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The Biology of Cancer | Edition: 2

The Biology of Cancer | Edition: 2

Author: Robert A. Weinberg
ISBN: 9780815342205
publisher: Taylor & Francis
publisher Date: 05/24/2013
Price: 199
eBookPrice: 139
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Description: 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 microenvironmentMetastatic disseminationTumor immunologyCancer stem cellsThe epithelial-mesenchymal transitionMulti-step tumorigenesisInvasion and metastasisMutation of cancer cell genomesGreatly expanded treatment of traditional therapyEpigenetic contributionsMicroRNA involvementThe Warburg effectBesides 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 greatly expanded selection of movies, audio file mini-lectures, Supplementary Sidebars, and a Media Guide.