List of WHO publications: Cancer
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Author Bray, F., Znaor, A., Cueva, P., Korir, A., Swaminathan, R., Ullrich, A., Wang, S.A., Parkin, D.M.
Year
2014 Order Number    17700043 ISBN-13
 9789283204350
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CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries    CHF 14,00
English
This guidance document consists of six chapters that provide technical advice to planners and health specialists in low and middle-income countries wishing to implement and develop Population-based Cancer Registration (PBCR) as information system that inform cancer control policy. .../...
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2014 Order Number    17501213 ISBN-13
 9789283204305
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
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A wide range of projects are described in the latest Biennial Report of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer research branch of the World Health Organization (http://www.iarc.fr/). .../...
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Author Kurman, R.J., Carcangiu, M.L., Herrington, C.S., Young, R.H.
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2014 Order Number    17004006 ISBN-13
 9789283224358
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CHF 135,00  / US$ 162,00 Developing countries    CHF 94,50
English
WHO Classification of Tumours of Female Reproductive Organs is the sixth volume in the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. .../...
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Author Stewart, B. W., Wild, C. P.
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2014 Order Number    17600031 ISBN-13
 9789283204299
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CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
This book from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, provides a unique global view of cancer, including cancer patterns, causes, and prevention. The World Cancer Report series is recognized as an authoritative source of global perspective and information on cancer. The first volume appeared in 2003 and the second in 2008. .../...
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Author Stewart, B., Wild, C.P.
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2014 Order Number    18000275 ISBN-13
 9789283204329
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This book from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, provides a unique global view of cancer, including cancer patterns, causes, and prevention. The World Cancer Report series is recognized as an authoritative source of global perspective and information on cancer. The first volume appeared in 2003 and the second in 2008. .../...
Title
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2013 Order Number    11504350 ISBN-13
 9789241548496
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CHF 83,00  / US$ 99,60 Developing countries    CHF 58,10
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The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) has been used for nearly 25 years as the standard tool for coding diagnoses of neoplasms in tumour and cancer registrars and in pathology laboratories. ICD-O is a dual classification with coding systems for both topography and morphology. .../...
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2013 Order Number    17200101 ISBN-13
 9789283213246
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume of the IARC Monographs provides an assessment of the carcinogenicity of 18 chemicals present in industrial and consumer products or food (natural constituents, contaminants, or flavourings) or occurring as water-chlorination by-products. The compounds evaluated include the widely used plasticizer di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and the food contaminant 4-methylimidazole. .../...
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2013 Order Number    17200102 ISBN-13
 9789283213253
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
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This one-hundred-and-second volume of the IARC Monographs contains evaluations of the carcinogenic hazard to humans of radiofrequency electromagnetic fields. .../...
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2013 Order Number    17200103 ISBN-13
 9789283213260
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This one-hundred-and-third volume of the IARC Monographs contains evaluations of the carcinogenic hazard to humans of bitumens and bitumen emissions, and of some N- and S-heterocyclic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (referred to as azaarenes and thiaarenes, respectively). This volume is the fourth in a series of IARC Monograph volumes evaluating exposures related to air pollution. .../...
Title
Author WHO
Year
2013 Order Number    18000302 ISBN-13
 9789240692121
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CHF 83,00  / US$ 99,60 Developing countries    CHF 58,10
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The International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) has been used for nearly 25 years as the standard tool for coding diagnoses of neoplasms in tumour and cancer registrars and in pathology laboratories. ICD-O is a dual classification with coding systems for both topography and morphology. .../...
Title
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2013 Order Number    18000366 ISBN-13
 9789240692794
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
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Author WHO
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2013 Order Number    19300291 ISBN-13
 9789241548694
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) is a premalignant lesion that may exist at any one of three stages: CIN1, CIN2, or CIN3. If left untreated, CIN2 or CIN3 (collectively referred to as CIN2+) can progress to cervical cancer. .../...
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Author Stewart, B,, Wild, C.P.
