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Published: 28 July 2005

549 Pages | numerous b/w line illustrations, diagrams, 6 b/w half tones


ISBN: 9780198525639

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Introduction to the Cellular and Molecular Biology of Cancer

Fourth Edition

Margaret Knowles and Peter Selby

  • Great breadth of coverage in one volume: covers all aspects of cancer, in a concise and affordable format
  • Provides a comprehensive introduction to the initiation, development, and treatment of cancer
  • Chapter are written by experts in each field, giving a state-of-the-art summary of each topic
  • Extensive references provide links to all the relevant literature, facilitating further study

New to this Edition:

  • This edition has undergone major changes to reflect rapid progress and new developments. Eight new chapters have been added, including coverage of DNA repair, epigenetic events, the cell cycle, cell immortalisation, apoptosis, angiogenesis, animal models, the genome, transcriptome and proteome, radiotherapy and molecular radiotherapy, immunotherapy, and gene therapy. All the material from the previous edition has been extensively revised and new authors have contributed to some chapters.

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