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Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention$
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David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195149616

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001

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Multiple Primary Cancers

Multiple Primary Cancers

(p.1269) 66 Multiple Primary Cancers
Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention



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This chapter focuses on multiple primary cancers. Approximately 200,000 new cancers each year in the United States are multiple primary cancers, or about 16% of the annual incidence of invasive cancers. Epidemiological research on multiple primary cancers, and the risk mechanisms and patterns of multiple primary cancers are discussed.

Keywords:   cancer risk, cancer epidemiology, cancer prevention, invasive cancers

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