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J.F. Crow, Genetics in the Thirties. P.D. Lawley, Historical Origins of Current Concepts of Carcinogenesis. W.H. Clark, Jr., From the Melanocyte to Melanoma to Tumor Biology. A.J. Levine, The Origins of the Small DNA Tumor Viruses. M.B. Gardner, Retroviruses and Wild Mice: An Historical and Personal Perspective. G.S. Stent, Sol Spiegelman, and A.B. Pardee, Growth Dysregulation in Cancer Cells. Subject Index.
Foundations in Cancer Research has been a feature of Advances in Cancer Research since Volume 59 in 1992. Foundations chapters provide reviews of historical and scientific depth in order to explain studies, events, and personalisties that have had a major impact upon the development of cancer research. Key ideas in these studies still inform current research thinking.
In Volume 65, the Editors present a marvelous group of seven new Foundations chapters within a single volume. Subsequent volumes will return to the orginal format of one or two Founations chapters in each volume of the Serial.
- Describes the foundation for today's unified field of cancer research
- Provides the history of specific aspects of cancer research in personal overviews
- Reviews the origins of tumor and retro-viruses, and current concepts of carcinogenesis, genetics, tumor progression, and growth dysregulation
- Includes a biographical sketch of Sol Speigelman written by Gunther Stent
Researchers and students in basic and clinical science of cancer biology and oncology, plus related areas in immunology, virology, genetics, and molecular biology.
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- © Academic Press 1994
- 14th November 1994
- Academic Press
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"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
"Oncologists as well as other researchers and clinicians employing interferon will find this survey of interest." --BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS
Director, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA NCI-Frederick Cancer Research Facility Frederick, Maryland ABL-Basic Research Program, NCI-Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, Maryland
Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden
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