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Advances in Cancer Research

Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. Here, once again, outstanding and original reviews are presented on a variety of topics.

Researchers and students in the basic and clinical sciences of cancer biology and oncology, plus related areas in genetics, immunology, pharmacology, cell biology, and molecular biology.

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Advances in Cancer Research

Hardbound, 160 Pages

Published: November 2010

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-380890-5


  • Praise for the Serial:
    "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


  • Chapter 1

    Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer Initiation and Progression

    Beatrice Knudsen and Valera Vasioukhin

    Chapter 2

    Genetic Basis for Susceptibility to Lung Cancer: Recent Progress and Future Directions

    Jun Yokota, Kouya Shiraishi, and Takashi Kohno

    Chapter 3

    Functional and Clinical Relevance of Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan 4

    Michael Campoli, Soldano Ferrone, and Xinhui Wang

    Chapter 4

    KRAS Signaling Pathway Alterations in Microsatellite Unstable Gastrointestinal Cancers

    Sérgia Velho, Giovanni Corso, Carla Oliveira, and Raquel Seruca


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