Description

By detailing experimental and basic research, from premalignancy to fully invasive tumors, this book has wide applicability to all human carcinomas. No other group of human cancers is better positioned for the application of recently developed novel and targeted therapies, and this book uniquely presents the unusual opportunities tumors of the head and neck provide for clinical, translational, and basic science research. Cutting-edge and experimental treatment approaches are presented, along with future strategies and an evaluation of emerging technologies.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Presents a multi-disciplinary perspective from authorities in diverse fields * Addresses state-of-the art approaches in cancer research as well as other scientific opportunities in this field * Provides comprehensive yet easily comprehendible source of information

Readership

Cancer researchers and oncologists interested in head and neck carcinomas.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Basic Molecular Mechanisms. Prevention and Detection. Current Approaches. Novel Approaches.

Details

No. of pages:
602
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780122399909
Electronic ISBN:
9780080533841

About the authors

John Jacobs

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Earth Studies, The University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Dyfed, UK

Reviews

"...this book uniquely presents the unusual opportunities tumors of the head and neck provide for clinical, translational, and basic science research...cutting-edge and experimental treatment approaches are presented, along with future strategies and an evaluation of emerging technologies"