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Biology of Cancer

Biology of Cancer - 2nd edition

Biology of Cancer - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9781317963462

ISBN10: 1317963466

Biology of Cancer by Robert A. Weinberg - ISBN 9781317963462
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 14
Copyright: 2014
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Biology of Cancer by Robert A. Weinberg - ISBN 9781317963462

ISBN13: 9781317963462

ISBN10: 1317963466

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 14
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Thoroughly updated and incorporating the most important advances in the fast-growing field of cancer biology, The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition, maintains all of its hallmark features admired by students, instructors, researchers, and clinicians around the world.

The Biology of Cancer is a textbook for students studying the molecular and cellular bases of cancer, at the undergraduate, graduate, and medical school levels. The principles of cancer biology are presented in an organized, cogent, and in-depth manner. The clarity of writing, supported by an extensive full-color art program and numerous pedagogical features, makes the book accessible and engaging. The information unfolds through the presentation of key experiments that give readers a sense of discovery and provide insights into the conceptual foundation underlying modern cancer biology.

The new Second Edition has been comprehensively revised and updated to include major advances in cancer biology over the past six years. Updates include current information on:

The tumor microenvironment
Metastatic dissemination
Tumor immunology
Cancer stem cells
The epithelial-mesenchymal transition
Multistep tumorigenesis
Invasion and metastasis
Mutation of cancer cell genomes
Greatly expanded treatment of traditional therapy
Epigenetic contributions
MicroRNA involvement
The Warburg effect

Besides its value as a textbook, The Biology of Cancer is a useful reference for individuals working in biomedical laboratories and for clinical professionals.

Every copy of the book comes with an updated Pathways in Human Cancer poster and a DVD-ROM containing the book's art program, a selection of movies, audio file mini-lectures, Supplementary Sidebars, and a Media Guide.

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