Chapter 5. Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer

  1. Sandy B. Primrose1 and
  2. Richard M. Twyman2

Published Online: 17 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751282.ch5

Genomics: Applications in Human Biology

Genomics: Applications in Human Biology

How to Cite

Primrose, S. B. and Twyman, R. M. (eds) (2003) Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer, in Genomics: Applications in Human Biology, Blackwell Science Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751282.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Senior Partner, Business & Technology Management, High Wycombe, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Biology, University of York, York, UK Managing Director, Write Science, York, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405108195

Online ISBN: 9780470751282



  • diagnosis of cancer;
  • treatment of cancer;
  • molecular basis of cancer;
  • comparative genome hybridization;
  • acute myeloid leukemia


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The impact of genomics on cancer research

  • New methods for the diagnosis of cancer

  • New approaches to cancer therapy