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Cancer Drug Discovery

Science and History

Authors: Kim, K.-W., Roh, J.K., Wee, H.-J., Kim, C.

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  • Presents comprehensive charts of important discoveries of scientific endeavours on cancer research
    Includes timelines and conceptual cartoons for wide spectrum of anticancer drugs
    Provides a novel perspective for the research on cell network according to the systemic view of cancer

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About this book

The reader will discover a comprehensive and multifaceted overview of the history of the development of anticancer drugs deeply influenced by the cell concept of cancer and future directions for the development of new anticancer drugs. First, this book documents the scientific progress in biological science over the last 70 years and the influence this progress had in cancer research. Summaries and charts of important discoveries complete this overview. Furthermore, this book outlines the process of anticancer drug development with a focus on the characteristic drug groups of each era, related to advancements of chemistry and biological sciences. This book also provides brief mechanism of action of drugs, illustrated by comprehensive timelines and conceptual cartoons. This book finally sums up the limitations of the current anticancer drug development and seeks new directions for anticancer drug discovery, considering under the systemic view of cancer.

About the authors

Dr. Kyu-Won Kim College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
Dr. Jae Kyung Roh Yonsei Cancer Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Dr. Hee-Jun Wee College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University, Seoul, South KoreaDr. Chan Kim CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University, Seongnam-si, South Korea

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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eBook $169.00
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  • ISBN 978-94-024-0844-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0842-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.99
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  • ISBN 978-94-024-1417-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cancer Drug Discovery
Book Subtitle
Science and History
Authors
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-024-0844-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-024-0844-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-024-0842-3
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-1417-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 276
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 134 illustrations in colour
Additional Information
Originally published by PanMun Education Co., Seoul, 2015
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