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  • Introduction /M. Alma Rodriguez --History of MD Anderson's tumor registry /Sarah H. Taylor --Statistical methods /Geoffrey G. Giacco, Sarah H. Taylor and Kenneth R. Hess --Breast cancer /Aman U. Buzdar ... [et al.] --Prostate cancer /Deborah A. Kuban ... [et al.] --Non-small cell lung cancer /Ritsuko Komaki, Anne S. Tsao, and Reza J. Mehran --Small cell lung cancer /Frank V. Fossella --Colon cancer /Cathy Eng, Patrick Lynch, and John Skibber --Ovarian cancer /Robert L. Coleman and David M. Gershenson --Cervical cancer /Patricia J. Eifel and Charles Levenback --Endometrial cancer /Thomas Burke ... [et al.] --Pancreatic cancer (exocrine) /Jason Fleming ... [et al.] --Kidney cancer /Scott E. Delacroix Jr. ... [et al.] --Bladder cancer /Robert S. Svatek ... [et al.] --Cutaneous melanoma /Jeffrey E. Gershenwald, Geoffrey G. Giacco, and Jeffrey E. Lee --Liver cancer /Evan S. Glazer and Steven A. Curley --Esophageal cancer /Linus Ho ... [et al.] --Gastric cancer /Alexandria T. Phan and Paul F. Mansfield --Acute myeloid leukemia /Emil J. Freireich --Chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma /Apostolia-Maria Tsimberidou and Michael J. Keating --Hodgkin lymphoma /Michelle Fanale ... [et al.] --Non-hodgkin indolent B-cell lymphoma /Sattva S. Neelapu --Non-hodgkin aggressive B-cell lymphoma /M. Alma Rodriguez --Multiple myeloma /Donna Weber and Raymond Alexanian --Head and neck cancer /Ehab Hanna ... [et al.] --Thyroid cancer /Steven I. Sherman, Nancy Perrier, and Gary L. Clayman --Soft tissue sarcomas /Vinod Ravi, Raphael Pollock, and Shreyaskumar R. Patel --Sarcomas of bone /Valerae Lewis.
  • AACR Education book HighWire, 2005-
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  • Part I. Science of Clinical Oncology -- Section A. Biology and Cancer -- 1. Molecular Tools in Cancer Research -- 2. Intracellular Signaling -- 3. The Cellular Microenvironment and Metastases -- 4. Control of the Cell Cycle -- 5. Pathophysiology of Cancer Cell Death -- 6. Cancer Immunology -- 7. Stem Cells, Cell Differentiation, and Cancer -- 8. Vascular and Interstitial Biology of Tumors -- Section B. Genesis of Cancer -- 9. Environmental Factors -- 10. DNA Damage Response Pathways and Cancer -- 11. Viruses and Human Cancer -- 12. Genetic Factors: Hereditary Cancer Predisposition Syndromes -- 13. Genetic and Epigenetic Alterations in Cancer -- 14. Immunodeficiency and Cancer -- Section C. Diagnosing Cancer -- 15. Flow Cytometry in Oncologic Diagnosis -- 16. WHO Classification of Hematologic Malignancies -- 17. Pathology, Biomarkers, and Molecular Diagnostics -- 18. Imaging -- Section D. Preventing and Treating Cancer -- 19. Biostatistics and Bioinformatics in Clinical Trials -- 20. Structures Supporting Cancer Clinical Trials -- 21. Oncology and Health Care Policy -- 22. Discovery and Characterization of Cancer Genetic Susceptibility Alleles -- 23. Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Early Detection -- 24. Nicotine Dependence: Current Treatments and Future Directions -- 25. Surgical Interventions in Cancer -- 26. Establishing and Maintaining Vascular Access -- 27. Basics of Radiation Therapy -- 28. Therapeutic Targeting of Cancer Cells: Era of Molecularly Targeted Agents -- 29. Cancer Pharmacology -- 30. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- 31. Gene Therapy in Oncology -- 32. Therapeutic Antibodies and Immunologic Conjugates -- 33. Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Part II. Problems Common to Cancer and its Therapy -- Section A. Hematologic Problems and Infections -- 34. Disorders of Blood Cell Production in Clinical Oncology -- 35. Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Cancer-Associated Venous Thromboembolism -- 36. Infection in the Patient with Cancer -- Section B. Metabolic and Paraneoplastic Syndromes -- 37. Hypercalcemia -- 38. Tumor Lysis Syndrome -- 39. Paraneoplastic Neurologic Syndromes -- 40. Cancer-Related Pain -- 41. Cancer Cachexia -- 42. Nausea and Vomiting -- 43. Oral Complications -- 44. Dermatologic Toxicities of Anticancer Therapy -- 45. Fatigue -- 46. Caring for Patients at the End of Life --Section C. Local Effects of Cancer and Its Metastasis -- 47. Acute Abdomen, Bowel/Biliary Obstruction, and Fistula -- 48. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome -- 49. Spinal Cord Compression -- 50. Brain Metastases and Neoplastic Meningitis -- 51. Bone Metastases -- 52. Lung Metastases -- 53. Liver Metastases -- 54. Malignant Effusions -- Section D. Complications of Therapy -- 55. Rehabilitation of Individuals with Cancer -- 56. Survivorship -- 57. Neurologic Complications -- 58. Pulmonary Complications of Anticancer Treatment -- 59. Cardiac Effects of Cancer Therapy -- 60. Reproductive Complications -- 61. Endocrine Complications -- 62. Second Malignant Neoplasms -- Section E. Special Populations -- 63. Cancer in the Elderly: Biology, Prevention, and Treatment -- 64. Special Issues in Pregnancy -- 65. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and Cancer -- Part III. Specific Malignancies -- 66. Cancer of the Central Nervous System -- 67. Eye, Orbit, and Adnexal Structures -- 68. Cancer of the Head and Neck -- 69. Melanoma -- 70. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancers: Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas -- 71. Cancer of the Endocrine System -- 72. Cancer of the Lung: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Small Cell Lung Cancer -- 73. Diseases of the Pleura and Mediastinum -- 74. Cancer of the Esophagus -- 75. Cancer of the Stomach and Gastroesophageal Junction -- 76. Cancer of the Small Bowel -- 77. Colorectal Cancer -- 78. Cancer of the Rectum -- 79. Cancer of the Anal Canal -- 80. Liver and Bile Duct Cancer -- 81. Carcinoma of the Pancreas -- 82. Cancer of the Kidney -- 83. Bladder Cancer -- 84. Prostate Cancer -- 85. Cancer of the Penis -- 86. Testicular Cancer -- 87. Cancers of the Cervix, Vulva, and Vagina -- 88. Uterine Cancer -- 89. Cancers Arising in the Ovary -- 90. Gestational Trophoblastic Disease -- 91. Cancer of the Breast -- 92. Sarcomas of Bone -- 93. Sarcomas of Soft Tissue -- 94. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary -- 95. Pediatric Solid Tumors -- 96. Childhood Leukemia -- 97. Childhood Lymphoma -- 98. Acute Leukemias in Adults -- 99. Myelodysplastic Syndromes -- 100. Myeloproliferative Neoplasms -- 101. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia -- 102. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia -- 103. Hairy Cell Leukemia -- 104. Multiple Myeloma and Related Disorders -- 105. Hodgkin Lymphoma -- 106. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma -- 107. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma and Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma -- 108. Adult T-Cell Leukemia-Lymphoma.
  • Approaching the treatment of AML from a biological perspective : an overview / Farhad Ravandi and Francis Giles -- Aberrant transcription factors in AML / Alan D. Friedman -- Myelodysplasia-related AML / Jane E. Parker -- Therapy-related AML / Lucy A. Godley and Michelle Le Beau -- The DNA damage response, DNA repair, and AML / David P. Steensma -- Altered apoptosis in AML : potential implications for pathogenesis and therapeutic response / Ruben A. Mesa and Scott H. Kaufmann -- Drug resistance transporters in AML / Douglas D. Ross -- Impact of cytogenetics on clinical outcome in AML / David Grimwade -- APL : a classic tale of bench to bedside / Olga Frankfurt ... [et al.] -- Emerging therapeutics for AML / Edward A. Sausville --FLT3 : a prototype receptor tyrosine kinase target in AML / Mark Levis -- Farnesyl transferase inhibitors in the therapy of AML / Jeffrey E. Lancet -- Modulating gene expression as a therapeutic approach in the treatment of AML / Tamer Fandy, Hetty Carraway, and Steven D. Gore -- Differentiation therapy in AML / Tara L. Lin and William Matsui -- Stem cell transplantation for AML / Javier Bolaños-Meade and Richard J. Jones -- Tumor vaccines in leukemia / Ivan Borrello -- Treatment, outcomes, and challenges of newly diagnosed AML in children and adolescents / Robert J. Arceci -- AML in older adults / Richard M. Stone -- Dameshek smiles : molecular clues to the chronic myeloproliferative disorders unmasked / Jason Gotlib -- New designs for clinical trials / Elihu Estey.
  • APL as a paradigm in biomedical research : a journey toward the cure / P.P. Pandolfi -- Mouse models of acute promyelocytic leukemia / S.C. Kogan -- The PLZF gene of t(11;17)-associated APL / M.J. McConnell and J.D. Licht -- SUMO, the three Rs and cancer / J.-S. Seeler ... [et al.] -- Emerging role for microRNAs in acute promyelocytic leukemia / C. Nervi ... [et al.] -- The theory of APL revisited / P.P. Scaglioni and P.P. Pandolfi -- Treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia by retinoids / P. Fenaux, Z.Z. Wang, and L. Degos -- Arsenic trioxide and acute promyelocytic leukemia : clinical and biological / Z. Chen ... [et al.] -- Front line clinical trials and minimal residual disease monitoring in acute promyelocytic leukemia / F. Lo-Coco and E. Ammatuna -- Histone deacetylase inhibitors in APL and beyond / K. Petrie, N. Prodomou, and A. Zelent -- Monoclonal antibody therapy of APL / P.G. Maslak, J.G. Jurcic, and D.A. Scheinberg -- Targeting APL fusion proteins by peptide interference / A. Melnick -- The design of selective and non-selective combination therapy for acute promyelocytic leukemia / Y. Jing and S. Waxman.
  • Adaptive radiation therapy 2011, CRCnetBASE
  • Extracellular matrix -- Cytoskeleton -- Pseudopodia and adhesion structures -- Adhesive interactions of tissue cells with the extracellular matrix -- Cell migration -- Cell responses to chemical heterogeneity of substrata: adhesive islets or paths -- Topographic cell responses -- Intercellular adhesive interactions.
  • Preface: Obesity, Adipose Tissue and Cancer Progression -- Metabolic Perturbations Associated with Adipose Tissue Dysfunction and the Obesity-Cancer Link -- Increased Adiposity and Colorectal Cancer -- Adiposity and Diabetes in Breast and Prostate Cancer -- Increased Adipocity and Endometrial Cancer Risk -- Adipokines: Soluble Factors from Adipose Tissue Implicated in Cancer -- Animal Models to Study the Interplay between Cancer and Obesity -- Unraveling the local influence of tumor-surrounding adipose tissue on tumor progression: cellular and molecular actors involved -- Trafficking of Cells from Adipose Tissue to Tumor Microenvironment -- The Impact of Obesity Intervention on Cancer: Clinical Perspectives -- Index.
  • Adrenocortical carcinoma 2011, Springer
    "This first edition of the textbook “Adrenocortical Carcinoma: Basic Sciences and Clinical Concepts” provides a concise compilation of relevant data advancing our current understanding of this rare cancer. Chapters are dedicated to various aspects of both the basic biology and the clinical science relating to adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC). Expert clinicians introduce the reader to current state-of-the-art clinical care of patients with ACC. As a considerable body of knowledge on ACC has accumulated over the last decades, expert scientists have authored additional sections that serve as a reference source for the experienced researcher as well as an introduction for the trainee in the laboratory or clinic. Clinical topics span the epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy of ACC. Scientific topics areas span the pathology and pathophysiology of ACC with a special focus on experimental models of adrenocortical tumors and recent advances in the genetic aspects and signaling pathways in ACC. The content of this book was compiled and edited with the intent of facilitating the translation of knowledge into future diagnostic and therapeutic tools that will ultimately improve patient care."--Publisher's website.
  • A perspective on the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adults -- Acute lymphocytic leukemia: clinical features and making the diagnosis -- The biology of adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Minimal residual disease in acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Cytogenetics -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia: epidemiology -- Prognostic factors in adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) -- The generalized care of the patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in middle-age and older adults -- Pharmacology of acute lymphoblastic leukemia therapy -- Assessment of response to treatment -- T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Burkitt lymphoma and leukemia -- Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in young adults -- Philadelphia chromosome positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Molecular therapies -- Treatment of relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Allogeneic stem cell transplantation for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in adults -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in Philadelphia-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Special challenges: genetic polymorphisms and therapy -- Late consequences of therapy of acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Immunotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Unique subtypes in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
  • Despite the advances in conventional, and novel agent and high dose chemotherapy, multiple myeloma remains incurable. In order to overcome resistance to current therapies and improve patient outcome, novel biologically-based treatment approaches are being developed. Current translational research in multiple myeloma focusing on the development of molecularly-based novel targeted single-agent and combination therapies has great promise to achieve high frequency and durable responses in the majority of patients. This volume will focus on biology of multiple myeloma, especially on oncogenomic changes, cell signaling pathways and intermediate molecules that are being investigated for development of novel therapies. The book will present newer developments, providing an emphasis on basic science, as well as its significant clinical impact.
