Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk

Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk

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Though overall cancer incidence and mortality have continued to decline in recent years, cancer continues to devastate the lives of far too many Americans. In 2009 alone, 1.5 million American men, women, and children were diagnosed with cancer, and 562, 000 died from the disease. There is a growing body of evidence linking environmental exposures to cancer. The Pres. Cancer Panel dedicated its 2008Ai2009 activities to examining the impact of environmental factors on cancer risk. The Panel considered industrial, occupational, and agricultural exposures as well as exposures related to medical practice, military activities, modern lifestyles, and natural sources. This report presents the PanelAis recommend. to mitigate or eliminate these barriers. Illus.Environmental pollutants and breast cancer: epidemiologic studies. Cancer. 2007;109(12 Suppl):2667-711. 130 Prince MM, Ruder AM, Hein MJ, Waters MA, Whelan EA, Nilsen N, et al. Mortality and exposure ... Polychlorinated biphenyl- 77 induces adipocyte differentiation and proinflammatory adipokines and promotes obesity and atherosclerosis ... Mesothelioma: questions and answers [ Internet].

Title:Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk
Author: Suzanne H. Reuben
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 2010-10

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