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Author Campbell, Ken, 1953-

Title Infectious causes of cancer : a guide for nurses and healthcare professionals / Kenneth Campbell
Published Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 206 pages)
Contents Historical background -- The global burden -- Molecular biology of cancer -- Biological background -- Public health considerations and prevention -- Herpes viruses (Herpesviridae) -- Hepatitis viruses -- Human papillomaviruses -- Retroviruses -- Polyomaviruses -- Helicobacter pylori -- Schistosome species -- Liver flukes -- Unconfirmed associations
Summary Over 99% of the world's population is infected with at least one potentially cancer-causing organism. It is vital for nurses and other healthcare professionals to be aware of the extent of infection-associated cancer and of how they can contribute to prevention of such cancers. Infectious Causes of Cancer, aimed principally at nurses and other healthcare professionals, considers the epidemiology and biology of infectious causes of cancer. It examines each of the infectious agents associated with an increased risk of cancer discussing epidemiology of the infection and cancer, pathophysiology o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cancer -- Nursing.
Microbial carcinogenesis.
Viral carcinogenesis.
DNA Viruses -- pathogenicity.
Neoplasms -- etiology.
Neoplasms -- nursing.
Nursing Care.
Oncogenic Viruses -- pathogenicity.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0470518057 (paperback; alk. paper)
0470753641 (electronic bk.)
1119957230 (electronic bk.)
9780470518052 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780470753644 (electronic bk.)
9781119957232 (electronic bk.)