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Main Title Estrogens as endogenous carcinogens in the breast and prostate.
Publisher National Cancer Institute,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 44855843
ISBN 9780199290079; 0199290075
Subjects Estrogen--Carcinogenicity--Congresses. ; Breast--Cancer--Congresses. ; Prostate--Cancer--Congresses. ; Cancer--Endocrine aspects--Congresses. ; Breast Neoplasms--etiology. ; Breast Neoplasms--genetics. ; Estrogens--genetics. ; Estrogens--metabolism. ; Estrogens--toxicity. ; Prostatic Neoplasms--etiology. ; Estrogen--Receptors--Analysis--Congresses ; Breast--Cancer--Endocrine aspects--Congresses ; Estrogens--genetics--congresses ; Estrogens--metabolism--congresses ; Estrogens--toxicity--congresses ; Neoplasms--etiology--congresses ; Neoplasms--genetics--congresses
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EJEM  QP572.E85E83 2000 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 08/11/2000
Collation 159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Cover title. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Development, cellular, and molecular basis of human breast cancer -- The role of steroid hormones in prostate carcinogenesis -- Endogenous estrogens as carcinogens through metabolic activation -- Estrogens as endogenous genotoxic agents : DNA adducts and mutations -- Tissue-specific synthesis and oxidative metabolism of estrogens -- Estrogen metabolism by conjugation -- Molecular epidemiology of genetic polymorphisms in estrogen metabolizing enzymes in human breast cancer -- Estrogen receptor-mediated processes in normal and cancer cells -- Factors critical to the design and execution of epidemiologic studies and description of an innovative technology to follow the progression from normal to cancer tissue -- Hope for prevention : perspective of the cancer advocate.