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Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Sunlight, Vitamin D and Skin Cancer

Editors: Reichrath, Jörg (Ed.)

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  • New scientific findings in this fast moving field have necessitated a revised and updated edition
  • The third edition will provide the most significant and timely information related to the epidemiology of skin cancer, the immune system and cancer, UV damage, DNA repair, Vitamin D in Non-melanoma and Melanoma Skin Cancer, with new findings on UV, adverse effects of sun protection and sunscreens, newly Vitamin D metabolites and more 
  • Useful for for every clinician or scientist interested in balancing positive and negative effects of UV exposure to minimize the risks of developing Vitamin D deficiency and skin cancer 
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The third edition is a comprehensive and updated overview of positive and negative effects of UV-exposure, with a focus on Vitamin D and skin cancer. Researchers, oncologists,and students will be provided with the most significant and timely information related to topics such as the epidemiology of skin cancer, the immune system and skin cancer, ultraviolet damage, DNA repair and Vitamin D in Nonmelanoma skin cancer and malignant melanoma. There have been a number of new, scientific findings in this fast moving field that necessitated a thoroughly updated and revised edition including new Vitamin D metabolites and skin cancer, new findings on the beneficial effects of UV and solar UV and skin cancer, adverse effects of sun protection and sunscreens, sun exposure and mortality, and more. The book will summarize essential, up-to-date information for every clinician or scientist interested in how to balance the positive and negative effects of UV‑exposure to minimize the risks of developing vitamin D deficiency and skin cancer.

About the authors

JÖRG REICHRATH is Professor for Dermatology and Deputy Director of the Clinic for Dermatology, Allergology and Venerology at the Saarland University Hospital in Homburg, Germany. Reichrath has received his academic degrees (Dr. med) from the Saarland University, Germany. His research interests include photobiology, dermato-endocrinology and dermato-oncology. He is a member of numerous national and international scientific organizations, including the German Dermatological Society (DDG), the Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft (DKG), the German Dermatologic Cooperative Oncology Group (DeCOG), and the European Society of Dermatological Research (ESDR). He has been awarded numerous prices including the Arnold-Rikli-price.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • Lessons Learned from Paleolithic Models and Evolution for Human Health: A Snap Shot on Beneficial Effects and Risks of Solar Radiation

    Pages 3-15

    Reichrath, Jörg

  • Sunlight, UV Radiation, Vitamin D, and Skin Cancer: How Much Sunlight Do We Need?

    Pages 19-36

    Holick, Michael F.

  • Vitamin D Status and Cancer Incidence, Survival, and Mortality

    Pages 39-52

    Kim, Hanseul (et al.)

  • Vitamin D Receptor Polymorphisms and Cancer

    Pages 53-114

    Gnagnarella, Patrizia (et al.)

  • On the Relationship Between Sun Exposure and All-Cause Mortality

    Pages 115-122

    Lindqvist, Pelle G.

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eBook 181,89 €
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Hardcover 228,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sunlight, Vitamin D and Skin Cancer
Editors
  • Jörg Reichrath
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
1268
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-46227-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-46227-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-46226-0
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XIV, 428
Number of Illustrations
55 b/w illustrations, 28 illustrations in colour
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