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Cancer epidemiology has been until recently the principal basis for the development of concepts of cancer prevention. An extraordinary array of scientific disciplines are now contributing to this field, ranging from the molecular biology of interactions of viruses, polycyclic hydrocarbons, nitrosoamines, epoxides, and phenolic estrogens with DNA, to social and behavioral studies of human dietary and drug-addiction customs. Dr. Schottenfeld has gathered 37 well-recognized experts as contributors to review some portions of current progress in cancer prevention, broadly defined as "preventing premature death, retarding the progress of disease, and restoring maximal function." Part I is devoted to human etiologic agents
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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention. Current Concepts.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:750–751. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-5-750_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(5):750-751.
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