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Infectious Causes of Cancer: Targets for Intervention

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7281.305/a (Published 03 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:305
  1. D Trichopoulos, professor, department of epidemiology
  1. Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA

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    Ed James J Goedert Humana Press, £87.05, pp 498 ISBN 0 89603 772 X

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    The title of this book is subtly and unintentionally misleading. Its focus is on cancer of infectious origin rather than on the infectious causes of cancer. The book deals with mechanistic, largely molecular, pathogenetic processes with a view to therapeutic intervention rather than issues of causality with a view to prevention strategies. Nevertheless, the …

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