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2013 Order Number    18000278 ISBN-13
 9789283204336
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CHF 65,00  / US$ 78,00 Developing countries    CHF 45,50
English
This book from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, provides a unique global view of cancer, including cancer patterns, causes, and prevention. The World Cancer Report series is recognized as an authoritative source of global perspective and information on cancer. The first volume appeared in 2003 and the second in 2008. .../...
Title
Author Fletcher, C. D.M., Bridge, J.A., Hogendoorn, P., Mertens, F.
Year
2013 Order Number    17004005 ISBN-13
 9789283224341
Price
CHF 135,00  / US$ 162,00 Developing countries    CHF 94,50
English
WHO Classification of Soft Tissue and Bone is the fifth volume of the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. .../...
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2013 Order Number    14000104  
 
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CHF 240,00  / US$ 288,00 Developing countries    CHF 240,00
English
This collection contains 20+ WHO and International Agency for Research on Cancer publications on the topic of cancer control, national cancer control programmes, cervical cancer. This collection will be useful to policy makers and to health professionals involved in cancer control and prevention. .../...
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2013 Order Number    14010104  
 
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This collection contains 20+ WHO and International Agency for Research on Cancer publications on the topic of cancer control, national cancer control programmes, cervical cancer. This collection will be useful to policy makers and to health professionals involved in cancer control and prevention. .../...
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Author Pitt, J.I., Wild, C.P., Baan, R.A., Gelderblom, W. C.A., Miller, J.D., Riley, R.T., Wu, F.
Year
2012 Order Number    17300158 ISBN-13
 9789283221586
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CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
Mycotoxins are fungal toxins that contaminate many of the most frequently consumed foods and feeds worldwide, including staple foods consumed by many of the poorest and most vulnerable populations in the world. Therefore, human and animal exposure to one or more of this broad group of toxins is widespread. .../...
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2012 Order Number    19300235 ISBN-13
 9789241548120
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
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These guidelines have been developed to support countries to relieve pain in their paediatric populations. These guidelines address persisting pain in children caused by conditions such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, sickle-cell disease, burns, trauma, and phantom limb pain. .../...
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2012 Order Number    17200100 ISBN-13
 9789283213291
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CHF 264,00  / US$ 316,80 Developing countries    CHF 184,80
English
Volume 100 compiles information on tumour sites and mechanisms of carcinogenesis. About half of the agents classified in Group 1 were last reviewed more than 20 years ago, before mechanistic studies became prominent in evaluations of carcinogenicity. .../...
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2012 Order Number    17201100 ISBN-13
 9789283213185
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Volume 100 of the IARC Monographs, A Review of Human Carcinogens, covers all agents previously classified by IARC as "carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)" and was developed by six separate Working Groups: Pharmaceuticals; Biological agents; Arsenic, Metals, Fibres, and Dusts; Radiation; Personal Habits and Indoor Combustions; Chemical Agents and Related Occupations. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    17202100 ISBN-13
 9789283213192
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Volume 100 of the IARC Monographs, A Review of Human Carcinogens, covers all agents previously classified by IARC as "carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)" and was developed by six separate Working Groups: Pharmaceuticals; Biological agents; Arsenic, Metals, Fibres, and Dusts; Radiation; Personal Habits and Indoor Combustions; Chemical Agents and Related Occupations. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    17203100 ISBN-13
 9789283213208
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Volume 100 of the IARC Monographs, A Review of Human Carcinogens, covers all agents previously classified by IARC as "carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)" and was developed by six separate Working Groups: Pharmaceuticals; Biological agents; Arsenic, Metals, Fibres, and Dusts; Radiation; Personal Habits and Indoor Combustions; Chemical Agents and Related Occupations. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    17204100 ISBN-13
 9789283213215
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Volume 100 of the IARC Monographs, A Review of Human Carcinogens, covers all agents previously classified by IARC as "carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)" and was developed by six separate Working Groups: Pharmaceuticals; Biological agents; Arsenic, Metals, Fibres, and Dusts; Radiation; Personal Habits and Indoor Combustions; Chemical Agents and Related Occupations. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    17205100 ISBN-13
 9789283213222
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Volume 100 of the IARC Monographs, A Review of Human Carcinogens, covers all agents previously classified by IARC as "carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)" and was developed by six separate Working Groups: Pharmaceuticals; Biological agents; Arsenic, Metals, Fibres, and Dusts; Radiation; Personal Habits and Indoor Combustions; Chemical Agents and Related Occupations. .../...
