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Cancer of the Liver and Biliary Tract

Sherri Stuver and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

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/9780195311174.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Primary liver cancer encompasses hepatocellular carcinoma (>90%), cholangiocarcinoma (<10%), and some other rare histologic types. Hepatocellular carcinoma is one of the most common cancers in ... More


Cetartiodactylan Diversity, Evolution, and Adaptations

Annalisa Berta

in Return to the Sea: The Life and Evolutionary Times of Marine Mammals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270572
eISBN:
9780520951440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270572.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The origin and evolutionary history of cetartiodactylans, which include cetaceans (whales, dolphins, and porpoises) and their extinct ungulate relatives, is explored in this chapter. The excellent ... More


Phylum Platyhelminthes

Claus Nielsen

in Animal Evolution: Interrelationships of the Living Phyla

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199606023
eISBN:
9780191774706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606023.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

Platyhelminthes, or flatworms, is a phylum consisting of about 25,000 described species of ‘turbellarians’, flukes, and tapeworms. The economically important parasitic flukes (Digenea and Monogenea) ... More


Ameliorating Misogyny

Kate Manne

in Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190604981
eISBN:
9780190605018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604981.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

According to the positive “ameliorative” analysis of misogyny developed in this chapter, misogyny is primarily a property of social environments in which girls and women are prone to face hostility ... More


The untenability of the realist regularity theory of causation

Galen Strawson

in The Secret Connexion: Causation, Realism, and David Hume: Revised Edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199605842
eISBN:
9780191774447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605842.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

According to the realist regularity theory of causation, the regularity of the world’s behaviour is a complete and continuous fluke. To hold this view is like supposing that a true random number ... More


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