Fundamentals of Cancer Prevention

Fundamentals of Cancer Prevention

by David S. Alberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540242120

ISBN-13: 9783540242123

Pub. Date: 04/20/2005

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

An authoritative work that provides a detailed review of the current status of cancer prevention and control practice and research. This volume is an essential reference guide and tool for primary care physicians, the research community and students.

Written as a collaborative work by the faculty of the nationally renowned Cancer Prevention and Control Program at

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An authoritative work that provides a detailed review of the current status of cancer prevention and control practice and research. This volume is an essential reference guide and tool for primary care physicians, the research community and students.

Written as a collaborative work by the faculty of the nationally renowned Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the Arizona Cancer Center, this book brings together the expertise of specialists in the field of cancer prevention and control to provide the medical and research community that does not specialize in this field with insight to the disciplines of cancer prevention and control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540242123
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
04/20/2005
Pages:
397
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to cancer prevention1
Assessing human and economic benefits of cancer prevention11
The role of diet, physical activity and body composition in cancer prevention25
Hereditary risk for cancer61
Human categories and health : the power of the concept of ethnicity85
Complementary and alternative approaches to cancer prevention105
The drug development process131
Developing topical prodrugs for skin cancer prevention139
Skin cancer prevention161
Colorectal cancer prevention203
Lung cancer prevention223
Breast cancer prevention255
Prostate cancer prevention277
Cervical and endometrial cancer prevention315
Ovarian cancer prevention349
Cancer survivorship363

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