The Basic Science of Oncology

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9780071054072: The Basic Science of Oncology

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

A Doody's Core Title for 2015!

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.

This is a 2015 Doody's Core title.

FEATURES:

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

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Product Description:

Reviews the fast-moving and critically important topics in cancer causation, cancer biology, and the biology underlying cancer treatment. This edition is substantially revised to reflect the major scientific advances, especially with respect to molecular genetics. Additional coverage includes state-of-the-art updates on cancer therapy including new drugs and experimental radiotherapy. Interesting, relevant, and not overpowering in length, the book appeals to a wide audience including physicians, nurses, and medical students as well as radiation therapists.

Product Description:

This text for oncology reviews cancer biology and the biology underlying treatment, as well as the important topics in cancer causation. The new edition has been revised to reflect the major scientific advances in the field, particularly in molecular genetics.

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