  • Despite the advances in conventional, and novel agent and high dose chemotherapy, multiple myeloma remains incurable. In order to overcome resistance to current therapies and improve patient outcome, novel biologically-based treatment approaches are being developed. Current translational research in multiple myeloma focusing on the development of molecularly-based novel targeted single-agent and combination therapies has great promise to achieve high frequency and durable responses in the majority of patients. This volume will focus on biology of multiple myeloma, especially on oncogenomic changes, cell signaling pathways and intermediate molecules that are being investigated for development of novel therapies. The book will present newer developments, providing an emphasis on basic science, as well as its significant clinical impact.
  • Advances in bone metastasis management / Piero Picci & Pietro Ruggieri -- Pathways to metastases : how do metastases develop in bone / Jeff Toreson & Robert E. Turcotte -- Metastatic spread to bone : the role of chemotherapy / Stefano Ferrari, Emanuela Palmerini, Andreas F. Mavrogenis & Pietro Ruggieri -- Bone stroma inhibition in prostate cancer / Michael A. Carducci & Daniel Keizman -- Management of bone metastases in breast cancer / Toni Ibrahim & Dino Amadori -- Radiotherapy for bone metastases / Julia Di Giovanni, Janet Nguyen, Marko Popovic & Edward Chow -- Bisphosphonates for bone metastases / Esther Chan & Urban Emmenegger -- Surgical treatment for spinal metastases / Roberto Casadei, Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Marco Manfrini & Pietro Ruggieri -- Surgical treatment for pelvic bone metastases / Andreas F Mavrogenis, Eugenio Brunocilla, Giuseppe Bianchi, Nicola Fabbri & Pietro Ruggieri -- Surgical treatment for metastatic pathological fractures / Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Roberto Casadei & Pietro Ruggieri -- Palliative treatments : selective arterial embolization for bone metastases / Giuseppe Rossi, Andreas F. Mavrogenis, Piero Picci & Pietro Ruggieri -- Palliative treatments : electrochemotherapy and thermoablation / Giuseppe Bianchi, Laura Campanacci, Eugenio Rimondi & Pietro Ruggieri -- Novel targeted therapies of bone tumors and future directions / Dominique Heymann -- Index.
  • 1. Cancer Stem Cells: A Revisitation of the "Anaplasia" Concept / Roberto Scatena -- 2. Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: New Insights / Toru Kondo -- 3. Molecular Biology of Cancer Stem Cells / Oswaldo Keith Okamoto -- 4. Biomarkers of Cancer Stem Cells / Jun Dou and Ning Gu -- 5. Cancer Stem Cells and the Microenvironment / Alfonso Colombatti, Carla Danussi, Eliana Pivetta, and Paola Spessotto -- 6. Leukemia Stem Cells / Steven W. Lane and David A. Williams -- 7. Cancer Stem Cells and the Central Nervous System / Serdar Korur, Maria Maddalena Lino, and Adrian Merlo -- 8. Cancer Stem Cells and Glioblastoma Multiforme: Pathophysiological and Clinical Aspects / Akio Soeda, Mark E. Shaffrey, and Deric M. Park -- 9. Breast Cancer Stem Cells / Nuria Rodríguez Salas, Enrique González González, and Carlos Gamallo Amat -- 10. Colon Cancer Stem Cells / Ugo Testa -- 11. Liver Tumor-Initiating Cells/Cancer Stem Cells: Past Studies, Current Status, and Future Perspectives / Kwan Ho Tang, Stephanie Ma, and Xin-Yuan Guan -- 12. Pancreatic Cancer Stem Cells / Erica N. Proctor and Diane M. Simeone -- 13. Cancer Stem Cells and Renal Carcinoma / Benedetta Bussolati and Giovanni Camussi -- 14. Cancer Stem Cells: Proteomic Approaches for New Potential Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers / Patrizia Bottoni, Bruno Giardina, and Roberto Scatena -- 15. Cancer Stem Cells: An Innovative Therapeutic Approach / Roberto Scatena, Patrizia Bottoni, Alessandro Pontoglio, Salvatore Scarà, and Bruno Giardina -- 16. Cancer Stem Cell and ATP-Binding Cassette: Which Role in Chemoresistance? / Andrea Silvestrini, Elisabetta Meucci, Giuseppe Ettore Martorana, Bruno Giardina, and Alvaro Mordente -- 17. Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: Biological and Clinical Interrelationships / Cinzia Bagalà and Carlo Barone -- 18. Immunomodulatory Functions of Cancer Stem Cells / Tobias Schatton, Jennifer Y. Lin, and Markus H. Frank.
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is the most common leukemia in the Western world. CLL has a highly varied clinical course. While advances in CLL therapy are noted, many patients still succumb to this illness. Like most progress in medicine, solid advances in the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of CLL are rooted in an in-depth understanding of the basic and translational biology of CLL. In this book, CLL experts have contributed state-of-the-art summaries of various important aspects of CLL biology and have discussed the translational implication of such findings. This book, which is directed at physicians and researchers alike, aims to educate broadly and deeply. Intentionally, the many aspects and nuances of CLL clinical care that can only really be appreciated through direct patient care are not covered here, but instead, the book presents basic aspects of CLL that underlie many of the contemporary decisions that are made in CLL research and clinical settings. We hope that this book will critically inform the community and stimulate interest in CLL, which will ultimately translate into better CLL research, prognostication and therapy, with the end goal of providing a better outlook for patients afflicted with this common leukemia.
  • This volume is an up-to-date resource on the international state-of-the-art in the diagnosis and management of ovarian cancer. While this devastating disease has been considered mainly a disease of the Western hemisphere, the book moves beyond our conventional understanding and embraces knowledge from around the world. It focuses on recent advances in diagnosis, including genetic screening; improvements and expanded choices in management, such as gene therapy and the optimization of chemotherapeutic agents; and the latest laparoscopic and robotic surgical techniques. Further chapters address histopathologic features of this disease, and related psychosocial and quality of-life-issues. The book is aimed at the wide range of practitioners who care for patients with ovarian cancer and researchers who study the disease: general surgeons, surgical oncologists, gynecological oncologists, medical oncologists, pediatric oncologists, gynecological pathologists, gynecologists, gynecological cancer epidemiologists, gynecological onco-psychologist, genetic counselors, geneticists, and cancer research scientists.
  • Repair of DNA Interstrand Cross-links Produced by Cancer Chemotherapeutic Drugs /Anderson T. Wang, Peter J. McHugh --DNA-PK, a Pharmacological Target in Cancer Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy? /Bernard Salles D.V.M., Ph.D. --Growth Factor Receptor Signaling, DNA Damage Response, and Cancer Cell Susceptibility to Chemotherapy and Relapses /Moulay Alaoui-Jamali, Amine Saad, Gerald Batist --The Relationship Between DNA-Repair Genes, Cellular Radiosensitivity, and the Response of Tumors and Normal Tissues to Radiotherapy /David Murray, Matthew Parliament --Important Roles of ERCC1 in DNA Repair and Targeted Therapy /Jennifer J. Hu, Joseph de la Garza --The Role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 in Anticancer Drug Therapy /Andrew Y. Shuen, Jorge S. Reis-Filho --DNA-PK in CLL Chemotherapy /L. Amrein, D. Davidson, R. Aloyz, L. Panasci --Poly(ADP) Ribose Polymerase at the Interface of DNA Damage Signaling and DNA Repair /Jana Krietsch, Michele Rouleau, Michel Lebel --Cellular Protection Against the Antitumor Drug Bleomycin /Dindial Ramotar Ph.D., Mustapha Aouida Ph.D. --ATR as a Therapeutic Target /Fiona K. Middleton, Nicola J. Curtin --Telomeres, Telomerase, and DNA Damage Response in Cancer Therapy /Raina A. Tamakawa, Helen B. Fleisig --RAD51 Is a Key Protein of DNA Repair and Homologous Recombination in Humans /Alexander V. Mazin Ph.D., Olga M. Mazina.
  • Genome instability, checkpoints, and the cell cycle. Comparison of DNA replication in Xenopus laevis and simian virus 40 / Maren Oehlmann, Cathal Mahon, and Heinz-Peter Nasheuer. A genetic screen implicates miRNA-372 and miRNA-373 as oncogenes in testicular germ cell tumors / P. Mathijs Voorhoeve ... [et al.] An investigation into 53BP1 complex formation / Kevin C. Roche and Noel F. Lowndes. Short abstracts--session I -- Tumor and microenvironment interactions. Tumor promotion by tumor-associated macrophages / Chiara Porta ... [et al.] The AP-2[alpha] transcription factor regulates tumor cell migration and apoptosis / Francesca Orso ... [et al.] Modulatory actions of neuropeptide Y on prostate cancer growth: role of MAP kinase/ERK 1/2 activation / Massimiliano Ruscica ... [et al.] Short abstracts--session II -- Animal models. The Arf tumor suppressor in acute leukemias: insights from mouse models of Bcr-Abl-induced acute lymphoblastic leukemia / Richard T. Williams and Charles J. Sherr. Short abstracts--session III -- Transcription and epigenetics. Short abstracts--session IV -- High-throughput approaches and imaging. Identification and validation of the anaplastic large cell lymphoma signature / Roberto Piva, Elisa Pellegrino, and Giorgio Inghirami. Cell-cycle inhibitor profiling by high-content analysis / Fabio Gasparri, Antonella Ciavolella, and Arturo Galvani. Short abstracts-session V -- Novel pathways and therapeutic targets. Regulation for nuclear targeting of the Abl tyrosine kinase in response to DNA damage / Kiyotsugu Yoshida. Short abstracts--session VI -- Poster abstracts.
  • Advances in neuroendocrine tumor management / Kjell Öberg -- Classification of digestive neuroendocrine neoplasm / Guido Rindi & Frediano Inzani -- Molecular profile and diagnosis / Christos Toumpanakis -- Surgical approach / Rossella Bettini & Massimo Falconi -- Somatostatin analogs / Wouter W. de Herder -- Combinational chemotherapy and radiotherapy / Emilio Bajetta, Emilio Bombardieri, Laura Catena, Monica Valente & Nadia Bianco -- Which therapy for which patient? / Kjell Öberg.
  • This book comprises proceedings from the Third International Conference on Advances in Nutrition and Cancer, held in Naples in May 2012. This highly multidisciplinary meeting analyzed nutrition and cancer from different perspectives and on the basis of distinct and up-to-date experimental approaches. Knowledge on the relation between lifestyle, diet, and cancer is explored in a number of contributions, and the role of dietary intervention in cancer patients is discussed. Issues of vital interest to the research community, such as epidemiological and experimental oncology (genetics, epigenetics, and the mechanisms of action of natural compounds in the diet), receive detailed consideration. A further key topic is the emerging molecular technologies (the -omics) that can cast light on the interplay between nutrition and human malignancies. Chapters take the form of reviews that include sections presenting expert opinions. Advances in Nutrition and Cancer will be an invaluable source of topical information for all researchers and clinicians with an interest in this field.
  • Advances in ovarian cancer management / Peter E. Schwartz -- Etiology and overview / Gang Ye, Stefanie Bernaudo & Chun Peng -- Diagnostic imaging in the management of ovarian masses / Amit Mahajan, Indukala Doddamane & Shirley McCarthy -- Initial surgical management of ovarian cancer / Jason Knight & Peter G. Rose -- Initial chemotherapy for the treatment of ovarian cancer / Katherine M. Moxley & Robert S. Mannel -- Neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the management of advanced ovarian cancer / Peter E. Schwartz -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy : its use in epithelial ovarian cancer / Neesha Dhani & Helen Mackay -- Chemotherapeutic management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Marcia Hall -- Emerging chemotherapy agents in ovarian cancer / Daliah Tsoref & Amit M. Oza -- Surgical management of recurrent ovarian cancer / Eelco de Bree -- Angiogenesis in ovarian cancer / Vincent Castonguay & Amit M. Oza -- Antigen-specific immunotherapy for ovarian cancer / Dana M. Roque & Alessandro D. Santin -- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors and epithelial ovarian cancer -- Thomas P. McNally, Gillianne G.Y. Lai & Richard T. Penson -- Emerging targeted therapies / Mirko Marabese & Massimo Broggini -- Palliative care in ovarian cancer / Cynthia O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Ercolano & Ruth McCorkle -- Guidelines in ovarian cancer / Domenica Lorusso, Antonella Pietragalla & Giovanni Scambia -- Index.
