Global Perspectives On Cancer Incidence Care And Experience 2 Volumes

Author: Kenneth D. Miller M.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144082858X
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Two leading oncologists, along with experts spanning several medical disciplines, shed light on the global pandemic of cancer, particularly the difference in diagnosis, treatment, and care between global communities. • Includes a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the global epidemiology of the disease • Offers perspectives from contributors in fields of oncology, radiation, surgery, pharmacy, and public health • Reveals the 5 leading behavioral and dietary risks that contribute to 30 percent of all cancers worldwide • Examines how the HIV/AIDS and HPV epidemics have helped—and hurt—the fight against cancer globally

International Perspectives On Children And Mental Health 2 Volumes

Author: Hiram E. Fitzgerald
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313382999
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This unprecedented set examines the most prominent factors that harm or support healthy development in children outside the United States, from abuse and economics to social injustice and poor public policy. • Vignettes from researchers who have studied children in the most deplorable conditions • Contributions from top scholars and researchers in the field

Violence Against Girls And Women International Perspectives 2 Volumes

Author: Janet A. Sigal
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440803366
Size: 15.17 MB
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Sexual assault, sex trafficking, and child abuse affect millions of women and girls globally each year. This two-volume set covers a broad scope of topics, from violence against girls before birth, in childhood, and throughout women's adult lives. • Presents valuable perspective from contributors who are members of NGOs working at the UN, providing an informed focus on international issues • Examines violence against girls and women comprehensively, from before birth to old age • Provides a wide breadth of coverage on international domestic violence issues in a single set • Offers recommendations for reducing or eliminating violence within each chapter • Appropriate for students of psychology or sociology of women, gender studies, and international studies

Food Nutrition Physical Activity And The Prevention Of Cancer

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Publisher: Amer Inst for Cancer Research
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The Second Expert Report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective offers the most up-to-date recommendations for individuals and populations. They are based on the conclusions of an expert panel that certain foods, drinks and lifestyle choices protect against or lead to the development of one or more types of cancer. Additionally, the report explains how the panel reached its conclusions and what those conclusions mean to researchers, educators, practitioners and policymakers around the world. It is the largest report of its kind ever done, covering 60 exposures in relationship to 17 cancer sites. 7,000 individual studies were consulted. Book includes a CD containing the most complete bibliography and presentation of the data ever compiled.

Rectal Cancer

Author: Brian G. Czito
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781607615675
Size: 43.67 MB
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Rectal Cancer: International Perspectives on Multimodality Management is a timely analysis of the diagnosis, staging, pathology, and therapy of cancer of the rectum. This book is intended as a useful resource for physicians, scientists, medical students, and allied health personnel in the disciplines of radiology, gastroenterology, surgical oncology, medical onc- ogy, radiation oncology, and pathology. Renowned contributors from different medical d- ciplines have written their chapters in a thoughtful, provocative, and visual fashion. Importantly, these chapters highlight the controversies in the diagnostic, staging, and the- peutic management of patients with rectal cancer while providing practical management recommendations. This book is divided into 18 chapters. Early chapters address the diagnosis and staging of rectal cancer, highlighting the critical role of contemporary imaging in guiding treatment. The remaining chapters focus on the multimodality management of rectal cancer from the vantage points of surgery, pathology, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. The major dev- opments in surgery are reviewed first, including contemporary roles of local excision, total mesorectal excision, lateral pelvic lymph node dissection, organ preservation approaches, as well as the management of advanced, recurrent, and metastatic disease. Following is a ch- ter describing the pathologic evaluation of rectal cancer specimens, with emphasis on proper methodology and its clinical relevance to overall disease management. The final chapters review the contemporary roles of chemotherapy (including with radiation therapy, adjuvant and neoadjuvant settings without radiation therapy, as well as in metastatic disease) as well as radiation therapy (including adjuvant and neoadjuvant approaches, short vs.

The Who World Mental Health Surveys

Author: Ronald C. Kessler
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521884195
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These surveys provide valuable information for physicians and health policy planners and provide greater clarity on the global impact of mental illness and its undertreatment."--BOOK JACKET.

Cases In Field Epidemiology A Global Perspective

Author: Dr. Mark S. Dworkin
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449666817
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This collection of case studies—some never before published—uncover the details of actual disease outbreaks from within the United States and around the world. At the conclusion of each chapter, the investigator reviews the methods and processes that were employed to execute the investigation. Ideal as a complement to any text on infectious disease epidemiology, these case studies will bring to life the classic functions of field epidemiology and the application of epidemiological methods to unexpected health problems that require fast, on-site investigation and timely intervention. The cases cover investigations in infectious and non-infectious disease outbreaks, as well as environmental health related disease outbreaks.

Cancer Care In Countries And Societies In Transition

Author: Michael Silbermann
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319229125
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This is a rare compilation of clinically focused chapters on the practice of oncology in more than 25 countries and areas around the world that experience ongoing or intensifying ethnic, religious, and nationalistic conflict. Each chapter is written by an internationally respected local physician or nurse. Topics include the relationship between local culture and the local practice of mainstream modern medicine, critical clinical issues faced by local physicians, and options for when and how to incorporate palliative care. The book ends with chapters on the United States’ current initiatives on promoting cancer care training in these regions, and another on clinical concepts for Western clinicians undertaking oncology practice in emerging countries. The audience includes oncologists around the world: those practicing medicine in similarly extreme circumstances; Western oncologists organizing or preparing for medical missions; and Western oncologists who wish to learn from the experiences of oncologists who practice under radically different conditions.

Global And Regional Estimates Of Violence Against Women

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN: 9241564628
Size: 37.88 MB
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"World Health Organization, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, South African Medical Research Council"--Title page.