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<i>Trends in factors that may cause or prevent cancer</i>

Anthony Swerdlow, Isable Dos Santos silva and Richard Doll

in Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales

Published in print March 2001 | ISBN: 9780192627483
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723698 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.003.0005
Trends in factors that may cause or prevent cancer

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This chapter discusses the factors that can affect cancer trends. These include AIDS, air pollution, birthweight, ethnicity, food and nutrient consumption, ionizing radiation, drugs, physical exercise, sexual behaviour, smoking, and ultraviolet radiation.

Keywords: cancer incidence; cancer trends; England; Wales; risk factors; AIDS; air pollution; food; physical exercise

Chapter.  15642 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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