A Synopsis of Cancer - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483227993, 9781483282497

A Synopsis of Cancer

1st Edition

Genesis and Biology

Authors: Wilfred Kark
eBook ISBN: 9781483282497
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 288
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Description

A Synopsis of Cancer: Genesis and Biology focuses on research into the genesis and biology of cancer, including origin of tumors, pathology and spread of cancer, and degenerative changes.
The book first offers information on the nature of cancer and cancer spread, including degenerative changes, harmful effects, origin of tumors, direct and lymphatic spread, and non-vascular implantation spread. The text then takes a look at the general considerations and gastric cancer; geographical pathology of cancer in Africa; and geographical and occupational pathology of skin cancer. The publication ponders on religious customs, traditional practices, and social habits and occupational tumors of the urinary passages. Topics include clinical features, sites of tumors, link with spontaneous bladder cancer, carcinoma of the base of the tongue and the tonsils, and cancer of the penis. The manuscript also examines the cancer of the lungs, latency and cocarcinogenesis, and hormones and mammary cancer.
The text is a dependable reference for readers interested in the study of cancer.

Table of Contents


Chapter Page

Preface

Foreword

I.-The Nature of Cancer

II.-Cancer Spread

III.-Aetiology-Incidence

IV.-Geographical Pathology. General Considerations and Gastric Cancer

V.-Geographical Pathology of Cancer In Africa

VI-Geographical and Occupational Pathology

VII.-Geographical Pathology. Religious Customs, Skin Cancer Traditional Practices, and Social Habits

VIII.-Occupational Tumours of the Urinary Passages

IX.-Cancer of the Lung

X.-Latency and Cocarcinogenesis

XI.-Ionizing Radiation and Carcinogenesis

XII.-Chemical Carcinogenesis. Cyclic Hydrocarbon Group

XIII.-Chemical Carcinogenesis. Inorganic and Simple Compounds

XIV.-Hormones And Cancer. Endocrine Gland Targets

XV.-Hormones And Mammary Cancer

XVI.-Hormones And Neoplasms of Uterus

XVII.-Hormones. Prostate and Other Tissue Targets

XIX.-Viral Neoplasia. Mechanisms And Role In Man

XX.-Trauma. Parasitesi. Tissue Culture. Films

XXI.-Heredity In Cancer

Xxii.-Genetic Apparatus and Processes

XXIII.-Mutation Theory of Cancer

XxXIV-Immunology and Cancer

XXV.-Prevention and Treatment of Cancer

XVIII.-Viruses and Carcinogenesis

Index

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1966
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483282497

About the Author

Wilfred Kark