|Author||: Philip C. Nasca|
|Publisher||: World Scientific Publishing Company|
|Total Pages||: 400|
|ISBN 10||: 9814295795|
|ISBN 13||: 9789814295796|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
This is an up-to-date review of the epidemiology of childhood cancers. The text is divided into three parts with Part 1 designed to introduce the reader to the descriptive epidemiology, clinical aspects, and biologic basis of childhood cancers. This section also provides a detailed account of the methodological issues involved in the epidemiologic study of pediatric cancers. Part 2 provides an overview of the epidemiology of the various cancer types affecting children, while Part 3 provides a detailed review of the genetics of childhood cancers and the possible role of various environmental exposures in their etiology. It will also contain a glossary and a list of Internet sites where additional information and data on childhood cancers can be obtained.