Cancer microenvironment and therapeutic implications tumor pathophysiology mechanisms and therapeutic strategies /
|Published:||Dordrecht ; London : Springer, c2009.|
|Online Access:||http://ezproxy.prin.edu:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9576-4 |
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In the post-genomic era, cancer is a genetic disease. However, cancer genotype does not always equal cancer phenotype. Cancers with the same genetic abnormalities don't always behave the same. Understanding and eradicating cancers will require an appreciation for cancer's ecology.
This book is the first to comprehensively explore and critically appraise cancer microenvironments and host interactions with an eye towards exploiting our understanding for new treatments. The team of contributors share amongst them impressive experiences at the laboratory bench and in the clinic. These physician-scientists have dedicated themselves to the tension between the urgency for cures and the technical challenges of discovery.
The target audience includes clinical oncologists, clinical hematologists, research oncologists, research hematologists, immunologists, stem cell researchers, oncology and hematology fellows (trainees), oncology educators (graduate and undergraduate levels), and course book for graduate students and undergraduate students.
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|General Notes:||Includes index.|
|Physical Description:||1 online resource.|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|