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Molecular Biology of Cancer

2nd Edition

By Fiona Macdonald, Christopher Ford, Alan Casson

Taylor & Francis

269 pages

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Paperback: 9781859962473
pub: 2004-03-25
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pub: 2004-06-02
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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.

Table of 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

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology