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Cancer: Disease of the Age (Recent Revolution in Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, Management, Prevention and Control)

Cancer: Disease of the Age (Recent Revolution in Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, Management, Prevention and Control)

Cancer: Disease of the Age (Recent Revolution in Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, Management, Prevention and Control)

  • Editor: Dr. Ahmed M El-Sharkawy
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Chapter 1      
    Breast Cancer
    Authors:

    Mammary glands are unique to mammals, with the specific function of synthesizing, secreting, and delivering milk to the newborn.

  • Chapter 2      
    The Biology of Cancer Metastasis
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    Clinically, cancer is defined as a large number (up to a hundred) of complex diseases that behave differently depending on the cell types from which they originate.

  • Chapter 3      
    Tumorigenesis
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    Cancer has been known since human societies first recorded their activities. It was well known to the ancient Egyptians and to succeeding civilizations but, as most cancers develops in the latter decades of life, until the expectation of life began to increase from the middle of the nineteenth century onwards, the number of people surviving to this age was relatively small.

  • Dr. Ahmed M El-Sharkawy

    Professor, Alexandria University, Egypt

    Dr. Ahmed El-Sharkawy completed his Ph.D. in Molecular Oncology at the age of 27 years from Alexandria University. He is an adjunct Research Scientist, Molecular therapeutics laboratory, and City of Research and Technology applications and currently an professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Alexandria University; I have published more than 15 papers in reputed journals and serving as an editorial board member of Journal of Genetic Syndromes and Gene Therapy, African Journal of Biochemistry Research and Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews.

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