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Title Hereditary tumors : from genes to clinical consequences / edited by Heike Allgayer, Helga Rehder and Simone Fulda
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 530 pages) : illustrations
Contents Hereditary Tumors; Foreword; Preface; Contents; List of Contributors; Part I Hereditary Tumors -- General Aspects; 1 General Insights Into Tumor Invasion, Progression, and Metastasis; 2 The Genetic Background of Hereditary Tumor Diseases; Part II Syndromal Types of Hereditary Tumors; 3 Family Cancer Syndromes; 4 Genetic Dysmorphic Syndromes Leading to Tumorigenesis; Part III Site-Specific Aspects of Hereditary Tumors; 5 Hereditary Brain Tumors; 6 Neurofibromatosis; 7 Retinoblastoma: The Prototypic Hereditary Tumor; 8 Hereditary Cancer in the Head and Neck
Summary Summarizing molecular aspects, diagnostic as well as therapeutic issues, this book is the very first and most comprehensive on hereditary aspects of tumor diseases. All the contributors have been made fellows of the Ingrid zu Solms Foundation due to their outstanding achievements in scientific research, and they discuss here the latest aspects in the diagnosis, disease management, and treatment of hereditary tumor diseases and syndromes. A must-have ready reference for medical and biology students, MDs, PhDs, physicians, and researchers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tumors -- Genetic aspects.
Genetic Predisposition to Disease.
Neoplasms -- genetics.
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary.
Form Electronic book
Author Allgayer, H. (Heike), 1969-
Fulda, Simone.
Rehder, Helga.
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 1282118552
3527627537 (electronic bk.)
9783527627530 (electronic bk.)