World Cancer Reports
World Cancer Report 2014
Edited by Bernard W. Stewart and Christopher P. Wild
The World Cancer Report provides a unique global view of cancer, including cancer patterns, causes, and prevention. The World Cancer Report series is recognized as an authoritative source of global perspective and information on cancer. The first volume appeared in 2003 and the second in 2008. This third volume in the series encompasses both established knowledge and recent research achievement.
World Cancer Report 2008
Edited by Peter Boyle and Bernard Levin
ISBN 92 832 0411 5
World Cancer Report 2003
Edited by B.W. Stewart, P. Kleihues
The World Cancer Report provides a unique global view of cancer. It documents the frequency of cancer in different countries, trends in cancer incidence and mortality and it describes the known causes of human cancer. The molecular and cellular basis of the multistep process of malignant transformation is concisely summarized. The report contains an up to date over-view of cancer prevention, including screening programmes for early diagnosis, as well as advances in surgical and medical oncology, including novel drugs targeting tumour-specific signalling pathways. The efforts of the World Health Organization in the fight against cancer are detailed, together with strategies for cancer control.
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