By Martin D. Abeloff MD, James O. Armitage MD, Joel E. Tepper MD, John E. Niederhuber MD, James H Doroshow, Michael B. Kastan MD PhD, W. Gillies McKenna MD PhD, Daniel von Hoff Daniel Von Hoff M.D. F.A.C.P.

ISBN-10: 0443066957

ISBN-13: 9780443066955

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These oncogene studies therefore provided the early tools necessary to dissect the signaling pathways that control cell growth. Other important information, particularly on the control of cell survival, has come from the study of genetically tractable organisms such as fruit flies and the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. More recently, whole genome sequencing projects have allowed the direct analysis of human clinical specimens for alterations in key signaling pathways. 3 Furthermore, there has been intense study of the perturbations that occur in intracellular signaling during cancer progression.

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Abeloff's Clinical Oncology, 4th Edition by Martin D. Abeloff MD, James O. Armitage MD, Joel E. Tepper MD, John E. Niederhuber MD, James H Doroshow, Michael B. Kastan MD PhD, W. Gillies McKenna MD PhD, Daniel von Hoff Daniel Von Hoff M.D. F.A.C.P.


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