Cancer Epidemiology Among Asian Americans by Anna H. Wu, Daniel O. Stram

By Anna H. Wu, Daniel O. Stram

Cancer Epidemiology in Asian american citizens is a finished quantity that gives the most up-tp-date study on melanoma etiology inside of this speedy starting to be inhabitants sub-group within the usa. The e-book explores epidemiologic equipment which are in general utilized in migrant reviews, supplying descriptive epidemiology of melanoma styles individually in chinese language, jap, Filipino and different Asian ethnic teams together with Asian Indians, Koreans, Vietnamese, and different Southeast Asians. an important concentration  of the quantity offers reports of analytic possibility components for particular melanoma websites together with lung, colorectal, prostate, breast, liver  and extra. those chapters target to provide an explanation for the raises or decreases in occurrence charges of assorted cancers upon migration, being attentive to altering chance issue occurrence, the significance of timing of exposures, and different co-factors vital within the etiology of those cancers.  Genetic determinants and gene-environment relationships linked to particular cancers also are discussed.. this primary of its sort quantity that's dedicated to  reports of melanoma in Asian americans offers a starting place to raised realizing of  environmental and way of life motives of melanoma during this team, settling on gaps in our wisdom, and power recommendations for prevention.

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The unique age-specific risk patterns by cancer type among Chinese Americans may offer clues for generating etiologic hypothesis. Focused research on specific racial/ethnic populations with migration history is likely to offer new understanding and opportunities in the fight against cancer. Financial Disclosure The authors declare no financial benefits in writing this chapter. Work by Liu and Deapen was supported by the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No.

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