41621 - Jul i ana Tambe l l i ni Uni ve r s i t y Of Pi t t s bur gh To understand the potential benefits of taxation as a means of Cancer

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Unformatted text preview: Jul i ana Tambe l l i ni Uni ve r s i t y Of Pi t t s bur gh To understand the potential benefits of taxation as a means of Cancer prevention To review the pros and cons of this approach for cancer prevention Examine current taxes which advance potentially advance cancer prevention (including lung, cancer, skin, cancer, etc) Learn about pros and cons of such approaches Cancer is a class of diseases in which a group of cells display uncontrolled growth and can spreading to other locations in the body via blood. Image courtesy of Google images Image from “Mastering Biology”, Pearson 2011 Researchers divide the causes of cancer into two groups 1. Environmental factors 2. Hereditary genetic factors Cancer is primarily an environmental disease Factors that are not transmitted genetically or by infection Present in surroundings Photos courtesy of Google images...
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2012 for the course SCI 310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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41621 - Jul i ana Tambe l l i ni Uni ve r s i t y Of Pi t t s bur gh To understand the potential benefits of taxation as a means of Cancer

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