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Skin Cancer Prevention
edited by Ulrik Ringborg

Skin Cancer Prevention provides a detailed overview of the three most common forms of skin cancer-basal cell, squamous cell, and melanoma-and authoritatively guides readers through current research related to the epidemiology, primary and secondary prevention, and identification of the many forms of the disease.

Features:

  • Offers five comprehensive sections that cover basic research, epidemiology, primary prevention, secondary prevention, and communication techniques
  • Responds to the increasing frequency of skin cancer around the world by covering the most recent prevention strategies and public health programs to prevent disease
  • Collects the most recent studies on the identification of risk factors for disease, and methods for early-stage disease detection
  • Emphasizes the importance of international standards in the histopathology of skin cancer
  • Bridges developments in translational research, epidemiology, and molecular biology to determine effective methods of disease prevention

Contents

Basic Research

  • Beneficial Effects of Moderate Exposure to Sunlight
  • Etiology of Non-Melanocytic Skin Cancer
  • Etiology of Malignant Melanoma
  • Photobiology of Photocarcinogenesis
  • Role of NER in Photocarcinogenesis
  • Role of Immunomodulation in Skin Cancer
  • Role of Epidermal Stem Cells in Skin Cancer Development
  • UV Damage of the Eye

Histophathology

  • Histopathology Standards in Skin Cancer

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology of Non-Melanocytic Skin Cancer
  • Epidemiology of Malignant Melanoma
  • Molecular Epidemiology of Skin Cancer

Primary Prevention

  • The Aims of Primary Prevention of Skin Cancer
  • Physical Protection. Use of Sunscreens
  • Solaria
  • The Periods-of-Life Program
  • Behavioral Aspects of Primary Prevention and Early Detection

Secondary Prevention

  • Risk Groups for Early Detection of Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Registration
  • Surveillence of Worldwide Early Detection and Screening Campaigns of Skin Cancer

Communication Strategies

  • Risk Communication
  • What Can We Learn from Public Relations
  • WHO-Sunprotection at School
  • Use of UV-Index

Index

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Skin Cancer Prevention
edited by Ulrik Ringborg
2006 462 pages $248.95 + shipping
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