  • Advances in pancreatic cancer treatment / Helmut Friess & Norbert Hüser -- Pathophysiology of pancreatic cancer / J. Matthias Löhr, Stephan L. Haas & Rainer Heuchel -- Molecular diagnostics in pancreatic cancer / David K. Chang, Sean M. Grimmond & Andrew V. Biankin -- Surgical therapy for pancreatic cancer / Norbert Hüser, Volker Assfalg & Helmut Friess -- Multimodal treatment concepts in pancreatic cancer / Daniel Reim, Alexander Novotny & Helmut Friess -- Consensus guidelines in pancreatic cancer treatment / Wasif Saif -- Drugs in clinical trials & future directions / Zhiqiang Huang & Donald J. Buchsbaum.
  • Management of Peritoneal Surface Malignancy: A Short History / Paul H. Sugarbaker -- The Natural History of Free Cancer Cells in the Peritoneal Cavity / Yutaka Yonemura, Taiichi Kawamura, Etsurou Bandou, Gorou Tsukiyama and Yoshio Endou, et al. -- Pathological Evaluation and Implications of Serosal Involvement in Gastrointestinal Cancer / Linmarie Ludeman and Neil A. Shepherd -- Principles of Perioperative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Peritoneal Carcinomatosis / Eelco de Bree and Dimitris D. Tsiftsis -- Experimental and Pharmacokinetic Studies in Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: From Laboratory Bench to Bedside / Eelco de Bree and Dimitris D. Tsiftsis -- Technology for the Delivery of Hyperthermic Intraoperative Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: A Survey of Techniques / Amod A. Sarnaik, Jeffrey J. Sussman, Syed A. Ahmad, Benjamin C. McIntyre and Andrew M. Lowy -- Adjuvant Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy: A Review / Paul H. Sugarbaker -- Clinical Research Methodology in Peritoneal Surface Oncology: A Difficult Challenge / François-Noël Gilly, Olivier Glehen, Annie C. Beaujard and Eddy Cotte -- Lessons Learnt from Clinical Trials in Peritoneal Surface Oncology: Colorectal Carcinomatosis / Frans A. N. Zoetmulder and Vic J. Verwaa -- Experimental Models and Questions in Basic Science Research for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei / Laura A. Lambert, Donald H. Lambert and Paul Mansfield -- Peritoneal Carcinomatosis of Colorectal Origin: Recent Advances and Future Evolution Toward a Curative Treatment / Dominique Elias and Diane Goere -- Pathologic Characterization and Differential Diagnosis of Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma / Nelson G. Ordóñez -- Advances in Clinical Research and Management of Diffuse Peritoneal Mesothelioma / Marcello Deraco, Dario Baratti, Nadia Zaffaroni, Antonello Domenico Cabras and Shigeki Kusamura -- Advances in the Management of Gastric Cancer with Peritoneal Dissemination / Yutaka Yonemura, Taiichi Kawamura, Etsurou Bandou, Gorou Tsukiyama and Masayuki Nemoto, et al. -- Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in the Management of Ovarian Cancer / Maurie Markman.
  • Personalized genomic medicine: is a cancer care revolution achievable? / Dimitrios H. Roukos -- Targeting the individual cancer patient / Georgios Baltogiannis, Christos S. Katsios & Dimitrios H. Roukos -- Biomarkers-guided targeted drugs: new clinical trials design and practice necessity / Ming-Wen An, Sumithra J. Mandrekar & Daniel J. Sargent -- Personalized management for breast cancer / George C. Zografos, Dimosthenis T. Chrysikos, Paraskevi Liakou & Flora Zagouri -- Personalized management for non-small-cell lung cancer / Martin Früh, Florent Baty, Lukas Kern, Martin P. Putora & Martin Brutsche -- Personalized management for colorectal cancer / Ana Custodio & Jaime Feliu -- Successes, challenges and future directions / Stephen J. Clarke.
  • Advances in personalized therapy for lung cancer / Nagahiro Saijo -- Biomarkers in lung cancer / Tobenna Nwizu & Ravi Salgia -- EGF receptor-targeted drugs / Tetsuya Mitsudomi -- Antiangiogenic therapies for non-small-cell lung cancer / Suresh S. Ramalingam & Chandra P. Belani -- DNA-targeted drugs / Judith Meza-Junco & Michael B. Sawyer.
  • Advances in pulmonary neuroendocrine tumor management / Kjell Öberg -- Classification / Mauro Papotti -- Molecular imaging & peptide receptor radionuclide therapy / Richard P. Baum, Harshad R. Kulkarni & Dieter Hörsch -- Biotherapy : somatostatin analogs and IFN-[alpha] / Dan Granberg -- Typical and atypical bronchial carcinoid tumors / Michael Beckles, Dalvinder Mandair, Christos Toumpanakis & Martyn Caplin -- Small-cell lung cancer and large-cell neuroendocrine tumors of the lung / David Planchard & Eric Baudin -- Thymic neuroendocrine tumors / Piero Ferolla -- Algorithm for management of bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors / Kjell Öberg -- Index.
  • [1.] Non-genomic Action of Steroid Hormones: More Questions than Answers / Antimo Migliaccio, Gabriella Castoria, Antonio Bilancio, Pia Giovannelli, Marzia Di Donato and Ferdinando Auricchio -- Part I. Breast Cancer -- [2.] Progesterone Signaling to Chromatin in Breast Cancer Cells. Two Initial Cycles of Remodeling / Guillermo P. Vicent, Roser Zaurin, Cecilia Ballaré, A. Silvina Nacht, Roni H. G. Wright, Francois Le Dily, Giancarlo Castellano, Jofre Font-Mateu and Miguel Beato -- [3.] Cooperative Interactions Between c-Src, Estrogen Receptors and Receptor Tyrosine Kinases in Breast Cancer / Sarah J. Parsons, Jessica E. Pritchard, Emily M. Fox and Margaret A. Shupnik -- [4.] Cross Talk Between ER[alpha] and Src Signaling and Its Relevance to ER Status and Hormone Responsiveness / Jun Sun, Wen Zhou, Zafar Nawaz and Joyce M. Slingerland -- [5.] Post-translational Modifications of ER Alpha in Rapid Estrogen's Action / Muriel Le Romancer, Coralie Poulard, Stéphanie Sentis, and Laura Corbo -- [6.] Sex-Steroid Rapid Action and Its Role in Invasiveness and Metastasis of Breast Cancer / Marina Ines Flamini, Angel Matias Sanchez, Xiao-Dong Fu and Tommaso Simoncini -- [7.] Unraveling the Role of GPER in Breast Cancer / Rosamaria Lappano and Marcello Maggiolini -- [8.] Nongenomic Actions of Estrogens and Xenoestrogens Affecting Endocrine Cancer Cells / Cheryl S. Watson, Dragoslava Zivadinovic, Yow-Jiun Jeng, Rebecca A. Alyea, Terumi Midoro-Horiuti, Randall Goldblum and Anannya Banga -- Part II. Prostate Cancer -- [9.] Differential Functions of Stromal and Epithelial Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer Before and After Castration Resistant Stage / S. Lee, K.-P. Lai, S. Yeh and C. Chang -- [10.] Role of Androgens and Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer: Genomic and Non-Genomic Actions / Sara Marchiani, Lara Tamburrino, Monica Muratori, Lorella Bonaccorsi, Gianni Forti and Elisabetta Baldi -- [11.] Mechanisms of Signal Transduction in Prostate Cancer: The Role of PI3-Kinase Pathway in Androgen Action / Laurent Morel and Silvère Baron -- [12.] The IGF-I Axis in Prostate Cancer: The Role of Rapid Steroid Actions / Antonino Belfiore -- Androgen Receptor Pathway in Prostate Cancer: Old Target and New Drugs / Christophe Massard and Karim Fizazi -- Part III. New Tools for Steroid Receptor Analysis and Regulatory Networks -- [13.] Quantitative Visualization of Sex Steroid Receptor Functions: AR and ER[alpha] / Michael J. Bolt, Sean M. Hartig, Adam T. Szafran, Sanjay N. Mediwala, Marco Marcelli and Michael A. Mancini -- [14.] Micropatterned Surfaces as Tools for the Study of the Rapid Non-genomic Actions of Steroid Receptors / Andrew C. B. Cato, Emmanuel Oppong and Sylwia Sekula-Neuner.
  • Dawn of a new era in molecular cancer therapeutics -- Obstacles and opportunities in the clinical development of targeted therapeutics -- Tumor models for preclinical development of targeted agents -- Angiogenesis inhibitors: what is the clinical future? -- Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) inhibitors in cancer therapy -- Cell survival signaling during apoptosis: implications in drug resistance and anti-cancer therapeutic development -- Targeted histone deacetylase inhibition for cancer prevention and therapy -- Inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinase modulators for cancer therapy -- Targeting cyclooxygenase-2 for cancer prevention and treatment -- Antisense approaches in drug discovery and development -- Preclinical development of Alimta (Pemetrexed LY231514), a multitargeted antifolate.
  • Advances in the management of triple-negative breast cancer / Tiffany A. Traina & Clifford A. Hudis -- Etiology and risk factors / Laura Fejerman & Elad Ziv -- Diagnosis and pathology / Govardhanan Nagaiah & Jame Abraham -- Molecular subtypes and emerging therapeutic opportunities / Anastasia Constantinidou, Robin L. Jones & Jorge S. Reis-Filho -- Molecular profile of triple-negative breast cancer / Leonel F. Hernandez-Aya & Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo -- Role of metabolic rehabilitation-based approach in TNBC : biguanide metformin and more / Lev M. Berstein, Garik A. Dashyan & Vladimir F. Semiglazov -- Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibitors in triple-negative breast cancer / Mark Robson -- Targeted therapies: EGFR inhibitors / Farrah M. Datko & Maura N. Dickler -- Targeted therapies : other agents in clinical trials / Brian R. Haney, Nathan M. Shumway & George E. Peoples -- Combined therapies and future directions / Anastasia Pazaiti & Ian S. Fentiman.
  • Advances in the pathogenesis and treatment of glioblastoma multiforme / Michael Prados -- Pathogenesis, molecular characteristics and prognostic factors for survival / Keith L. Ligon -- Standard treatment approaches for newly diagnosed glioblastoma / Soon-Tae Lee & Patrick Y. Wen -- Targeted therapeutic strategies for relapsed disease / John F. de Groot & Howard Colman -- Genes, viruses, toxins and vaccines as therapeutic modalities / Tal Shahar, Manish K. Aghi & Zvi Ram -- Drug delivery strategies for glioblastoma / Pin-Yuan Chen, Dali Yin, John Forsayeth & Krystof S. Bankiewicz -- Index.
  • Advances in the treatment of B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Michael J. Keating & Constantine Tam -- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia : diagnosis and clinical staging / Stephen P. Mulligan & Constantine S. Tam -- Genetics in chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Stephan Stilgenbauer & Thorsten Zenz -- To treat or not to treat / Marco Montillo, Alessandra Tedeschi & Enrica Morra -- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia chemotherapy : two decades of progress / Carol Moreno & Emili Montserrat -- Stem cell transplantation / David G. Maloney -- Treatment options for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Marina Motta & Alessandra Ferrajoli -- Prognostic markers in chronic lymphocytic leukemia / Renata Walewska & David Oscier -- Therapeutic agents in development and future direction / Sarah Mougalian & Susan O'Brien -- Index.
  • Advances in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia / Giuseppe Saglio & Carmen Fava -- Diagnosis and classification of the risk / Gabriele Gugliotta, Fausto Castagnetti, Francesca Palandri, Michele Baccarani & Gianantonio Rosti -- Genetics of chronic myeloid leukemia / Giovanna Rege-Cambrin, Emilia Giugliano & Patrizia Scaravaglio -- Molecular monitoring / Martin C. Müller, Christian Dietz & Benjamin Hanfstein -- Current targeted therapy with tyrosine kinase inhibitors / Massimo Breccia & Giuliana Alimena -- Stem cell transplantation and high-dose chemotherapy / Deena Iskander, Jane F. Apperley & Jirí Pavlu -- Treatment options for tyrosine kinase inhibitor-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia / Stephan Joseph Dorkhom, Hady Ghanem & Elias Jabbour -- Prognostic factors and future direction for chronic myeloid leukemia / David Marin & Antonia Rotolo -- Chronic myeloid leukemia : the possibility of a cure / Manuel Sobrinho-Simões, David M. Ross & Junia V. Melo -- Index.
  • Roles of the TNF family in tissue homeostasis and normal development -- Novel aspects of signaling activation by the TNF family: novel aspects of the functions of the TRAFs and cIAPs -- Novel aspects of signaling activation by the TNF: ubiquitin modification of signaling proteins -- Novel aspects of signaling activation by the TNF family: TNF signaling and gene regulatory networks -- Roles of the TNF family in infectious diseases and interrelationship of the TNF family and pattern recognition receptor signaling: roles of the TNF family in infectious diseases -- Roles of the TNF family in infectious diseases and interrelationship of the TNF family and pattern recognition receptor signaling: interrelationship of the TNF family and pattern recognition receptor signaling -- Novel aspects of immune regulation by the TNF family -- Control of lymphocyte function and repertoire by the TNF family -- Advances in applying our knowledge to therapy: mechanisms of pathological and therapeutic effects of the TNF family -- Advances in applying our knowledge to therapy: rational design of new means for therapeutic modulation of function of the TNF family -- Roles of the TNF family in neuronal development, function, and pathology -- Cell death mechanisms controlled by the TNF family -- Contributors to abstracts of talks and posters at the 12th TNF Conference -- Abstracts of talks and posters presented at the 12th TNF Conference.
