Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Prevention of Head and Neck Cancer, 2010e
- Publisher: Springer; 2010 edition (March 4, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1441914714
- ISBN-13: 978-1441914712
The purpose of this book is to provide a current perspective on the epidemiology head and neck cancer. Cancers of the oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx comprise an important group of tumors with diverse international patterns of incidence and mortality, established risk factors, suggested association with a virus, and potential genetic susceptibility determinants. These tumors offer a unique insight into mechanisms of cancer initiation and progression and gene-exposure interaction.