Chapter 29. Cancer Risk Based on an Individual Tumor Type or Summing of Tumors

  1. Ching-Hung Hsu and
  2. Todd Stedeford
  1. Andrew G. Salmon1 and
  2. Lindsey A. Roth2

Published Online: 5 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470622728.ch29

Cancer Risk Assessment

Cancer Risk Assessment

How to Cite

Salmon, A. G. and Roth, L. A. (2010) Cancer Risk Based on an Individual Tumor Type or Summing of Tumors, in Cancer Risk Assessment (eds C.-H. Hsu and T. Stedeford), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470622728.ch29

Editor Information

  1. Health, Safety & Environment, Albemarle Corporation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Toxicology and Risk Assessment Section, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California, USA

  2. 2

    Safer Alternatives Assessment and Biomonitoring Section, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470238226

Online ISBN: 9780470622728

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Keywords:

  • cancer risk based on individual tumor type - or summing of tumors;
  • alternative approaches, proposed to determine - overall potency for carcinogens inducing tumors at multiple sites;
  • time-dependent version of linearized multistage model - best way of fitting a complex dataset

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Summing of Tumors of Related Types

  • Summing of Unrelated Tumor Types

  • Example: 1,3-Butadiene

  • Conclusions

  • References