Fundamentals of Cancer Prevention

  • David S. Alberts
  • Lisa M. Hess

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. David S. Alberts, Lisa M. Hess
    Pages 1-16
  3. Matthew P. Rausch, Karen Taraszka Hastings
    Pages 111-159
  4. Kate Shane-Carson, Joanne M. Jeter
    Pages 161-197
  5. B. Lee Green, Jenna L. Davis, Desiree Rivers, Kyrel L. Buchanan, Kosj Yamoah
    Pages 199-246
  6. A. I. Chang, A. H. Schwertschkow, H. Greenlee, L. K. Larkey, J. Bloom-Foster, L. E. Mehl-Madrona
    Pages 269-331
  7. Janet Okamoto, Scott J. Leischow
    Pages 353-375
  8. Andrea Krajisnik, Jessica Perer, Georg T. Wondrak
    Pages 377-404
  9. Maria Lluria-Prevatt, Sally E. Dickinson, David S. Alberts
    Pages 405-472
  10. Peter Lance
    Pages 473-509
  11. Eva Szabo
    Pages 511-542
  12. Patricia A. Thompson, Christina Preece, Alison T. Stopeck
    Pages 543-606
  13. Amit M. Algotar, Anne Cress
    Pages 607-628
  14. Katherine LaVigne, Mario M. Leitao Jr
    Pages 629-652
  15. Paulina Cybulska, Mario M. Leitao Jr
    Pages 653-676
  16. Setsuko K. Chambers, Lisa M. Hess
    Pages 677-722
  17. Allison Barrie, Steven Plaxe, Robert Krouse, Noreen M. Aziz
    Pages 723-769

About this book


This authoritative work, now in its fourth edition, presents state of the art knowledge on all key aspects of cancer prevention. In addition to detailed summaries on preventive strategies for specific cancers, readers will find current knowledge on a range of relevant scientific topics including the benefits of cancer prevention, the importance of diet and physical activity, innate and adaptive immune responses to cancer, hereditary risks, cancer health disparities, and the preventive role of telemedicine. In this new edition of the book, the coverage has been expanded to include additional disease sites and to provide up-to-date information across the range of disciplines in the field of  cancer prevention and control. Written as a collaborative work by internationally recognized leaders in the field, Fundamentals of Cancer Prevention is an essential reference guide and tool for oncologists, primary care physicians, the research community, and students with an interest in reducing the burden of cancer through the implementation of effective preventive strategies.


Cancer Prevention Prevention and Control Primary Care Research

Editors and affiliations

  • David S. Alberts
    • 1
  • Lisa M. Hess
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Arizona Cancer CenterTucsonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyIndiana University Schools of Medicine and Public HealthIndianapolisUSA

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