Title
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2012 Order Number    17206100 ISBN-13
 9789283213239
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Volume 100 of the IARC Monographs, A Review of Human Carcinogens, covers all agents previously classified by IARC as "carcinogenic to humans (Group 1)" and was developed by six separate Working Groups: Pharmaceuticals; Biological agents; Arsenic, Metals, Fibres, and Dusts; Radiation; Personal Habits and Indoor Combustions; Chemical Agents and Related Occupations. .../...
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2011 Order Number    17600030 ISBN-13
 9789283230144
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This new volume of the IARC Handbooks of Cancer Prevention in Tobacco Control presents a critical review and evaluation of the evidence by 25 international experts from twelve countries on the economics, epidemiology, public policy and tobacco control aspects of tax and price policies. .../...
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Author Rothman, N., Hainaut, P., Schulte, P., Smith, M., Boffetta, P., Perera, F.
Year
2011 Order Number    17300163 ISBN-13
 9789283221630
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CHF 125,00  / US$ 150,00 Developing countries    CHF 87,50
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Molecular Epidemiology has taken advantage of the emergence of technological advances collectively identified as "-omics" (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomic , metabonomics) and their usage in epidemiological studies has heralded a revolution in the design implementation, and interpretation of studies on disease causation. .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    17501011 ISBN-13
 9789283204275
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
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A wide range of projects are described in the latest Biennial Report of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer research branch of the World Health Organization (http://www.iarc.fr/). .../...
Title
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2011 Order Number    11500815 ISBN-13
 9789241564229
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The Global Status Report on Noncommunicable Diseases is the first report on the worldwide epidemic of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases, along with their risk factors and determinants. .../...
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Author Sankaranarayanan, R., Swaminathan, R.
Year
2011 Order Number    17300162 ISBN-13
 9789283221623
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 20,00
English
Population-based cancer survival rates offer an important benchmark for measuring a health care system s overall effectiveness in the fight against cancer. .../...
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2010 Order Number    17200099 ISBN-13
 9789283212997
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume of the IARC Monographs provides a reassessment of the carcinogenicity of about a dozen aromatic amines and organic dyes. Additionally, occupational exposures of hairdressers and barbers and exposure from personal use of hair colourants were reviewed. .../...
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2010 Order Number    17200093 ISBN-13
 9789283212935
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
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This volume of the IARC Monographs provides a reassessment of the carcinogenicity of carbon black, titanium dioxide, and talc. .../...
Title
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2010 Order Number    17200096 ISBN-13
 9789283212966
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume of the IARC Monographs provides a reassessment of the carcinogenicity of alcoholic beverages and of ethyl carbamate (urethane), a frequent contaminant of fermented foods and alcoholic beverages. Although moderate alcohol consumption has some health benefits, the WHO identified the consumption of alcohol as one of the top-10 risks for worldwide burden of disease. .../...
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2010 Order Number    17200098 ISBN-13
 9789283212980
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume of the IARC Monographs provides evaluations of the carcinogenicity of shiftwork, painting and firefighting. Shiftwork is estimated to involve about 15-20% of the total working population. It is most prevalent among workers in the health care, transportation, communication, leisure and hospitality sectors. .../...
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2010 Order Number    17200094 ISBN-13
 9789283212942
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume of the IARC Monographs provides an evaluation of the carcinogenicity of ingested nitrate and nitrite, and the cyanobacterial peptide toxins, microcystin-LR and nodularins. .../...
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Author Bosman, F.T., Carneiro, F., Hruban, R.H., Theise, N.D.
Year
2010 Order Number    17004003 ISBN-13
 9789283224327
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CHF 135,00  / US$ 162,00 Developing countries    CHF 94,50
English
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Digestive System is the third volume of the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. .../...
