Basic Science of Oncology, Fifth Edition - Ian Tannock, Richard Hill, Robert Bristow & Lea Harrington

Basic Science of Oncology, Fifth Edition

Durch Ian Tannock, Richard Hill, Robert Bristow & Lea Harrington

  • Veröffentlichungsdatum: 2013-09-22
  • Genre: Medizin

Beschreibung vom Buch


Discover the science of cancer--with this newly revised, essential introduction to cancer biology and genetics

Here in one well-organized, reader-friendly volume, you'll find everything you must know about the biology underlying cancer and its treatment, supported by the latest peer-reviewed research. Written by preeminent oncology researchers and clinicians, the book highlights the full range of important oncology topics and takesyou through the biological basis of current and future biological therapy as well as more traditional approaches to cancer treatment.

Presented in full color, the Fifth Edition of The Basic Science of Oncology is thoroughly updated and refreshed to reflect the latest critical thinking in oncology. For graduate students, oncologists, residents, and fellows, there can be no more useful guide to thebedrock science and practice of oncology than this all-in-one reference.

The most current, evidence-based oncology primer--one that encapsulates the science of cancer causation, cancer biology, and cancer therapyKey insights into molecular and genetic aspects of cancer familiarize you with cancer biology as applied to prognosis and personalized cancer medicineIn-depth focus on the discovery, evaluation, and biology of anti-cancer drugs, immunotherapy, and molecularly-targeted agentsUp-to-date coverage of the basic science of radiation therapySpecific chapters/sections on intratumor heterogeneity as it relates to potential new treatment strategies--including tumor microenvironment and metabolism, tumor stem cells, and genomic/proteomic heterogeneityNEW! Chapter Essentials synthesize chapter content in a convenient listNEW! Color diagrams and schematics summarize important data