Introduction to Oncogenes and Molecular Cancer Medicine / Edition 1

Introduction to Oncogenes and Molecular Cancer Medicine / Edition 1

by Dennis W. Ross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387983929

ISBN-13: 9780387983929

Pub. Date: 08/21/1998

Publisher: Springer New York

Introduction to Oncogenes and Molecular Cancer Medicine provides the p hysician with a solid understanding of molecular biology and its appli cations for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The book reviews th e basic molecular principles and the basic principles of cancer medici ne, including controls of cell growth and senescence, carcinogenesis, tumorogenesis

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Introduction to Oncogenes and Molecular Cancer Medicine provides the p hysician with a solid understanding of molecular biology and its appli cations for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The book reviews th e basic molecular principles and the basic principles of cancer medici ne, including controls of cell growth and senescence, carcinogenesis, tumorogenesis, and epidemiology. The second part of the book gives cli nical examples to demonstrate the basic science principles, including chapters on leukemia, colon cancer, and breast cancer. A chapter on mo lecular diagnostics and screening plus a chapter on new molecular anti -cancer therapies give the reader a look at current cutting-edge thera pies as well as the future of molecular cancer medicine. A useful glos sary defines new terminology at-a-glance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387983929
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/21/1998
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part One: Basic Principles, 1. Molecular Biology of Cells, 2. Normal Cell Growth and Senescence, 3. Oncogenes: Control of Cell Growth and Senescence, 4. Tumor Suppressor Genes, 5. Multiple Steps in the Molecular Causes of Cancer, Part Two: Clinical Exampls, 6. Molecular Diagnostics, 7. Leukemia and Lymphoma, 8. Colon Cancer, 9. Squamos Cell Carcinoma of Uterine Cervix, 10. Breast Cancer, 11. Molecular anti-Cancer Therapies, Conclusions, Glossary, Index.

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