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Molecular Biology of Cancer

Edition:
2nd
Author(s):
Fiona Macdonald, Christopher Ford, Alan Casson
ISBN:
9781859962473
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
March 25, 2004
Content Details:
269 pages
Language:
English

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    Book Summary

    Molecular Biology of Cancer has been extensively revised and covers heredity cancer, microarray technology and increased study of childhood cancers.  It continues to provide a detailed overview of the process which lead to the development and proliferation of cancer cells, including the techniques available for their study.  It also describes the means by which tumor suppressor genes and oncogenes may be used in the diagnosis and in determining the prognosis of a wide variety of cancers, including breast, genitourinary, lung and gastrointestinal cancer.

  • Contents

    1. General Principles  2. Oncogenes  3. Tumor Suppressor Genes  4. Cell Cycle Control Genes and Mismatch Repair Genes  5. Heredity Cancers 6. Lung Cancer  7. Colorectal Cancer  8. Gastrointestinal Cancer  9. Breast Cancer  10. Genitourinary Cancer  11. Leukemia and Lymphoma 12. Childhood Solid Tumors 13. Therapeutic Applications 14. Molecular Techniques for Analysis of Genes