Title
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2010 Order Number    17200092 ISBN-13
 9789283212928
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume reviews the potential carcinogenicity of 60 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and several occupational exposures involving coal-derived polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. These are formed during the incomplete combustion of organic material. .../...
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2010 Order Number    17200095 ISBN-13
 9789283212959
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume provides a first-time evaluation of the carcinogenicity of household solid fuel combustion (coal and biomass) and of high-temperature frying. About half of the world's population, mostly in low-resource and medium-resource countries, use solid fuels for cooking or heating, often in poorly ventilated spaces. .../...
Title
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2009 Order Number    17500809 ISBN-13
 9789283204251
Price
CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
A wide range of projects are described in the latest Biennial Report of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer research branch of the World Health Organization (http://www.iarc.fr/). .../...
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Author Curado, M.P., Edwards, B., Shin, H.R., Ferlay, J., Heanue, M., Boyle, P., Storm, H.
Year
2009 Order Number    17300160 ISBN-13
 9789283221609
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CHF 250,00  / US$ 300,00 Developing countries    CHF 175,00
English
It is difficult to estimate the number of people around the world who work diligently to collect the data that are presented in Cancer Incidence in Five Continents. One thing is clear: it is a large number. .../...
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2009 Order Number    17600029 ISBN-13
 9789283230137
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
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This volume reviews the evidence critically appraised by a Working Group of 17 scientists from nine countries and draws conclusions about the effectiveness of smoke-free policies. .../...
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2008 Order Number    17200097 ISBN-13
 9789283212973
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This ninety-seventh volume contains evaluations by a group of 25 scientists from eight countries of the carcinogenic hazard to humans of 1,3-butadiene, ethylene oxide and some vinyl halides (vinyl fluoride, vinyl chloride and vinyl bromide). These industrial gases or their epoxide metabolites are direct-acting mutagens that induce malignant tumours at many sites in rodents. .../...
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Author Boyle, P., Levin, B.
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2008 Order Number    17600026 ISBN-13
 9789283204237
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
It is estimated that there will be over 12 million people diagnosed with cancer this year. Hardly any family has not been hit by cancer, and when cancer hits it can hit hard. The burden on Society caused by cancer is immense not only in terms of the human suffering of patients and their relatives and friends, but the cost of cancer in economic terms. .../...
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Author Boyle, P., Smans, M.
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2008 Order Number    17300159 ISBN-13
 9789283221593
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
Cancer is the second-most common cause of death (after cardiovascular diseases) in the majority of European countries and cancer control is one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century. It is an international issue and, thankfully, cancer epidemiology is one of the most fruitful areas of international cooperation in cancer research. .../...
Title
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2008 Order Number    17600028 ISBN-13
 9789283230120
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CHF 60,00  / US$ 72,00 Developing countries    CHF 42,00
English
IARC convened a working group of international tobacco control experts to propose a framework for guiding the evaluation of tobacco control policies expected to be formulated worldwide in response to WHO-FCTC. .../...
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2008 Order Number    17600027 ISBN-13
 9789283224457
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CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries    CHF 7,00
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The IARC Code of Good Scientific Practice is intended to guide research conducted within IARC premises, and to be embedded in its relationships with others.It will also apply to the Working Groups composed of external experts and convened by IARC. .../...
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2008 Order Number    11500717 ISBN-13
 9789241563499
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CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
The use of structured frameworks in chemical risk assessment promotes transparent, harmonized approaches. This book presents two IPCS frameworks originally published in Critical Reviews in Toxicology, in a user-friendly large format. Part 1 contains the IPCS Framework for Analysing the Relevance of a Cancer Mode of Action for Humans, along with three case studies illustrating its application. .../...
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Author Swerdlow, S.H., Campo, E., Harris, N.L., Jaffe, E.S., Pileri, S.A., Stein, H., Thiele, J., Vardiman, J.W
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2008 Order Number    17004002 ISBN-13
 9789283224310
Price
CHF 122,00  / US$ 146,40 Developing countries    CHF 85,40
English
WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues is the second volume of the 4th Edition of the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. .../...
