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Document ID (ISN)55850
CIS number 91-848
ISBN(s) 0-8247-8239-9
Year 1990
Convention or series no. Occupational safety and health 20
Author(s) Morris S.C.
Title Cancer risk assessment: a quantitative approach
Bibliographic information Marcel Dekker Inc., 270 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA, 1990. vi, 416p. Bibl. Index. Price: USD 99.75 (USA and Canada), USD 119.50 (all other countries)
Abstract This book is a guide to interdisciplinary practice in cancer risk assessment. It includes much practical data and shows how each discipline relates to the whole and inter-relates with other contributing disciplines. Contents: introduction; exposure and dose assessment - general issues, measurement of exposure and dose, modelling exposure, pharmacokinetics; dose-response assessment - toxicology, extrapolation from animals, structure-activity relationships and short-term bioassay, epidemiology, combined approaches to dose-response; risk characterisation and implications - characterisation of uncertainty, implications for risk management, future directions for quantitative health risk analysis.
Descriptors (primary) hazard evaluation; neoplasms; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) toxicology; exposure evaluation; dose-response relationship; experimental pathology; extrapolation animal man; epidemiologic study
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation