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|Description:||x, 255 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||History and causes. A short stroll through the history of cancer --
Counting cancers and comparing causes. 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. Cancer cells and whole genomes. Tumors: what are they? --
Let's sequence your DNA. Detection and treatment. Where are we? Where are we going?
<p>"[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"<p>