A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology

A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology is an ideal addition to Springer Briefs in Cancer Research. The Brief provides core concepts in cancer epidemiology and also gives a snapshot of the epidemiology of seventeen human cancers. The Brief aims to provide-with quantitative focus-estimates of the global...

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Main Authors: Boffetta, Paolo, Boccia, Stefania (Author), La Vecchia, Carlo (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2014, 2014
Series:SpringerBriefs in Cancer Research
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology is an ideal addition to Springer Briefs in Cancer Research. The Brief provides core concepts in cancer epidemiology and also gives a snapshot of the epidemiology of seventeen human cancers. The Brief aims to provide-with quantitative focus-estimates of the global burden of neoplasms, of recent and likely future trends, distribution, causes and strategies for prevention for major groups of cancers. Finally, the Brief will give an overview of severals factors that cause cancer including dietary factors, tobacco smoking, obesity and alcohol consumption
Physical Description:IX, 101 p. 12 illus., 3 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319050683