A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology

by Paolo Boffetta, Stefania Boccia & Carlo La Vecchia
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Publisher: Springer International Publishing

Series: SpringerBriefs in Cancer Research

Publication Date: December 29, 2015

ISBN: 9783319050683

Binding: Kobo eBook

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A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology is an ideal addition to Springer Briefs in Cancer Research. The Brief provides core concepts in cancer epidemiology and also gives a snapshot of the epidemiology of seventeen human cancers. The Brief aims to provide-with quantitative focus-estimates of the global burden of neoplasms, of recent and likely future trends, distribution, causes and strategies for prevention for major groups of cancers. Finally, the Brief will give an overview of severals factors that cause cancer including dietary factors, tobacco smoking, obesity and alcohol consumption.