Thoroughly up to date and incorporating crucial 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 world wide.
The Biology of Cancer is a textbook for students studying the molecular and cellular bases of cancer on 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 a lot of 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 up to date cancer biology.
The new Second Edition has been comprehensively revised and up to date to include major advances in cancer biology during the last six years. Updates include current information on:
- The tumor microenvironment
- Metastatic dissemination
- Tumor immunology
- Cancer stem cells
- The epithelial-mesenchymal transition
- Multi-step tumorigenesis
- Invasion and metastasis
- Mutation of cancer cell genomes
- Greatly expanded remedy of traditional therapy
- Epigenetic contributions
- MicroRNA involvement
- The Warburg effect
Besides its value as a textbook, The Biology of Cancer is an invaluable reference for individuals working in biomedical laboratories and for clinical professionals.
Every copy of the book comes with an up to date “Pathways in Human Cancer” poster and a DVD-ROM containing the book’s art program, a greatly expanded number of movies, audio file mini-lectures, Supplementary Sidebars, and a Media Guide.