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By Henry C. Pitot

ISBN-10: 020391032X

ISBN-13: 9780203910320

ISBN-10: 0824706501

ISBN-13: 9780824706500

Compiling major advances from greater than a decade of analysis, this article offers breakthroughs within the prevention, remedy, and regulate of cancer-exploring the foundation, functionality, and behaviour of cancerous cells and selling the advance of potent therapeutics for universal malignancies of the breast, lung, prostate, and gastrointestinal tract, in addition to different significant platforms of the body.

Highlights an author-maintained web-site supplying a longer sequence of slide illustrations for transparent and concise oncology lectures!

Completely revised and extended all through, the Fourth variation of basics of Oncology includes new chapters detailing

  • the usage of genetic information for attainable removing of disorder
  • emerging households of chemotherapeutic medications, reminiscent of taxols and topoisomerase inhibitors
  • the features of marketing brokers and environmental cancer agents
  • host-tumor relationships
  • endocrine and stromal responses
    and provides
  • current recommendations to halt disorder development
  • additional tables, drawings, and micrographs
  • an prolonged checklist of thesaurus terms
    Fundamentals of Oncology, Fourth variation is a well timed and definitive textual content for upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and clinical scholars taking classes in oncology, pathology, pathophysiology, mobile biology, pharmacology, toxicology, and epidemiology.

    Here are only many of the schools and universities that experience benefited from earlier versions of the basics of Oncology:

    University of Alabama
    University of Alaska
    University of Arizona
    Boston collage
    University of California, Davis
    University of California, l. a.
    University of California, Santa Barbara
    University of Connecticut, Storrs
    C.W. publish
    Drew college
    Duke collage
    Eastern Michigan college
    Florida Atlantic college
    Gloucester County university
    University of Massachusetts at Worcester
    Michigan nation college
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Northeastern college
    Northern Kentucky collage
    University of Pittsburgh
    College of Saint Rose
    University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
    Seattle collage
    University of South Carolina, Columbia
    University of South Florida, Tampa
    University of Tennessee at Knoxville
    University of Tennessee at Oak Ridge
    Tulane college
    University of Utah, Salt Lake urban
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    Virginia Commonwealth college
    Williams College
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