9780321774927

Biology of Cancer

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321774927

  • ISBN 10:

    0321774922

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/23/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

In this Special Topics in Biologybooklet, the causes, growth patterns, and possible treatments of various types of cancers are presented in a clear and concise format. The Second Editionprovides 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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