Robert A Weinberg - One Renegade Cell - Orion Publishing Group

One Renegade Cell

By Robert A Weinberg

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How cancers begin and spread, by the scientist responsible for the major recent research breakthroughs

How cancers begin and spread, by the scientist responsible for the major recent research breakthroughs

Cancer research has reached a major turning point. The amount of information gathered in the past twenty years about the origins of the disease is without equal in the history of biomedical research. In this book one of America's most eminent scientists explains to the general reader the step-by-step process by which cancers arise, and more importantly, how they spread.

Robert Weinberg explains how normal genes control the conventional growth of the cell, how, in their mutated form, they enable cancers to arise, and why these genes have such life-and-death power over us. Drawing from information that simply was not available until recently, One Renegade Cell explains this insidious disease as no other book as ever been able to do.

Biographical Notes

Robert Allan Weinberg is Professor for Cancer Research at MIT, director of the Ludwig Center of the MIT and American Cancer Society Research Professor.

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  • ISBN: 9781780227788
  • Publication date: 31 Dec 2013
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  • Imprint: W&N
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