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The biology of cancer

Author: Robert A Weinberg
Publisher: New York : Garland Science, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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The definitive text on cancer biology, thoroughly updated.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert A Weinberg
ISBN: 9780815342199 0815342195 9780815342205 0815342209 9780815345282 0815345283
OCLC Number: 940590885
Description: xx, 876, 6, 30, 28 s. : illustrations + 1 DVD-ROM, 1 poster
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.
Responsibility: Robert A. Weinberg.

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"The book fulfills its purpose and is, indeed, a must-read for students of cancer biology...It includes updated information and concepts in cancer research that justify replacing the previous Read more...

 
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