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2008 Order Number    11506674 ISBN-13
 9789241547529
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The World Health Organization estimates that 7.6 million people died of cancer in 2005 and 84 million people will die in the next 10 years if action is not taken. More than 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, where resources available for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer are limited or nonexistent. Yet cancer is to a large extent avoidable. .../...
Title
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2008 Order Number    11504674 ISBN-13
 9789241547406
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The World Health Organization estimates that 7.6 million people died of cancer in 2005 and 84 million people will die in the next 10 years if action is not taken. More than 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, where resources available for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer are limited or nonexistent. Yet cancer is to a large extent avoidable. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    17200089 ISBN-13
 9789283212898
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This eighty-ninth volume of the IARC Monographs is the third and last of a series on tobacco-related agents. Volume 83 reported on the carcinogenicity of tobacco smoke and involuntary smoking (second-hand smoke or environmental tobacco smoke) (IARC, 2004a). Volume 85 summarized the evidence on the carcinogenic risk of chewing betel quid with and without tobacco (IARC, 2004b). .../...
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2007 Order Number    17200090 ISBN-13
 9789283212904
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This ninetieth volume of the IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans considers human papillomaviruses (HPVs), which were evaluated by a previous Working Group (IARC, 1995). The monograph in the present volume incorporates new data that have become available during the past decade. .../...
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2007 Order Number    17200091 ISBN-13
 9789283212911
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
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Oral contraceptives for family planning worldwide have revolutionized the reproductive lives of millions of women since their introduction in the 1960s. Later on, a variety of side-effects including cardiovascular diseases was recognized. .../...
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2007 Order Number    11505674 ISBN-13
 9789241547345
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The World Health Organization estimates that 7.6 million people died of cancer in 2005 and 84 million people will die in the next 10 years if action is not taken. More than 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, where resources available for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer are limited or nonexistent. Yet cancer is to a large extent avoidable. .../...
Title
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2007 Order Number    17600022 ISBN-13
 9789283230113
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
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Author Louis, D.N., Ohgaki, H., Wiestler, O.D., Cavenee, W.K.
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2007 Order Number    17004001 ISBN-13
 9789283224303
Price
CHF 122,00  / US$ 146,40 Developing countries    CHF 85,40
English
***This book was highly commended in the Pathology category of the British Medical Association's 2008 annual Medical Book Competition.*** WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System is the first volume of the 4th Edition of the World Health Organization series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. .../...
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2007 Order Number    11502674 ISBN-13
 9789241547116
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CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The World Health Organization estimates that 7.6 million people died of cancer in 2005 and 84 million people will die in the next 10 years if action is not taken. More than 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, where resources available for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer are limited or nonexistent. Yet cancer is to a large extent avoidable. .../...
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2006 Order Number    17200088 ISBN-13
 9789283212881
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This eighty-eighth volume of IARC Monographs evaluates the available evidence on the carcinogenic potential in humans of formaldehyde, 2-butoxyethanol and 1-tert-butoxypropan-2-ol. Formaldehyde, a potential carcinogen is found in the workplace and in the environment, has been studied the most widely and has been evaluated three times previously. .../...
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2006 Order Number    17600023 ISBN-13
 9789283224419
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CHF 25,00  / US$ 30,00 Developing countries    CHF 17,50
English
An IARC Working Group has assessed the available evidence relating to possible detrimental health effects of exposure to artificial ultraviolet radiation through use of indoor tanning facilities, in particular whether their use increases the risk for skin cancer. .../...
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2006 Order Number    17200087 ISBN-13
 9789283212874
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph re-evaluates the potential carcinogenic hazards to humans from exposure to inorganic and organic lead compounds. Human exposure comes from lead-contaminated air, dust, soil, water and food and through inhalation and ingestion. Recent human exposure has arisen predominantly from the widespread use of leaded gasoline. .../...
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2006 Order Number    11500674 ISBN-13
 9789241546997
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries    CHF 10,50
English
The World Health Organization estimates that 7.6 million people died of cancer in 2005 and 84 million people will die in the next 10 years if action is not taken. More than 70% of all cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, where resources available for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer are limited or nonexistent. Yet cancer is to a large extent avoidable. .../...
