Advances in Cancer Research


  • George Vande Woude, Director, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA

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 HAMLET and tumor cells; survivin and apoptosis control; retroviral insertional mutagenesis; aberrant ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis of cell cycle regulatory proteins and oncogenesis; and epigenetic variability and the evolution of human cancer.
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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: 978-0-12-006688-9


"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

HAMLET Kills Tumor Cells by Apoptosis - Cellular, Molecular and Therapeutic Aspects; Survivin and Apoptosis Control; Retroviral Insertional Mutagenesis: Tagging Cancer Pathways; Aberrant Ubiquitin-Mediated Proteolysis of Cell Cycle Regulatory Proteins and Oncogenesis; Epigenetic Variability and the Evolution of Human Cancer