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Table of Contents
DedicationPreface to the Third EditionPreface to the Second EditionPreface to the First EditionAbout the EditorsContributorsPart I1. Accomplishments in Cancer EpidemiologyBrian MacMahon2. Measures and estimates of cancer burdenPaolo Boffetta, Dana Hashim, and Pagona Lagiou3. The Origins of CancerJeffrey Ecsedy and David J. Hunter4. Genetic Epidemiology of CancerChristopher Haiman and David J. Hunter5. Biomarkers in Cancer EpidemiologyPaolo Boffetta and Lorelei Mucci6. Concepts in Cancer Epidemiology and EtiologyPagona Lagiou, Dimitrios Trichopoulos, and Lorelei MucciPart II7. Oral and Pharyngeal CancerJennifer Rider, Paul Brennan, and Pagona Lagiou8. Nasopharyngeal carcinomaEllen T. Chang and Hans-Olov Adami9. Esophageal CancerChristian C. Abnet, Olof Nyrén, and Hans-Olov Adami10. Stomach CancerWemin Ye, Olof Nyrén, and Hans-Olov Adami11. Colorectal CancerNana Keum, Kana Wu, Edward Giovannucci, and David J. Hunter12. Cancer of the Liver and Biliary TractChristina Bamia, Sherri Stuver, and Lorelei Mucci13. Pancreatic CancerVassiliki Benetou, Anders Ekbom, and Lorelei Mucci14. Cancer of the Lung, Larynx, and PleuraJyoti Malhotra, Paolo Boffetta, and Lorelei Mucci15. Skin CancerAdèle Green, Catherine Olsen, and David J. Hunter16. Breast CancerRulla Tamimi, Susan Hankinson, and Pagona Lagiou17. Cervical CancerKarin Sundström, Joakim Dillner, and Hans-Olov Adami18. Endometrial CancerMarta Crous-Bou, Immaculata De Vivo, and Pagona Lagiou19. Ovarian CancerPenelope Webb, Susan Jordan, and David J. Hunter20. Prostate CancerKathryn M. Wilson and Lorelei Mucci21. Testicular CancerLorenzo Richiardi, Giovenale Moirano, and Pagona Lagiou22. Urinary Bladder CancerJonine Figueroa, Montserrat Garcia-Closas, Manolis Kogevinas, and Lorelei Mucci23. Kidney CancerXuehong Zhang, Eunyoung Cho, and Hans-Olov Adami24. Brain CancerDominique Michaud, David Savitz, and Lorelei Mucci25. Thyroid CancerCarlo La Vecchia, Cristina Bosetti,and Hans-Olov Adami26. Hodgkin LymphomaHenrik Hjalgrim, Mads Melbye, and Pagona Lagiou27. Non-Hodgkin LymphomaKarin Ekström Smedby, Mads Melbye, and Hans-Olov Adami28. LeukemiasEve Roman, Alexandra Smith, and Lorelei MucciEpilogueIndex