Publisher description for Relevance of N-nitroso compounds to human cancer : exposures and mechanisms : proceedings of the IXth International Symposium on N-nitroso Compounds, held in Baden, Austria, 1-5 September 1986 / co-sponsored by National Cancer Institute (USA) ... [et al.] ; editors, H. Bartsch, I.K. O'Neill & R. Schulte-Hermann.


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This extensive volume offers 130 presentations that examine the relevance of N-nitroso compounds to human cancer. Significant advances are presented on the measurement of exposures to N-nitroso compounds and on possible links with several common human cancers. The contributions are from
scientists in a wide range of disciplines, and cover clinical and epidemiological studies, tobacco/betel-quid carcinogenesis, endogenous formation, measurement of exposure, metabolism, reaction with cellular macromolecules, molecular mechanisms, and biological effects. This is the ninth in a
biennial series of symposia, which is widely recognized to be the leading source in the field.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Carcinogenesis.
Nitroso-compounds -- Congresses.
Carcinogens, Environmental -- congresses.
Nitroso Compounds -- congresses.