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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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


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