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David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195149616

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001

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Solar Radiation

Solar Radiation

Chapter:
(p.294) 16 Solar Radiation
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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention
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ADELE C. GREEN

DAVID C. WHITEMAN

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0016

This chapter discusses link between solar radiation and cancer. Topics covered include methods of measurement, determinants of solar irradiance and solar dose, measuring personal exposure to solar radiation, artificial sources of ultraviolet radiation exposure, biologic mechanisms for ultraviolet radiation carcinogenesis, cancers associated with ultraviolet radiation exposure, and opportunities for prevention.

Keywords:   cancer risk, ultraviolet radiation, radiation exposure, methods of measurement, solar dose

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