  • Recent advances in understanding of fundamental immunology have created new insights into the dynamic interactions between tumors and the immune system. This includes new understanding of T- and B-cell interaction, immune inhibitory mechanisms including the biology of T regulatory cells, myeloid suppressor cells, and dendritic cell subsets. Enhanced understanding of mechanisms underlying T-cell anergy such as arginine deprivation, immunosuppressive cytokines, defective innate and interferon response pathways, and NKG2D downregulation have all provided new insight into suppression of anti-tumors.
  • Ch. 1. AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC, the beginning: initial cloning, structure, expression profile, and regulation of expression -- Ch. 2. AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC: clinical significance -- Ch. 3. AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC: signaling pathways, downstream genes, interacting proteins, and regulation of tumor angiogenesis -- Ch. 4. Pleiotropic roles of AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC in breast cancer -- Ch. 5. Drug resistance mediated by AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC -- Ch. 6. The role of AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC in the pathogenesis of central nervous system disease -- Ch. 7. AEG-1/MTDH/LYRIC in liver cancer -- Index.
  • General information on cancer staging and end-results reporting -- Head and neck -- Digestive system -- Thorax -- Musculoskeletal sites -- Skin -- Breast -- Gynecologic sites -- Genitourinary sites -- Ophthalmic sites -- Central nervous system -- Lymphoid neoplasms -- Personnel and contributors.
  • Alcohol and cancer 2011, Springer
    The World Health Organization has identified chronic alcohol consumption as one of the top ten risk factors for worldwide burden of disease. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has identified alcohol as carcinogenic to humans, including cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract, colon, liver and breast. Alcohol{u2019}s actions may be direct e.g. effects on retinoic acid and one-carbon metabolism, or indirect, through metabolites such as acetaldehyde and reactive oxygen species or through various signaling pathways that influence cell cycle and apoptosis that may contribute to carcinogenesis. This volume reviews the state of the art in alcohol-related cancer research in ten chapters.
  • The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system differently and is expressed continually over time. Essentially, radiation and chemotherapy are intense biologic modifiers that allow for cancer cure and cancer survivorship but accelerate senescence of normal tissues and increase the incidence of age-related diseases and second malignant tumors. Volume 1 of this two-volume work focuses on the general concepts and principles relevant to late effects and on the dynamic interplay of molecular, cytologic and histopathologic events that lead to altered physiologic and metabolic functions and their clinical manifestations. Chapters are also included on legal issues, economic aspects, nursing, psychological issues and quality of life.
  • The literature on the late effects of cancer treatment is widely scattered in different journals since all major organ systems are affected and management is based on a variety of medical and surgical treatments. The aim of ALERT Adverse Late Effects of Cancer Treatment is to offer a coherent multidisciplinary approach to the care of cancer survivors. The central paradigm is that cytotoxic multimodal therapy results in a perpetual cascade of events that affects each major organ system differently and is expressed continually over time. Essentially, radiation and chemotherapy are intense biologic modifiers that allow for cancer cure and cancer survivorship but accelerate senescence of normal tissues and increase the incidence of age-related diseases and second malignant tumors. Volume 2 of this two-volume work comprehensively documents potential late effects in all the normal tissue anatomic sites in the human body. The detection, diagnosis, management and prevention of effects are all considered in detail, and prognostic outcomes are discussed. Radiation risk factors and interactions with chemotherapy effects are clearly presented. The text is accompanied by numerous supportive illustrations and tables.
  • Overview of efficacy and limitation of standard and targeted therapy for malignant disease using lung cancer as a case study -- Overview of current TCM practice and potential impacts on conventional therapies -- Complementary and alternative medicine for cancer care in India: basic and clinical perspective -- Esophageal cancer -- Gastric cancer -- Colorectal cancer -- Liver cancer -- Pancreatic cancer -- Breast cancer -- Ovarian cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Kidney cancer -- Bladder cancer -- Brain cancer -- Complementary and alternative treatments for the management of cancer-related fatigue -- Complementary and alternative treatments for the management of cancer-related pain -- Challenges conducting clinical trials with herbal products in oncology -- Herbal product-drug interactions from a pharmacological perspective -- Patient-physician relationship: creating an optimal healing environment -- Legal issues in alternative treatment of cancer -- Intellectual property for alternative medicine -- Chemical-biology of natural products from medicinal plants for cancer therapy -- Flavonoids in cancer prevention and therapy: chemistry, pharmacology, mechanisms of action, and perspectives for cancer drug discovery -- Marine natural products and their synthetic derivatives for cancer therapy -- Natural product-like scaffolds for molecular dissection of macromolecular interactions and new therapeutic applications -- Mining natural product-derived molecules against cancer targets: the case of the androgen receptor in prostate cancer.
  • The presence of oriented features in images often conveys important information about the scene or the objects contained; the analysis of oriented patterns is an important task in the general framework of image understanding. As in many other applications of computer vision, the general framework for the understanding of oriented features in images can be divided into low- and high-level analysis. In the context of the study of oriented features, low-level analysis includes the detection of oriented features in images; a measure of the local magnitude and orientation of oriented features over the entire region of analysis in the image is called the orientation field. High-level analysis relates to the discovery of patterns in the orientation field, usually by associating the structure perceived in the orientation field with a geometrical model. This book presents an analysis of several important methods for the detection of oriented features in images, and a discussion of the phase portrait method for high-level analysis of orientation fields. In order to illustrate the concepts developed throughout the book, an application is presented of the phase portrait method to computer-aided detection of architectural distortion in mammograms.
  • Androgen action and modulation of prostate and prostate cancer growth : an historical perspective / Shutsung Liao ... [et al.] -- Clinical progression to castration-recurrent prostate cancer / Mark Pomerantz and Philip Kantoff -- Differential roles of androgen receptor in prostate development and cancer progression / Shuyuan Yeh ... [et al.] -- Imaging androgen receptor function in vivo / Michael Carey and Lily Wu -- Increased expression of genes converting adrenal androgens to testosterone in castration-recurrent prostate cancer / Steven P. Balk -- Androgen-metabolic genes in prostate cancer predisposition and progression / Juergen K.V. Reichardt and Ann W. Hsing -- Effect of steroid 5[alpha]-reductase inhibitors on markers of tumor regression and proliferation in prostate cancer / Lynn N. Thomas and Roger S. Rittmaster -- 5[alpha]-reductase isozymes in castration-recurrent prostate cancer / Mark A. Titus and James L. Mohler -- Improving intermittent androgen-deprivation therapy : OFF cycle and the role of steroid 5[alpha]-reductase inhibitors / Shubham Gupta, Daniel Shevrin, and Zhou Wang -- Insights from AR gene mutations / Grant Buchanan ... [et al.] -- Functional motifs of the androgen receptor / Elizabeth M. Wilson -- The role of the androgen receptor polyglutamine tract in prostate cancer : in mice and men / Diane M. Robbins -- The androgen receptor coactivator-binding interface / Eva Estébanez-Perpiñá and Robert J. Fletterick -- Co-regulators and the regulation of androgen receptor action in prostate cancer / Irina U. Agoulnik and Nancy L. Weigel -- Androgen receptor coregulators and their role in prostate cancer / Latif A. Wafa, Robert Snoek, and Paul S. Rennie -- Interaction of the androgen receptor ligand-binding domain with the n-terminal domain and with coactivators / Jan Trapman -- Multitasking and interplay between the androgen receptor domains / F.Claessens, T. Tanner, and A. Haelens -- Chromatin remodeling and androgen receptor-mediated transcription / Li Jia ... [et al.] -- Ligand-independent androgen receptor activity / Scott M. Dehm and Donald J. Tindall -- Role of IL-6 in regulating the androgen receptor / Zoran Culig and Alfred Hobisch -- The role of cyclic AMP in regulating the androgen receptor / Marianne D. Sadar --Cellular and molecular signatures of androgen ablation of prostate cancer / Clifford G. Tepper and Hsing-Jien Kung -- Tissue levels of androgens in castration-recurrent prostate cancer / James L. Mohler and Mark A. Titus -- Unique effects of wnt signaling on prostate cancer cells : modulation of the androgen signaling pathway by interactions of the androgen receptor gene and protein with key components of the canonical wnt signaling pathway / Matthew J. Tanner ... [et al.] -- The role of foxa proteins in the regulation of androgen receptor activity / David J. DeGraff ... [et al.] -- Androgen receptor as a licensing factor for DNA replication / Donald J. Vander Griend and John T. Isaacs -- Androgen-regulated genes in the prostate / Nigel Clegg and Peter S. Nelson -- Mapping the androgen receptor cistrome / Qianben Wang and Myles Brown -- Differential regulation of clusterin isoforms by the androgen receptor Tanya K. Day, Colleen C. Nelson, and Martin E. Gleave -- Androgen regulation of prostate cancer gene fusions / Rou Wang, Scott A. Tomlins, and Arul M. Chinnaiyan -- Androgens and the lipogenic switch in prostate cancer / Johannes V. Swinnen ... [et al.] -- Molecular biology of novel targets identified through study of castration-recurrent prostate cancer / Philip A. Watson and Charles L. Sawyers -- Selenium and androgen receptor in prostate cancer / Nagalakshmi Nadiminty and Allen C. Gao.
  • Recent studies demonstrated a key role of the androgen receptor in the development of castration-recurrent or -resistant prostate cancer (CRPC), which is deadly and in urgent need of more effective therapies. Understanding the functions of androgen-responsive genes and their regulation and deregulation in prostate cancer progression may lead to new approaches to prevent and treat prostate cancer patients. This book provides an up-to-date review of the overall androgen-responsive gene expression program and the regulation, function, and clinical relevance of both protein coding and non-coding androgen-responsive genes. Experts in the field of androgen action and prostate cancer research discussed the importance of DNA elements, chromatin structure, cellular signaling, and cell-cell interactions in the regulation of androgen-responsive genes in the context of prostate cancer progression, including the development of CRPC. This book is intended for individuals interested in cancer endocrinology and medical and healthcare professionals involved in prostate cancer research.
  • Angiogenesis inhibition 2010, Springer
    Angiopoietins / Yvonne Reiss -- HIF-1 alpha and cancer therapy / Mei Yee Koh, Tally R. Spivak-Kroizman, Garth Powis -- Chemokines / Andreas Hippe, Bernhard Homey, Anja Meuller-Homey -- Angiogenesis inhibition in cancer therapy / Iris Appelmann ... [et al.] -- Vascular integrins : therapeutic and imaging targets of tumor angiogenesis / Curzio Ruegg, Gian Carlo Alghisi -- PDGF and vessel maturation / Carina Hellberg, Arne Ostman, C.-H. Heldin -- Lymphangiogenesis in cancer : current perspectives / Rudiger Liersch ... [et al.] -- Compounds in clinical phase III and beyond / Torsten Kessler ... [et al.] -- Metronomic chemotherapy : principles and lessons learned from applications in the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer / Urban Emmenegger ... [et al.] -- Targeting inflammatory cells to improve anti-VEGF therapies in oncology / Hans-Peter Gerber, Ezogelin Olazoglu, Iqbal S. Gerwal -- Antibody-based vascular tumor targeting / Christoph Schliemann, Dario Neri -- Caveolae and cancer / Kerri A. Massey, Jan E. Schnitzer.
