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The cancer handbook

Author: Malcolm Alison
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Cancer Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of scientific and clinical information in cancer research and medicine (oncology). This area is one of the most intensively studied in biology  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cancer handbook.
Chichester, West Sussex, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007
(OCoLC)708190990
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Alison
ISBN: 9780470018521 0470018526
OCLC Number: 76064648
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Cell and Tissue Organisation --
Overview of Oncogenesis --
Stem cells and tumorigenesis --
Regulation of the Cell Cycle, cell cycle checkpoints and cancer --
Apoptosis --
Genetic susceptibility to cancer --
The Role of Epigenetic Alterations in Cancer --
Genomic Instability and DNA Repair --
MicroRNAs as oncogenes and tumor suppressors --
Regulation of Translation in Malignant Transformation --
Human DNA Tumour Viruses --
RNA Tumor Viruses --
Invasion and Metastasis --
Angiogenesis --
The Biology of Tumour Stroma --
The Links between Inflammation and Cancer --
Telomerase --
Signalling by Steroid Receptors --
Signalling by Cytokines --
Signalling by Tyrosine Kinases --
Signaling by Ras and Rho GTPases --
Wnt Signal Transduction --
TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR- AND CANCER --
p53 family pathway in cancer --
The Retinoblastoma Tumor Suppressor --
Development and cancer: The Hox gene connection ...
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Malcolm R. Alison.
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"Highly recommended for all health care or medical libraries and oncology or cancer research libraries." (American Reference Books Annual, March 2008) "...a valuable addition to most medical school Read more...

 
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