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Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control

Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control

Principles and Practice of Cancer Prevention and Control

  • Editor: Dr. Redhwan Ahmed Al-Naggar
  • No of Pages: 153
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: June 2014 , Wed 04
  • Chapter 1      
    Breast cancer
    Authors: Ahmed M ElSharkawy

    Cancer is a group of diseases causing cells in the body to change and proliferate beyond of control. Most types of cancer cells eventually form a lump or mass called a tumor, and are named after the part of the body where the tumor originates.

  • Chapter 2      
    Colon cancer
    Authors: Karim Alwan Al-Jashamy

    Cancer of the colon and rectum (colorectal cancer, CRC) is a major cause of cancer-associated morbidity and mortality worldwide.

  • Chapter 3      
    Head and Neck Cancer
    Authors: Muzafar Ahmad Macha, Shyam S. Chauhan, Surinder K. Batra

    Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (HNSCC) is the 8th most common cancer with approximately 650,000 incidences and 350,000 deaths worldwide annually.

  • Chapter 4      
    Skin Cancer
    Authors: Hind Abdulmajed

    Skin cancer few decades ago was not a highlighted subject, conceivably because it affected only elderly people.

  • Chapter 5      
    Prevention of Prostate Cancer
    Authors:

    The prostate is the male sexual accessory gland. It is located on the floor of the pelvis and surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra.

  • Chapter 6      
    Cervical Cancer: Prevention and Control
    Authors: Redhwan Ahmed Al-Naggar

    Cervical cancer is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality amongst the gynaecological cancers worldwide.

  • Chapter 7      
    Role of Herbal Medicines in Cancer Prevention
    Authors: Mahfoudh Abdulghani

    To date, many of herbal medicines (HM) and its active ingredients have been identified as potential modifiers of canceR.

  • Dr. Redhwan Ahmed Al-Naggar

    Ph.D (Community Medicine) Consultant Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Technology MARA, Malaysia

    Dr. Redhwan Ahmed Al-Naggar obtained his PhD in Community Medicine specialized in Cancer Epidemiology from the National University of Malaysia, Malaysia. Then, he has obtained cancer prevention and control fellowship from NIH, USA. He is working in as a professor of Population Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Technology MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. He has published more than 200 original articles in refereed journals in more than a dozen journals, three books and produced more than 20 conference papers including international and national conferences. He is currently the Chief-editor of International Medical Journals. Academic Editor for PLOS ONE, SCIENCEDOMAIN International, British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science and others. Editorial board member for OMICS Group - eBooks, Journal Community Medicine and Health Education, Journal of Pharmacy and Nutrition Sciences, Journal of Solid Tumors, Life science Global and others. Reviewer of local Journals and International impact factor journal such as Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health, Journal of Peace, Gender and Development studies, Malaysian Journal of Medical Science, BMC Public Health, PLOS one, Vaccine Journal, BMC Research Notes, Journal of Solid Tumors, British Journal of Education, Society &Behavioral Science, BMC Women’s Health, Medical Journal of Malaysia and others. With a teaching experience of more than 13 years, he was appointed as a coordinator and Head of Community Medicine, Coordinator of research, and coordinator of Elective posting. Beside that supervise master and PhD students in Community Medicine Field.

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