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Title Cancer epidemiology : low- and middle-income countries and special populations / edited by Amr Soliman, David Schottenfeld, Paolo Boffetta
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2013
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Contents Burden of cancer in low- and middle-income countries / Maria Paula Curado [and others] -- Migrant studies / Song-Yi Park and Laurence N. Kolonel -- Molecular epidemiology studies in cancer / Kelly Hirko, Maria Iniesta Donate, Sofia Merajver -- Opportunities for cancer genetic research / Oluwafemi Oluwole, Yonglan Zheng, Olufunmilayo Olopade -- Cancer screening in low- and middle-income countries / R. Sankaranarayanan [and others] -- Behavioral, social, and cultural aspects of epidemiologic studies in low- and middle-income countries and in special populations / Robert Chamberlain -- Ethical issues in cancer epidemiologic studies / Steven S. Coughlin -- Case-control studies in low- and middle-income countries / Farin Kamangar, Kyle Esdaille, Farhad Islami -- Cohort studies in low- and middle-income countries / Stephanie Melkonian, Yu Chen, Habibul Ahsan -- Molecular epidemiology in LMIC / Hongbing Shen and Hongxia Ma -- Methodological issues in international multicentric studies, including the role of consortia in international cancer epidemiology / Farhad Islami and Paolo Boffetta -- Cancer epidemiology research training in LMI countries and special populations : needs and opportunities / Amr Soliman -- Cancer epidemiology in schools of public health and medical schools : culture, infrastructure, and curricula / Amr Soliman -- University resources for academic and field research training in cancer epidemiology / Amr Soliman and Robert Chamberlain -- Non-university training programs in cancer epidemiology, emphasizing participation from LMI countries / Jessica Fapeol-Badger -- Needs and opportunities for epidemiologic training of early-career clinicians and scientists seeking to conduct cancer research in LMI countries / Amr Soliman and Robert Chamberlain -- Hepatitis B virus, aflatoxin and primary liver cancer / W. Thomas London, Timothy M. Block, Katherine A. McGlynn -- HPV and cervical cancer / Rolando Herrero -- Studies of tobacco smoking and control / Priscilla S. Reddy [and others] -- Cancer and HIV in less developed countries / Sam M. Mbulaiteye -- Breast cancer early detection and clinical guidelines / David B. Thomas [and others] -- Future directions : emerging opportunities and challenges / Amr S. Soliman, David Schottenfeld, and Paulo Boffetta
Summary According to the World Health Organization's 2008 GLOBOCAN report, 64% of global cancer deaths -- and 56% of cancer cases -- were registered in countries in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. So while cancer is unquestionably a global burden, its reach in the developing world points to the need for specialized study on cancer in these countries. Cancer Epidemiology: Low- and Middle-Income Countries and Special Populations reviews the current status of cancer epidemiologic research and training -- rationale, requisite infrastructure, methodologic principles, and illustrative examples in low- and middle-income countries -- in order to facilitate future advances by trained health professionals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Neoplasms -- ethnology.
Developing Countries.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Cancer -- Developing countries -- Epidemiology
Cancer -- Epidemiology.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Boffetta, Paolo.
Schottenfeld, David.
Soliman, Amr.
ISBN 019939301X