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MEDM5141M Module Reading List - Core Texts

The Molecular Biology of Cancer, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Stephen Griffin
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
  1. Text Books

Below is a selection of useful introductory textbooks. They are all available from the University Library (although the latest editions may not be held for some of them - worth checking!). They are useful as background information on a variety of topics linked to the module, which will then be expanded upon via lists provided during individual lectures.

Weinberg, R. (2013). The biology of cancer (Second edition.). Garland Science.

Ruddon, R. (2008). Cancer biology (Fourth edition.). Oxford University Press.

DeVita, V., Lawrence, T., & Rosenberg, S. (2012). DeVita, Hellman, and Rosenberg’s cancer : principles & practice of oncology. (Ninth edition, International edition / edited by Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., Theodore S. Lawrence and Steven A. Rosenberg.). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.   

Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J., Morgan, D., Raff, M., Roberts, K., Walter, P., Wilson, J., Hunt, T., & Alberts, B. (2016). Molecular biology of the cell (Sixth edition.). Garland Science, Taylor and Francis Group.

Pecorino, L. (2017). Molecular biology of cancer : mechanisms, targets, and therapeutics (Fourth edition.). Oxford University Press.   


2. Online resources  

American Association for Cancer Research  

Cancer Research UK  

National Cancer Institute   

The Cancer Genome Atlas (NCI)   

National Cancer Institute resource page for research tools  

National Institutes of Health online library - Oncology databases and resources  

Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

From the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Medline Plus
The US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health offers easy-to-read information

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
An alliance of 21 of the country's leading cancer centers

From the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania

This list was last updated on 10/12/2020