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Retinoblastoma: An Update on Clinical, Genetic Counseling, Epidemiology and Molecular Tumor Biology

Edited by Govindasamy Kumaramanickavel, ISBN 978-953-51-0435-3, 180 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 28, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1301
Edited Volume

Retinoblastoma is the first tumor suppressor gene discovered ever. The discovery opened a new avenue in the field of oncology leading to the identification of 35 tumor suppressor genes, till date in our genome. This book is an excellent compilation of both clinical and basic science information that meets the needs of a young clinician and a researcher at the same time. It also has abundant information on recent advances and cutting-edge knowledge in intracellular molecular cross-talking of retinoblastoma protein with various cellular viral-like proteins.