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Incorporating the most important advances in the fast-growing field of cancer biology, the text maintains all of its hallmark features. It is admired by students, instructors, researchers, and clinicians around the world for its clear writing, extensive full-color art program, and numerous pedagogical features.

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Genre: Science
Author: Weinberg, Robert A.
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
Release: 2013-05-24
File: 28 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780815345282

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Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "figures from text--in PowerPoint and JPEG formats; supplementary sidebars; mini-lectures; movies."--CD-ROM label.

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Genre: Science
Author: Robert Allan Weinberg
Publisher: Garland Pub
Release: 2007
File: 796 Pages
ISBN-13: 0815340761

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Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "figures from text--in PowerPoint and JPEG formats; supplementary sidebars; mini-lectures; movies."--CD-ROM label.

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Genre: Science
Author: Robert Allan Weinberg
Publisher: Garland Pub
Release: 2007
File: 796 Pages
ISBN-13: 0815340788

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This comprehensive text provides a detailed overview of the molecular mechanisms underpinning the development of cancer and its treatment. Written by an international panel of researchers, specialists and practitioners in the field, the text discusses all aspects of cancer biology from the causes, development and diagnosis through to the treatment of cancer. Written by an international panel of researchers, specialists and practitioners in the field Covers both traditional areas of study and areas of controversy and emerging importance, highlighting future directions for research Features up-to-date coverage of recent studies and discoveries, as well as a solid grounding in the key concepts in the field Each chapter includes key points, chapter summaries, text boxes, and topical references for added comprehension and review Supported by a dedicated website at www.blackwellpublishing.com/pelengaris An excellent text for upper-level courses in the biology of cancer, for medical students and qualified practitioners preparing for higher exams, and for researchers and teachers in the field

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Genre: Science
Author: Stella Pelengaris
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2009-03-12
File: 544 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781444309089

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Molecular Biology of Cancer has been extensively revised and covers heredity cancer, microarray technology and increased study of childhood cancers. It continues to provide a detailed overview of the process which lead to the development and proliferation of cancer cells, including the techniques available for their study. It also describes the means by which tumor suppressor genes and oncogenes may be used in the diagnosis and in determining the prognosis of a wide variety of cancers, including breast, genitourinary, lung and gastrointestinal cancer.

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Genre: Science
Author: Fiona Macdonald
Publisher: Garland Science
Release: 2004-01-15
File: 269 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780203503447

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The study of the biology of tumours has grown to become markedly interdisciplinary, involving chemists, statisticians, epidemiologists, mathematicians, bioinformaticians, and computer scientists alongside biologists, geneticists, and clinicians. The Oxford Textbook of Cancer Biology brings together the most up-to-date developments from different branches of research into one coherent volume, providing a comprehensive and current account of this rapidly evolving field. Structured in eight sections, the book starts with a review of the development and biology of multi-cellular organisms, how they maintain a healthy homeostasis in an individual, and a description of the molecular basis of cancer development. The book then illustrates, as once cells become neoplastic, their signalling network is altered and pathological behaviour follows. It explores the changes that cancer cells can induce in nearby normal tissue, the new relationship established between them and the stroma, and the interaction between the immune system and tumour growth. The authors illustrate the contribution provided by high throughput techniques to map cancer at different levels, from genomic sequencing to cellular metabolic functions, and how information technology, with its vast amounts of data, is integrated with traditional cell biology to provide a global view of the disease. The effect of the different types of treatments on the biology of the neoplastic cells are explored to understand on the one side, why some treatments succeed, and on the other, how they can affect the biology of resistant and recurrent disease. The book concludes by summarizing what we know to date about cancer, and in what direction our understanding of cancer is moving. Edited by leading authorities in the field with an international team of contributors, this book is an essential resource for scholars and professionals working in the wide variety of sub-disciplines that make up today's cancer research and treatment community. It is written not only for consultation, but also for easy cover-to-cover reading.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Francesco Pezzella
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 2019-05-02
File: 496 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780198779452

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Genre: Medical
Author: Arthur B. Pardee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2011-09-20
File: 287 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118208458

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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again! Includes all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events. Cram101 Just the FACTS101 studyguides gives all of the outlines, highlights, and quizzes for your textbook with optional online comprehensive practice tests. Only Cram101 is Textbook Specific. Accompanies: 9780815342205. This item is printed on demand.

