Principles Of Tumors by Leon P Bignold

Principles Of Tumors

byLeon P BignoldEditorLeon P Bignold

Paperback | August 18, 2015

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Principles of Tumorscovers all of the fundamental aspects of tumors, including their definitions, incidences, causation, pathogenesis, treatments, and prevention. The book provides a unique approach, integrating a wide range of basic bioscience findings with clinico-pathological observations and phenomena encountered in their treatment.

As tumors are studied in fairly separate, broad areas, such as basic biological sciences, pathology, oncology, and epidemiology, this book brings together these perspectives, providing an all-inclusive text that benefits all researchers, while also providing an avenue for translational research.



  • Integrates both cell mechanisms and tumor physiopathology
  • Brings together research and perspectives from basic biological sciences, pathology, oncology, and epidemiology, providing an all-inclusive text
  • Provides a concise tumor reference for the tumor researcher and oncologist
  • Includes appendices for foundational material
  • Brings out the cell detail of tumors

About The Author

Dr. Leon Bignold teaches pathology to medical undergraduates and post graduates and has for the last 30 years. He also works as a diagnostic histopathologist in a hospital environment for the last 30 years. He has published 3 oncology books with Springer in the last 10 years. Leon Bignold is a regularly invited speaker at international...

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Title:Principles Of TumorsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:468 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 18, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128015659

ISBN - 13:9780128015650

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Table of Contents

Preface 1. Introduction 2. Theories and Definitions of Tumors 3. Classifications and Incidences of Tumors 4. Aetio-Pathogenesis I: Causative Agents of Tumors 5. Aetio-Pathogenesis II: Genomic Events and Processes Cause or Potentially Caused by Aetiological Factors 6. Aetio-Pathogenesis III: Of Growth, Invasion, and Metastasis 7. Aetio-Pathogenesis IV: Heredity 8. Morphology and Related Aspects of Tumors 9. Molecular Abnormalities of Tumors: "Molecular Pathology" and "Biomarkers" 10. Sub-Lethal Injuries and Deaths of Cells and Tissues 11. Therapies I: General Principles 12. Therapies II: Specific Treatments 13. Therapies III: Development, Costs, and Ethics 14. Aspects of the Prevention of Tumors Appendix 1: Principles of Normal Histology and Related Cell Biology Appendix 2: The Normal Genome Appendix 3: 'Pre-Target', 'Target', and 'Post-Target' Defenses of Cells Against Carcinogens and Cytotoxic Agents