Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Hardcover | September 12, 2010

EditorPeter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield

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Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health Second Edition comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related diseases with the successes andfailures of tobacco control policies. The book looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of tobacco-related diseases. It also deals with the international public health policy issues which bear on control of the problem of tobacco use and which vary betweencontinents.New chapters in this second edition include: Market manipulation: How the tobacco industry recruits and retains smokers; In Their Own Words: An Epoch of Deceit and Deception; Manipulating Product Design to Reinforce Tobacco Addiction; and a new section of the text devoted to 'Tobacco around theworld'.The editors are an international group distinguished in the field of tobacco-related diseases, epidemiology, and tobacco control. The contributors are world experts drawn from the various clinical fields. This major reference text gives a unique overview of one of the major public health problems inboth the developed and developing world.

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Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health Second Edition comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related diseases with the successes andfailures of tobacco control policies. The book lo...

Nigel Gray graduated in Medicine in 1953 in Melbourne, Australia, and specialized in infectious disease and paediatrics until 1968 when he was appointed Director of the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria. From 1974 to 1990 he chaired the Tobacco Program of the International Union Against Cancer (UICC). In 1987 he was the principal archit...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:752 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.98 inPublished:September 12, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

C. Everett Koop: PrefaceTobacco: History1. Sir Richard Doll: Evolution of knowledge of the smoking epidemic2. Michael J. Thun and S. J. Henley: The great studies of smoking and disease in the twentieth century3. Lynn T. Kozlowski and Richard J. O'Connor: Dealing with health fears: Cigarette advertising in the United States in the twentieth century4. Melanie Wakefield: Market manipulation: How the tobacco industry recruits and retains smokers5. Channing Robertson and Richard Hurt: In Their Own Words: An epoch of deceit and deceptionTobacco: Composition6. Ilse Hoffmann and Dieter Hoffmann: The changing cigarette: chemical studies and bioassays7. Stephen S. Hecht: Tobacco carcinogenesis: Mechanisms and biomarkersNicotine and addiction8. Jack E. Henningfield and Neal L. Benowitz: Pharmacology of tobacco addiction9. Geoffrey Ferris Wayne and Carrie M. Carpenter: Manipulating product design to reinforce tobacco addiction10. Mirjana V. Djordjevic: Nicotine dosing characteristics across productsTobacco around the world11. Witold Zatonski, Marta Manczuk: Tobacco smoking and tobacco-related harm in the European Union with the special attention to the new EU member states12. Prakash C. Gupta and Cecily S. Ray: The epidemic in India13. Richard Peto, Zheng-ming Chen and Jillian Boreham: The epidemic in China14. Jae-Gahb Park, Ji Won Park, Hong-Gwan Seo, Jin Soo Lee, Il Soon Kim, Yong-Ik Kim, Jong-Koo Lee and Dae-Kyu Oh: Tobacco Control in KoreaTobacco and health. Global burden15. Richard Peto: The hazards of smoking and the benefits of stopping: Cancer mortality and overall mortality16. Jonathan M. Samet: Passive smoking and health17. John P. Pierce, Janet M Distefan and David Hill: Adolescent smoking18. Amanda Amos and Judith Mackay: Tobacco and womenTobacco and cancer19. Fabio Levi and Carlo La Vecchia: Cancer of the prostate20. Paolo Boffetta: Laryngeal cancer21. Eva Negri: Smoking and cancer of the oesophagus22. Tongzhang Zheng: Tobacco use and cancer of the oral cavity23. David Zaridze: Smoking and stomach cancer24. E. Giovanucci: Tobacco and colorectal cancer25. Jack Cuzick, Maribel Almonte and Anne Szarewski: Tobacco and cervical neoplasia26. Patrick Maisonneuve: Smoking and pancreatic cancer27. Peter Boyle and Graham Giles: Smoking and lung cancer28. Areti Lagiou and Dimitrios Trichopoulos: Active and passive smoking and cancer of the breast29. Crystal N. Holick and Harvey A. Risch: Smoking and ovarian cancer30. Paul D. Terry, Thomas E. Rohan and Elisabete Weiderpass: Smoking, hormone concentrations and ovarian cancerTobacco and cardiovascular disease31. Konrad Jamrozik: Tobacco and cardiovascular diseaseTobacco and respiratory disease32. David Burns: Chronic obstructive lung disease33. Allan Hackshaw: Tobacco and other diseasesTobacco and alcohol34. Albert B. Lowenfels and Patrick Maisonneuve: Interaction of tobacco with other risk factorsTobacco control: successes and failures35. Richard A. Daynard: Roles of tobacco litigation in societal change36. Maria Leon-Roux and John P. Pierce: The adoption of smoke-free policies and their effectiveness37. Ron Borland and K. Michael Cummings: Advancing tobacco control by effective evaluation38. Nigel Gray: Global tobacco policyTreatment of dependence39. Robyn L. Richmond and Nicholas Zwar: Treatment of tobacco dependenceHarm Reduction40. Dorothy Hatsukami and Mark Parascandola: Tobacco harm reductionAdvocacy and activism in the real world41. Simon Chapman: Influencing politicians to implement comprehensive tobacco control: the power of news mediaOverview of regulatory efforts42. Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva and Douglas Bettcher: Origins and status of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control (WHO FCTC)43. Raman Minhas and Douglas Bettcher: WHO - Coordinating international policy in tobacco control

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