- ISBN: 9780120932306 | 012093230X
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 10/1/1996
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The Encyclopedia of Cancer is the authoritative reference source for the rapidly growing field of cancer research and all associated fields. This three-volume encyclopedia contains 163 expressly written articles exploring the causes, potential cures, and preventive measures of cancer. With the recent attention focused on breast cancer, cancer research has once again been thrust to the forefront of scientific investigation and interest. The editor and editorial board have successfully compiled a comprehensive source of information that is beneficial to undergraduates, graduate students, and seasoned professionals, as well as to the lay person interested in the causes and cures of cancer that may be affecting a loved one. The Encyclopedia is easy to read, easy to use, and meticulously covers all of the "hot" topics in cancer research. This three-volume set will be a valuable addition to libraries, universities, medical and nursing schools, biotechnology companies, and research institutions. Biology of Cancer Invasion and Spread of Cancer Biological Treatment Antisense, Ribozymes Epidemiology/Tumor Genetics Oncogenes Tumor Suppressor Genes Gene Therapy Viral Carcinogenesis Chemical Carcinogenesis Chemoprevention Chemotherapy Drug Resistance Radiation Therapy