The Basic Science of Oncology
McGraw Hill Professional, 2005 - Medical - 555 pages
This concise text examines cancer causation and biology as well as the biology underlying cancer treatment. Thoroughly updated and reorganized with five new chapters, the Fourth Edition emphasizes new development in molecular biology, hormone therapy, and the pharmacology of anti-cancer drugs. Features updated coverage of the basic science of radiotherapy and experimental radiation in addition to expansive coverage of new drugs developments.
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Chemical and Radiation Carcinogenesis
Methods of Molecular Analysis
Genomic Stability and DNA Repair
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