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Title Social inequalities and cancer / edited by M. Kogevinas ... [and others]
Published Lyon, France : International Agency for Research on Cancer, 1997


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 MELB  362.196994 Kog/Sia  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Series IARC scientific publications ; no. 138
IARC scientific publications ; no. 138
Contents Social differences in sexual behaviour and cervical cancer / S. de Sanjosé [and others] -- Infection with hepatitis B and C viruses, social class and cancer / S.O. Stuver, C. Boschi-Pinto and D. Trichopoulos -- Infection with Helicobacter pylori and parasites, social class and cancer / P. Boffetta -- Exposure to occupational carcinogens and social class differences in cancer occurrence / P. Boffetta [and others] -- Unemployment and cancer: a literature review / E. Lynge -- Unemployment and cancer in Denmark 1970-1975 and 1986-1990 / E. Lynge and O. Andersen -- Environmental exposure, social class and cancer risk / A. Woodward and P. Boffetta -- Socioeconomic status and cancer screening / N. Segnan -- Possible explanations for social class differences in cancer patient survival / A. Auvinen and S. Karjalainen
Why study socioeconomic factors and cancer? / N. Pearce -- Poverty and cancer / L. Tomatis -- Social theory and social class / I. Susser -- The measurement of social class in health studies: old measures and new formulations / L.F. Berkman and S. Macintyre -- Socioeconomic differences in cancer incidence and mortality / F. Faggiano [and others] -- Socioeconomic differences in cancer survival: a review of the evidence / M. Kogevinas and M. Porta -- General explanations for social inequities in health / M. Marmot and A. Feeney -- Tobacco smoking, cancer and social class / S.D. Stellman and K. Resnicow -- Alcohol drinking, social class and cancer / M. Møller and H. Tønnesen -- Diet and cancer: possible explanations for the higher risk of cancer in the poor / J.D. Potter -- Socioeconomic differences in reproductive behaviour / I. Dos Santos Silva and V. Beral
Notes Errata inserted
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes IARC scientific publications no:138 0300-5085
Subject Cancer -- Economic aspects.
Cancer -- Epidemiology.
Cancer -- Patients -- Economic conditions.
Cancer -- Patients -- Social conditions.
Cancer -- Social aspects.
Oncology -- Economic aspects.
Oncology -- Epidemiology.
Oncology -- Social aspects.
Neoplasms -- epidemiology.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Neoplasms -- epidemiology.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Author Kogevinas, Manolis.
International Agency for Research on Cancer.
LC no. 98127171
ISBN 9283221389