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Cancer risk evaluation: methods and trends

Item Type:Book
Title:Cancer risk evaluation: methods and trends
Abstract:An overview of the different approaches to cancer risk evaluation of environmental factors - including "-omics" technologies and discussing the strengths and weaknesses of the methods in different fields. The main focus is on the carcinogenic effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, demonstrating the difficulties in accurately assessing those factors that may or may not pose a significant cancer risk. The book extends the view to a broader context of risk assessment, highlighting various aspects of risk management. Written by leading experts in the field, this is a resource for policy makers and professionals in health risk assessment, and public health workers, as well as oncologists and researchers in academia.
Keywords:Neoplasms, Risk Factors, Risk Assessment, Mutagenicity Tests
Source:Cancer risk evaluation: methods and trends
ISBN:978-3-527-32753-9
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell (Germany)
Number of Pages:347
Date:2011
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1002/9783527634613

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