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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Epidemiology & medical statistics,
  • Oncology,
  • Personal & public health,
  • Cancer,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Forensic Medicine,
  • Public Health,
  • Medical / Epidemiology,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Neoplasms

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsHans-Olov Adami (Editor), David Hunter (Editor), Dimitrios Trichopoulos (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages385
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9694160M
ISBN 100195109694
ISBN 109780195109696

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  Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology (Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics) 2nd Edition by Hans-Olov Adami (Editor), David Hunter (Editor), Dimitrios Trichopoulos (Editor) & out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important?5/5(2). Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology, Volume 33; Volume Volume 33 of Monographs in epidemiology and biostatistics Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology, Dimitrios Trichopoulos: Editors: Hans-Olov Adami, David John Hunter, Dimitrios Trichopoulos: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Oxford University Press, ISBN: , Length. This book offers an overview of the epidemiology and primary prevention for most forms of human cancer. It summarizes concepts and methods of epidemiology, the biology of cancer, cancer genetics, and the emerging potential of biomarkers. It also reviews specific cancer sites in a consistent way, providing clinical and pathological outlines, descriptive epidemiology, and a . Accomplishments in Cancer EpidemiologyBrian MacMahon2. Measures and estimates of cancer burdenPaolo Boffetta, Dana Hashim, and Pagona Lagiou3. The Origins of CancerJeffrey Ecsedy and David J. Hunter4. Genetic Epidemiology of CancerChristopher Haiman and David J. Hunter5. Biomarkers in Cancer EpidemiologyPaolo Boffetta and Lorelei Mucci6.

  Comprehensive and comprehensible, but also encouraging -- informed by the hope and belief that informed its creation. -Cancer Amid sweeping advances in the science and treatment of cancer, the TEXTBOOK OF CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY offers students and professionals a definitive, systematic resource for understanding the factors affecting all types of human cancer. This superb text gives a concise, systematic account of what is currently known about the epidemiology and primary prevention for most forms of human cancer. Part 1 provides an introduction to basic concepts in epidemiology, a description of the global burden of cancer, definitions and characterizations of the various measures used, and approaches used to reveal genetic determinants of cancer. Comprehensive and comprehensible, but also encouraging -- informed by the hope and belief that informed its creation. -Cancer Amid sweeping advances in the science and treatment of cancer, the TEXTBOOK OF CANCER EPIDEMIOLOGY offers students and professionals a definitive, systematic resource for understanding the factors affecting all types of human cancer. Cancer Epidemiology is dedicated to increasing understanding about cancer causes, prevention and control. The scope of the journal embraces all aspects of cancer epidemiology including: • Descriptive epidemiology • Studies of risk factors for .

Get this from a library! Textbook of cancer epidemiology. [Hans-Olov Adami; David J Hunter; Dimitrios Trichopoulos;] -- "The early chapters of this book summarize the principles and methods of epidemiology, the biology of cancer, cancer genetics, the potential of biomarkers, and burden of cancer around the world. Epidemiological research is an important tool for the improvement of preventive and curative healthcare. A valid study design, unbiased study conduct and proper interpretation of study results are essential, as these provide the foundation for evidence-based medicine. This book provides guidance on how to design, conduct and interpret human population-based medical research. This textbook gives a basic introduction to cancer epidemiology. Chapters include: Describing and presenting data, Measures of occurrence of disease and of other health-related events, Overview of study designs, Evaluating the role of chance, Intervention trials, Cohort studies, Case-control studies, Cross-sectional surveys, Routine data-based studies, Introduction to . Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology; Hans-Olov Adami, David Hunter, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos, eds. Oxford University Press, Oxford, ISBN: Price: $ From Trisha Hartge: The Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology fits nicely on the epidemiology instructor’s bookshelf for classroom use. Its editors have provided a book.