2 edition of Biological aspects of cancer. found in the catalog.
Biological aspects of cancer.
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|Number of Pages||156|
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Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in adults; leukemia is the most common cancer in children. Other common types of cancer include breast cancer (in women), prostate cancer (in men), and colon cancer (see also Hodgkin's disease). The incidence of particular cancers. Many other biological aspects of aging are also under investigation, including the shortening and dysfunction of telomeres, which are the specialized DNA sequences at the ends of chromosomes. Telomeres can serve as molecular markers of aging and their dysfunction has been linked to the transformation of normal cells into cancer cells.
Chapter 12 focuses on the medicinal chemistry aspects of biological approaches to cancer therapy—that is, the use of living organisms or substances derived from living organisms (including synthetic versions of such substances) to treat cancer. Most of the targets and mechanisms included in this chapter are related to immune responses. Cancer treatments, biological Definition. Biological cancer treatments, also known as metabolic treatments, work by detoxifying and strengthening the body so that it can overcome cancer cells and metabolize them. This is almost always done nutritionally, possibly with the aid of nutritional supplements and/or herbs, or by employing detoxification procedures such as enemas and colonic irrigation.
Chapter 35 - Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer for Children and Their Families. Meg Tippy. Biological Tumor Markers. Book chapter Full text access. Appendix 2 - Biological Tumor Markers. Pages Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive book on patient management, replete with algorithms and flow diagrams on diagnosis and management. As Good Reasons for Bad Feelings boldly posits, many of the core dysfunctional components of mental illness ultimately help to make us human. Nature , () doi: /d Author: Adrian Woolfson.
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device. State-of-the-art techniques are discussed throughout. Modern biomedical research is explored, helping readers to hone their analytical abilities and to assimilate and think clearly about complex biological processes.
The Biology of Cancer provides insights into many aspects of immunology, developmental biology, and neurobiology/5(69). Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.
The Biology of Cancer is a textbook for undergraduate and graduate biology students as well as medical students studying the molecular and cellular bases of cancer. The book presents the principles of cancer biology in an organized, cogent, and in-depth manner.5/5(1). Cancer and Inflammation Mechanisms: Chemical, Biological, and Clinical Aspects discusses the mechanisms by which chronic inflammation can lead to cancer, the various causative agents, and possible prevention methods.
For example, much of the cell death induced by DNA damage occurs through apoptosis, so cancer cells that harbor defects in their cell death programs can sometimes escape the effects of cytotoxic therapy.
Cancer cells vary widely in their response to radiation and to the different kinds of cytotoxic drugs, Author: Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter.
To understand how cancer develops and progresses, researchers first need to investigate the biological differences between normal cells and cancer cells.
This work focuses on the mechanisms that underlie fundamental processes such as cell growth. The generalized loss of growth control exhibited by cancer cells is the net result of accumulated abnormalities in multiple cell regulatory systems and is reflected in several aspects of cell behavior that distinguish cancer cells from their normal by: State-of-the-art techniques are discussed throughout.
Modern biomedical research is explored, helping readers to hone their analytical abilities and to assimilate and think clearly about complex biological processes.
The Biology of Cancer provides insights into many aspects of immunology, developmental biology, and neurobiology/10(26). Not Available adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: Howard B.
Andervont. Psychological Aspects of Cancer: A Guide to Emotional and Psychological Consequences of Cancer, Their Causes and Their Management opens with two essays on the biological basis of emotion/mental-driven body processes and disease.
The consequence of such considerations is that since thoughts and emotions can be modulated and changed by health care professionals, psychological counseling Format: Hardcover. Huxley, Julian, Biological aspects of cancer.
A combination of 2 reviews published in the last issue of v. 31 and the first issue of v. 32 of Biological reviews and considerable new material added. Biological Aspects of Brain Tumors Proceedings of the 8th Nikko Brain Tumor Conference, Karatsu (Saga) Other chapters discuss cancer pathology, metastasis, carcinogenesis, genetics, oncogenes and tumor suppressors, epidemiology, and the biological basis of cancer treatment.
Also included are an appendix with descriptions of common forms of cancer and a glossary. First Edition Pb (): Price: $ COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
This month, we launch a series of specially commissioned review and perspective articles on cancer cell biology, covering key topics and recent. Lung cancer stem cells: Detection, signaling pathways and therapeutic targeting.
The cancer stem cell (CSC) model hypothesizes there is a population of rare, stem-like tumor cells capable of self-renewing and undergoing asymmetric division thereby giving rise to differentiated progeny that comprise the bulk of the tumor –Cited by: Biological aspects of cancer and aging.
Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Strong, Leonell C. Biological aspects of cancer and aging. Oxford, New York, Pergamon Press [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Leonell C Strong. Biological therapy for cancer is a type of treatment that uses the body's immune system to kill cancer cells.
Biological therapy for cancer is used in the treatment of many types of cancer to prevent or slow tumor growth and to prevent the spread of cancer. Biological therapy for cancer often causes fewer toxic side effects than do other cancer.
Psychological Aspects of Cancer opens with two essays on the biological basis of emotion/mental-driven body processes and consequence of such considerations is that since thoughts and emotions can be modulated and changed by health care professionals, psychological counseling should be seen not only as a way to help patients cope, but also to influence the disease itself.Presents biological and computational aspects of the science side-by-side to facilitate collaboration between computational and biological researchers Show less Honorable Mention for Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers' PROSE Awards.
The Biology of Cancer is a textbook for undergraduate and graduate biology students as well as medical students studying the molecular and cellular bases of cancer. The book presents the principles of cancer biology in an organized, cogent, and in-depth manner. The clarity of writing and the lucid full-color art program make the book accessible and engaging/5(60).