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Document ID (ISN)37869
CIS number 82-1094
ISBN(s) 92-9018-063-3
Year 1981
Convention or series no. UICC Technical Report Series - Vol.63
Author(s) Laerum O.D., Iversen O.H.
International Union Against Cancer
Title Biology of skin cancer
Bibliographic information Hans Huber Publishers, Lńnggasstrasse 76, 3000 Bern 9, Switzerland, 1981. 263p. 992 ref. Price: SF.44.00.
Abstract This report of the workshop held 12-16 Jan. 1981 in Geneva, Switzerland covers: a brief history of skin cancer and carcinogenesis research; normal skin; skin cancer (geographical and racial variations, genetic factors, classification, biological properties); criteria of malignancy (human and animal); chemical carcinogenesis (environmental carcinogens, experimental models, epidermal cell proliferation kinetics, biochemical mechanisms, short-term tests for carcinogens); ultraviolet radiation carcinogenesis; ionising radiation carcinogenesis; viral carcinogenesis; the immune system in human carcinogenesis; stroma and tumour invasiveness; role of ageing in carcinogenesis; conclusions and implications, recommendations for future research.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; carcinogens; skin cancer; virus diseases; ultraviolet radiation
Descriptors (secondary) Switzerland; animal experiments; immunology; neoplasms; age-linked differences; conference; research
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Non-ionizing radiation
Ionizing radiation
Bacterial and parasitic diseases