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Oncogenes

  • Christopher Benz
  • Edison Liu

Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 47)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Basic Aspects of Oncogenes in Malignant Transformation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Edison Liu, James W. Larrick
      Pages 25-36
    3. William M. F. Lee
      Pages 37-71
    4. Channing J. Der
      Pages 73-119
    5. André Veillette, Joseph B. Bolen
      Pages 121-142
    6. Shaun R. Coughlin, Mark T. Keating
      Pages 169-176
  3. Clinical Aspects of Oncogenes in Human Neoplasia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Christoph F. Rochlitz, Christopher C. Benz
      Pages 199-240
    3. Michael S. McGrath, Valerie L. Ng
      Pages 267-284
    4. Yuen Kai T. Fung, Anne T’ang, Theresa L. Thompson
      Pages 303-318
    5. James W. Larrick, Edison Liu
      Pages 319-330
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 331-339

About this book

Introduction

Where do you begin to look for a recent, authoritative article on the diagnosis or management of a particular malignancy? The few general oncology text­ books are generally out of date. Single papers in specialized journals are informative but seldom comprehensive; these are more often preliminary reports on a very limited number of patients. Certain general journals frequently publish good in-depth reviews of cancer topics, and published symposium lectures are often the best overviews available. Unfortunately, these reviews and supplements appear sporadically, and the reader can never be sure when a topic of special interest will be covered. Cancer Treatment and Research is a series of authoritative volumes that aim to meet this need. It is an attempt to establish a critical mass of oncology literature covering virtually all oncology topics, revised frequently to keep the coverage up to date, and easily available on a single library shelf or by a single personal subscription. We have approached the problem in the following fashion: first, by dividing the oncology literature into specific subdivisions such as lung cancer, geni­ tourinary cancer, pediatric oncology, etc.; and second, by asking eminent authorities in each of these areas to edit a volume on the specific topic on an annual or biannual basis. Each topic and tumor type is covered in a volume appearing frequently and predictably, discussing current diagnosis, staging, markers, all forms of treatment modalities,basic biology, and more.

Keywords

DNA Staging cancer treatment leukemia lymphoma molecular biology retroviruses tumor virus

Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher Benz
    • 1
  • Edison Liu
    • 2
  1. 1.Cancer Research InstituteUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Lineberger Cancer Research CenterThe University of North Carolina at Chapel HillUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-1599-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1989
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-8885-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-1599-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0927-3042
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