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The Resource Sharks get cancer, mole rats don't : how animals could hold the key to unlocking cancer immunity in humans, by James S. Welsh, MD

Sharks get cancer, mole rats don't : how animals could hold the key to unlocking cancer immunity in humans, by James S. Welsh, MD

Label
Sharks get cancer, mole rats don't : how animals could hold the key to unlocking cancer immunity in humans
Title
Sharks get cancer, mole rats don't
Title remainder
how animals could hold the key to unlocking cancer immunity in humans
Statement of responsibility
by James S. Welsh, MD
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A radiation oncologist looks to the animal kingdom for clues to the use of immunotherapy for promising new treatments of cancer in humans"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.99/4079
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC271.I45
LC item number
W45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Sharks get cancer, mole rats don't : how animals could hold the key to unlocking cancer immunity in humans, by James S. Welsh, MD
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 351-374) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What just happened? -- Action at a distance -- Disappearing devils -- The devil himself: some diabolical biology -- Devil of a disease -- The perfect parasite -- A malignant malady in man's best friend -- The curious case of Coley's toxins (or, Sometimes the treatment worked) -- the dog knows -- Males need not apply -- Could brown fat be the secret to weight loss? -- Gamma rays and dinosaur cancer -- Cancer of the clam! -- Sharks do get cancer (or, How shark cartilage can kill you) -- Who truly doesn't get cancer? Meet the mole rats -- Par for the course -- Mighty Mouse to the rescue! -- Frodo of Flores -- A cancer-free clan? -- Cancer: a disease of immune failure? -- Malignant cargo -- The power of the immune system -- Man dies of ovarian cancer -- Man's life saved by mosquito bite -- Moles, moles, and more moles -- Tumors through the wormhole -- The imposter -- Competition: the cause of the cellular disease -- A standard model of molecular oncology -- Runaway train! -- Order out of chaos -- Immune theory of cancer -- What can cows teach us about conquering cancer? -- Tough mothers and juvenile delinquents -- As crazy as the Quantum Café -- Connected dots: looking back and glimpsing the future
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9781633881549
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016007395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn911594249
  • 2101964
Label
Sharks get cancer, mole rats don't : how animals could hold the key to unlocking cancer immunity in humans, by James S. Welsh, MD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 351-374) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What just happened? -- Action at a distance -- Disappearing devils -- The devil himself: some diabolical biology -- Devil of a disease -- The perfect parasite -- A malignant malady in man's best friend -- The curious case of Coley's toxins (or, Sometimes the treatment worked) -- the dog knows -- Males need not apply -- Could brown fat be the secret to weight loss? -- Gamma rays and dinosaur cancer -- Cancer of the clam! -- Sharks do get cancer (or, How shark cartilage can kill you) -- Who truly doesn't get cancer? Meet the mole rats -- Par for the course -- Mighty Mouse to the rescue! -- Frodo of Flores -- A cancer-free clan? -- Cancer: a disease of immune failure? -- Malignant cargo -- The power of the immune system -- Man dies of ovarian cancer -- Man's life saved by mosquito bite -- Moles, moles, and more moles -- Tumors through the wormhole -- The imposter -- Competition: the cause of the cellular disease -- A standard model of molecular oncology -- Runaway train! -- Order out of chaos -- Immune theory of cancer -- What can cows teach us about conquering cancer? -- Tough mothers and juvenile delinquents -- As crazy as the Quantum Café -- Connected dots: looking back and glimpsing the future
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9781633881549
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016007395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn911594249
  • 2101964

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