Cancer Risk Assessment: A Quantitative Approach

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CRC Press, Jun 12, 1990 - Medical - 416 pages
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Based on the National Academy of Sciences approach to quantitative risk assessment. Emphasizes how an accurate assessment of cancer risk must draw on a wide range of disciplines, such as biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, and the social sciences. Provides tables of Poisson confidence limit fa
 

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Contents

The Human Cancer Situation
29
Hazard Identification
55
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65
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71
DOSERESPONSE ASSESSMENT
167
Extrapolation from Animals
200
StructureActivity Relationships and Short
225
Epidemiology
243
RISK CHARACTERIZATION AND IMPLICATIONS
303
Risk Characterization Communication and Perception
331
Quality Assurance Validation and Peer Review
348
Implications for Risk Management
359
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394
Future Directions for Quantitative Health RiskAnalysis
397
Index
403
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Putting It
290

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