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Molecular Aspects of Cancer and its Therapy

  • A. Mackiewicz
  • P. B. Sehgal

Part of the MCBU Molecular and Cell Biology Updates book series (MCBU)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. J. M. Backer, C. V. Hamby
    Pages 1-19
  3. I. Tamm, T. Kikuchi, I. Cardinale, J. S. Murphy, J. G. Krueger
    Pages 21-43
  4. A. Jasinska, K. Sobczak, P. Kozłowski, M. Napierała, W. J. Krzyzosiak
    Pages 59-72
  5. A. Maraveyas, D. Hrouda, A. G. Dalgleish
    Pages 73-87
  6. P. B. Sehgal
    Pages 89-106
  7. M. Wiznerowicz, S. Rose-John, A. Mackiewicz
    Pages 107-150
  8. T. Skorski, C. Szczylik, B. Calabretta
    Pages 151-162
  9. M. Z. Ratajczak, A. M. Gewirtz
    Pages 163-177
  10. G. P. Hemstreet III
    Pages 179-234
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 235-238

About this book

Introduction

On the basis of the agreement signed between UNESCO and the Government of the Republic of Poland the International Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology of UNESCO was officially inaugurated in October 1995 in Warsaw, Poland, as part of the activity of the Global Network for Molecular and Cell Biology (MCBN) of UNESCO. The occasion was marked by the bringing together in Warsaw of a broad spectrum of cell and molecular biologists from around the world under the auspices of the Global MCBN UNESCO. At the conclusion of that week-long celebration it became clear that Polish cell and molecular biology had come of age in terms of its depth, vigor and impact on the global scene. At the suggestion of Professor Angelo Azzi, chairman of Global MCBN UNESCO, we considered the challenge of compiling a volume in the Molecular and Cell Biology Updates tMCBU) Series that would address the molecular basis of cancer and its therapy, but one that would additionally serve to highlight Polish contributions to this field of research. We accepted the challenge presented to us by Professor Azzi and are grateful to all contributors of the present volume for making this a pleasant and stimulating project. We requested each contributor to present his personal perspective of respective topics. As a consequence, we hope that each contribution has a distinctive individual flavor which reflects the role played by individual research groups in advancing science.

Keywords

RNA antibody cancer cancer research cytokine cytokines gene gene therapy immunology immunotherapy metastasis physiology therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • A. Mackiewicz
    • 1
  • P. B. Sehgal
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cancer ImmunologyUniversity School of Medical SciencesPoznanPoland
  2. 2.Dept. of Cell Biology and Anatomy, and MedicineNew York Medical CollegeValhallaUSA

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