Fundamentals of Cancer Prevention / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Cancer Prevention / Edition 2

by David Alberts, Lisa M. Hess
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3642088511

ISBN-13: 9783642088513

Pub. Date: 11/19/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

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

Overview

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:
9783642088513
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
11/19/2010
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2008
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Assessing human and economic benefits of cancer prevention.- The role of diet, physical activity and body composition in cancer prevention.- Innate and adaptive immune responses to cancer.- Hereditary risk for cancer.- Human categories and health: the power of the concept of ethnicity.- Complementary and alternative approaches to cancer prevention.- Telemedicine in cancer prevention.- The drug development process.-Developing topical prodrugs for skin cancer prevention.- Skin cancer prevention.- Colorectal cancer prevention.- Lung cancer prevention.- Breast cancer prevention.- Prostate cancer chemoprevention.- Cervical cancer prevention.- Ovarian cancer prevention.- Endometrial Cancer Prevention.- Cancer survivorship.

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