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Successfully fighting cancer starts with understanding how it begins. This thoroughly revised 3rd Edition explores the scientific basis for our current understanding of malignant transformation and the pathogenesis and treatment of cancer. A team of leading experts thoroughly explain the molecular biologic principles that underlie the diagnostic tests and therapeutic interventions now being used in clinical trials and practice. Incorporating cutting-edge advances and the newest research, the book provides thorough descriptions of everything from molecular abnormalities in common cancers to new approaches for cancer therapy. A new full-color format expedites reference, and now as an Expert Consult title, it enables you to conveniently search the entire text online, download all of the book's images for your personal use, and review periodic updates.
By John Mendelsohn, MD, Professor, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
; Peter M. Howley, MD, Shattuck Professor of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Division of Immunology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
; Mark A. Israel, MD, Director, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire; Joe W. Gray, PhD, Gordon Moore Professor and Chair, Biomedical Engineering, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Director, OHSU Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine, Portland, Oregon; Emeritus Professor, UCSF, and Visiting Faculty, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California
and Craig B. Thompson, MD, President and CEO, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York
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