  • Part I: Angiogenesis in cancer -- Strategies to prolong the nonangiogenic dormant state of human cancer / George N. Naumov and Judah Folkman -- Vascular endothelial growth factor: basic biology and clinical implications / Napoleone Ferrara -- Angiogenesis in solid tumors / Rakesh K. Jain and Dan G. Duda -- Pathophysiologic role of VEGF in hematologic malignancies / Klaus Podar ... [et al.] -- Tumor microenvironment and angiogenesis / Cheryl H. Baker and Isaiah J. Fidler -- Part II: Targeting angiogenesis for cancer therapy -- Tyrosine kinase inhibitors of angiogenesis / Janessa J. Laskin and Alan B. Sandler -- Development of antiangiogenic monoclonal antibodies for cancer therapy / Zhenping Zhu and Daniel J. Hicklin -- Targeting fibroblast growth factor / fibroblast growth factor receptor system in angiogenesis / Marco Rusnati and Marco Presta -- Development of the VEGF trap as a novel antiangiogenic treatment currently in clinical trials for cancer and eye diseases, and discovery of the next generation of angiogenesis targets / John S. Rudge ... [et al.] -- Proteinases and their inhibitors in angiogenesis / Yves A. DeClerck, Khalid Bajou, and Walter E. Laug -- Prostaglandins and COX-2: role in antiangiogenic therapy / Kristin Hennenfent, Daniel Morgensztern, and Ramaswamy Govindan -- Integrins, adhesion, and coadhesion inhibitors in angiogenesis / Abebe Akalu and Peter C. Brooks -- Conventional therapeutics with antiangiogenic activity / Christian Hafner, Thomas Vogt, and Albrecht Reichle -- Vascular disrupting agents / David J. Chaplin, Graeme J. Dougherty, and Dietmar W. Siemann -- Vascular and hematopoietic stem cells as targets for antiangiogenic therapy / Carlos Almeida Ramos, Hans-Georg Kopp, and Shahin Rafii -- Genetic strategies for targeting angiogenesis / Anita Tandle, Mijung Kwon, and Steven K. Libutti -- Identification of new targets using expression profiles / Thomas R. Burkard ... [et al.].; Part III: Translating angiogenesis inhibitors to the clinic -- Clinical trial design and regulatory issues / Ramzi N. Dagher and Richard Pazdur -- Surrogate markers for antiangiogenic cancer therapy / Darren W. Davis -- Noninvasive surrogates / Bruno Morgan and Mark A. Horsfield -- Pharmacodynamic markers in tissues / Darren W. Davis -- Blood-based biomarkers for VEGF inhibitors / Amado J. Zurita, Hua-Kang Wu, and John V. Heymach -- Part IV: Treatment of specific cancers with angiogenesis inhibitors -- Antiangiogenic therapy for colorectal cancer / Paulo M. Hoff and Everardo D. Saad -- Combined modality therapy of rectal cancer / Christopher G. Willett and Dan G. Duda -- Antiangiogenic therapy for breast cancer / Pablo M. Bedano ... [et al.] -- Antiangiogenic therapy for lung malignancies / David J. Stewart -- Antiangiogenic therapy for prostate cancer / Leslie K. Walker, Glenn Liu, and George Wilding -- Antiangiogenic therapy for hematologic malignancies / Karen W.L. Yee and Francis J. Giles -- Antiangiogenic therapy for gliomas / Heinrich Elinzano and Howard A. Fine -- Antiangiogenic therapy for Kaposi's sarcoma / Henry B. Koon, Liron Pantanowitz, and Bruce J. Dezube -- Antiangiogenic therapy for melanoma / Keith Dredge and Angus G. Dalgleish -- Sunitinib and renal cell carcinoma / Robert J. Motzer and Sakina Hoosen.
  • The concept of delivering 'magic bullets' to treat diseases was first proposed by Paul Erlich in the early 1900's. The realization of this concept for the treatment of cancer occurred in the late 1990's with the approval of monoclonal antibody therapies. The use of monoclonal antibodies conjugated (linked) to potent cytotoxic agents (antibody-drug conjugates, ADCs) for specifically delivering cytotoxics to cancer cells was an obvious extension of antibody-based therapy. ADCs have been under intense investigation for several decades; progress, however, has been limited due to toxicity or lack of improved efficacy compared to unconjugated cytotoxics. More recently, linker technology and target selection have advanced such that several ADCs and immunotoxins are undergoing clinical testing or are approved for use. This important volume gives the latest and most comprehensive information on the topic, describing different types of ADCs and immunotoxins for both hematologic and solid malignancies. Finally, the volume highlights the promise that this technology holds for diverse types of human cancer.
  • "This book covers clinically used anticancer agents that are either natural products or are clearly derived from natural product leads. The second edition includes drugs that are currently in development. In addition, the text emphasizes the applications of synthetic and medicinal chemistry to the preparation of analogs with enhanced activities. Contributors also address the potential of novel drug discovery through the use of genome mining as well as the status of advanced development candidates. For each compound of class of compounds, the text provides information on the history, structure, mechanism of action, development, synthesis, medicinal chemistry, and clinical applications"-- Provided by publisher."The search for new lead compounds is a crucial element of modern pharmaceutical research. Natural products provided the only source of pharmaceuticals for thousands of years, and natural products have made enormous contributions to human health through compounds such as quinine, morphine, aspirin (a natural product analog), digitoxin, and many others. The potential of natural products as anticancer agents was recognized in the 1950's by the U. S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) under the leadership of the late Dr. Jonathan Hartwell, and the NCI has since made major contributions to the discovery of new naturally occurring anticancer agents through its contract and grant support, including an important program of plant and marine collections. Many, although not all, of the compound classes described in the following pages owe their origin in whole or in part to NCI support. In spite of the success of the natural products approach to anticancer drug discovery, as exemplified by the following chapters, in recent years their importance as a source of molecular diversity for drug discovery research and development has been overshadowed by newer chemical approaches currently in favor. These approaches include chemical ones which make heavy use of combinatorial chemistry, and biological ones such as manipulation of biosynthetic pathways of microbial metabolites through combinatorial biosynthetic techniques. It is thus worthwhile to review briefly the major reasons why natural products are so important. First, there is a strong biological and ecological rationale for plants and marine invertebrates to produce novel bioactive secondary metabolites"-- Provided by publisher.
  • Anticancer genes 2014, Springer
    "This book discusses the emergence of a new class of genes with a specific anticancer activity. These genes, recently defined as "Anticancer Genes", are reviewed in individual chapters on their mode of action, the specific cell death signals they induce, and the status of attempts to translate them into clinical application. Anticancer Genes provides an overview of this nascent field, its genesis, current state, and prospect. It discusses how Anticancer Genes might lead to the identification of a repertoire of signaling pathways directed against cellular alterations that are specific for tumor cells."--Publisher's website.
  • History of drug discovery : early evaluation studies and lessons learnt from them / Ahmad, Z., Makaya, N.H. and Grosset, J. -- Tuberculosis treatment trials past and present : old and new challenges / Nunn, N. -- The rifamycins : renewed interest in an old drug class / Burman, W., Dooley, K.E., and Nuermberger, E. -- Isoniazid pharmacokinetics and efficacy in adults and children / Donald, P.R. and Schaaf, H.S. -- Recent developments in the study of pyrazinamide : an update / Mitchison, D.A. and Zhang, Y. -- Experience with phase III clinical trials of antituberculosis drugs and regimens : conclusions and lessons for the future / Jindani, A. -- Tuberculosis recurrence : exogenous or endogenous? / Williams, M. ... [et al.] -- Second-line antituberculosis drugs : current knowledge, recent research findings and controversies / Schaaf, H.S., Seddon, J.A., and Caminero, J.A. -- Acquisition, transmission, and amplification of drug-resistant tuberculosis / Müller, B. ... [et al.] -- The treatment of tuberculosis in children -- Cruz, A.T. and Starke, J.R. -- Issues and challenges in the development of novel tuberculosis drug regimens / Erondu, N. and Ginsberg, A. -- Drug resistance in mycobacterium tuberculosis : molecular mechanisms and laboratory susceptibility testing / Bittger, E.C. -- The role of the mouse model in the evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs / Nuermberger, E.L. -- Current issues in tuberculosis pharmacokinetics / Egelund, E.F. and Peloquin, C.A. -- Pharmacological considerations of antitubercular agents in children / Goldman, J.L., Kearns, G.L., and Abdel-Rahman, S.M. -- Interactions between antituberculosis and antiretroviral agents / Mcilleron, H. and Khoo, S.H. -- Diabetes mellitus and tuberculosis treatment / Ruslami, R., Van Crevel, R. -- Early bactericidal activity of antituberculosis agents / Maritz, J.Z., Diacon, A.H., and Donald, P.R. -- Assessment of whole-blood bactericidal activity in the evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs / Wallis, R.S. -- Serial sputum colony counting in drug regimens / Sloan, D. and Davies, G. -- The evaluation of new antituberculosis drugs in children / Mcneeley, D.F. ... [et al.] -- A new era in tuberculosis treatment : what does the future hold? / Duncan, K.
  • APC proteins 2009, Springer
    APC and [beta]-catenin degradation -- Nuclear APC -- APC in cell migration -- The APC-EB1 interaction -- The role of APC in mitosis and in chromosome instability -- Role of APC and its binding partners in regulating microtubules in mitosis -- The adenomatous polyposis coli tumor -- Suppressor and Wnt signaling in the regulation of apoptosis -- APC and its modifiers in colon cancer -- Tissue-specific tumour suppression by APC -- Extra-colonic manifestations of familial adenomatous polyposis coli.
  • Apoptosis and cancer 2008, Springer Protocols
    Modulation of apoptosis to reverse chemoresistance /Gil Mor,Michele K. Montagna,andAyesha B. Alvero - -Caspase-3 activation is a critical determinant of genotoxic stress-induced apoptosis /Suparna Mazumder,Dragos Plesca,andAlexandru Almasan - -Flow cytometry enumeration of apoptotic cancer cells by apoptotic rate /David Diaz... [et al.] - -Detection of cancer-related proteins in fresh-frozen ovarian cancer samples using laser capture microdissection /Dan-Arin Silasi... [et al.] - -Flow cytometric detection of activated caspase-3 /Richard FoxandMartine Aubert - -The chemofx® assay : an ex vivo chemosensitivity and resistance assay for predicting patient response to cancer chemotherapy /Stacey L. Brower,Jeffrey E. Fensterer,andJason E. Bush --Correlation of caspase activity and in vitro chemo-response in epithelial ovarian cancer cell lines /Ayesha B. Alvero,Michele K. Montagna,andGil Mor - -Assessing expression of apoptotic markers using large cohort tissue microarrays /Elah Pick,Mary M. McCarthy,andHarriet M. Kluger --Mitochondria potential, bax "activation," and programmed cell death /C. Michael KnudsonandNicholas M. Brown --In vitro and in vivo apoptosis detection using membrane permeant fluorescent-labeled inhibitors of caspases /Brian W. Lee... [et al.] - -Caspase activity assays /Andrew L. Niles,Richard A. Moravec,andTerry L. Riss - -Multiplex caspase activity and cytotoxicity assays /Andrew L. Niles,Richard A. Moravec,andTerry L. Riss - -Homogeneous, bioluminescent proteasome assays /Martha A. O'Brien... [et al.] - -A simple method for profiling mirna expression /Jia-Wang WangandJin Q. Cheng - -Apoptotic caspase activation and activity /Jean-Bernard DenaultandGuy S. Salvesen - -Biochemical analysis of the native trail death-inducing signaling complex /Henning WalczakandTobias L. Haas - -Laser microdissection sample preparation for RNA analyses /Christopher J. Vega.
  • v. 2, 2007 Springer
    BCR-ABL and human cancer / Maria Pérez-Caro and Isidro Sánchez-Garcia -- Angiogenesis and cancer / Yohei Maeshima -- Metastasis: the evasion of apoptosis / Christine E. Horak ... [et al.] -- Carcinogenesis: balance between apoptosis and survival pathways / Dean G. Tang and James P. Kehrer -- Aberrations of DNA damage checkpoints in cancer / Marikki Laiho -- c-Myc, apoptosis, and disordered tissue growth / Michael Khan and Stella Pelengaris -- Role of lysophospholipids in cell growth and survival / Xianjun Fang and Sarah Spiegel -- Alternative use of signaling by the [beta] GBP cytokine in cell growth and cancer control: from surveillance to therapy / Livio Mallucci and Valerie Wells -- Control nodes linking the regulatory networks of the cell cycle and apoptosis / Baltazar D. Aguda, Wee Kheng Yio, and Felicia Ng -- Regulation of NF-[kapa]B function: target for drug development / Daniel Sliva and Rakesh Srivastava -- 5-fluorouracil: molecular mechanisms of cell death / Daniel B. Longley and Patrick G. Johnston -- Apoptosis-inducing cellular vehicles for cancer gene therapy: endothelial and neural progenitors / Gergely Jarmy ... [et al.] -- Apoptosis and cancer therapy / Maurice Reimann and Clemens A. Schmitt -- Coupling apoptosis and cell division control in cancer: the survivin paradigm / Dario C. Altieri -- Clinical significance of histone deacetylase inhibitors in cancer / Sharmila Shankar and Rakesh K. Srivastava.
  • The intrinsic pathway of apoptosis -- The extrinsic pathway of apoptosis -- Evaluating the importance of apoptosis and other determinants of cell death and survival -- Mitotic catastrophe -- Autophagy and autophagic cell death -- Regulation and function of detachment-induced cell death (anoikis) in cancer progression and metastasis -- Structure and function of the telomere -- Overview of senescence -- Contributions of telomerase to tumorigenesis -- The role of telomeres in genomic instability -- Overview of the DNA damage checkpoint: ATM and ATR -- Interactions between myc- and cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors in cancer -- Interplay between [gamma]H2AX and 53BP1 pathways in DNA double-strand break repair response -- DNA-dependent protein kinase in repair, apoptosis, telomere maintenance, and chemotherapy -- Resistance/signaling pathways -- Ceramide and multidrug resistance -- Chemo- and radiosensitization through inhibition of PI3K/Akt signaling -- The advancement of epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in cancer therapy -- Antimetabolites -- Topoisomerase I poisons and apoptotic topoisomerase I-DNA complexes -- Perturbations of cellular functions by topoisomerase II inhibitors: all roads lead to cell death? -- The significance of poly-targeting in apoptosis induction by alkylating agents and platinum drugs -- Contributions of apoptosis and senescence to cytotoxicity produced by microtubule-stabilizing agents -- Tyrosine kinase inhibitors -- Monoclonal antibodies in lymphomas -- Role of apoptosis in anti-angiogenic cancer therapies -- Photodynamic therapy-induced apoptosis -- Modulation of TRAIL signaling for cancer therapy.
