1st Edition

Skin Cancer Prevention




ISBN 9780849398896
Published September 20, 2006 by CRC Press
462 Pages 90 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Coedited by the President of the European Society of Skin Cancer Prevention, this guide 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.

Table of Contents

Photobiology of Photocarcinogenesis.  Etiology of Nonmelanocytic Skin Cancer.  Etiology and Modeling of Human Melanoma.  Vitamin D, Moderate Sun Exposure, and Health.  UV Radiation Risks to the Eye.  Histopathology Standards: Nonmelanocytic Skin Cancer.  Pathology of Skin Cancer.  Epidemiology of Nonmelanocytic Skin Cancer.  Epidemiology of Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma.  Descriptive Epidemiology of Skin Cancer: Incidence and Mortality.  Molecular Epidemiology of Skin Cancer.  The Usefulness of Sunscreens.  Solaria.  Risk Groups for Skin Cancer and Aspects on Preventive Management. Behavioral Aspects of Prevention and Early Detection.  Periods of Life Program Continuous Primary Prevention of Skin Cancer in Certain Age Groups.  Aims of Primary Prevention of Skin Cancer.  Screening for Melanoma.   Communicating the Incalculable.  Sun Protection at School.  The UV Index in Practice.  Prevention of Malignant Melanoma: Health Economic Aspects.  Screening for Melanoma.

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