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Pharmaceutical Drugs Other Than Hormones

Marie C. Bradley, Michael A. O’Rorke, Janine A. Cooper, Søren Friis, and Laurel A. Habel

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190238667
eISBN:
9780190238698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190238667.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Current regulatory programs for drug safety are not designed to identify adverse events that have a long induction time or are rare, such as most cancers. Meta-analyses of randomized clinical trials ... 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


The adoption of smoke-free policies and their effectiveness

Maria Leon-Roux and John P. Pierce

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/9780199566655.003.0036
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Leading health agencies have published authoritative reports evaluating the research on the health risks of second-hand smoke (SHS). There is a consensus across these reports that SHS (also called ... More


DDT Goes to Trial, Finally, in Washington, DC

Charles F. Wurster

in DDT Wars: Rescuing Our National Bird, Preventing Cancer, and Creating EDF

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190219413
eISBN:
9780197559512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190219413.003.0015
Subject:
Environmental Science, Pollution and Threats to the Environment

EPA was only five weeks old on January 7, 1971, when the Court of Appeals ordered the agency to cancel all DDT registrations. The situation was fluid, to say the ... More


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