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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Role of Oxidative Stress in Chronic Diseases

    Edited by Isaias Dichi, José Wander Breganó, Andréa Name Colado Simão, Rubens Cecchini

    This book presents recent findings on the role of oxidative stress in chronic diseases. Understanding the mechanisms behind it enables readers to comprehend the rationale which underlies intervention in such conditions. The book places special emphasis on genetic polymorphism—an important issue...

    Published March 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Tomosynthesis Imaging

    Edited by Ingrid Reiser, Stephen Glick

    Series: Imaging in Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

    An innovative, three-dimensional x-ray imaging technique that enhances projection radiography by adding depth resolution, Tomosynthesis Imaging explores tomosynthesis, an emerging limited-angle tomographic imaging technology that is being considered for use in a range of clinical applications, and...

    Published March 11th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Research for the Radiation Therapist

    From Question to Culture

    Edited by Cailtin Gillan, Lisa DiProspero, Nicole Harnett, Lori Holden

    This book addresses a wide range of topics, from the principles of evidence-based practice to the process and dissemination of research to unique considerations such as clinical trials, patenting, and health services research. The case for evidence-based practice and a collaborative research...

    Published February 6th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  10. Cancer Biomarkers

    Minimal and Noninvasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis

    Edited by Debmalya Barh, Angelo Carpi, Mukesh Verma, Mehmet Gunduz

    Gleaning information from more than 100 experts in the field of cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapy worldwide, Cancer Biomarkers: Non-Invasive Early Diagnosis and Prognosis determines the significance of clinical validation approaches for several markers. This book examines the use of...

    Published January 29th 2014 by CRC Press