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|Description:||x, 255 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Pt. I: History and causes. A short stroll through the history of cancer ; Counting cancers and comparing causes --
Pt. II: Genes and cells : from normal to cancer. A bit of dogma : atoms, molecules, genes, and proteins ; What is a cell? ; "Cancer genes" : what are they? ; A case of corruption --
Pt. III: Cancer cells and whole genomes. Tumors: what are they? ; Let's sequence your DNA --
Pt. IV: Detection and treatment. Where are we? Where are we going? --
Gene names --
Odes to cancer.
"[A] delight...because of the overall excellence of this work, it is a 'must read' for anyone who wishes to update his knowledge of this disease...Essential."--"Choice""Thoroughly informative and