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Radiation biology in cancer research

[proceedings]

by Symposium on Fundamental Cancer Research Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute 1979.

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Published by Raven Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Radiotherapy -- Congresses.,
  • Radiobiology -- Congresses.,
  • Neoplasms -- Radiotherapy -- Congresses.,
  • Radiobiology -- Congresses.,
  • Radiation injuries -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementthe University of Texas System Cancer Center, M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, 32nd Annual Symposium on Fundamental Cancer Research ; edited by Raymond E. Meyn, H. Rodney Withers.
    ContributionsMeyn, Raymond E., Withers, Hubert Rodney, 1932-, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC271.R3 S95 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 665 p. :
    Number of Pages665
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4428693M
    ISBN 100890044023
    LC Control Number79054643

    Advances in Radiation Biology, Vol provides an overview of the state of knowledge in the field of radiation biology. The book contains eight chapters and begins with a . Our vision is to develop a radiobiological understanding of response to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation on the molecular, cellular and physiological level, and to utilize this knowledge in designing new strategies for the treatment of cancer. Our research strategy involves basic radiobiological research, translational and clinical studies.

    The Molecular Radiation Biology Division in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson University aims to understand the fundamental aspects of cancer biology and optimal integration of targeted therapeutics, immunotherapy, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hyperthermia, as well as modulating a patient’s diet.   This third edition of Cancer Biology provides a clear and concise update of this well respected introductory text on the biological principles of the causes and treatment of cancer.. The book has been updated to include areas of recent research to give a more student friendly approach. Several chapters have been revsied and expanded where appropriate, but it's overall comprehensive Reviews: 6.

    This book contains a series of papers reporting studies on the physical and chemical aspects of radiation and radiobiology encountered in investigations of the cause and treatment of malignant disease. Observations of a preliminary nature which call attention to the basic factors involved in these. Cancer and Radiation Biology EGFR The gene symbol, ErbB, is derived from the name of a viral oncogene to which these receptors are homologous: erythroblastic leukemia viral oncogene. The ErbB family of proteins contains four receptor tyrosine kinases, structurally related to the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), its first discovered member.


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