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Pleural and Peritoneal Neoplasms

PAOLO BOFFETTA and LESLIE T. STAYNER

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Third edition

Published in print October 2006 | ISBN: 9780195149616
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865062 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0034
Pleural and Peritoneal Neoplasms

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This chapter reviews the epidemiology of pleural and peritoneal neoplasms. Topics covered include molecular pathology and genetics, geographic patterns, temporal trends, survival, risk factors, and prevention.

Keywords: neoplasm; pleura; peritoneum; cancer risk; cancer epidemiology; cancer prevention

Chapter.  14066 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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