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Biology of Cancer

Biology of Cancer - 03 edition

Biology of Cancer - 03 edition

ISBN13: 9780805348675

ISBN10: 0805348670

Biology of Cancer by Randall W. Phillis, Steve Goodwin and Michael A. Palladino - ISBN 9780805348675
Edition: 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2003
International: No
Biology of Cancer by Randall W. Phillis, Steve Goodwin and Michael A. Palladino - ISBN 9780805348675

ISBN13: 9780805348675

ISBN10: 0805348670

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Summary

In this Benjamin Cummings Special Topic Series booklet from Professors Randall Phillis and Steve Goodwin of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, the causes, growth patterns, and possible treatments of various types of cancers are presented in a clear and concise format. The authors discuss the major characteristics of the cancerous cell and the research being conducted on the hereditary and behavioral factors (i.e. smoking) that contribute to the development of the disease in cancer patients.

A list of Web resources and relevant print publications are provided for students and educators at the end of this Special Topic Booklet from Benjamin Cummings.

Author Bio

Phillis, Randall W. : University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Goodwin, Steve : University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Palladino, Michael A. : Monmouth University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Cancer.
Cancer Cells Have Profound Genetic Defects.
The Cell Cycle.
The Six Hallmarks of Cancer Cells.
Evolution of Tumor Cells.
Hereditary vs. Sporadic Cancer.

Other Editions of Biology of Cancer

Biology of Cancer by Randall W. Phillis - ISBN 9780321774927
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