The molecular biology of cancer /

This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview of the molecular mechanisms underpinning the development of cancer and its treatment. Written by an international panel of researchers, specialists and practitioners in the field, the text discusses all aspects of cancer biology from the causes, d...

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Other Authors: Pelengaris, Stella.
Khan, Michael.

Blasco, María A.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Online Access:ebook Central Access is available only to authorized users.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction / Stella Pelengaris and Mike Khan
  • 2. The Burden of Cancer / Will Steward and Anne Thomas
  • 3. Nature and Nurture in Oncogenesis / Stella Pelengaris and Mike Khan
  • 4. DNA Replication and the Cell Cycle / Stella Pelengaris and Mike Khan
  • 5. Regulation of Growth: Growth Factors, Receptors and Signaling Pathways / Stella Pelengaris and Mike Khan
  • 6. Oncogenes / Stella Pelengaris and Mike Khan
  • 7. Tumor Suppressor Genes / Martine Roussel
  • 8. Apoptosis / Stella Pelengaris and Mike Khan
  • 9. Telomeres and Senescence / Maria Blasco and Mike Khan
  • 10. Genetic Instability, Chromosomes, and Repair / Stella Pelengaris and Mike Khan
  • 11. Cancer is More Than a Genetic Condition / Stella Pelengaris and Mike Khan
  • 12. Cell-Matrix Adhesion, Cell-Cell Interactions and Malignancy / Charles Streuli
  • 13. Tumor Immunity and Immunotherapy / Cassian Yee
  • 14. Angiogenesis / David T. Shima and Christiana Ruhrberg
  • 15. Diagnosis of Cancer / Anne Thomas and Will Steward
  • 16. Treatment of Cancer: Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy / Anne Thomas and R. A. Sharma and Will Steward
  • 17. Caring For the Cancer Patient / Nicky Rudd and Esther Waterhouse
  • 18. Genomics and Proteomics in Cancer Research and Diagnosis / Norbert C.J. de Wit
  • Glossary
  • Index

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