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The Cancer Atlas

The Cancer Atlas

by Judith Mackay, Michael Eriksen, Omar Shafey
     
 
This atlas illustrates the latest available data on the cancer epidemic, showing causes, stages of development, and prevalence rates of different types of cancers by gender, income group, and region. It also examines the cost of the disease, both in terms of health care and commercial interests, and the steps being taken to curb the epidemic, from research and

Overview

This atlas illustrates the latest available data on the cancer epidemic, showing causes, stages of development, and prevalence rates of different types of cancers by gender, income group, and region. It also examines the cost of the disease, both in terms of health care and commercial interests, and the steps being taken to curb the epidemic, from research and screening to cancer management programs and health education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780944235621
Publisher:
American Cancer Society, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/16/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Ahmedin Jemal is vice president of the Surveillance & Health Services Research Program at the American Cancer Society. He also holds an appointment as adjunct associate professor of epidemiology at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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