Fundamentals Of Oncology, Revised And Expanded, by Pitot,Henry C.
- ISBN: 9780824706500 | 0824706501
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 4/16/2002
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Compiling significant advances from more than a decade of research, this text presents breakthroughs in the prevention, treatment, and control of cancer-exploring the origin, function, and behavior of cancerous cells and promoting the development of effective therapeutics for common malignancies of the breast, lung, prostate, and gastrointestinal tract, as well as other major systems of the body. Highlights an author-maintained web-site offering an extended series of slide illustrations for clear and concise oncology lectures! Completely revised and expanded throughout, the Fourth Edition of Fundamentals of Oncology contains new chapters detailing the utilization of genetic data for possible elimination of disease emerging families of chemotherapeutic drugs, such as taxols and topoisomerase inhibitors the characteristics of promoting agents and environmental carcinogens host-tumor relationships endocrine and stromal responses and provides current strategies to halt disease progression additional tables, drawings, and micrographs an extended list of glossary terms Fundamentals of Oncology, Fourth Edition is a timely and definitive text for upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and medical students taking courses in oncology, pathology, pathophysiology, cell biology, pharmacology, toxicology, and epidemiology. Here are just some of the colleges and universities that have benefited from previous editions of the Fundamentals of Oncology: University of Alabama University of Alaska University of Arizona Boston University University of California, Davis University of California, Los Angeles University of California, Santa Barbara University of Connecticut, Storrs C.W. Post Drew University Duke University Eastern Michigan University Florida Atlantic University Gloucester County College University of Massachusetts at Worcester Michigan State University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Northeastern University Northern Kentucky University University of Pittsburgh College of Saint Rose University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon Seattle University University of South Carolina, Columbia University of South Florida, Tampa University of Tennessee at Knoxville University of Tennessee at Oak Ridge Tulane University University of Utah, Salt Lake City University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Virginia Commonwealth University Williams College