Advances in Cancer Researchby George Klein, Sidney Weinhouse
Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the fast-moving field of cancer research. Here, once again, outstanding and original reviews are presented. See more details below
Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the fast-moving field of cancer research. Here, once again, outstanding and original reviews are presented.
Description:This volume 70 in the series Advances in Cancer Research reviews early stage advances in cancer research, describes methods for analyzing the phenotype of cancer cells, and then focuses discussion on several important topics in cancer research, including cancer immunotherapy, genetics of the nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome, and roles of TGF-beta, c-myc, and the ret proto-oncogene.
Purpose:This book is intended to provide critical overviews on selected topics in both basic and clinical cancer research. This worthy purpose is superbly achieved.
Audience:This book provides an excellent reference for students, residents, professors, medical doctors, and other biomedical professionals to quickly grasp some history and current status of cancer research and to obtain key references for further reading in the areas covered in the text.
Features:This book features a nice cover, informative table of contents, and effective index. Subtitles in the text are concise and very helpful for readers to get the overall picture. Technical jargon is defined and explained in broad terms. The illustrations are clear and of high quality. It would be even better if some of the illustrations were color.
Assessment:This is an excellent volume in this series. This book is highly valuable for individuals or organizations with interests in cancer research and/or cancer management. This informative, well-organized, up-to-date, and well-referenced volume is handsomely presented. Reading this book is truly enjoyable. I strongly recommendthis text for students, biomedical researchers, and healthcare professionals.
"This classic and essential series presents critical overviews on select aspects of both cancer research and the basic underlying sciences."
"Excellent, highly informative, in-depth reviews...expertly written,
up-to-date, and well-referenced."
JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
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