A Text Book on Tumors of Domestic Animals

D. Gopalakrishna Rao, International Book, 2004, xii, 222 p, tables, figs, ISBN : 8181890361, $47.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

A Text Book on Tumors of Domestic Animals/D. Gopalakrishna Rao

Contents: 1. Wound healing and growth factors. 2. Cell cycle and Apoptosis. 3. Disturbances in growth. 4. Neoplasia genesis. 5. Nomenclature of tumor. 6. Metastasis and tumor progression. 7. Causes of Neoplasia. 8. Tests for the diagnosis of cancer. 9. Effects of Neoplasia and tumor immunity. 10. Description of tumors of different tissues of animals-Fibromas and other connective tumors. 11. Bone tumors. 12. Myomas and related tumors. 13. Angiomas. 14. Epithelial tumors of skin and related structures. 15. Neoplasms of Lungs. 16. Tumors of liver. 17. Mammary tumors. 18. Tumors of endocrine glands. 19. Ovarian Neoplasms. 20. Tumors of testis. 21. Teratomas. 22. Tumors of Jaw and head. 23. Melanocytic tumors. 24. Canine Veneral tumor. 25. Nerve tissue tumors. 26. Tumors of Haemopoietic tissues and miscellaneous tumors. 27. Neoplastic diseases of poultry. Index.

"This book serves the purpose of a resourceful and authentic information about the tumors of domestic animals including poultry. Every attempt has been made to compile facts about the origin of tumors. Human beings and animals have adapted to live with carcinogens. Leukemias are common in certain sections of populations. It is in poultry that Marek's vaccine worked and suffering has been reduced. Mammary tumors are very common in Indian cattle and buffaloes and no solution has been coming forthwith for its alleviation. An insight into this book gives all these facts about the tumors in animals and man."

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