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Understanding cancer : from basic science to clinical practice

Author: Malcolm Alison; Catherine E Sarraf
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Published in association with the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London by Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Postgraduate medical science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A clear, concise and well-illustrated introduction to cancer cell biology and cancer treatment/prevention.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Alison; Catherine E Sarraf
ISBN: 052156154X 9780521561549 0521567513 9780521567510
OCLC Number: 35138540
Description: viii, 269 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction to cancer. 1.1. Introductory note. 1.2. Identifying tumours. 1.3. Tumour classification. 1.4. Further reading --
2. The causes of cancer. 2.1. Age distribution. 2.2. Initiators and promoters. 2.3. The environment. 2.4. Epidemiological studies. 2.5. Identifying the causes. 2.6. Further reading --
3. The genetic basis of cancer. 3.1. Identifying the genes. 3.2. Oncogenes. 3.3. Tumour suppressor genes. 3.4. Summary of the molecular mechanisms of cancer pathogenesis. 3.5. Further reading --
4. Tumour behaviour. 4.1. Introduction. 4.2. Preneoplastic conditions. 4.3. Preinvasive states. 4.4. Benign tumours. 4.5. Malignant tumours. 4.6. Metastasis. 4.7. Tumour heterogeneity. 4.8. Clonality and stem cells. 4.9. Tissue and clinical effects of tumours. 4.10. Further reading --
5. Cell proliferation and cell death. 5.1. The cell cycle and how to measure it. 5.2. Growth factors and their receptors. 5.3. Cell death (necrosis and apoptosis). 5.4. Tumour growth. 5.5. Further reading --
6. Tumour assessment. 6.1. Introduction. 6.2. Grading. 6.3. Staging. 6.4. Further reading --
7. Cancer treatment. 7.1. Available strategies. 7.2. Chemotherapy. 7.3. Radiotherapy. 7.4. Newer approaches to treatment. 7.5. Further reading.
Series Title: Postgraduate medical science.
Responsibility: Malcolm R. Alison and Catherine E. Sarraf.
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' ... this is a useful book. It will be used by students of clinical and medical oncology as scientific background'. British Medical Journal '... informative, readable and well illustrated text'. Read more...

 
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