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Title Tumor prevention and genetics III / H.-J. Senn, R. Morant (eds.)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (334 pages) : illustrations
Series Recent results in cancer research ; 166
Recent results in cancer research ; 166.
Contents Lifestyle and medical approaches to cancer prevention / Peter Greenwald -- Application of genetics to the prevention of colorectal cancer / John L. Hopper -- Genetics and prevention of oesophageal adenocarcinoma / Rebecca C. Fitzgerald -- Preclinical models relevant to diet, exercise, and cancer risk / R. James Barnard, William J. Aronson -- Individualizing interventions for cancer prevention / Michael Pollak -- Can animal models help us select specific compounds for cancer prevention trials? / Ernest T. Hawk [and others] -- Problems with using biomarkers as surrogate end points for cancer: a cautionary tale / Arthur Schatzkin -- Can a marker be a surrogate for development of cancer, and would we know it if it exists? / William B. Armstron, Thomas H. Taylor, Frank L. Meyskens
How should we move the field of chemopreventive agent development forward in a productive manner? / Frank Louis Meyskens, Eva Szabo -- The problem with risk selection: scientific and psychosocial aspects / Anne-Renée Hartman -- Chemoprevention of lung cancer / Stéphane Vignot [and others] -- Anti-nicotine vaccination: where are we? / T. Cerny -- Primary prevention of colorectal cancer: lifestyle, nutrition, exercise / María Elena Martínez -- Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer: ready for routine use? / Nadir Arber, Bernard Levin -- Screening of colorectal cancer: progress and problems / Sidney J. Winawer -- The role of endogenous hormones in the etiology and prevention of breast cancer: the epidemiological evidence / Paola Muti
Innovative agents in cancer prevention / Margaret M. Manson [and others] -- The IARC commitment to cancer prevention: the example of papillomavirus and cervical cancer / Silvia Franceschi -- Health economics in the genomic age / Thomas D. Szucs -- Screening for cancer: are resources being used wisely? / Robert M. Kaplan
Summary "This volume contains the majority of the invited keynote lectures presented by experts at the Third International Conference on Controversies in Tumor Prevention and Genetics 12-14 February 2004 in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Together, they reveal the latest findings in oncogenetics and its relations to recent and future developments in primary and secondary tumor prevention, especially in breast, colon and lung cancer."--Jacket
Analysis Tumor prevention
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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In Springer e-books
Subject Cancer -- Genetic aspects -- Congresses
Cancer -- Prevention -- Congresses
Cancer -- Chemoprevention -- Congresses
Neoplasms -- prevention & control
Neoplasms -- genetics
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Cancer -- Chemoprevention.
Neoplasms -- Prevention and control.
Neoplasms -- genetics.
Cancer -- Genetic aspects.
Cancer -- Prevention.
Cancer -- Chemoprevention.
Cancer -- Genetic aspects.
Cancer -- Prevention.
Krebs <Medizin> -- Prävention -- Kongress -- Sankt Gallen <2004>.
Krebs <Medizin> -- Erbkrankheit -- Kongress -- Sankt Gallen <2004>.
Erbkrankheit -- Krebs <Medizin> -- Kongress -- Sankt Gallen <2004>.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Senn, Hansjörg
Morant, R. (Rudolf), 1951-
International Conference on Controversies in Tumor Prevention and Genetics (3rd : 2004 : St. Gallen, Switzerland)
ISBN 3540222286
Other Titles Tumor prevention and genetics 3
Tumor prevention and genetics three