Advances in Cancer Research

Edited by

  • George Vande Woude, Director, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • George Klein, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden

The Advances in Cancer Research series provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. This volume presents outstanding and original reviews on a variety of topics, including chromosome instability in cancer; telomerase inhibitors as an option for chemotherapy; avian retrovirus pathogenicity; Epstein-Barr virus and undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma; immunotherapy for prostate cancer; and the role of lymphocytes in anti-tumor immunity.
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Researchers and students in the basic and clinical science of cancer biology and oncology, plus related areas in genetics, immunology, pharmacology, cell biology, and molecular biology.


Book information

  • Published: March 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-006687-2


"This classic and essential series presents critical overviews on select aspects of both cancer research and the basic underlying sciences" -AMERICAN SCIENTIST "Excellent, highly informative, in-depth reviews...expertly written, up-to-date, and well-referenced." -JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY "This is a series that has a long tradition of excellence in the field of cancer biology." -DOODY'S PUBLISHING REVIEWS

Table of Contents

Chromosome Instability in Cancer: How, When and Why?Telomerase Inhibitors - A New Option for ChemotherapyVariation of Especially Avian Retrovirus Pathogenicity: A Historical BackgroundEpstein-Barr Virus and Undifferentiated Nasopharyngeal CarcinomaNew Immunobiological and Molecular Insights on a Long-Standing Etiopathogenic AssociationAdvances in Immunotherapy for Prostate CancerThe Role of Lymphocytes in Anti-Tumor Inmmunity