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By Yukiaki Kuroda (auth.), Yukiaki Kuroda, Delbert M. Shankel, Michael D. Waters (eds.)

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The papers are prepared in 8 sections, addressing: antimutagens in foodstuff; antimutagens and anticarcinogens in environmental toxicology; loose radicals; antitumor initiators; antitumor promoters; points of mammalian and human genetics; molecular facets of mutagenesis and antimutageneis; and oncogenes and antioncogenes.
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T. Takata, M. Sakaguchi, H. Takada, M. Yamamura, K. Hioki, and M. Yamamoto (1988) Effect of dietary eicosapentaenoic acid on azoxymethane--induced colon carcinogenesis in rats. Cancer Res. 48:4790-4794. P. Hansen (1980) Breast cancer in Greenland-Selected epidemiological and historical features. J. Cancer Res. Clin. Oncol. 98:287-299. W. E. Boyd (1986) Inhibition of intestinal carcinogenesis in rats: Effect of difluoromethylornithine with piroxicam or fish oil. J. NaU. Cancer Inst. 77: 1309-1313.

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Primary prevention of cancer, secondary prevention of cancer, meaning early diagnosis and treatment, is as important as primary prevention. The cancers occurring today result from exposures to environmental mutagens and carcinogens and from conditions under which the carcinogenic process has been promoted for several decades. But measures taken today for primary prevention of cancer may not be effective for suppressing the appearance of cancers tomorrow. Thus, early diagnosis is still very necessary for saving lives.

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