Title
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2006 Order Number    11500675 ISBN-13
 9789241547000
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CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries    CHF 35,00
English
This Guide provides essential knowledge and skills needed by health care providers, at different levels of care, in order to offer quality services for prevention, early detection and screening, treatment and palliation of cervical cancer. The Guide presents guidelines and up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations covering the full continuum of care. .../...
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2006 Order Number    17200086 ISBN-13
 9789283212867
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CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph evaluates the evidence of carcinogenicity of metallic cobalt particles with or without tungsten carbide, to which workers in the hard-metal industry are exposed, and of cobalt sulfate and other soluble cobalt (II) salts. .../...
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2005 Order Number    17000006 ISBN-13
 9789283224143
Price
CHF 122,00  / US$ 146,40 Developing countries    CHF 85,40
English
This book provides an authoritative guide to the histological and genetic typing of human tumours of the skin. This volume covers keratinocytic, melanocytic, appendageal, haematopoietic, soft tissue and neural tumours, as well as inherited tumour syndromes. .../...
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Author Barnes, L., Eveson, J.W., Reichart, P., Sidransky, D.
Year
2005 Order Number    17000009 ISBN-13
 9789283224174
Price
CHF 122,00  / US$ 146,40 Developing countries    CHF 85,40
English
Pathology and Genetics of Head and Neck Tumours is the latest volume in the new WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours. This authoritative, concise reference book provides an international standard for pathologists and oncologists and will serve as an indispensable guide for use in the design of studies monitoring response to therapy and clinical outcome. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17300157 ISBN-13
 9789283221579
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
During the last two decades, molecular epidemiology has become an important discipline in cancer research. It has evolved towards the development, validation and application of markers of susceptibility and, more recently, markers of mechanisms of cancer development. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17600014 ISBN-13
 9789283230090
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
There is evidence that cruciferous vegetables at levels relevant to human intake or more can inhibit neoplastic and preneoplastic responses in experimental animals, mainly when given simultaneously with carcinogens or throughout the experiment. .../...
Title
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2004 Order Number    17300128 ISBN-13
 9789283221289
Price
CHF 28,00  / US$ 33,60 Developing countries    CHF 28,00
English
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2004 Order Number    17200084 ISBN-13
 9789283212843
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
A well-researched report from a working group of 23 experts from 13 countries convened to evaluate the evidence of carcinogenicity of drinking-water disinfectants and of arsenic (mostly naturally occurring) as a contaminant of drinking-water, and of the water-disinfectant chloramine. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17200085 ISBN-13
 9789283212850
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph evaluates the evidence of carcinogenicity of Betel-quid and Areca-nut chewing as well as some areca-nut-derived nitrosamines.
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17000008 ISBN-13
 9789283224167
Price
CHF 122,00  / US$ 146,40 Developing countries    CHF 85,40
English
This volume covers tumours of the pituary, the thyroid and parathyroid, the adrenal gland, the endocrine pancreas, and inherited tumour syndromes. Each entity is extensively discussed with information on clinicopathological, epidemiological, immunophenotypic and genetic aspects of these diseases. The book is an authoritative, concise reference, prepared by 150 authors from 20 countries. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17000010 ISBN-13
 9789283224181
Price
CHF 122,00  / US$ 146,40 Developing countries    CHF 85,40
English
This book is an authoritative, concise reference on the histological and genetic typing of tumours of the lung, pleura, thymus and heart. Prepared by 200 authors from 25 countries, it contains more than 670 colour photographs, numerous MRIs, ultrasound images, CT scans, charts and approximately 2200 references. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17200083 ISBN-13
 9789283212836
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph presents a series of review studies linking tobacco smoke and involuntary (passive) smoking to several cancers. .../...
