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Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology Vincent T. DeVita Jr.

Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology

Vincent T. DeVita Jr.

Published December 1st 1996
ISBN : 9780397515738
Hardcover
3456 pages
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Acclaimed by the worldwide medical community as the standard-setting o ncology reference, Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology is now in its Fifth Edition. This new edition has been extensively reorganize d to integrate the groundbreakingMoreAcclaimed by the worldwide medical community as the standard-setting o ncology reference, Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology is now in its Fifth Edition. This new edition has been extensively reorganize d to integrate the groundbreaking advances of molecular biology into t he broad range of oncologic practice, including cancer prevention, dia gnosis, and treatment. A new introductory section -- Essentials of Mo dern Oncologic Science -- provides a base of information on molecular biology, signal transduction, and immunology. The Principles of Oncolo gy section includes new chapters on the cell cycle and on principles o f cancer management related to molecular pathology, cancer genetics, a nd biologic therapy. The Practice of Oncology section features entirel y new chapters on the molecular biology of each organ site, as well as up-to-date multimodality treatment guidelines for each stage of disea se.