Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Adami, Hans-Olov; Hunter, David J.; Lagiou, Pagona; Mucci, Lorel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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 fully updated new edition offers an overview of epidemiology's key concepts and methods as they relate to cancer (including the emerging potential of biomarkers) as well as site-specific chapters on individual cancers' natural history, pathology, descriptive epidemiology, and etiology. Taken together, these chapters forge connections between established science and the ongoing evolution of this dynamic field.
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