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Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancers of concern to women. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources. ; Table of contents: ; Part I Cancer Overview -- Part II Cancer Risks and Prevention -- Part III Breast…
Part I: Basic Concepts: ; Cause and cancer epidemiology ; Morphologic and molecular classification of human cancer ; Cancer precursors ; Molecular and genetic events in neoplastic transformation ; Risk assessment of carcinogenetic hazards ; Application of biomarkers in cancer epidemiology ; Genetic…
What is cancer ; Different types of cancer ; How vitamins and minerals help to improve our health ; Treatments for different types of cancer
Purification and characterization of cancer stem cells by Elaine M. Hurt and William L. Farrar ; Prostate cancer stem cells by Collene R. Jeter and Dean G. Tang ; Melanoma cancer stem cells by Alexander Roesch and Meenhard Herlyn ; Mammospheres and breast carcinoma by Massimiliano Bonafe ; Prevent…
Chapter 6.1 includes National cancer control programs by Simon B. Sutcliffe and Cancer control in Canada: challenges and strategies in a high-income country.
Contains some revised versions of the papers originally presented at a symposium held in Montreal in 1977, together with new contributions
v.1: Macronutrients and cancer ; v.2: Micronutrients, nonnutritive dietary factors, and cancer