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Cancer Risk Evaluation: Methods and Trends

Gunter Obe (Editor), Gary E. Marchant (Editor), Burkhard Jandrig (Editor), Holger Schutz (Editor), Peter M. Wiedemann (Editor)
ISBN: 978-3-527-32753-9
366 pages
June 2011, Wiley-Blackwell

An overview of the different approaches to cancer risk assessment of environmental factors - including "-omics" technologies, 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.

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