Assessment of Physical Sciences and Engineering Advances in Life Sciences and Oncology (APHELION) in Europe and Asia
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This book presents an Assessment of Physical Sciences and Engineering Advances in Life Sciences and Oncology (APHELION) by a panel of experts. It covers the status and trends of applying physical sciences and engineering principles to oncology research in leading laboratories and organizations in Europe and Asia. The book elaborates on the six topics identified by the panel that have the greatest potential to advance understanding and treatment of cancer, each covered by a chapter in the book. The study was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institute of Health…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This book presents an Assessment of Physical Sciences and Engineering Advances in Life Sciences and Oncology (APHELION) by a panel of experts. It covers the status and trends of applying physical sciences and engineering principles to oncology research in leading laboratories and organizations in Europe and Asia. The book elaborates on the six topics identified by the panel that have the greatest potential to advance understanding and treatment of cancer, each covered by a chapter in the book. The study was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institute of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering at the NIH in the US under a cooperative agreement with the World Technology Evaluation Center (WTEC).
  • Produktdetails
  • Science Policy Reports
  • Verlag: Springer, Berlin
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 978-3-319-17929-2
  • 1st ed. 2016
  • Erscheinungstermin: Dezember 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 242mm x 164mm x 25mm
  • Gewicht: 758g
  • ISBN-13: 9783319179292
  • ISBN-10: 3319179292
  • Artikelnr.: 42484763
Inhaltsangabe
Preface.- Executive Summary.- Introduction.- Complexity and Information.- Mimicking the Microenvironement.- Cancer Cell Mechanisms.- Fluid Mechanics and Transport in Tumors.- Dynamics of Cell Motility.- Devices and New Diagnostic Principles.- Appendices.- Panel list and Advisors.- Site Visit Reports.