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Bone Cancer: Primary Bone Cancer and Bone Metastases, 2nd Edition.


Bone Cancer: Primary Bone Cancer and Bone Metastases, 2nd Edition

Edited by Dominique Heymann

Academic Press


709 pages




As the definitive reference in the field, this collection presents the state-of-the-art in understanding the biology of primary bone tumors and bone metastases, diagnosing bone cancer, and choosing the best therapeutic approach. The 58 chapters address the bone microenvironment, markers of bone cancer, Ewing sarcoma, cytogenetics, animal models, imaging of bone metastases, pain management, and the cellular and molecular actions of new drugs for treating bone metastases secondary to breast and prostate cancers. The second edition adds chapters on stem cells, osteocytes, macrophages, microRNA, and molecular imaging. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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