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Main Title Cancer : genetics and the environment /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Bradlow, H. Leon.
Fishman, Jack
Osborne, Michael P.
Publisher New York Academy of Sciences,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 37910800
ISBN 1573311146 (cloth : acid-free paper) 1573311154 (pbk. : acid-free paper) 1573311146 (alk. paper)
Subjects Cancer--Genetic aspects--Congresses ; Cancer--Environmental aspects--Congresses ; Neoplasms--genetics--congresses ; Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary--congresses ; Ethics, Medical--congresses
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EJEM  Q11.N5 v.833 1997 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 06/10/2005
Collation ix, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Result of a conference held in New York on November 15 and 16, 1996. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Cancer genetics in the new era of molecular biology -- Alterations in G1/S cell-cycle control contributing to carcinogenesis -- Breast cancer genes: therapeutic strategies -- Predictive genetic tests: problems and pitfalls -- The ethic of genetic counseling and the ethos of managed care -- Hereditary predisposition to cancer -- Nutrition and human cancer -- The epidemiology of physical activity and cancer -- Tobacco and cancer: approaches using carcinogen biomarkers and chemoprevention -- Avoidable causes of breast cancer: the known, the unknown, and the suspected -- Hormone replacement therapy increases the risk of breast cancer -- The war on cancer: a review -- Computer-assisted molecular design for the determination of structure-activity relationships for chemopreventive agents -- Physician- and counselor-tailored hybrid computer interfaces for cancer genetics risk analysis software -- Genetic object class networks: transformational object modeling of breast cancer risk and family history data -- Benzo{alpha}pyrene enchances levels of ErbB2 in normal mammary epithelial cells in organoid culture -- Ethical aspects of genetic counseling in familial breast and ovarian cancer: combining applied theory and reflective practice -- Phorbol ester-mediated induction of cyclooxygenase-2 gene expression is inhibited by retinoids -- Mutation of {alpha}-catenin results in invasiveness of human HCT-8 colon cancer cells -- Design and methodology of a study of psychosocial aspects of genetic testing for hereditary colorectal cancer -- The von Hippel-Lindau family alliance -- BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations and breast cancer in Ashkenazi women -- Effect of maitake D-fraction on cancer prevention.