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    World Cancer Report 2014 (International Agency for Research on Cancer) (Electronic book text) By (author) International Agency for Research on Cancer, Edited by B. W. Stewart, Edited by C. P. Wild

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    DescriptionThis 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. This third volume in the series encompasses both established knowledge and recent research achievement. "World Cancer Report" provides a professional, multidisciplinary assessment of all aspects of the geographical distribution, biology, etiology, prevention, and control of cancer, predicated on research. The concise nature of the text and the high graphic content (hundreds of color maps, diagrams, and photographs) make the publication accessible to a broad readership. "World Cancer Report" is designed to provide non-specialist health professionals and policy-makers with a balanced understanding of cancer control and to provide established cancer professionals with insights about recent development.The book includes chapters in which distinguished scientists from around the world provide a broad overview of established knowledge and then emphasize research activity and progress. In addition, text boxes distributed throughout the book provide short, in-depth discussions of selected questions or topics. A new feature of this volume is the inclusion of Perspectives considering the future development of different aspects of cancer research, written by those whose record of outstanding achievement qualifies them as individuals having unique vision.It includes more than 60 chapters with contributions from more than 150 distinguished scientists from around the world, with information on: * Cancer worldwide* Cancer etiology* Cancer biology* Cancer prevention* Cancer by organ site* Cancer control"

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    World Cancer Report 2014
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) International Agency for Research on Cancer, Edited by B. W. Stewart, Edited by C. P. Wild
    Physical properties
    Format: Electronic book text
    Number of pages: 630
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 265 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 1,781 g
    ISBN 13: 9789283204299
    ISBN 10: 9283204298

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: MBNH, MJCL
    B&T General Subject: 420
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    BISAC V2.8: REF028000
    Abridged Dewey: 616
    LC classification: RC
    BISAC V2.8: MED078000
    BIC subject category V2: MJCL2, MBNS
    BISAC V2.8: MED062000, HEA039030, MED058160
    DC23: 614.5999
    Edition statement
    2014 ed.
    Illustrations note
    colour illustration, figures and maps
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 April 2014