Biology of Cancer

Biology of Cancer

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In this Special Topics in Biology booklet, the causes, growth patterns, and possible treatments of various types of cancers are presented in a clear and concise format. The Second Edition provides updated information on DNA damage and mutations, with new discussions of radiation, environmental toxins and chemicals that can lead to cancer, and a new section that explores the role of viral infections in causing cancer. To provide you with a broader foundation for understanding current research, new co-author Dorothy Lobo has also added material on the properties of cancer and its treatments, including aneuploidy, cancer stem cells, failure of immunosurveillance, and epigenetics.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 172.72 x 254 x 10.16mm | 45.36g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company, Subs of Addison Wesley Longman, Inc
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • diagrams, figures
  • 0321774922
  • 9780321774927
  • 1,314,856

Table of contents

I. IntroductionII. Understanding cell division-the cell cycleIII. Where do cancer cells come from?IV. What causes cancer?V. Cancer treatments

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