty years since the public health community came to the consensus that smoking tobacco, particularly cigarettes, caused lung cancer. Despite widespread dissemination of the likely health ... More


Global tobacco control policy

Nigel Gray

in Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.003.0038
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Tobacco control policy has evolved over time and will continue to do so. To every action by the tobacco industry there has been a reaction by public health authorities and vice versa. As a result ... More


The Origin of Cancer

Jeffrey Ecsedy and David Hunter

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

One of the major goals in cancer research is to elucidate the molecular and cellular events driving the progression of cells from a normal to a cancerous state. This transformation relies on the ... More


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