The Philadelphia Chromosome

The Philadelphia Chromosome

A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at the Genetic Level

Book - 2013
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This work focuses on what is widely viewed as the 'poster child' of rational drug development in the cancer research world. The history of the founding of a genetic mutant chromosome in the indication of Chronic myeloid leukemia disease, and the subsequent development of "Gleevec," is the keynote of this astounding publication.
Publisher: New York, NY : The Experiment, LLC : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., 2013
ISBN: 9781615190676
Branch Call Number: 616.9941 WAPNER
Characteristics: xiii, 303 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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Donald W Mayfield
Aug 17, 2014

I highly recommend this book. It describe that current state of cancer research and the history behind the targeted drugs of today.

It is well written.


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