A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology

  • Paolo Boffetta
  • Stefania Boccia
  • Carlo La Vecchia
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Cancer Research book series (BRIEFSCANCER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Paolo Boffetta, Stefania Boccia, Carlo La Vecchia
    Pages 1-6
  3. Paolo Boffetta, Stefania Boccia, Carlo La Vecchia
    Pages 7-10
  4. Paolo Boffetta, Stefania Boccia, Carlo La Vecchia
    Pages 11-14
  5. Paolo Boffetta, Stefania Boccia, Carlo La Vecchia
    Pages 15-75
  6. Paolo Boffetta, Stefania Boccia, Carlo La Vecchia
    Pages 77-88
  7. Paolo Boffetta, Stefania Boccia, Carlo La Vecchia
    Pages 89-90
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 91-101

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

cancer epidemiology envrionmental factors neoplasms

Authors and affiliations

  • Paolo Boffetta
    • 1
  • Stefania Boccia
    • 2
  • Carlo La Vecchia
    • 3
  1. 1.Mount Sinai School of Medicine Tisch Cancer InstituteNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Università Cattolica del Sacro CuoreInstitute of Public Health Section of HygieneRomeItaly
  3. 3.Department of Clinical Sciences and Community HealthUniversity of MilanMilanItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-05068-3
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-05067-6
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-05068-3
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