POLITICS OF CANCER. position cancer as a case study: trends in prevalence and approaches outline current theories about cancer: causes and responses ‘conventional’ personal risk factors ‘radical’ structural and environmental factors ‘pyschosocial’ perspectives policy implications.
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Lung Rising ?
* rates rising among younger age groups
Prostate/ testicle* Rising
* rates rising among younger age groupsCANCER MORTALITY RATES 1971 onwards (Social Trends)
CAUSE % deaths
Rep. & Sex. Behav. 7
Occupation 4 (2 - 8%)
Geophysical Factors 3
Food additives 1
Chemical Industries Association ‘best estimates’; based on Doll & Peto, The Causes of Cancer