  • Apoptosome 2010, Springer
  • Ch. 1. Cancer terminator viruses and approaches for enhancing therapeutic outcomes -- Ch. 2. Adenovirus strategies for tissue-specific targeting -- Ch. 3. Syrian hamster as an animal model to study oncolytic adenoviruses and to evaluate the efficacy of antiviral compounds -- Ch. 4. Design of improved oncolytic adenoviruses -- Ch. 5. The development of transcription-regulated adenoviral vectors with high cancer-selective imaging capabilities -- Ch. 6. Adenovirus-based immunotherapy of cancer, promises to keep -- Ch. 7. Cancer treatment with gene therapy and radiation therapy -- Ch. 8. Oncolytic adenoviruses for cancer immunotherapy, data from mice, hamsters, and humans -- Index.
  • Aromatase inhibitors 2006, Springer
  • Atlas of Brain and Spine Oncology Imaging presents a comprehensive visual review of pathologic disease variations of cancers of the brain and spine through extensive radiologic images. The focus of the book is on algorithmic strategies for identifying neoplastic pathologies commonly found in brain and spinal tumors through a visual representation of the variety of appearances that each neoplasm takes, within both benign and malignant manifestations.
  • Diagnostic Techniques in Gastrointestinal Disease -- Device and Equipment for Endoscopic Therapy -- Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) -- Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) -- Endoscopic Resection for Submucosal Tumors -- Tunnel Endoscopic Surgery.
  • This book covers all of the diagnostic areas where FNAC is used today. This includes palpable lesions and lesions sampled using various radiological methods, and correlations with ancillary examinations detailed on an entity-by-entity basis. As well as being a complete atlas of the facts and findings important to FNAC, this atlas is a guide to diagnostic methods that optimize health care. The interaction of the cytologist or cytopathologist with other specialists (radiologists, oncologists and surgeons) involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with suspicious mass lesions is emphasized and illustrated throughout. ? With contributions from experts in the field internationally and abundant colour images Atlas of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to FNAC for pathologists, cytopathologists, radiologists, oncologists, surgeons and others involved in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with suspicious mass lesions.
  • The Atlas of Genitourinary Oncological Imaging presents a comprehensive visual review of appearances for normal anatomy and oncological diseases in the genitourinary system using over 900 radiological images and illustrations. The book presents current imaging techniques and discusses the role of imaging in pre-treatment staging and post-treatment follow-up. Diseases discussed include kidney, adrenal gland, upper tract, bladder, prostate, testes, and pediatric malignancies. Individual chapters include normal anatomy, imaging techniques, and pathology of each cancer type. The staging of the malignancy and what to include in the radiology report are discussed, and expected and complicated postoperative and post-treatment findings and recurrence are presented. Dedicated chapters on interventional and radiation therapy discuss their unique role in the management and treatment of oncology of the genitourinary system. Additionally, a chapter on chemotherapy toxicities discusses drug reaction treatment therapies unique to the genitourinary system.Edited and written by radiologists from the genitourinary disease management team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the Atlas of Genitourinary Oncological Imaging is an ideal resource for radiology and urology trainees seeking a review of the basics and for practicing radiologists looking for answers to challenging cases confronted in daily practice.
  • This book provides a comprehensive visual review of pathologic disease variations of the five main types of gynecologic cancers: ovarian, endometrial, cervical, vaginal, and vulvar. Through the use of cross-sectional imaging modalities, including computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound, and positron emission tomography, it depicts normal anatomy as well as common gynecological tumors. For each type of cancer, aspects such as primary staging, recurrence patterns, and findings from different yet complementary imaging modalities are explored. Atlas of Gynecologic Oncology Imaging presents a coherent perspective of the roles of standard and cutting-edge imaging techniques in gynecologic oncology via a multidisciplinary approach to cancer care. Featuring over 600 images, this book is a valuable resource for diagnostic radiologists, radiation oncologists, and gynecologists.
  • Male genital disorders represent a common issue in medical practice, especially in the dermatological setting. Correct clinical evaluation of these disorders is essential when addressing the diagnosis, which in some cases may require histopathological confirmation. Depending on the disease, early diagnosis may be not only lifesaving, but also of fundamental importance to the planning of successful treatment. This atlas introduces the most common penile diseases, along with more rarely encountered ones. It provides invaluable guidance on clinical diagnosis by highlighting prominent clinical features and presenting particular videodermatoscopy findings when these are indicative of the diagnosis. In addition, for each condition the most appropriate treatment is proposed, taking into account recent therapeutic advances of proven benefit.
  • Anatomy of the breast -- Techniques and positioning in mammography -- An approach to mammographic analysis -- Circumscribed masses -- Indistinct and spiculated masses -- Analysis of calcification -- Prominent ductal patterns -- Asymmetry and architectural distortion -- The thickened skin pattern -- The axilla -- The male breast -- The postsurgical breast -- The augmented breast -- Galactography -- Needle localization -- Percutaneous breast biopsy -- The roles of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging in breast imaging.
  • Lymphangiomatosis -- Pleuropulmonary blastoma -- Congenital pulmonary myofibroblastic tumor -- Alveolar adenoma -- Uncommon endobronchial surface tumors -- Mucous gland adenoma -- Pleomorphic adenoma -- Mucoepidermoid tumor -- Adenoid cystic carcinoma -- Inflammatory polyps -- Inflammatory pseudotumor -- Pulmonary chondroma -- Pulmonary hamartoma -- Localized fibrous tumor -- Lipomas and liposarcomas -- Cystic lymphangioma -- Lymphangioleiomyomatosis -- Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma -- Pulmonary artery sarcoma -- Synovial sarcoma -- Marginal zone B-cell lymphoma (maltoma) -- Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma -- Lymphomatoid granulomatosis -- Langerhans cell histiocytosis -- Typical and atypical carcinoids -- Teratoma -- Melanoma -- Thymoma -- Glomus tumor of the lung -- Sclerosing hemangioma -- Preinvasive disease -- Squamous cell carcinoma -- Adenocarcinoma -- Large cell carcinoma -- Small cell carcinoma -- Adenosquamous carcinoma -- Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma -- Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma -- Sarcomatoid carcinoma -- Pulmonary blastoma -- Metastatic tumors.
  • Part 1. Pilocytic astrocytoma and Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma -- Pilocytic astrocytoma and Pilomyxoid Astrocytoma / Christine Fuller and Sonia Narendra -- Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma / Christine E. Fuller -- Infiltrative Astrocytomas (Diffuse Astrocytoma, Anaplastic Astrocytoma, Glioblastoma) / Christine E. Fuller -- Oligodendroglial Tumors / Christine E. Fuller -- Ependymal Tumors / Christine E. Fuller, Sonia Narendra and Ioana Tolicica -- Introduction and Overview of Brain Tumors / Adekunle M. Adesina -- Part 2. Embryonal Neuroepithelial Tumors -- Central Nervous System Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors and Medulloepithelioma / Adekunle M. Adesina, J. Hunter and L. Rorke-Adams -- Medulloblastoma / Adekunle M. Adesina and J. Hunter -- Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor / Adekunle M. Adesina, J. Hunter and L. Rorke-Adams -- Part 3. Tumors of the Meninges -- Meningiomas / Christine Fuller and Brian Pavlovitz -- Hemangiopericytoma and Other Mesenchymal Tumors / Christine E. Fuller -- Melanocytic Lesions / Christine E. Fuller -- Hemangioblastoma -- Christine E. Fuller -- Part 4. Tumors of Cranial and Spinal Nerves -- Schwannoma / Tarik Tihan -- Neurofibroma / Tarik Tihan -- Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumors / Tarik Tihan -- Part 5. Neuronal and Mixed Neuronal-glial Tumors -- Desmoplastic Infantile Astrocytoma and Ganglioglioma / Adekunle M. Adesina -- Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor / Adekunle M. Adesina and Ronald A. Rauch -- Ganglioglioma and Gangliocytoma / Adekunle M. Adesina and Ronald A. Rauch -- Central Neurocytoma and Extraventricular Neurocytoma / Adekunle M. Adesina and Ronald A. Rauch -- Papillary Glioneuronal Tumor / M. Rivera-Zengotita, A. Illner and Adekunle M. Adesina -- Rosette-Forming Glioneuronal Tumor of the Fourth Ventricle / M. Rivera-Zengotita and Adekunle M. Adesina -- Malignant Epithelioid Glioneuronal Tumor / M. Rivera-Zengotita, R. Rauch and Adekunle M. Adesina -- Paraganglioma / A. Rivera and Adekunle M. Adesina -- Part 6. Neurocutaneous Syndromes -- Neurofibromatosis 1 / Tarik Tihan -- Neurofibromatosis 2 / Tarik Tihan -- Von Hippel-Lindau Disease / Tarik Tihan and Adekunle M. Adesina -- Tuberous Sclerosis Complex / Tarik Tihan and Adekunle M. Adesina -- L'hermitte-Duclos Disease and Cowden Disease / T. Hidehiro, S. Hiroyoshi and Adekunle M. Adesina -- Part 7. Tumors in the Region of the Pituitary Fossa -- Pituitary Tumors / Tarik Tihan and Christine E. Fuller -- Craniopharyngioma / Tarik Tihan -- Part 8. Choroid Plexus Neoplasms -- Choroid Plexus Neoplasms / Christine E. Fuller, Sonia Narendra and Ioana Tolocica -- Part 9. Pineal Based Tumors -- Pineal Parenchymal Tumors / Tarik Tihan -- Part 10. Germ Cell Tumors -- Germ Cell Tumors / Tarik Tihan -- Part 11. Paraneoplastic Disorders -- Paraneoplastic Disorders of the Central Nervous System / Christine E. Fuller and Sonia Narendra -- Part 12. Tumours of the Haematopoietic System -- Malignant Lymphoma / Adekunle M. Adesina -- Histiocytic Tumors / A. Mukherjee and Adekunle M. Adesina -- Part 13. Interesting/Challenging Cases and Exercises in Pattern Recognition -- Case Studies / Adekunle M. Adesina, Christine E. Fuller and Lucy Rocke-Adams.
  • This richly illustrated book presents the pediatric applications of PET/CT in the full range of scenarios frequently encountered in a professional setting. It opens with a thorough introduction covering the fundamental science and the clinical basis for use of PET/CT in this age group. Pitfalls and artifacts are examined, and normal variations and benign findings are carefully described. Each subsequent chapter addresses the role of PET/CT with different radiopharmaceuticals in the evaluation and management of a specific disease. The full range of oncological diseases is covered, including the rare ones. Succinct descriptions of clinical cases are included and, when appropriate, comparisons are made with other modalities. In addition, the role of PET/CT in biopsy guidance and in radiation therapy planning is explained. This book will be invaluable for residents and practitioners in nuclear medicine, radiology, oncology, radiation oncology, and nuclear medicine technology
  • This new project on PET/MR imaging in oncology includes digital interactive software matching the cases in the book. The interactive version of the atlas is based on the latest web standard, HTML5, ensuring compatibility with any computer operating system as well as a dedicated version for Apple iPad and iPhone. The book opens with an introduction to the principles of hybrid imaging that pays particular attention to PET/MR imaging and standard PET/MR acquisition protocols. A wide range of illustrated clinical case reports are then presented. Each case study includes a short clinical history, findings, and teaching points, followed by illustrations, legends, and comments. The multimedia version of the book includes dynamic movies that allow the reader to browse through series of rotating 3D images (MIP or volume rendered), display blending between PET and MR, and dynamic visualization of 3D image volumes. The movies can be played either continuously or sequentially for better exploration of sets of images. The editors of this state-of-the-art publication are key opinion leaders in the field of multimodality imaging. Professor Osman Ratib (Geneva) and Professor Markus Schwaiger (Munich) were the first in Europe to initiate the clinical adoption of PET/MR imaging. Professor Thomas Beyer (Zurich) is an internationally renowned pioneering physicist in the field of hybrid imaging. Individual clinical cases presented in this book are co-authored by leading international radiologists and nuclear physicians experts in the use of PET and MRI.
  • 1. How to Use This Atlas -- 2. Normal Skin -- 3. Basal Cell Carcinoma -- 4. Infiltrative Basal Cell Carcinoma -- 5. Differentiating Basal Cell Carcinoma from Normal and Benign Histologic Findings -- 6. Adnexal Tumors -- 7. Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma -- 8. Differentiating Infiltrative Basal Cell Carcinoma from Other Tumors -- 9. Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ and Actinic Keratoses -- 10. Squamous Cell Carcinoma -- 11. Differentiating Squamous Cell Carcinoma from other entities -- 12. Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans -- 13. Other Non-melanocytic Skin Cancer -- 14. Pitfalls and Incidental Findings -- 15. Artifacts.
  • Atlas of skin cancers 2011, Springer
    The incidence of skin cancer has risen rapidly in recent decades, and patients often present initially to practitioners in many different specialties. Because skin cancer can vary in clinical appearance, even dermatologists may experience difficulty in reaching a clinical diagnosis. For primary care physicians and physician extenders (physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners), who have had very little or no formal training in dermatology, the task can be still more daunting. In this atlas, the authors set out to provide a practical resource that will help improve the 'visual vocabulary' of physicians and physician extenders, helping them identify lesions that should be biopsied.--Abstract (excerpt).
