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Infections and Human Cancer: Cancer Surveys, Volume 33; Microbes and Malignancy: Infection as a cause of human cancers

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7218.1207 (Published 30 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1207
  1. Dimitrios Trichopoulos, professor of epidemiology and professor of cancer prevention
  1. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA

    Infections and Human Cancer: Cancer Surveys, Volume 33

    Eds Robert Newton, Valerie Beral, Robin A Weiss

    Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, $93, pp 396

    ISBN 0 87969 549 8

    Microbes and Malignancy: Infection as a cause of human cancers

    Ed Julie Parsonnet

    Oxford University Press, £59.50, pp 478

    ISBN 0 19 510401 3

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    Few readers have avoided the unpleasant surprise of getting or, worse, buying a book with an attractive title, distinguished editors, and outstanding authors, only to find that what they have got is a collection of essays, reviews, or even research papers that were written on the occasion of a scientific meeting or without a clearly stated objective or a guiding principle. There is no such …

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