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The biology of cancer

Author: Janice Gabriel
Publisher: Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Divided into three evidence-based and fully referenced parts, The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition examines cancer generally, discusses the disease processes, and explains why there are predisposing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Nurses' Instruction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Gabriel
ISBN: 9780470057599 0470057599
OCLC Number: 104834312
Description: vi, 204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What is cancer? / Janice Gabriel --
Predisposing factors to developing cancer / Janice Gabriel --
Cancer : what does a diagnosis mean for an individual and what are the implications for society? / Janice Gabriel --
The cell / Louise Knight --
Cytotoxic chemotherapy / Debbie Wright --
What are DNA and RNA? / Scott C. Edmunds --
Genetics and cancer / Scott C. Edmunds --
The immune system / Helmout Modjtahedi & Ailsa Clarke --
Tumour markers / Francis Guy Gabriel --
Monoclonal antibodies / Helmout Modjtahedi --
What is translational oncology research? / Elaine Lennan --
The application of research methodology to cancer research / Carmel Sheppard --
Research ethics relating to cancer / David Carpenter.
Responsibility: edited by Janice Gabriel.
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"This edition would seem to be useful to a wide range of health staff working with patients affected by cancer ... .Well referenced throughout and contains a helpful glossary." (Journal of Community Read more...

 
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