A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology

Stefania Boccia, Paolo Boffetta, Carlo La Vecchia

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A Quick Guide to Cancer Epidemiology is an ideal addition to Springer Briefs in Cancer Research. The Brief provides core concepts in cancer epidemiology and also gives a snapshot of the epidemiology of seventeen human cancers. The Brief aims to provide-with quantitative focus-estimates of the global burden of neoplasms, of recent and likely future trends, distribution, causes and strategies for prevention for major groups of cancers. Finally, the Brief will give an overview of severals factors that cause cancer including dietary factors, tobacco smoking, obesity and alcohol consumption.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages101
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-05068-3
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Cancer Research


  • cancer epidemiology
  • envrionmental factors
  • neoplasms


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