Princeton University Library Catalog

Handbook of cancer risk assessment and prevention / Graham A. Colditz, Cynthia J. Stein.

Author:
Colditz, Graham A. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Boston : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2004.
Description:
xv, 343 p. ; 21 cm.
Summary note:
"Written for health care providers at all levels, the Handbook of Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention covers in depth fourteen of the most common cancers in the U.S. - providing for each a scientific summary of risk factors, a risk assessment tool for patients, and helpful hints to promote risk-reducing lifestyle changes. Additional chapters focus specifically on five key lifestyle behaviors that lower not only the risk of cancer but also the risk of other chronic diseases." "Throughout the Handbook emphasizes the importance of effectively communicating risk to patients. A chapter is devoted solely to this topic, and risk information about each cancer is presented in a variety of formats. Finally, the risk assessment tools - adaptations from the popular website Your Cancer Risk - offer patients the option to estimate their individual cancer risk and receive practical, personal tips for lowering that risk." "The Handbook of Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention is an essential source for reliable, up-to-date information on cancer prevention. It delivers positive health messages and offers practical advice that health care providers can use to help patients implement strategies to prevent cancer and other chronic diseases."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-331) and index.
Contents:
Risk and Risk Communication -- Bladder Cancer Prevention -- Breast Cancer Prevention -- Cervical Cancer Prevention -- Colorectal Cancer Prevention -- Esophageal Cancer Prevention -- Kidney Cancer Prevention -- Lung Cancer Prevention -- Oral Cancer Prevention -- Ovarian Cancer Prevention -- Pancreatic Cancer Prevention -- Prostate Cancer Prevention -- Skin Cancer Prevention -- Stomach Cancer Prevention -- Uterine Cancer Prevention -- Behavioral Factors -- Tobacco Prevention and Cessation -- Weight Control -- Physical Activity -- Diet and Alcohol -- Cancer Screening -- Risk Assessment -- Bladder Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Breast Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Cervical Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Colorectal Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Esophageal Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Kidney Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Lung Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Oral Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Ovarian Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Pancreatic Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Prostate Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Skin Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Stomach Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment -- Uterine Cancer Questionnaire and Risk Assessment.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Handbooks.
ISBN:
0763718831
LCCN:
2003054995
OCLC:
52471927
Related name:
RCP:
C - S