Cancer Prevention: The Causes and Prevention of Cancer

  • Graham A. Colditz
  • David Hunter

Part of the Cancer Prevention-Cancer Causes book series (CPCC, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Causes of Human Cancer

    1. Beverly Rockhill, Graham A. Colditz
      Pages 3-16
    2. David J. Hunter, Walter C. Willett
      Pages 17-23
    3. Alison E. Field, Joaquin Barnoya
      Pages 25-35
    4. Howard D. Sesso, I-Min Lee
      Pages 37-47
    5. David C. Christiani, Richard R. Monson
      Pages 49-56
    6. Frederick P. Li, David J. Hunter
      Pages 57-62
    7. Nancy Mueller
      Pages 63-73
    8. Stacey A. Missmer, Susan E. Hankinson
      Pages 75-86
    9. Ichiro Kawachi, Kimberly Lochner
      Pages 87-100
    10. Lucas M. Neas
      Pages 101-110
    11. Lydia M. E. Jones, Martin A. Weinstock
      Pages 111-122
    12. John D. Boice Jr., John B. Little
      Pages 123-136
    13. Alexander M. Walker
      Pages 137-143
    14. Francine Laden
      Pages 145-159
    15. Walter C. Willett, David Hunter, Graham A. Colditz
      Pages 161-171
  3. Prevention of Human Cancer

    1. Nancy A. Rigotti
      Pages 175-192
    2. Jennifer B. McClure, Susan J. Curry, David W. Wetter
      Pages 193-204
    3. Karen Glanz
      Pages 205-217
    4. Beverly Rockhill, Graham A. Colditz
      Pages 219-233

About this book

Introduction

This Cancer Prevention book series aims to complement the research reported in the journal Cancer Causes and Control. Volumes in this series will summarize the state of the science from causes to prevention of cancer. The scope will be international. The past 20 years has seen an explosion of epidemiologic material on the causes of cancer. Examples include the growing number of studies of physical activity and colon cancer which have emerged and the numerous studies of components of diet such as alcohol and the risk of specific cancers. Major shifts in resource allocation now focus on translation of this new knowledge to actual cancer prevention programs. Researchers, practicing clinicians, and those who write and implement public health policy need this information summarized in an easily accessible format. The abundance of knowledge, increasing understanding of how to communicate risk of cancer to the public, and greater public awareness of cancer, make the coming years ones in which we will see many new attempts at widespread cancer prevention programs. For example, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched a national colon cancer awareness campaign in early 1999.

Keywords

cancer cancer prevention health obesity prevention

Editors and affiliations

  • Graham A. Colditz
    • 1
  • David Hunter
    • 2
  1. 1.Harvard UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.The Harvard Center for Cancer PreventionBostonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/0-306-47523-5
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-6603-4
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-47523-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2595
  • About this book