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Main Title Living in a chemical world: framing the future in light of the past
Author Mehlman, Myron A.
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Mehlman, Myron A.
Publisher Blackwell Pub. on behalf of the New York Academy of Sciences
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 70158417
ISBN 1573316539 (alk. paper); 9781573316538 (alk. paper)
Subjects Cancer--Environmental aspects--Congresses ; Environmental Exposure--Congresses ; Neoplasms--etiology--Congresses
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ELBM  Q11.N5 2006 v.1076 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/05/2013
Collation xviii, 945 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes "Result of a conference entitled Framing the Future in Light of the Past: Living in a Chemical World, held by the Collegium Ramazzini in cooperation with the Comuni de Carpi, the European Ramazzini Foundation, and the National Ramazzini Institute, and held on September 18-21, 2005, in Bologna, Italy"--P. [vii]. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes Identification of carcinogenic agents and primary prevention of cancer -- Children's environmental health research--highlights from the Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health -- Interpreting cancer trends -- The anatomy of the exposures that occurred around the World Trade Center site: 9/11 and beyond -- The health watch case-control study of leukemia and benzene: the story so far -- Benzene exposure and multiple myeloma: a detailed meta-analysis of benzene cohort studies -- Dangerous and cancer-causing properties of products and chemicals in the oil refining and petrochemical industries. Part XXX: Causal relationship between chronic myelogenous leukemia and benzene-containing solvents -- Causal relationship between non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and exposure to benzene and benzene-containing solvents -- Genetic polymorphism of toxicant-metabolizing enzymes and prognosis of Chinese workers with chronic benzene poisoning -- Gene-environment interactions in cancer: do they exist? -- Manufactured uncertainty: protecting public health in the age of contested science and product defense -- Misuse of genetic data in environmental epidemiology -- Collision of basic and applied approaches to risk assessment of thyroid toxicants -- Science and policy in risk assessments of chlorinated ethenes -- Potential health effects of occupational chlorinated solvent exposure -- Endocrine disruptors: challenges for environmental research in the 21st century -- Risk assessment of endocrine disrupters: the role of toxicological studies -- Diesel exhaust and coal mine dust: lung cancer risk in occupational settings -- Lung tumor risk estimates from rat studies with not specifically toxic granular dusts -- Measurements of asbestos burden in tissues -- Asbestos ban in India: challenges ahead -- Ionizing radiation and cardiovascular disease -- Power-frequency electric and magnetic fields in the light of Draper et al. 2005 -- Getting it right the first time: developing nanotechnology while protecting workers, public health, and the environment -- Pesticides and adult respiratory outcomes in the agricultural health study -- The assessment of occupational exposure to diazinon in Nicaraguan plantation workers using saliva biomonitoring -- Cancer and pesticides: an overview and some results of the Italian multicenter case-control study on hematolymphopoietic malignancies -- Geographic model and biomarker-derived measures of pesticide exposure and Parkinson's disease -- The construction industry -- Frequency and quality of radiation monitoring of construction workers at two gaseous diffusion plants -- Evaluation of exposure to PAHs in asphalt workers by environmental and biological monitoring -- Carcinogens in the construction industry -- Epoxy resins in the construction industry -- Health effects of hazardous waste -- Cancer mortality in an area of Campania (Italy) characterized by multiple toxic dumping sites -- Hazardous waste: recognition of the problem and response -- New directions in managing hazardous wastes from an industry perspective -- Developments in management and technology of waste reduction and disposal -- Systematic approach to evaluating trade-offs among fuel options: the lessons of MTBE -- Environmental impacts and costs of energy -- Worldwide governmental efforts to locate and destroy chemical weapons and weapons materials: minimizing risk in transport and destruction -- Options for the destruction of chemical weapons and management of the associated risks -- Health and environmental threats associated with the destruction of chemical weapons -- Results of long-term carcinogenicity bioassay on Sprague-Dawley rats exposed to aspartame administered in feed -- Results of a long-term carcinogenicity bioassay on Sprague-Dawley rats exposed to sodium arsenite administered in drinking water -- Use of carcinogenicity bioassays in the IARC monographs -- Chemical hazards in health care: high hazard, high risk, but low protection -- National and international response to occupational hazards in the healthcare sector -- Hazardous anticancer drugs in health care: environmental exposure assessment -- Beyond managing healthcare risks: the health-promoting hospital initiative in Mexico -- Handling anticancer drugs: from hazard identification to risk management? -- Chemical safety and health conditions among Hungarian hospital nurses -- Residual hazard assessment related to handling of antineoplastic drugs: safety system evolution and quality assurance of analytical measurement -- Framing the future in light of the past: living in a chemical world -- Children's environment and health in Latin America: the Ecuadorian case -- Environmental impacts on children's health in Southeast Asia: genotoxic compounds in urban air -- New developments in children's environmental health in Europe -- Toxicogenomics--a new systems toxicology approach to understanding of gene-environment interactions -- Toxicoproteomics in liver injury and inflammation -- Gene expression alterations in immune system pathways following exposure to immunosuppressive chemicals -- Transcriptional profiling and functional genomics reveal a role for AHR transcription factor in nephrogenesis -- Results of long-term carcinogenicity bioassays on Coca-Cola administered to Sprague-Dawley rats -- Occupational kidney cancer: exposure to industrial solvents -- Occupation and breast cancer: a Canadian case-control study -- Adverse health effects of fluoro-edenitic fibers: epidemiological evidence and public health priorities -- Glycol ethers: a ubiquitous family of toxic chemicals: a plea for REACH regulation -- Controlling exposure to chemicals: a simple guide -- Progress of epidemiological and molecular epidemiological studies on benzene in China -- Carcinogen exposure and epigenetic silencing in bladder cancer -- Causal relationship from exposure to chemicals in oil refining and chemical industries and malignant melanoma -- A regional approach to assess the impact of living in a chemical world -- Low-dose risk, hormesis, analogical and logical thinking -- Occupational injury and illness meet the labor market: lessons from labor economics about lost earnings -- The economic costs of health service treatments for asbestos-related mesothelioma deaths -- Valuing the adult health effects of air pollution in Chinese cities -- Chinese workers and labor conditions from state industry to globalized factories: how to stop the race to the bottom -- Applying cost analyses to drive policy that protects children: mercury as a case study.
Place Published Boston, Mass.
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Series Title Traced Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, v. 1076
BIB Level m
LCCN 2006019682
Origin OCLC
Type CAT