Skin Cancer and UV Radiation

Editors: Altmeyer, Peter, Hoffmann, Klaus, Stücker, Markus (Eds.)

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This book provides a detailed review of the field of skin cancer and UV radiation and is an excerpt of the International Congress on Skin Cancer and UV Radiation held in Bochum/Germany in October 1996. Internationally reknown scientists who have been working in this field for decades have contributed to this book and give a profound insight into the field skin cancer and UV radiation. After presenting the basic aspects of UV radiation and its effect on human skin, the reader is introduced to various fields relating to skin cancer and sun light: risk factors, prevention, sun protection, screening, and diagnostics of skin cancer. Finally, different skin cancer therapies and treatment modalities are presented, compared, and discussed. The book also covers the field of photobiology and phototherapy by giving an overview of the basic aspects as well as the latest results in research and clinical medicine.

Table of contents (154 chapters)

  • Sun and Man: An Ambivalent Relationship in the History of Medicine

    Müller, I.

    Pages 3-12

  • History of Therapeutic UV Radiation

    Raab, W.

    Pages 13-19

  • History of Skin Cancer

    Scholz, A.

    Pages 20-27

  • Basic Physical Aspects of Environmental UV Radiation

    Kaase, H.

    Pages 31-36

  • UV Prognosis and UV Index Services in Europe

    Jendritzky, G. (et al.)

    Pages 37-49

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Skin Cancer and UV Radiation
Editors
  • Peter Altmeyer
  • Klaus Hoffmann
  • Markus Stücker
Copyright
1997
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-60771-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-60771-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XLII, 1334
Number of Illustrations and Tables
266 b/w illustrations, 136 illustrations in colour
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