  • Soft tissue tumors are a large and heterogeneous group of tumors and pseudotumors with a spectrum of behavior from benign to frankly malignant. This Atlas of Soft Tissue Tumor Pathology provides an overview of reactive, pseudoneoplastic, benign and intermediate neoplasms, sarcomas and related conditions arising in subcutaneous and deep soft tissues. Emphasis is placed on microscopic appearances with correlation with gross diagnostic findings where relevant. In addition, the immunohistochemical and molecular genetic features of the major soft tissue tumor subtypes are presented.
  • Atlas of thyroid lesions 2011, Springer
    Physical and technical essentials -- Ultrasound features of thyroid lesions -- Nodular or colloid goiter, hyperplasia, and cysts -- Follicular adenoma and follicular thyroid carcinoma -- Oncocytic nodule/Hurtle cell tumors -- Follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma -- Papillary thyroid carcinoma -- Medullary thyroid carcinoma -- Anaplastic carcinoma -- Lymphoma and plasmacytoma -- Thyroiditis -- Metastases -- Regional lymph node metastases.
  • Autophagy and cancer 2013, Springer
    This book covers the latest advances in the field of autophagy and cancer from the basics of the molecular machinery for autophagy induction and regulation up to current areas of interest, including modulation of autophagy and drug discovery for cancer prevention and treatment. The reader will be initially introduced to the historical context of autophagy, followed by a summary of the key players in autophagy, a discussion on the origin of autophagosomes, and an overview of signal transduction regulation of autophagy. The next chapters deal with the complex relationship between autophagy and tumorigenesis through in-depth discussions of how autophagy influences cell survival, apoptosis, inflammation, immunity, tumor microenvironment, metabolic stress, DNA damage, and genomic instability. The remaining chapters discuss how autophagy affects cancer cell response to therapy and how to best modulate autophagy for therapeutic benefit - what to target and how to target. We hope that this monograph will be an invaluable reference source for professionals, students, postdoctoral fellows, and senior scientists working in the fields of autophagy and cancer.
  • Bacteria and cancer 2012, Springer
  • Basic radiation oncology 2010, Springer
    Radiation physics -- Radiobiology -- Clinical radiation oncology -- Central nervous system tumors -- Head and neck cancers -- Lung cancer -- Breast cancer -- Genitourinary system cancers -- Gynecological cancers -- Gastrointestinal system cancers -- Soft tissue sarcoma -- Skin cancer -- Lymphomas and total body irradiation.
  • Basics of oncology 2009, Springer
  • BCL-2 protein family 2010, Springer
    Homeostatic functions of BCL-2 proteins beyond apoptosis / Nika N. Danial, Alfredo Gimenez-Cassina, and Daniel Tondera -- Alternative functions of the BCL-2 protein family at the endoplasmic reticulum / Diego Rojas-Rivera ... [et al.] -- BH3-only proteins and their effects on cancer / Thanh-Trang Vo and Anthony Letai -- Endoplasmic reticulum stress and BCL-2 family members / Ross T. Weston and Hamsa Puthalakath -- Targeting survival pathways in lymphoma / Luca Paoluzzi and Owen A. O'Connor -- The interplay between BCL-2 family proteins and mitochondrial morphology in the regulation of apoptosis / Maria Eugenia Soriano and Luca Scorrano -- Noncanonical functions of BCL-2 proteins in the nervous system / Heather M. Lamb and J. Marie Hardwick -- Mitochondria on guard : role of mitochondrial fusion and fission in the regulation of apoptosis / Mariusz Karbowski.
  • Experimental investigations in the past 10-15 years have provided convincing evidence of the cancer preventive potential of berries. Berries and their components have been shown to reduce the malignant properties of cancer cells in culture by influencing genes associated with cancer development. In addition, diets containing freeze-dried berries have been shown to prevent cancer in animals, and recent data indicate that they also exhibit cancer preventive effects in humans.
  • Sect. 1. Head and neck. Head and neck cancer / Barbara A. Conley ... [et al.] -- Sect. 2. Thorax. Non-small cell lung cancer / Anne M. Horgan and Oscar S. Breathnach -- Small cell lung cancer / Neelima Denduluri and Martin E. Gutierrez -- Sect. 3. Digestive system. Esophageal cancer / Gregory D. Leonard, David P. Kelsen, and Carmen J. Allegra -- Gastric cancer / M. Wasif Saif -- Biliary tract cancer / Gregory D. Leonard, Eileen M. O'Reilly, and Carmen J. Allegra -- Primary cancers of the liver / Gregory D. Leonard, William R. Jarnagin, and Carmen J. Allegra -- Colorectal cancer / George P. Kim, Chris H. Takimoto, and Carmen J. Allegra -- Pancreatic cancer / George P. Kim, James L. Gulley, Chris H. Takimoto -- Anal cancer / M. Wasif Saif -- Other gastrointestinal tumors / M. Wasif Saif -- Sect. 4. Breast. Breast cancer / Hamid R. Mirshahidi and Jame Abraham -- Sect. 5. Genitourinary. Renal cell cancer / Hung T. Khong, Christopher Klebanoff, and Susan Bates --Prostate cancer / James L. Gulley and William L. Dahut -- Bladder cancer / Manish Agarwal and William L. Dahut -- Testicular carcinoma / Avi S. Retter and Barnett S. Kramer -- Sect. 6. Gynecologic. Ovarian cancer / Eddie Reed and Ramin Altaha -- Endometrial cancer / Christina M. Annunziasta and Michael J. Birrer -- Cervical cancer / Edwin M. Posades and Herbert L. Kotz -- Vulvar cancer / Christina M. Annunziasta and Michael J. Birrer -- Sect. 7. Musculoskeletal. Sarcomas and malignancies of the bone / Patrick J. Mansky and Lee Helman -- Sect. 8. Skin cancer. Skin cancers and melanoma / Upendra P. Hegde and Barry Gause -- Sect. 9. Hematologic malignancies. Acute leukemias / Michael Craig, Jame Abraham, and Brian P. Monahan -- Chronic leukemias / Muzaffar H. Quazilbash and Michael J. Keating -- Chronic myeloid leukemia / Muzaffar H. Quazilbash and Jorge E. Cortes -- Myeloproliferative diseases / Manish Monga and Marcel P. Devetten --Multiple myeloma / Sattva S. Neelapu and Cynthia E. Dunbar -- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma / Martin Gutierrez, Richard F. Little, and Wyndham H. Wilson -- Hodgkin lymphoma / Gisa Schun, Jame Abraham, and Marcel P. Devetten -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation / Michael Craig, Jame Abraham, and Richard W. Childs -- Sect. 10. Other malignancies. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related malignancies / Pallavi P. Kumar and Richard F. Little -- Carcinoma of unknown primary / Hung T. Khong -- Central nervous system tumors / Patrick J. Mansky, J. Paul Duic, and Howard A. Fine -- Endocrine tumors / Michael E. Menefee and Tito Fojo -- Sect. 11. Supportive care. Hematopoietic growth factors / Philip M. Arlen and James L. Gulley -- Infectious complications in oncology / Sarah M. Wynne and Juan C. Gea-Banacloche -- General principles of cancer pain management / Jason R. Beckrow and Richard A. Messmann --Oncologic emergencies and paraneoplastic syndromes / Muhammad K. Siddique and Richard A. Messmann -- Psychopharmacologic management in oncology / Donald L. Rosenstein, Maryland Pao, and June Cai -- Management of emesis in oncology / David R. Kohler -- Nutrition for oncology patients / Marnie Dobbin -- End-of-life care / Jane Carter -- Sect. 12. Targeted treatments and complimentary and alternative medicine. Targeted therapies / James L. Gulley and Gregory Curt -- Complementary and alternative medicine in oncology / Patrick J. Mansky, Dawn b. Wallerstedt, and Marc R. Blackman -- Sect. 13. Common procedures and chemotherapy drugs. Central venous access devices / Deborah C. Gutierrez and Naomi P. O'Grady -- Procedures in medical oncology / Suzanne G. Demko and Kerry Ryan -- Anticancer agents / Thomas E. Hughes.
  • The second edition of this book is intended as a definitive text on biliary tract and gallbladder cancers. Specifically, it will serve as a single-source reference on the current knowledge base for the multidisciplinary management of such cancers and thus covers epidemiological, surgical, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy approaches. Akey feature is the demonstration of the impact of cutting-edge technical knowledge on treatment; for example, interventional radiology techniques, novel surgical approaches, and image-guided radiation therapy are all extensively discussed. Diagnosis is also considered in detail, with coverage of novel serum biomarkers, pathologic staging, molecular profiling, and the full range of current and emerging imaging strategies. Further chapters are devoted to epidemiology, the role of growth factor pathways and signal transduction, and histopathology and molecular pathogenesis. Experienced practitioners in a range of specialties will find this amply illustrated book to be an invaluable source of information on the newest diagnostic and treatment techniques in biliary tract and gallbladder cancer, yet it is also sufficiently concise to offer an introduction to the field for students and community practitioners.
  • Monitoring the burden of cancer in the United States -- Cancer biology and nutrigenomics -- Cellular cancer processes and their molecular targets -- Nutrigenetics: the relevance of polymorphisms -- Diet and epigenetics -- Nutrient signaling-protein kinase to transcriptional activation -- Dietary energy balance, calorie restriction, and cancer prevention -- Fiber and microbially generated active components -- Gut microbiota, probiotics, prebiotics and colorectal cancer -- Meats, protein and cancer -- Saturated fatty acids and cancer -- Conjugated linoleic acid and cancer -- Cancer and n-3PUFAs: the translational connection -- n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and cancer -- Carotenoids -- Vitamin A -- Vitamin D and cancer chemoprevention -- Folate -- Selenium -- Calcium and cancer -- Iron and cancer -- Zinc in cancer development and prevention -- Cruciferous vegetables, isothiocyanates, indoles, and cancer prevention -- Garlic and cancer prevention -- Mammary and prostate cancer chemoprevention and mechanisms of action of resveratrol and genistein in rodent models -- Cancer prevention by catechins, flavonols, and procyanidins -- Mechanisms of action of isoflavones in cancer prevention -- The anticarcinogenic properties of culinary herbs and spices -- Cancer prevention with berries: role of athocyanins -- Pomegranate -- Alcohol and cancer: biological basis -- Aryl hydrocarbon receptor-mediated carcinogenesis and modulation by dietary xenobiotic and natural ligands -- Opportunities and challenges for communicating food and health relationships to American consumers.
  • The emergence of bioinformatics : historical perspective, quick overview and future trends / Christos A. Ouzounis -- The statistical design and interpretation of microarray experiments / Kevin K. Dobbin and Richard M. Simon -- Whole-genome analysis of cancer / Steven A. Enkemann ... [et al.] -- Bioinformatics approaches to the analysis of the transcriptome of animal models of cancer / Mark J. Hoenerhoff ... [et al.] -- Significance of aberrant expression of miRNAs in cancer cells / George A. Calin ... [et al.] -- Proteomic methods in cancer research / Scot Weinberger and Egisto Boschetti -- Comprehensive genomic profiling for biomarker discovery for cancer detection, diagnostics and prognostics / Xiaofeng Zhou ... [et al.] -- Gene expression profiling of the leukemias : oncogenesis, drug responsiveness, and prediction of clinical outcome / Lars Bullinger, Hartmut Dohner, and Jonathon R. Pollack -- Personalized medicine in the clinical management of colorectal cancer / Anthony El-Khoueiry and Heinz Josef Lenz -- PIK3CA gene alterations in human cancers / Sérgia Velho, Carla Oliveira, and Raquel Seruca.
  • Biology of oral cancer 2014, CRCnetBASE
    "Cancer is a class of disease or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these cells to invade other tissues. One new approach in dealing with cancer is through apoptotic regulators, which is the process of controlling cell growth by abnormally prolonging cell survival, facilitating the accumulation of transforming mutations and promoting resistance. This book uses oral cancers as the specific means to demonstrate this technique with this particular type of cancer, which is quite prevalent (and deadly) in India and other parts of Asia, in particular"--Provided by publisher.
  • Guidelines for the design of clinical studies for the development and validation of therapeutically relevant biomarkers and biomarker-based classification systems / Richard M. Simon -- Analytical aspects of biomarker immunoassays in cancer research / C. G. J. (Fred) Sweep, Chris M. G. Thomas and Manfred Schmitt -- Tissue microarrays: state-of-the-art, pitfalls, and promises / Chungyeul Kim and Soonmyung Paik -- Gene expression profiling with DNA microarrays / Michele De Bortoli and Nicoletta Biglia -- Assays for gene amplification / Chungyeul Kim, Yongkuk Song, and Soonmyung Paik -- Cell kinetics / Maria Grazia Daidone, Rosella Silvestrini, and Dino Amadori -- Urokinase-type plasminogen activator and PAI-1 / Michael J. Duffy -- Predictive value of c-erbb-2 for endocrine therapy and chemotherapy in breast cancer / Vered Stearns -- Erb-b-2 as a therapeutic target / Robert Mass -- The epidermal growth factor receptor pathway as a selective -- Molecular-targeting treatment in human breast cancer / Fortunato Ciardiello, Teresa Troiani, and Giampaolo Tortora -- P-53 as a prognostic and predictive indicator / Daniela Kandioler and Raimund Jakesz -- Occult metastatic cells in breast cancer patients / Stephan Braun, Julia Seeber, and Christian Marth -- Circulating HER-2/neu / Allan Lipton ... [et al.] -- Circulating vascular endothelial growth factor / Roberta Sarmiento ... [et al] -- Detection of early tumor dissemination in patients with breast cancer / Debra Hawes and Richard J. Cote -- New technologies/new markers/new challenges / Daniel F. Hayes and Giampietro Gasparini -- Index.
