More Details about Principles of Molecular Diagnostics and Personalized Cancer Medicine

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PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearSeptember 2013


The role of molecular genetics in the treatment of malignancy continues to grow at an astonishing rate. Today’s subspecialized multidisciplinary approach to oncology has incorporated advances in targeted molecular therapy, prognosis, risk assessment, and prevention—all based at least in part on molecular diagnostics and imaging. Inside this cutting-edge resource, readers will explore broad, comprehensive perspectives on the current trends in molecular diagnosis of cancer and personalized cancer medicine. Authoritative discussions share insights from noted experts in cancer research, clinical trials, molecular diagnostics, personalized therapy, bioinformatics, and federal regulations. From the basic mechanisms of carcinogenesis to the most advanced molecular screening, staging, and treatment technologies, readers will discover clear and straightforward discussions directly relevant to patient diagnosis and care.

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  • The basic mechanisms of carcinogenesis—including material on cell proliferation, signal transduction
  • The most current molecular techniques—including polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique, single n
  • Molecular tests—including molecular screening, minimal residual disease detection, circulating tumor
  • Imaging and screening technologies—including molecular imaging, genetic tests, biostatistics, and bi
  • The molecular basis of therapy—including critical molecules as special treatment targets, particular
  • Molecular diagnostics – including updated molecular diagnostic approaches to common malignancies an