Description - The Biology of Cancer by Robert A. Weinberg
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
Cancer stem cells
The epithelial-mesenchymal transition
Invasion and metastasis
Mutation of cancer cell genomes
Greatly expanded treatment of traditional therapy
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.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(279mm x 216mm x mm)
Garland Publishing Inc
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
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Author Biography - Robert A. Weinberg
Dr. Robert A. Weinberg is a founding member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. He is the Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society Research Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Dr. Weinberg is an internationally recognized authority on the genetic basis of human cancer and was awarded the U.S. National Medal of Science by President Clinton in 1997.
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