Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Basil A. Stoll
      Pages 1-3
  3. Dilemmas in Strategies for the Community

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Basil A. Stoll
      Pages 7-19
    3. Basil A. Stoll
      Pages 21-31
    4. Deirdre Haslett, John Kevany
      Pages 33-43
    5. J. A. Muir Gray
      Pages 45-55
    6. Marc Edwards, William Hendee
      Pages 57-66
  4. Dilemmas in Strategies for the Individual

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. Bernadette Herity
      Pages 77-90
    3. Michael Calnan
      Pages 91-102
    4. Basil A. Stoll
      Pages 103-114
    5. Basil A. Stoll
      Pages 115-124
    6. Daniel W. Nixon
      Pages 125-132
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 133-140

About this book


This book examines the dilemmas that arise from a recent report which suggests that 80per cent of common cancers in the USA and Europe are preventable by a modification of life styles. It deals with the political and social quandaries involved in trying to reduce cancer deaths.


cancer cancer prevention Cancer Screening clinical trial health heredity prevention screening

Editors and affiliations

  • Basil A. Stoll
    • 1
  1. 1.Oncology DepartmentsSt Thomas’ Hospital and Royal Free HospitalLondonUK

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