Epidemiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080243863, 9781483189116


1st Edition

Proceedings of the 12th International Cancer Congress, Buenos Aires, 1978

Editors: Jillian M. Birch
eBook ISBN: 9781483189116
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1979
Page Count: 236
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Advances in Medical Oncology, Research and Education, Volume III: Epidemiology covers the proceedings of the 12th International Cancer Congress. The title presents papers that deal with the epidemiological aspect of oncology. The first part of the text covers cancer epidemiology, and then proceeds to tackling occupational cancer. Next the selection talks about seroepidemiology and human cancer. The text also details the interaction between genetic and environmental factors in human cancer. The book will be of great use to students, researchers, and practitioners of oncology.

Table of Contents



Cancer Epidemiology

Panel Chairman's Summary

Epidemiological Opportunities in Latin America

Opportunities for Research on Cancer Epidemiology in Latin America

Epidemiological Opportunities in Latin America: Brazil

Prevention and Control Program of Cancer of the Cervix in Developing Countries

Nutrition and Cancer, some Results of Epidemiological Studies

Further Studies on the Etiology of Esophageal Cancer

Factors Associated with Adenocarcinomas of the Large Bowel in Puerto Rico

The Role of Metabolic Epidemiology and Laboratory Studies in the Etiology of Colon Cancer

Epidemiology of Precancerous Lesions of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Precancerous Lesions of the Alimentary Tract in Relation to Some Epidemiological Data in Japan

Epidemiology of Malignant Melanoma in Mexico

Melanoma maligno: Epidemiologia y grupos de alto riesgo

Preliminary Investigation on the Epidemiology of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NPS) in Four Provinces and One Autonomous Region in South China

Occupational Cancer

Asbestos Cancer in the Construction Industry

Current Status of Cancer Risk in the Rubber Industry

Co-carcinogenesis in Occupational Cancer

Setting of Exposure Standards

Sero-epidemiology and Human Cancer

Sero-epidemiology of the Epstein-Barr Virus and its Causative Role in Human Tumors

Sero-epidemiology of the Primate Herpesviruses and Associated Tumors as Models for Human Tumors

Seroepidemiology of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 and Cervical Carcinoma

Seroepidemiology of Hepatitis B Virus Related Antigens and Alphafetoproteins

Interaction between Genetic and Environmental Factors in Human Cancer

Interaction between Genetic and Environmental Factors in Human Cancer

Carcinogen Metabolism with Human and Experimental Animal Tissues: Inter-individual and Species Differences

Heredity and Environment inGgeographic Variations in Cancer Incidence

Genetic Predisposition to Cancer

Present and Future Developments in Environmental Carcinogenesis

On-going Research and Needs in Cancer Epidemiology — A World-wide Survey



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