By James H. Goldie (auth.), F. M. Muggia (eds.)
Where do you start to appear for a contemporary, authoritative article at the analysis or administration ofa specific malignancy? The few basic onco logy textbooks are commonly old-fashioned. unmarried papers in really good journals are informative yet seldom entire; those are extra frequently prelimi nary reviews on a really restricted variety of sufferers. yes normal journals usually put up stable indepth experiences of melanoma subject matters, and released symposium lectures are frequently the easiest overviews to be had. regrettably, those studies and supplementations look sporadically, and the reader can nev er confirm whilst a subject of precise curiosity should be lined. melanoma therapy and examine is a sequence of authoritative volumes which goal to satisfy this want. it's an try and determine a serious mass of oncology literature protecting almost all oncology subject matters, revised usually to maintain the assurance brand new, simply to be had on a unmarried library shelf or by way of a unmarried own subscription. we have now approached the matter within the following model. First, via div iding the oncology literature into particular subdivisions equivalent to lung melanoma, genitourinary melanoma, pediatric oncology, and so on. moment, via asking eminent professionals in every one of those parts to edit a quantity at the particular subject on an annual or biannual foundation. every one subject and tumor sort is roofed in a quantity showing usually and predictably, discussing present prognosis, staging, markers, all different types of remedy modalities, uncomplicated biology, and more.
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Top left: Distribution of cells over the cell cycle under normal conditions. Top right: Vincristine produces a synchronized wave of cell accumulation in mitosis (uncertain, see text) and a synchronized wave of cell depletion early in G(. After prolonged action this depletion may extend over the whole of G( and in addition over S and possibly G2• Bottom left: Ara-C (and also MTX or HU) kills cells in S phase and prevents G( cells from entering S. After removal of the agent synchronized waves of depletion and accumulation pass through the ceIl cycle.