The Genetic Basis of Human Cancer

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9780071370509: The Genetic Basis of Human Cancer

Written by a team of renowned experts, this updated guide provides a state-of-the-art overview of the fundamentals of genetics and human phenotypes, gene mutation, the Human Genome Project, and gene imprinting. Includes two new chapters on Peutz-Jaeghers and juvenile polyposis syndromes.

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MARKET AND PUBLISHING STRATEGY. Oncology is witnessing a dramatic, rapid growth of knowledge brought about by the Human Genome Project. The impact on both basic science and potential clinical applications is staggering and will continue for years to come. The Genetic Basis of Human Cancer is a spin-off of the all-new and important cancer chapters from the book in genetic medicine: Scriver's Metabolic and Molecular Basis of Inherited Diseases, 8th edition. Vogelstein is one of the most renowned, prominent names in Oncology. As the discoverer of the gene related to colon cancer, he is Nobel Laureate in waiting. POSITIONING STATEMENT. Scriver's Metabolic and Molecular Basis of Inherited Disease is a text without peer, written by the most active, respected researchers currently exploring the human genome. These chapters from the Cancer section therefore represent the definitive reference for state-of-the-art knowledge on the genetic basis of human cancer. BOOK DESCRIPTION. Thoroughly revised and referenced, the new edition provides a state-of-the-art overview of the fundamentals of genetics and human phenotypes, gene mutation, the Human Genome Project, and genetic imprinting. Coverage of current clinical aspects and implications for diagnosis and treatment on a wide spectrum of active cancer research is also included. KEY FEATURES. 1. Renowned expert editors and authors. 2. Thoroughly revised and updated from the 1st edition and updated again from Scriver 8th edition. 3. Material selected and targeted for the oncology market.

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BERT VOGELSTEIN, MD, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Clayton Professor of Oncology and Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland KENNETH W. KINZLER, PhD, Professor of Oncology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

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