Title
Year
2004 Order Number    17000007 ISBN-13
 9789283224150
Price
CHF 122,00  / US$ 146,40 Developing countries    CHF 85,40
English
This new volume in the WHO series on histological and genetic typing of human tumours covers tumours of the kidney, the urinary system, the prostate, the testis and paratesticular tissue and the penis. Each entity is extensively discussed with information on clinicopathological, epidemiological, immunophenotypic and genetic aspects of these diseases. .../...
Title
Author Allam, N.
Year
2003 Order Number    14600017 ISBN-13
 9789290213185
Price
CHF 11,00  / US$ 13,20 Developing countries    CHF 7,70
English
Breast cancer-a diagnosis that would daunt any woman. This very personal and uplifting account of one Egyptian woman's experience with breast cancer offers hope to all. Combining fact and feeling, the author tells her story from diagnosis, through treatment to 20 years on and points out the changes that have taken place in treatment since her own experience began.
Title
Author Sankila, R., Black, R., Coebergh, J.W., Démaret, E., et al
Year
2003 Order Number    17700037 ISBN-13
 9789283224198
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
This report introduces the framework, subject matter, methods, study designs and problems in the assessment of quality of clinical care. So far, many population-based cancer registries do not have much experience in this field. .../...
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Author Parkin, D.M., Ferlay, J., Hamdi-Cherif, M., Sitas, F, et al
Year
2003 Order Number    17300153 ISBN-13
 9789283221531
Price
CHF 111,12  / US$ 133,34 Developing countries    CHF 77,78
English
Our knowledge of the geographic and ethnic patterns of cancer in the African continent is limited. There is an almost entire lack of valid mortality statistics by cause, and few registries have published incidence data in readily accessible sources - for example, the Cancer Incidence in Five Continents series. .../...
Title
Author Sankaranarayanan, R., Ramani, S.W.
Year
2003 Order Number    17700041 ISBN-13
 9789283224235
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 21,00
English
Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women worldwide. This book serves as a concise teaching manual on visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and with Lugol's iodine to train health personnel, especially in developing countries, with the aim to detect this disease in the early pre-invasive phase and save women's lives. .../...
Title
Author Tavassoéli, F.A., Devilee, P.
Year
2003 Order Number    17000004 ISBN-13
 9789283224129
Price
CHF 84,00  / US$ 100,80 Developing countries    CHF 58,80
English
This WHO classification covers the female and male breast, ovaries, fallopian tumours, uterine cervix, uterine corpus, vulva, vagina and inherited tumour syndromes. It includes a comprehensive classification of benign and malignant neoplasms. Targeted readership includes pathologists, gynaecologists, surgeons, oncologists, and basic scientists. .../...
Title
Author Sellors, J.W., Sankaranarayanan, R.
Year
2003 Order Number    17600015 ISBN-13
 9789283204121
Price
CHF 22,50  / US$ 27,00 Developing countries    CHF 16,00
English
This introductory manual is intended to simplify the learning of colposcopy and treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia with cryotherapy and loop electrosurgical excision procedure so as to allow dissemination of the skills in low-resource settings. .../...
Title
Year
2003 Order Number    11500526 ISBN-13
 9789241545990
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries    CHF 30,00
English
Adherence to therapies is a primary determinant of treatment success. Poor adherence attenuates optimum clinical benefits and therefore reduces the overall effectiveness of health systems. "Medicines will not work if you do not take them". .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    11500517 ISBN-13
 9789241545723
Price
CHF 23,00  / US$ 27,60 Developing countries    CHF 16,10
English
This publication is the product of a comprehensive consultation undertaken by WHO in 2001, involving leading experts in the field of cancer epidemiology, screening and treatment. .../...
Title
Author Parkin, D.M., Whelan, S.L., Ferlay, J., Teppo, L., Thomas, D.B.
Year
2002 Order Number    17300155 ISBN-13
 9789283221555
Price
CHF 225,00  / US$ 270,00 Developing countries    CHF 157,50
English
Cancer Incidence in Five Continents (CI5) is the result of the fruitful collaboration netween the International Agency for Research on Cancer and the network fo cancer registries worldwide, represented by the International Association of Cancer Registries. .../...
Title
Author Riboli, E., Lambert, R.
