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August 1977

Cancer, Epidemiology and Prevention: Current Concepts

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San Francisco

 

edited by David Schottenfeld, 574 pp, $46.41, Springfield, Ill, Charles C Thomas Publisher, 1975.

Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(8):1146. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640080148044

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Abstract

This volume brings into focus a number of aspects of the cancer problem, ranging from economic costs to immunologic parameters. As with all multiauthored books (there are 37 contributors), there is some unevenness to the presentations. However, over all it is well done. Perhaps the three chapters of most interest to the dermatologic community concern ionizing radiation, sunlight, and immunovirology. The review by Farrington Daniels Jr on sunlight and cancer is thorough and clearly presented. It is one of the highlights of the book. The chapter on immunovirology, by W.D. Winters and D.L. Morton, is also informative. In contrast, the section on ionizing radiation is somewhat less complete.

This book would not be of interest to dermatologists in general. However, it would be of value to those involved in the various aspects of cancer research. It certainly belongs in medical center libraries as an important reference volume.

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