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Published: 02 June 2016

400 Pages | 150 full colour illustrations


ISBN: 9780198717348

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Molecular Biology of Cancer

Mechanisms, Targets, and Therapeutics

Fourth Edition

Lauren Pecorino

  • Provides an engaging and manageable route into the complex subject of cancer biology
  • Describes the theoretical basis of cancer biology and shows how this theory is applied to develop new cancer therapies, giving students a clear appreciation of how theoretical knowledge can be translated into therapeutic strategies
  • Draws on the latest research in this dynamic field but presents it in a manner readily accessible to the student

New to this Edition:

  • New full colour diagrams help students to visualize the key concepts explained in the text more effectively
  • Expanded coverage of tumour immunology and immunotherapy, discussing tumour suppression and tumour promotion mechanisms of the immune system and the exciting new applications of this knowledge towards developing cancer immunotherapies

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