The Molecular Basis of Cancer: Expert Consult - Online and Print / Edition 3by John Mendelsohn, Mark A. Israel, Joe W. Gray, Craig B. Thompson
Pub. Date: 03/26/2008
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Successfully fighting cancer starts with understanding how it begins. This thoroughly revised 3rd Edition explores the scientific basis for our current understanding of malignant transformation and the pathogenesis and treatment of cancer. A team of leading experts thoroughly explain the molecular biologic principles that underlie the diagnostic tests and therapeutic… See more details below
Successfully fighting cancer starts with understanding how it begins. This thoroughly revised 3rd Edition explores the scientific basis for our current understanding of malignant transformation and the pathogenesis and treatment of cancer. A team of leading experts thoroughly explain the molecular biologic principles that underlie the diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions now being used in clinical trials and practice. Incorporating cutting-edge advances and the newest research, the book provides thorough descriptions of everything from molecular abnormalities in common cancers to new approaches for cancer therapy. A new full-color format expedites reference, and now as an Expert Consult title, it enables you to conveniently search the entire text online, download all of the book’s images for your personal use, and review periodic updates.
- Offers online access the book's complete contents—fully searchable—along with periodic updates, and artwork from the text for your personal use.
- Features sweeping updates throughout, including molecular targets for the development of anti-cancer drugs, gene therapy, and vaccines...keeping you on the cutting edge of your specialty.
- Offers a new, more user-friendly full-color format so the information that you need is easier to find.
- Presents abundant figures—all redrawn in full color—illustrating major concepts for easier comprehension.
- Features numerous descriptions of the latest clinical strategies—helping you to understand and take advantage of today’s state-of-the-art biotechnology advances.
- Elsevier Health Sciences
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- 8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)
Table of Contents
|Sect. I||Malignant Transformation|
|1||Cancer: A Genetic Disorder||3|
|2||Regulation of the Cell Cycle||10|
|3||Programmed Cell Death and Senescence||19|
|4||Progressive Genetic Abnormalities in Human Neoplasia||41|
|6||Tumor Suppressor Genes||95|
|7||Oncogenes and Signal Transduction||115|
|Sect. II||Growth and Spread of Cancer|
|8||Growth Factors and Their Receptors in Epithelial Malignancies||137|
|9||Metastasis and Angiogenesis: Molecular Dissection and Novel Applications||163|
|Sect. III||Molecular Pathogenesis of Specific Malignancies|
|11||Molecular Biology of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma and Multiple Myeloma||189|
|12||Molecular Genetics of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia||213|
|13||Molecular Biology of Childhood Neoplasms||239|
|14||Molecular Biology of Lung Cancer||260|
|15||Molecular Abnormalities in Colon and Rectal Cancer||289|
|16||Molecular Basis of Breast Cancer||313|
|17||Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer||343|
|18||Molecular Pathogenesis of Ovarian Cancer||361|
|19||Molecular Biology of Melanoma||385|
|Sect. IV||Molecular Basis of Cancer Therapy|
|20||Natural and Acquired Resistance to Chemotherapeutic Agents||407|
|23||Interferons and Hematopoietic Cytokines||503|
|24||Cellular Immunity and Cytokines||535|
|27||Molecular Markers in Cancer Therapy: Evolution of a Concept||605|
|28||Molecular Mechanisms of Chemoprevention and Differentiation Therapy||621|
|29||Counseling for Hereditary Cancer Risk||649|
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