Year
2002 Order Number    17300156 ISBN-13
 9789283221562
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
The search for the links between diet, nutritional and metabolic factors and cancer aetiology is an area of research which, over the past two decades, has attracted increasing attention both from a scientific and a public health point of view. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    17200081 ISBN-13
 9789283212812
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Reports the conclusions of a scientific working group of 19 experts from 11 countries convened by the Monographs Programme of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) on the re-evaluation of the carcinogenic risk of airborne man-made vitreous fibres.
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    17200080 ISBN-13
 9789283212805
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume evaluates possible carcinogenic hazards from exposures to static and extremely low frequency (ELF) electric and magnetic fields. It is the first of two IARC Monographs volumes on various kinds of non-ionizing radiation. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    17600006 ISBN-13
 9789283230069
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
Avoiding overweight and obesity is the best-established diet-related risk factor for cancer. The proportion of people who are overweight/obese is increasing, and the amount of physical activity is decreasing in most populations, including urban populations in many developing countries. .../...
Title
Year
2002 Order Number    17600013 ISBN-13
 9789283230076
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Breast cancer is the leading site of new cancer cases in women. Breast cancer detection is currently primarily based on physical examination by health care professionals, chance findings by women, breast self-examination and mammography used for diagnosis or for routine screening. .../...
Title
Author Miller, A.B., Bartsch, H., Boffetta, P., Dragsted, L., Vainio, H.
Year
2001 Order Number    17300154 ISBN-13
 9789283221548
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries    CHF 24,50
English
The evaluation of potential cancer chemopreventive agents require large, long-term, randomized trials in humans. Biomarkers that would allow the identification of subjects exposed to carcinogenic agents or of individuals genetically susceptible to cancer would be of great value. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    17200079 ISBN-13
 9789283212799
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This volume evaluates carcinogenicity to humans of 19 chemicals that are carcinogenic to the thyroid follicular-cell epithelium in rodents. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    17600011 ISBN-13
 9789283230052
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries    CHF 31,50
English
IARC Handbooks on Cancer Prevention Handbook 5 This authoritative illustrated book gives the evaluations on cancer-preventive activity of topical use of sunscreens, as well as recommendations to skin cancer prevention. Prepared by an expert group from 10 countries, it provides an international consensus on the use of sunscreens. .../...
Title
Year
2001 Order Number    17200078 ISBN-13
 9789283212782
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
This monograph evaluates the evidence for carcinogenicity of ionizing radiation from internally deposited radionuclides. The radionuclides considered in this monograph belong to two broad categories, those that emit a-particles (helium nuclei) and those that emit b-particles (electrons) during their primary radioactive decay. .../...
Title
Year
2000 Order Number    17200077 ISBN-13
 9789283212775
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Evaluates or re-evaluates the carcinogenic risks to humans posed by exposure to sixteen organic industrial chemicals. .../...
Title
Year
2000 Order Number    17200076 ISBN-13
 9789283212768
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Evaluates the carcinogenic risks to humans posed by the use of four antiretroviral agents, four DNA topoisomerase II inhibitors used in the treatment of cancer, and an additional three pharmaceutical agents (hydroxyures, phenolphthalein, and vitamin K substances). The volume marks the first IARC evaluation of nucleoside analogs that act as antiviral agents. .../...
Title
Year
2000 Order Number    17200075 ISBN-13
 9789283212751
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Evaluates the carcinogenic risks to humans posed by exposure to X- and g-radiation and to neutrons from external sources. The book opens with a general introduction to nomenclature, dosimetric methods and models in the occupational and environmental settings, the behaviour of radiation in biological tissues, and sources of human exposure. .../...
Title
Year
1999 Order Number    17200073 ISBN-13
 9789283212737
Price
CHF 55,00  / US$ 66,00 Developing countries    CHF 38,50
English
Evaluates the carcinogenic risk to humans posed by 20 individual compounds and three groups of compounds (cyclamates, saccharin and its salts, and nitrilotriacetic acid and its salts) that are known to induce tumours of the kidney or urinary bladder in rodents. .../...
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