The Biology of Cancer (Paperback)
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The Biology of Cancer (Paperback)

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Paperback 960 Pages / Published: 02/06/2014
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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 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.

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.

Publisher: WW Norton & Co
ISBN: 9780815345282
Number of pages: 960
Weight: 1950 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 34 mm
Edition: 2nd New edition


MEDIA REVIEWS

"The book fulfills its purpose and is, indeed, a must-read for students of cancer biology...It includes updated information and concepts in cancer research that justify replacing the previous edition."
- Doody Reviews

"This publication represents an exhaustive and detailed coverage of the field of basic oncology oriented toward a student audience, and it continues to set the highest example of excellence in the field of undergraduate and graduate oncology." - The Quarterly Review of Biology

"Clearly, not only is it an authoritative text book on the complex biology of cancer, it serves as an invaluable reference document for individuals working in biomedical laboratories as well as professionals involved in day to day management of cancer in the clinics." - Oncology News

Praise for the First Edition of THE BIOLOGY OF CANCER by Robert A. Weinberg:

"There is no comparable text in cancer biology..."
- Nature

"The Biology of Cancer is no doubt the definitive statement on its topic today."
- Science

"Here, at last, we have a definitive textbook specifically devoted to the molecular and cell biology of cancer."
- Bioscience Education

"Overall, this is a remarkable achievement that is by far the most comprehensive coverage of this field available."
- Times Higher Education Supplement

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