The Molecular Basis of Cancer

John Mendelsohn, Peter M. Howley, Mark A. Israel, Joe Gray, Craig B. Thompson

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Abstract

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 a new bonus Expert Consult Edition website enables you to search the full text, download all of the books images for your personal use, and review periodic updates. Offers online access the book's complete contentsfully searchablealong 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 figuresall redrawn in full colorillustrating major concepts for easier comprehension. Features numerous descriptions of the latest clinical strategieshelping you to understand and take advantage of todays state-of-the-art biotechnology advances.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Print)9781416037033
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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    Mendelsohn, J., Howley, P. M., Israel, M. A., Gray, J., & Thompson, C. B. (2008). The Molecular Basis of Cancer. Elsevier Inc. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-1-4160-3703-3.X5001-7