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Publisher: Cram101
Release: 2014-07-31
File: 116 Pages
ISBN-13: 1497022037

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The Molecular Biology of Cancer, Stella Pelengaris& Michael Khan This capturing, comprehensive text, extensively revisedand updated for its second edition, provides a detailed overview ofthe molecular mechanisms underpinning the development of cancer andits treatment. “Bench to Bedside”: A key strength of thisbook that sets it apart from general cancer biology references isthe interweaving of all aspects of cancer biology from the causes,development and diagnosis through to the treatment and care ofcancer patients – essential for providing a broader view ofcancer and its impact. The highly readable presentation of a complex field,written by an international panel of researchers, specialists andpractitioners, would provide an excellent text for graduate andundergraduate courses in the biology of cancer, medical studentsand qualified practitioners in the field preparing for higherexams, and for researchers and teachers in the field. For the teaching of cancer biology, special features havebeen included to facilitate this use: bullet points at thebeginning of each chapter explaining key concepts and controversialareas; each chapter builds on concepts learned in previouschapters, with a list of key outstanding questions remaining in thefield, suggestions for further reading, and questions for studentreview. All chapters contain text boxes that provide additional andrelevant information. Key highlights are listed below: An overview of the cancer cell and important newconcepts. Selected human cancers: lung, breast, colorectal, prostate,renal, skin, cervix, and hematological malignancies. Key cellular processes in cancer biology including (a)traditionally important areas such as cell cycle control, growthregulation, oncogenes and tumour suppressors apoptosis, as well as(b) more highly topical areas of apoptosis, telomeres, DNA damageand repair, cell adhesion, angiogenesis, immunity, epigenetics, andthe proteasome. Clinical oncology: In-depth coverage of important concepts suchas screening, risk of cancer and prevention, diagnoses, managingcancer patients from start to palliative care and end-of-lifepathways. Chapters highlighting the direct links between cancer researchand clinical applications. New coverage on how cancer drugs are actually used inspecific cancer patients, and how therapies are developed andtested. Systems Biology and cutting edge research areas covered such asRNA interference (RNAi). Each chapter includes key points, chapter summaries, textboxes, and topical references for added comprehension andreview. Quotations have been used in each chapter to introduce basicconcepts in an entertaining way. Supported by a dedicated website at ahref="http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/pelengaris"www.blackwellpublishing.com/pelengaris/a We should list the great reviews we got for first editionwhich are on the back of the 2nd edition: “A capturing, comprehensive, clearly written andabsolutely accurate introduction into cancer biology…..Thisbook deserves great praise for the readable presentation of thiscomplex field….the true synthesis of bench and bedsideapproaches is marvelously achieved.” Christian Schmidt,Molecular Cell “Chapters address the issues of cancer diagnosis,treatment, and patient care and set the book apart from generalmolecular biology references….This book is applicable to bothgraduate and undergraduate students, and in the context of aresearch laboratory, this book would be an excellent resource as areference guide for scientists at all levels.” V.Emuss,Institute of Cancer Research, London. Also, from the first edition: “Pelengaris, Khan, and the contributing authors are to beapplauded. The Molecular Biology of Cancer is acomprehensive and readable presentation of the many faces of cancerfrom molecular mechanisms to clinical therapies and diagnostics.This book will be welcomed by neophyte students, establishedscientists in other fields, and curious physicians.” -DeanFelsher, Stanford University

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Genre: Science
Author: Stella Pelengaris
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release: 2013-03-13
File: 632 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781118430859

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Cancer can be thought as a complex adaptive system with emerging properties at different biological scales. The study of the disease using this approach requires an integration of systems biology to cancer research. Tumors are characterized by the presence of genomic and epigenetic anomalies, which alter the functions and interactions of different molecules and networks relative to the local environment. Cancer systems biology thus offers a holistic study of cancer by taking into account its genetics, clinical or preclinical manifestation, signaling networks, cellular behavior, histology and epidemiology. Such a study can be aided using high-throughput technologies that enable genomic analyses of mutations, methylation, copy number variations and rearrangements both at cellular and tissue levels. These also facilitate robust analyses of RNA and microRNA expression data, and protein and metabolite levels. Cancer systems biology is an upcoming field of science that has undergone rapid development over the past few decades. It presents researches and studies performed by experts across the globe on the biology of cancer. As this field is emerging at a rapid pace, the contents of this book will help the readers understand the modern concepts and applications of the subject.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Kimberly Craig
Publisher:
Release: 2020-09-22
File: 249 Pages
ISBN-13: 1632428814

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