Cancer biology

Edited by Mike Tadman and Dave Roberts

in Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780198569244
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597895 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cancer biology

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Introduction - Differences between normal cells and cancer cells - Oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes (TSGs) - Tumour growth - Metastasis (spread of secondary tumour) - Immunology - Tumour classification

Chapter.  3565 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Oncology

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