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Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Peter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield, John Seffrin, and Witold Zatonski


This book covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related diseases with the successes and failures of tobacco control policies. The book looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of tobacco-related diseases. It also deals with the international public health policy issues which bear on control of the problem of tobacco use and which vary between continents. New chapters in this edition cover subjects such as market manipulation, ... More

Keywords: science issues, policy issues, aetiology, tobacco-related diseases, tobacco control policies, market manipulation, product design, addiction

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199566655
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Boyle, editor
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy

Nigel Gray, editor
Honorary Senior Associate, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia

Jack Henningfield, editor
Professor, Behavioral Biology and Director, Innovators Awards Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Vice President, Research and Health Policy, Pinney Associates, USA

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Chapter 8 Pharmacology of tobacco addiction

Jack E. Henningfield and Neal L. Benowitz

Chapter 9 Manipulating product design to reinforce tobacco addiction

Geoffrey Ferris Wayne and Carrie M. Carpenter

Chapter 12 The epidemic in India

Prakash C. Gupta and Cecily S. Ray

Chapter 13 Tobacco—the growing epidemic*

Richard Peto, Zheng-Ming Chen, and Jillian Boreham

Chapter 14 Tobacco control in the Republic of South Korea, an Asian example

Jae-Gahb Park, Ji Won Park, Hong-Gwan Seo, Jin Soo Lee, II Soon Kim, Yong-Ik Kim, Jong-Koo Lee, and Dae-Kyu Oh

Chapter 15 The hazards of smoking and the benefits of stopping: cancer mortality and overall mortality*

Peter Boyle Nigel Gray Jack Henningfield John Seffrin Witold A. Zatoński

Chapter 17 Adolescent smoking

John P. Pierce, Janet M. Distefan, and David Hill

Chapter 18 Tobacco and women

Amanda Amos and Judith Mackay

Chapter 19 Cancer of the prostate

Fabio Levi and Carlo La Vecchia

Chapter 22 Tobacco use and risk of oral cancer

Tongzhang Zheng, Peter Boyle, Bing Zhang, Yawei Zhang, Patricia H. Owens, Qing Lan, and John Wise

Chapter 25 Smoking and cervical neoplasia

Maribel Almonte, Anne Szarewski, and Jack Cuzick

Chapter 27 Smoking and lung cancer

Graham G. Giles and Peter Boyle

Chapter 28 Active and passive smoking and cancer of the breast

Areti Lagiou and Dimitrios Trichopoulos

Chapter 29 Smoking and ovarian cancer

Crystal N. Holick and Harvey A. Risch

Chapter 30 Smoking, hormone concentrations, and endometrial cancer

Paul D. Terry, Thomas E. Rohan, and Elisabete Weiderpass

Chapter 34 Interaction of tobacco with other risk factors

Albert B. Lowenfels and Patrick Maisonneuve

Chapter 39 Treatment of tobacco dependence

Robyn L. Richmond and Nicholas Zwar

Chapter 40 Tobacco harm reduction

Dorothy Hatsukami and Mark Parascandola

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