Stock Image

Tumor Prevention and Genetics III

H.-J. Senn

0 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 3540222286 / ISBN 13: 9783540222286
Published by Springer-Verlag Gmbh Nov 2004, 2004
New Condition: Neu
Buy New
List Price: 349.00
Price: £ 303.84 Convert Currency
Shipping: £ 15.28 From Germany to U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

Offered By

Agrios-Buch
Bergisch Gladbach, Germany

5-star rating

AbeBooks Seller Since 11 January 2012

About this Item

Neuware - Identification of cancer risk factors and potential prevention strategies have been some of the most important medical and research contributions to the improvement of public health in the past half-century (Steele 2003). Und- standing the role of lifestyle, exposure to endogenous factors and exogenous environmental factors, and individual genetic and epigenetic variability have contributed significantly to this effort. Cancer prevention strategies have been developed based on results of epidemiologic, preclinical, and clinical studies that have generated clues for identifying risk factors that may be modulated by changes in lifestyle, such as smoking cessation or dietary modification (Greenwald 2002a). In addition, significant progress in medical interventions involving chemoprevention a pharmacological approach to intervention that aims to prevent, arrest, or reverse either the initiation phase of carcinogenesis or the progression of premalignant cells is beg- ning to pay dividends in reducing risks associated with cancer. Emerging technologies, identification of biomarkers of risk, and advances in genetics research also are finding applications in chemoprevention research that p- mise to speed the acquisition of knowledge on the molecular and cellular - fects of chemopreventive agents. 2 Lifestyle Approaches Population studies from the 1950s through the early 1980s provided c- pelling evidence that modifiable lifestyle choices can either increase or - crease cancer risk. For example, several landmark epidemiologic studies in the 1950s showed a clear association between smoking and lung cancer (Wynder and Graham 1950; Levin et al. 1950). In 1964, the U. S. 334 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9783540222286

Quantity Available: 1

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Tumor Prevention and Genetics III

Publisher: Springer-Verlag Gmbh Nov 2004

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Buch

Book Condition: Neu

About this title

Synopsis:

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 on 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. All contributions are written and have been critically reviewed by internationally recognised leaders in the field.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen (abebooks.de)

der Firma Agrios Buch- und Medienversand UG e.K. ,Geschäftsführer Ludwig Meier, De-Gasperi-Str. 8, 51469 Bergisch Gladbach nachstehend als Verkäufer bezeichnet.

§ 1 Allgemeines, Begriffsbestimmungen

(1) Der Verkäufer bietet unter dem Nutzernamen Agrios Buch unter der Plattform abebooks.de insbesondere Bücher an. Die folgenden Allgemeinen Geschäftsbedingungen (AGB) gelten für die Geschäftsbeziehung zwischen dem Verkäufer und dem Kunden in ihrer zum Ze...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Der Versand ins Ausland findet IMMER mit DHL statt. Auch nach Österreich verschicken wir nur mit DHL! Daher Standardversand == Luftpost!


Detailed Seller Information

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check PayPal Invoice Bank/Wire Transfer