The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

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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.This process takes place at myriad sites throughout the normal human body, advancing further and further as we get older. ... Tumor progression is driven by a sequence of randomly occurring mutations and epigenetic alterations of DNA that affect the ... bodies and, having completed this task, then proceeded to tinker with these plans in order to reduce the risk of cancer. ... Consequently, the erection of defenses against cancer must have accompanied, hand-in-hand, the evolution of anbsp;...

Title:The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition
Author:Robert Weinberg
Publisher:Garland Science - 2013-05-14


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