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    Understanding cancer : an introduction to the biology, medicine, and societal implications of this disease / J. Richard McIntosh.
    by McIntosh, J. Richard, author.
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    Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa business, [2019]
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  • Cancer.
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  • Cancer -- Diagnosis.
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  • Cancer -- Treatment.
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  • Cancer -- Social aspects.
  • ISBN: 
    9780367190125
    0367190125
    9780815345350
    0815345356
    9780429574153
    9780429199844
    Description: 
    xvii, 446 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
    Contents: 
    Cancer and the biology of human cells -- Cancer detection, diagnosis, and prognosis -- The organization of normal human cells -- How normal cells reproduce and differentiate -- Factors that promote the cancerous transformation of cells -- Oncogenes and their roles in cancerous transformation -- Tumor suppressors and their roles in resisting cancerous transformation -- Medical treatments for cancer -- The immune system and its relationship to cancer -- A perspective on cancer futures -- Minimizing cancer risk -- Living with cancer.
    Summary: 
    Understanding Cancer is a brand-new undergraduate textbook that uses simple language and well-chosen examples to explain the biological processes that underlie cancer and inform our methods for the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. The book has been carefully designed to provide key information relevant for students seeking a broad and accessible introduction to the cancer problem, even if they have no prior training in biology or chemistry. (Publisher)
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    "A Garland Science Book"--Cover.
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