World Cancer Report 2014 by International AgencyWorld Cancer Report 2014 by International Agency

World Cancer Report 2014

byInternational AgencyEditorInternational Agency

Paperback | April 1, 2014

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This book from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization, provides a unique global view of cancer, including cancer patterns, causes, and prevention. TheWorld Cancer Reportseries is recognized as an authoritative source of global perspective and information on cancer. The first volume appeared in 2003 and the second in 2008. This third volume in the series encompasses both established knowledge and recent research achievement.

World Cancer Reportprovides a professional, multidisciplinary assessment of all aspects of the geographical distribution, biology, etiology, prevention, and control of cancer, predicated on research. The concise nature of the text and the high graphic content (hundreds of color maps, diagrams, and photographs) make the publication accessible to a broad readership.World Cancer Reportis designed to provide non-specialist health professionals and policy-makers with a balanced understanding of cancer control and to provide established cancer professionals with insights about recent development.

The book includes chapters in which distinguished scientists from around the world provide a broad overview of established knowledge and then emphasize research activity and progress. In addition, text boxes distributed throughout the book provide short, in-depth discussions of selected questions or topics. A new feature of this volume is the inclusion of "Perspectives" considering the future development of different aspects of cancer research, written by those whose record of outstanding achievement qualifies them as individuals having unique vision.

It includes more than 60 chapters with contributions from more than 150 distinguished scientists from around the world, with information on:
* Cancer worldwide
* Cancer etiology
* Cancer biology
* Cancer prevention
* Cancer by organ site
* Cancer control
Title:World Cancer Report 2014Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 1, 2014Publisher:WHO PUBLICATIONSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9283204298

ISBN - 13:9789283204299

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