Principles of Tumors

Principles of Tumors

by Leon P Bignold

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ISBN-13: 9780128017531
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/19/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 468
File size: 16 MB
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About the Author

Dr. Leon Bignold teaches pathology to medical undergraduates and post graduates and has for the last 30 years. He also works as a diagnostic histopathologist in a hospital environment for the last 30 years. He has published 3 oncology books with Springer in the last 10 years. Leon Bignold is a regularly invited speaker at international oncology conferences.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Theories and Definitions of Tumors 3. Classifications and Incidences of Tumors 4. Aetio-Pathogenesis I: Causative Agents of Tumors 5. Aetio-Pathogenesis II: Genomic Events and Processes Cause or Potentially Caused by Aetiological Factors 6. Aetio-Pathogenesis III: Of Growth, Invasion, and Metastasis 7. Aetio-Pathogenesis IV: Heredity 8. Morphology and Related Aspects of Tumors 9. Molecular Abnormalities of Tumors: "Molecular Pathology" and "Biomarkers" 10. Sub-Lethal Injuries and Deaths of Cells and Tissues 11. Therapies I: General Principles 12. Therapies II: Specific Treatments 13. Therapies III: Development, Costs, and Ethics 14. Aspects of the Prevention of Tumors

Appendix 1: Principles of Normal Histology and Related Cell Biology 2: The Normal Genome 3: 'Pre-Target', 'Target', and 'Post-Target' Defenses of Cells Against Carcinogens and Cytotoxic Agents

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