Tumor Prevention and Genetics

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ISBN: 978-3-642-62892-4 (Print) 978-3-642-55647-0 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VII

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-3

      Introduction

  3. Latest News in Cancer Genetics

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      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-18

      Genetic Susceptibility, Predicting Risk and Preventing Cancer

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      Pages 19-27

      Novel Approaches to Identify Low-Penetrance Cancer Susceptibility Genes Using Mouse Models

  4. Assessing New Cancer Susceptibility Genes

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      Pages 29-29

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      Pages 31-45

      Development of Novel Selective Cell Ablation in the Mammary Gland and Brain to Study Cell-Cell Interactions and Chemoprevention

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      Pages 46-57

      Mouse Skin as a Model for Cancer Chemoprevention by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

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      Pages 58-71

      Preclinical Models for Chemoprevention of Colon Cancer

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      Pages 72-84

      New Cancer Biomarkers Deriving from NCI Early Detection Research

  5. Update in Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-95

      Tamoxifen’s Impact as a Preventive Agent in Clinical Practice and an Update on the STAR Trial

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      Pages 96-103

      Aromatase Inhibitors in Prevention — Data from the ATAC (Arimidex, Tamoxifen Alone or in Combination) Trial and the Design of IBIS-II (the Second International Breast Cancer Intervention Study)

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      Pages 104-111

      HRT Opposed to Low-Dose Tamoxifen (HOT Study): Rationale and Design

  6. Secondary Prevention of Breast Cancer: The Mammography Controversy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-128

      Is Mammography Screening for Breast Cancer Really Not Justifiable?

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      Pages 129-139

      How Reliable Is the Evidence for Screening Mammography?

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      Pages 140-148

      Political Interpretation of Scientific Evidence — Case Study of Breast Cancer Screening Policies Around the World

  7. Chemoprevention of Skin and Lung Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-164

      Skin Cancer Chemoprevention: Strategies to Save Our Skin

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      Pages 165-171

      Chemoprevention of Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer: Experience with a Polyphenol from Green Tea

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      Pages 172-181

      Chemoprevention of Lung Cancer: New Directions

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      Pages 182-195

      Key Issues in Lung Cancer Chemoprevention Trials of New Agents

  8. Prevention and Screening of Prostate Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Pages 199-211

      Prevention of Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 212-225

      Clinical Models for Testing Chemopreventative Agents in Prostate Cancer and Overview of SELCT: The Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial

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      Pages 226-231

      Problems with Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening: A Critical Review

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