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The molecular biology of cancer

Author: Maria Blasco; Stella Pelengaris
Publisher: Malden, MA [u.a.] : Blackwell, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview of the molecular mechanisms underpinning the development of cancer and its treatment.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Blasco; Stella Pelengaris
ISBN: 1405118148 9781405118149
OCLC Number: 263712202
Description: x, 531 S. : ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction: Stella Pelengaris & Mike Khan (both University of Warwick). 2. The Burden of Cancer: Will Steward & Anne Thomas (both University of Leicester). 3. Nature and Nurture in Oncogenesis: Stella Pelengaris & Mike Khan (both University of Warwick). 4. DNA Replication and the Cell Cycle: Stella Pelengaris & Mike Khan (both University of Warwick). 5. Regulation of Growth: Growth Factors, Receptors and Signaling Pathways: Stella Pelengaris & Mike Khan (both University of Warwick). 6. Oncogenes: Stella Pelengaris & Mike Khan (both University of Warwick). 7. Tumor Suppressor Genes: Martine Roussel (St. Jude's Children's Cancer Research Hospital). 8. Apoptosis: Stella Pelengaris & Mike Khan (both University of Warwick). 9. Telomeres and Senescence: Maria Blasco & Mike Khan (Spanish National Cancer Center, Madrid; University of Warwick). 10. Genetic Instability, Chromosomes, and Repair: Stella Pelengaris & Mike Khan (both University of Warwick). 11. Cancer is More Than a Genetic Condition: Stella Pelengaris & Mike Khan (both University of Warwick). 12. Cell-Matrix Adhesion, Cell-Cell Interactions and Malignancy: Charles Streuli (University of Manchester). 13. Tumor Immunity and Immunotherapy: Cassian Yee (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington). 14. Angiogenesis: David T. Shima & Christiana Ruhrberg (Eyetech Research Center; University College of London). 15. Diagnosis of Cancer: Anne Thomas & Will Steward (both University of Leicester). 16. Treatment of Cancer: Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy: Anne Thomas (University of Leicester), R. A. Sharma (Royal Marsden Hospital, UK) and Will Steward (University of Leicester). 17. Caring For the Cancer Patient: Nicky Rudd & Esther Waterhouse (Both University Hospitals of Leicester and LOROS Hospice). 18. Genomics and Proteomics in Cancer Research and Diagnosis: Norbert C.J. de Wit (University of Warwick). Glossary. Index
Responsibility: ed. by Stella Pelengaris ... With contrib. from Maria Blasco ...


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