Cancer Risk Assessment

Cancer Risk Assessment

Editor(s): Ching-Hung Hsu, Todd Stedeford

Published Online: 5 AUG 2010

Print ISBN: 9780470238226

Online ISBN: 9780470622728

DOI: 10.1002/9780470622728

About this Book

With a weight-of-the-evidence approach, cancer risk assessment indentifies hazards, determines dose-response relationships, and assesses exposure to characterize the true risk. This book focuses on the quantitative methods for conducting chemical cancer risk assessments for solvents, metals, mixtures, and nanoparticles. It links these to the basic toxicology and biology of cancer, along with the impacts on regulatory guidelines and standards. By providing insightful perspective, Cancer Risk Assessment helps researchers develop a discriminate eye when it comes to interpreting data accurately and separating relevant information from erroneous.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Cancer Risk Assessment, Science Policy, and Regulatory Frameworks

    1. Chapter 1

      Cancer Risk Assessment (pages 1–22)

      Elizabeth L. Anderson, Kimberly Lowe and Paul Turnham

  2. Part II: Cancer Biology and Toxicology

  3. Part III: Genetic Toxicology, Testing Guidelines and Regulations, and Novel Assays

  4. Part IV: Assessing the Human Relevance of Chemical - Induced Tumors

  5. Part V: Methods for Informing Cancer Risk Quantification

  6. Part VI: General Approaches for Quantifying Cancer Risks

    1. Chapter 30

      Exposure Reconstruction and Cancer Risk Estimate Derivation (pages 736–784)

      Shannon Gaffney, Jennifer Sahmel, Kathryn D. Devlin and Dennis J. Paustenbach

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