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New and Published Books

  1. Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer

    By Shirley Lehnert

    Series: Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering

    Radiosensitizers and Radiochemotherapy in the Treatment of Cancer catalogs and describes the mechanism of action for entities characterized as radiosensitizers. Developments in the biological and physical sciences have introduced new radiosensitizers and defined novel targets for radiosensitization...

    Published December 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Second Edition

    Edited by Eduardo Bruera, Irene Higginson, Charles F von Gunten, Tatsuya Morita

    The second edition of the Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care builds upon the strengths of the previous edition, providing an alternative approach to this ever-growing specialty. In the absence of an international curriculum for the study of palliative medicine, this textbook...

    Published December 10th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Treatment of Cancer Sixth Edition

    By Pat Price, Karol Sikora

    Treatment of Cancer, Sixth Edition is a multi-authored work based on a single theme—the optimal treatment of cancer. A comprehensive guide to modern cancer treatment, it supports an integrated approach to patient care including radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery. The sixth edition has been...

    Published October 28th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Translocations in Solid Tumors

    By Colin S. Cooper

    One of the most fruitful areas of research, as judged by the very large numbers of new cancer genes identified, has been the molecular analysis of recurrent chromosomal translocations. The original concept that gave rise to this book was that key scientists involved in the original isolation of the...

    Published October 12th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

    Edited by Stanley H. Benedict, David J. Schlesinger, Steven J. Goetsch, Brian D. Kavanagh

    Series: Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

    Written by internationally known experts in the field, Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy examines one of the fastest-developing subspecialties within radiation oncology. These procedures deliver large doses of radiation in one to five sessions to a precisely...

    Published July 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Cancer Cell Signaling

    Targeting Signaling Pathways Toward Therapeutic Approaches to Cancer

    Edited by Kasirajan Ayyanathan

    Cell signaling is a field that studies how cells communicate to control basic activities and respond to their environment. When looking specifically at cancer cells, researchers can gain a better understanding of cancer on a cellular level, an understanding that may have implications for developing...

    Published June 19th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  8. Gynaecologic Cancer

    A Handbook for Students and Practitioners

    Edited by Mohd Rushdan Md Noor, Tay Eng Hseon, Low Jen Hui Jeffrey

    Gynaecologic oncology is one of the most important subjects in gynaecology and a very challenging field. The management of patients with gynaecological cancers is complex, as the impact of the outcome of such cancers can be critical. This handbook covers the basics of carcinogenesis and the...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Pan Stanford

  9. Cancer-Causing Viruses and Their Inhibitors

    Edited by Satya Prakash Gupta

    Cancer-causing viruses, also called oncoviruses, play a key role in the development of certain cancers. They contribute to genetic changes that disrupt the cell cycle machinery, interfering with functions such as cell growth. Cancer-Causing Viruses and Their Inhibitors presents a plethora of...

    Published May 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Atlas of Differential Diagnosis in Neoplastic Hematopathology, Third Edition

    By Wojciech Gorczyca

    Management of tumor patients now relies on new individualized approaches to treatment, requiring extensive knowledge of the molecular makeup of tumors. Updated and expanded, the third edition of Atlas of Differential Diagnosis in Neoplastic Hematopathology examines not only the differential...

    Published March 20th 2014 by CRC Press