Advances in Cancer Research

Edited by

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

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
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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.


Book information

  • Published: June 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-386469-7


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

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Hedgehog Signaling and Pancreatic Tumor Development

Matthias Lauth and Rune Toftgård

Chapter 2

The Microenvironment and Molecular Biology of the Multiple Myeloma Tumor

Miguel Lemaire, Sarah Deleu, Elke De Bruyne, Els Van Valckenborgh, Eline Menu, and Karin Vanderkerken


Chapter 3

Chromatin Insulators: A Role in Nuclear Organization and Gene Expression

Jingping Yang and Victor G. Corces


Chapter 4

Proteolytic Control of the Oncoprotein Transcription Factor Myc

Lance R. Thomas and William P. Tansey


Chapter 5

TP53 Mutations in Human Cancer: Database Reassessment and Prospects for the Next Decade

Thierry Soussi