Current Problems in the Epidemiology of Cancer and Lymphomas - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780433328346, 9781483164182

Current Problems in the Epidemiology of Cancer and Lymphomas

1st Edition

Recent Results in Cancer Research

Editors: E. Grundmann H. Tulinius
eBook ISBN: 9781483164182
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1972
Page Count: 258
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Recent Results in Cancer Research: Current Problems in the Epidemiology of Cancer and Lymphomas is a collection of papers that tackles the various areas of concerns in cancer research. The text covers the general problems, such as the histopathological definition and classification of tumors. The book also deals with the various types of cancer, such as breast, liver, and prostrate cancers. The selection will be of great use for medical researchers and practitioners, particularly those who are involved in treating and studying cancers.

Table of Contents

Opening Remarks

General Problems

The World Health Organization's Program for the Histopathological Definition and Classification of Tumours

Investigation on the Epidemiological Significance of Detailed Cancer Data—X Preliminary Results

Respiratory Tract

Multiplicity of Lung Tumor Classifications

The Significance of Asbestos in Tissue

Thyroid Gland

Histologic Classification as a Problem in the Epidemiology of Thyroid Cancer

Leukemia and Thyroid Carcinoma Found among A-Bomb Survivors in Hiroshima

Alimentary Tract

Migrant Studies in Alimentary Tract Cancer

Histological Types of Gastric Cancer and its Relationship with Intestinal Metaplasia


Primary Carcinomas of the Liver in Hong Kong. Some Possible Etiological Factors

Recent Techniques and Hypotheses in the Epidemiology of Liver Cancer

The Aflatoxins and Human Liver Cancer


Latent Carcinoma of the Prostate

Mortality and Morbidity of Prostatic Carcinoma

The Incidence of Carcinoma of Prostate: An Epidemiological Survey

Other Genital Organs

Correlates of Histologic Differentiation of Carcinoma of the Penis Results from a Five Year Survey in Uganda, 1964˜1968

Cervical Carcinogenesis: An Epidemiologic Model Adaptable to Control Program


Hormones in the Aetiology and Clinical Course of Breast Cancer

The Ovarian Etiology of Human Breast Cancer


Primary Intestinal Lymphoma: Clinical Manifestations and Possible Effect of Environmental Factors

Detection and Assessment of Case Clustering in Burkitt's Lymphoma and Hodgkin's Disease

Epidemiologic and Immunologic Considerations on the Pathogenesis of Burkitt's Tumor

Etiology of Burkitt's Lymphoma

Epidemics of Hodgkin's Disease

Hodgkin's Disease in Childhood—An Epidemiological Study in Northern Germany

Subject Index


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E. Grundmann

H. Tulinius

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