Tannock, Ian F. / Hill, Richard P. / Bristow, Robert G. / Harrington, Lea

The Basic Science of Oncology

ISBN 978-3-8047-2279-8

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Review the fast-moving and critically important scientific advances in cancer causation, cancer biology, and the biology underlying cancer treatment with the best text in the field - the fourth edition of The Basic Science of Oncology.

Inside, leading oncology researchers, scholars, and clinicians explain cutting-edge advances in the understanding of cancer and their significance to cancer in the clinical setting. Important highlights of this edition include:

  • the genetic basis of cancer, including chromosome analysis techniques
  • new insights into the genetics of tumor progress and metastasis
  • molecular pathways and DNA damage
  • contribution of viruses to susceptibility
  • tumor suppressor genes and oncogenes
  • causes of drug resistance in chemotherapy
  • hormone therapy
  • pharmacology of anti-cancer drugs
  • monoclonal antibody therapy
  • new chapter on clinical radiotherapy
  • and much more!

4th Edition 2005. 555 p., 12 color ill.
with numerous figs., flexible

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