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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Cancer as an environmental disease
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Nicolopoulou-Stamati, P.
Publisher Kluwer Academic Publishers,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 55019170
ISBN 1402020198 (alk. paper) 0306485133 (e-book)
Subjects Cancer--Environmental aspects ; Carcinogenesis ; Neoplasms--etiology ; Carcinogens, Environmental--adverse effects ; Environmental Health
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  RC268.25.C36 2004 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/25/2005
Collation xix, 213 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction: cancer and the environment - revisiting traditional views of involuntary exposure to carcinogens / P. Nicolopoulou-Stamati and M.A. Pitsos -- Incorporating the environmental context in the study of cancer - issues and implications / A. Novogradec and S. Harris Ali -- Could the increase in cancer incidence be related to recent environmental changes? / C.V. Howard and J.A. Newby -- The role of DNA damage and DNA-damaging environmental chemicals in carcinogens / K. Peltonen -- Gene-environment interaction in environmental carcinogens / H. Autrip -- Health impact assessment of accidents with environmental carcinogens - a case study of the Belgian PCB/Dioxin incident in 1999 / L. Hens -- Anti-oxidants and chemopreventive agents as cancer enhancing agent: the other side of the coin / S.Z. Abdel-Rahman, M. Peolini, and M.S. Legator -- Legislative proposals for reversing the cancer epidemic and controlling run-away industrial technologies / Samuel S. Epstein -- Re-evaluation of priorities in addressing the cancer issue: conclusions, strategies, prospects / P. Nicolopoulou-Stamati, C.V. Howard, and B.A.J. Gaudet.