Main Data
Author: Nathan Back, Irun R. Cohen, Abel Lajtha, John D. Lambris, Rodolfo Paoletti, Jörg Reichrath
Editor: Jörg Reichrath
Title: Sunlight, Vitamin D and Skin Cancer
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN/ISSN: 9780387775746
Edition: 1
Price: CHF 226.10
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Category: Medizin & Pharmazie
Language: English
Technical Data
Pages: 323
Kopierschutz: DRM
Geräte: PC/MAC/eReader/Tablet
Formate: PDF
Table of contents

The goal of this volume is to offer a highly readable and comprehensive overview on our present knowledge of the positive and negative effects of UV-exposure. The book focuses on vitamin D and skin cancer. Topics that are discussed in-depth by leading researchers and clinicians range from the newest findings in endocrinology, epidemiology, histology, photobiology, immunology, cytogenetics and molecular pathology to new concepts for prophylaxis and treatment.

Table of contents
Sunlight, UV-Radiation, Vitamin D and Skin Cancer: How Much Sunlight Do We Need?20
Solar Ultraviolet Irradiance and Cancer Incidence and Mortality35
Vitamin D Status and Cancer Incidence and Mortality50
Sun Exposure and Cancer Survival in Norway: Changes in the Risk of Death with Season of Diagnosis and Latitude62
Optimal Serum 25- Hydroxyvitamin D Levels for Multiple Health Outcomes74
Ultraviolet Exposure Scenarios: Risks of Erythema from Recommendations on Cutaneous Vitamin D Synthesis91
At What Time Should One Go Out in the Sun?105
Epidemiology of Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer The Role of Sunlight108
Ultraviolet Radiation and Malignant Melanoma123
Solar UV Exposure and Mortality from Skin Tumors136
Health Initiatives for the Prevention of Skin Cancer144
UV Damage and DNA Repair in Malignant Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer181
Role of Viruses in the Development of Squamous Cell Cancer and Melanoma198
Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers and the Immune System206
Solar UV- Radiation, Vitamin D and Skin Cancer Surveillance in Organ Transplant Recipients ( OTRs)222
Histology of Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer234
Cytogenetics of Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer246
Molecular Biology of Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinomas260
Molecular Biology of Malignant Melanoma271
p53 Protein and Pathogenesis of Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer284
Apoptosis and Pathogenesis of Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer302
Treatment of Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer315