Skin Cancer and UV Radiation by Peter Altmeyer

Skin Cancer and UV Radiation

byPeter Altmeyer, O. Braun-Falco, H.P. Schwarze...

Kobo ebook | December 6, 2012

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UV radiation is recognized as the major risk factor for skin can­ cer. For the last three decades the incidence and mortality of skin cancer have been increasing steadily in almost all parts of the world. Unfortunately, there have been very few advances in the management and treatment of skin cancer. In comparison to other malignant tumors, skin cancer offers the unique opportuni­ ty to identify this tumor at an early stage. Thus, there is strong interest in preventing death by early diagnosis and prompt treat­ ment. The proceedings of the International Congress on Skin Cancer and UV Radiation which was held in Bochum Germany in October 1996, reflect the newest scientific standards in the field of skin cancer. The conference in Bochum was a platform for leading scientists from all over the world to discuss the complexity and diversity of UV radiation in its interaction with the skin. Starting with basic science like physiology, immunology, and molecular biochemistry of the skin as influenced by UV radiati­ on, the book presents a profound survey into the field of skin can­ cer by focusing on the latest scientific results in prevention, early detection, treatment, and epidemiology. The congress in Bochum in 1996 was organized to provide a starting point for coordinated European strategies against skin cancer with internationally renown scientists.
Title:Skin Cancer and UV RadiationFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 6, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642607713

ISBN - 13:9783642607714

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