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Cancers in the urban environment

patterns of malignant disease in Los Angeles County and its neighborhoods

by Thomas M. Mack

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Published by Elsevier Academic Press in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- California -- Los Angeles County.,
  • Neoplasms -- epidemiology -- Los Angeles -- Atlases.,
  • Risk Factors -- Los Angeles -- Atlases.,
  • Urban Health -- Los Angeles -- Atlases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementThomas M. Mack ; with the assistance of Myles Cockburn ... [et al.].
    GenreAtlases.
    ContributionsCockburn, Myles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC277.C3 M33 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 645 p. :
    Number of Pages645
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21101331M
    ISBN 100124643515
    LC Control Number2004002306

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Many people wonder if the environment they live in “causes cancer.” To answer such difficult questions, it is first necessary to understand what cancer is, how it develops and what factors contribute to cancer.

What is cancer. Cancer is not a single disease. It is a group of more than different diseases. Cancer is an uncontrolled growth of cells that disrupts body tissues.

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A deeper understanding of the complex interactions between human health and urban environment is needed to address interventions in minimizing environmental risk exposure, reducing the burden of related diseases, suggesting correct and sustainable lifestyles, and decreasing health disparities.

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