A Synopsis of Cancer

A Synopsis of Cancer

Genesis and Biology

1st Edition - January 1, 1966

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  • Author: Wilfred Kark
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483282497

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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



    I.-The Nature of Cancer

    II.-Cancer Spread


    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


Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1966
  • Published: January 1, 1966
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483282497

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