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Title Head and neck cancer : emerging perspectives / edited by John F. Ensley [and others]
Published San Diego, Calif. ; London : Academic, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 602 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction. -- Basic Molecular Mechanisms. -- Prevention and Detection. -- Current Approaches. -- Novel Approaches
Summary By detailing experimental and basic research, from premalignancy to fully invasive tumors, this book has wide applicability to all human carcinomas. No other group of human cancers is better positioned for the application of recently developed novel and targeted therapies, and this book uniquely presents the unusual opportunities tumors of the head and neck provide for clinical, translational, and basic science research. Cutting-edge and experimental treatment approaches are presented, along with future strategies and an evaluation of emerging technologies. Key Features * Presents a multi-disciplinary perspective from authorities in diverse fields * Addresses state-of-the art approaches in cancer research as well as other scientific opportunities in this field * Provides comprehensive yet easily comprehendible source of information
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Head -- Cancer.
Neck -- Cancer.
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- diagnosis
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- drug therapy
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- prevention & control
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- surgery
Head -- Cancer.
Neck -- Cancer.
Form Electronic book
Author Ensley, John F
ISBN 9780122399909