Cancer chemotherapy / Rachel Airley.

Author
Airley, Rachel [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chichester, UK ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Description
x, 341 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
CancerChemotherapy [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-330) and index.
Contents
Cancer epidemiology -- Histopathology of cancer -- Carcinogenesis, malignant transformation, and progression -- Molecular biology of cancer : oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes -- Tumour metastasis : a convergence of many theories -- Health professionals in the treatment of cancer -- Principles of cancer chemotherapy -- Classic anticancer agents -- The philosophy of cancer research -- Novel anticancer agents -- Clinical trials -- Tumour hypoxia -- Antiangiogenic and antivascular agents -- Tyrosine kinase inhibitors -- Ras inhibitors -- Inhibitors of the Akt/PKB pathway -- Targeting stress proteins: HSP90 inhibitors -- The proteasome -- Checkpoint protein kinases as novel targets : mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) -- Telomerase -- Histone deacetylase : an epigenetic drug target -- Pharmaceutical problems in cancer chemotherapy -- Oncology pharmacy at home and abroad -- Practice exam questions.
ISBN
  • 9780470092545 (HB)
  • 0470092548 (HB)
  • 9780470092552 (PB)
  • 0470092556 (PB)
LCCN
2008052079
OCLC
216941051
RCP
C - S

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