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Hesketh, Robin - Introduction to Cancer Biology - 9781107601482 - V9781107601482
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Introduction to Cancer Biology

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Description for Introduction to Cancer Biology Paperback. A concise overview of the fundamental concepts of cancer biology for those with little or no background in the field. Num Pages: 352 pages, 130 b/w illus. 38 colour illus. BIC Classification: MJCL; PSD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 190 x 18. Weight in Grams: 792. 352 pages, 130 b/w illus. 38 colour illus. Concise overview of the fundamental concepts of cancer biology for those with little or no background in the field. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: MJCL; PSD. Dimension: 246 x 190 x 18. Weight: 804.
This concise overview of the fundamental concepts of cancer biology is ideal for those with little or no background in the field. A summary of global cancer patterns introduces students to the general principles of how cancers arise and the risk factors involved. By focusing on fundamental examples of the signalling pathways within cells, the functional effects of DNA damage are explained. Later chapters then build on this foundation to provide a comprehensive summary of the major signalling pathways that affect tumour development. Current therapeutic strategies are reviewed, along with a discussion of methods for tumour detection and biomarker identification. ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781107601482
SKU
V9781107601482
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About Hesketh, Robin
Robin Hesketh has been a member of the Biochemistry Department at the University of Cambridge for over twenty-five years. He has taught at all undergraduate levels from first-year medicine to fourth-year biochemistry on a wide range of cell and molecular biology topics with a particular focus on cancer. His major research area is the development of anti-angiogenic strategies for the ... Read more

Reviews for Introduction to Cancer Biology
'Robin Hesketh has produced a remarkable introduction to cancer biology which covers all of the key areas of current knowledge and brings them up to date to current research concepts and developments remarkably. He writes in an accessible way that will be valuable for students fresh to biology but also produces a book that will be very useful to experienced ... Read more

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