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The biology of cancer

Author: Robert A Weinberg
Publisher: New York : Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Thoroughly updated and incorporating the most important advances in the fast-growing field of cancer biology, This book is a textbook for students studying the molecular and cellular bases of cancer at the undergraduate, graduate, and medical school levels. The principles of cancer biology are presented in an organized, cogent, and in-depth manner. The clarity of writing, supported by an extensive full-color art  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-ROMs
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Weinberg
ISBN: 9780815342199 0815342195 9780815342205 0815342209 9780815345282 0815345283 9780815345299 0815345291
OCLC Number: 841051175
Notes: Accompanying DVD-ROM includes: figures in PowerPoint and JPEG formats, supplementary sidebars, mini-lectures, movies, and media guide.
Title on accompanying poster: Pathways in human cancer, revised edition.
Description: xx, 876, A:6, G:30, I:28 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 sheet (18 x 28 cm)
Contents: The biology and genetics of cells and organisms --
The nature of cancer --
Tumor viruses --
Cellular oncogenes --
Growth factors, receptors, and cancer --
Cytoplasmic signaling circuitry programs many of the traits of cancer --
Tumor suppressor genes --
Prb and control of the cell cycle clock --
P53 and apoptosis: master guardian and executioner --
Eternal life : cell immortalization and tumorigenesis --
Multi-step tumorigenesis --
Maintenance of genomic integrity and the development of cancer --
Dialogue replaces monologue : heterotypic interactions and the biology of angiogenesis --
Moving out : invasion and metastasis --
Crowd control : tumor immunology and immunotherapy --
The rational treatment of cancer.
Other Titles: Pathways in human cancer.
Responsibility: Robert A. Weinberg.

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