  • Biosensors and cancer 2013, CRCnetBASE
    Functional optical imaging-based biosensors / Pablo Iglesias and Jose A. Costoya -- Use of a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensor to characterize zwitterionic coatings on SiO2 for cancer biomarker detection / Norman D. Brault, Shaoyi Jiang, and Qiuming Yu -- Microcantilever-based biosensor array for tumor angiogenic marker detection / Riccardo Castagna and Carlo Ricciardi -- Electrochemical DNA biosensors at the nanoscale / Rosa Letizia Zaffino ... [et al.] -- Aptamer-based biosensors for cancer studies / Ilaria Palchetti and Marco Mascini -- Fluorescent biosensors for cancer cell imaging and diagnostics / May C. Morris -- Electrical and electrochemical immunosensor for cancer study / Seung Yong Lee and Seung Yong Hwang -- Multifunctional nanobiosensors for cancer / Dai-Wen Pang and Er-Qun Song -- Silicon nanowire biosensor for cancer markers / Yang-Kyu Choi and Chang-Hoon Kim -- DNA-electrochemical biosensors and oxidative damage to DNA : application to cancer / Victor Constantin Diculescu and Ana Maria Oliveira Brett -- Asparaginase-based asparagine biosensors and their application to leukemia / Neelam Verma and Kuldeep Kumar -- Breast cancer detection using surface plasmon resonance-based biosensors / Chii-Wann Lin and Chia-Chen Chang -- Detection of miRNA with silicon nanowire biosensors / Guo-Jun Zhang -- Biosensors for BCR-ABL activity and their application to cancer / Yusuke Ohba ... [et al.] -- Optical fiber nanobiosensor for single living cell detections of cancers / Xin Ting Zheng and Chang Ming Li -- Microfluidic biosensors for thyroglobulin detection and application to thyroid cancer / Seokheun Choi and Junseok Chae -- Optical biosensors and applications to drug discovery and development in cancer research / Carlo Bertucci and Angela De Simone -- Single-chain fragment variable recombinant antibodies and their applications in biosensors for cancer diagnosis / Xiangqun Zeng and Ray Mernaugh -- DNA biosensor for rapid detection of anticancer drugs / Sigen Wang and Ruili Wang -- Using UV light to engineer biosensors for cancer detection : the case of prostate specific antigen / Maria Teresa Neves-Petersen, Antonietta Parracino, and Steffen B. Petersen.
  • Biosimilars 2013, Springer
    Biologicals' Characteristics / K. Ho and J.-H. Trouvin --From the Biosimilar Concept to the Marketing Authorisation / M. Pavlovic and J.-L. Prugnaud --Immunogenicity / J.-L. Prugnaud --Substitution and Interchangeability / J.-L. Prugnaud --G-CSFs: Onco-Hematologist's Point of View / D. Kamioner --The Oncologist's Point of View / C. Chouaïd --Biosimilars: Challenges Raised by Biosimilars: Who is Responsible for Cost and Risk Management? / F. Megerlin.
  • Central Nervous System Tumors /Paolo Aloisi, Francesco Martella, Davide Cerone and Giampiero Porzio --Head and Neck Tumours /Keith D. Hunter and Robert Bolt --Thyroid Cancer /Laura D. Locati, Angela Greco, Maria Grazia Borrello, Maria Luisa Carcangiu and Paolo Bossi, et al. --Targeted Therapies for Non-small-Cell Lung Cancer /Giulio Metro and Lucio Crinò --Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas /Roberta Zappasodi and Massimo Di Nicola --Leukemias /Lia Ginaldi and Massimo De Martinis --Breast Cancer /Nadia Rucci, Luca Ventura and Anna Teti --Oesophago-Gastric Cancer /Alex M. Reece-Smith, Simon L. Parsons and Sue A. Watson --Colorectal Cancer /David N. Church, Rachel Susannah Midgley and David J. Kerr --Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Yasunori Minami and Masatoshi Kudo --Biomarkers for Prognosis and Molecularly Targeted Therapy in Renal Cell Carcinoma /Laura S. Schmidt --Bladder Cancer /Andrea Tubaro, Daniele Santini, Cosimo De Nunzio, Alice Zoccoli and Michele Iuliano --Biomarkers in Prostate Cancer /Mauro Bologna and Carlo Vicentini --Ovarian Cancer /Jessica Wangui Oribabor, Allison Ambrosio, Cesar M. Castro and Michael J. Birrer --Uterine Cancer: The Influence of Genetics and Environment on Cell Cycling Pathways in Cancer /Annekathryn Goodman, Leslie S. Bradford and Leslie A. Garrett --Biotargets in Sarcomas: The Past, Present, and a Look into the Future /Vivek Subbiah and Razelle Kurzrock --Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers /Kim H. T. Paraiso, Jobin K. John and Keiran S. M. Smalley --Molecular Pathology of Cancer Metastasis: Suggestions for Future Therapy /Adriano Angelucci and Edoardo Alesse --Current and Future Developments in Cancer Therapy Research: miRNAs as New Promising Targets or Tools /Marilena V. Iorio, Patrizia Casalini, Claudia Piovan, Luca Braccioli and Elda Tagliabue.
  • Bladder cancer 2010, Springer
  • Bladder tumors 2011, Springer
  • Blasenkarzinom 2005, Springer
  • Bone and cancer 2009, Springer
  • Bone cancer. 1st ed. 2010, ScienceDirect
    Chapter 1. Epidemiology of Primary Bone Tumors and Economical Aspects of Bone Metastases / Esther I. Hauben, Pancras C.W. Hogendoorn -- Chapter 2. Tumor-Bone Cell Interactions in Bone Metastases / Pierrick G.J. Fournier, Lauren K. Dunn, Gregory A. Clines, Theresa A. Guise -- Chapter 3. Early Bone Metastasis-Associated Molecular and Cellular Events / Philippe Clézardin -- Chapter 4. Regulation of Osteoblast Differentiation and Bone Cancers by Wnt and PTH Signaling Pathways / Julia Billiard, John A. Robinson, Ramesh A. Bhat, Bheem M. Bhat, Richard J. Murrills, Peter V.N. Bodine -- Chapter 5. Osteoclast Differentiation and Function / Luis Filgueira -- Chapter 6. Immunoregulation of Osteoclast Differentiation in Multiple Myeloma Bone Disease / Maria Grano, Giacomina Brunetti, Silvia Colucci -- Chapter 7. Facts and Hypothesis on Osteolytic Lesions Related to Normal and Tumoral Epithelial Dental Cell Differentiation / Blandine Ruhin, Frédéric Lézot, Aymann Bouattour, Sonia Ghoul-Mazgar, Ariane Berdal, Vianney Descroix -- Chapter 8. The Role of the Interleukin-6 Family of Cytokines in Bone Remodeling and Bone Cancer / Frédéric Blanchard, Emmanuelle David, Bénédicte Brounais -- Chapter 9. Proteases and Therapeutic Approaches of Bone Tumors / Velasco C. Ruiz, Y. Fortun, D. Heymann, M. Padrines -- Chapter 10. Bone Remodeling Markers and Bone Cancer / Markus J. Seibel -- Chapter 11. Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetic Alterations in Bone Tumors / Suvi Savola, Tom Böhling, Sakari Knuutila -- Chapter 12. Cytogenetics of Bone Tumors / Jiyun Lee, Mallory Martin, Shibo Li -- Chapter 13. Genetic Aspects of Bone Tumors / Shamini Selvarajah, Maria Zielenska, Jeremy A. Squire, Paul C. Park -- Chapter 14. Proteomics of Bone Cancer / Stephanie Byrum, Eric R. Siegel, Sudeepa Bhattacharyya, Larry J. Suva -- Chapter 15. Genomic and Proteomic Profiling of Osteosarcoma / Tsz-Kwong Man, Pulivarthi H. Rao, Ching C. Lau -- Chapter 16. Molecular Pathology of Osteosarcoma / Walter C. Bell, Gene P. Siegal -- Chapter 17. Technical Aspects: How Do We Best Prepare Bone Samples for Proper Histological Analysis? / Daniel Chappard -- Chapter 18. Osteoclast-rich Lesions of Bone: A Clinical and Molecular Overview / Adrienne M. Flanagan, Roberto Tirabosco, Panagiotis D. Gikas -- Chapter 19. Recent Advances in the Biology of Bone Tumors and New Diagnostic Tools / Gonzague de Pinieux, Corinne Bouvier -- Chapter 20. Ewing's Sarcoma Family of Tumors / Joseph D. Khoury -- Chapter 21. The Histopathology of Skeletal Metastases / Ping Tang, David G. Hicks --Chapter 22. Interventional Radiologic Techniques and their Contribution to the Management of Bone Tumors / Robert G. Jones, Eric J. Heffernan, Faisal Rashid, Peter L. Munk -- Chapter 23. Imaging of Bone Metastases / Nieroshan Rajarubendra, Nathan Lawrentschuk -- Chapter 24. Diagnosis of Skeletal Metastases in Malignant Extraskeletal Cancers / Holger Schirrmeister, Coskun Arslandemir -- Chapter 25. Pain Control with Palliative Radiotherapy in Bone Metastases / Alysa Fairchild, Amanda Hird, Edward Chow -- Chapter 26. Mechanisms and Management of Bone Cancer Pain / Ma'ann C. Sabino, Denis R. Clohisy -- Chapter 27. Malignant Skeletal Pain: Mechanisms and Potential Therapeutic Opportunities / Monica Herrera, Juan Miguel Jimenez-Andrade, Marina Vardanyan, Patrick W. Mantyh -- Chapter 28. Animal Models of Malignant Primary Bone Tumors and Novel Therapeutic Approaches / Julie Rousseau, François Lamoureux, Gaëlle Picarda, François Gouin, Valérie Trichet, Françoise Rédini -- Chapter 29. In vivo Models Used in Studies of Bone Metastases / Ingunn Holen, Michelle A. Lawson -- Chapter 30. Cytokine Gene Therapy in Bone Remodeling / Carl D. Richards, David Smyth -- Chapter 31. Non-surgical Treatment of Chondrosarcoma: Current Concepts and Future Perspectives / Eric L. Staals, Emanuela Palmerini, Stefano Ferrari, Mario Mercuri -- Chapter 32. Mechanistic Role of RANKL in Cancer-induced Bone Diseases and Development of a Targeted Therapy to Inhibit this Pathway / William C. Dougall -- Chapter 33. Chondrosarcoma of Bone: Diagnosis and Therapy / Arne Streitbuerger, Jendrik Hardes, Georg Gosheger -- Chapter 34. Current Status of Immunotherapy for Osteosarcoma and its Future Trends / Kanji Mori, Kosei Ando, Yoshitaka Matsusue, Dominique Heymann -- Chapter 35. Bisphosphonates, Bone Health and the Clinical Biology of Bone Metastases from Breast Cancer / Alexander H.G.Paterson -- Chapter 36. A Multi-targeted Approach to Treating Bone Metastases / Robert D. Loberg, Kenneth J. Pienta -- Chapter 37. Bone Metastases of Prostatic Cancer: Pathophysiology, Clinical Complications, Actual Treatment and Future Directions / Sara De Dosso, Fernanda G. Herrera, Dominik R. Berthold -- Chapter 38. Apoptosis and Drug Resistance in Malignant Bone Tumors / Udo Kontny.
  • 1.New Insights in the Development of Human B Lymphocytes /Bianca Blom --2.The Aging Lymphocyte /Hector F. Valenzuela, Rita B. Effros --3.The Bone Marrow Microenvironment and Its Impact in Acute and Chronic B Cell Malignancies /Jan A. Burger --4.The Expanding Diagnostic Role of Flow Cytometry in Bone Marrow Studies of Patients with Lymphomas and Plasma Cell Disorders /Anna Porwit --5.The Application of Molecular Techniques on Bone Marrow Trephines /Falko Fend, Leticia Quintanilla-Martínez --6.Residual Disease Assessment and Its Role in Monitoring Lymphoid and Plasma Cell Neoplasms /Konnie M. Hebeda --7.Reporting of Bone Marrow Lymphoid Infiltrates /Yi-Hua Chen, LoAnn Peterson --8.Janus-Faced Lymphoid Infiltrates /Dimitra Anagnostou --9.Singularities in Pediatric Bone Marrow Lymphoid Processes /Sophia L. Yohe, Robert W. McKenna --10.Bone Marrow Involvement in Primary Mature B and T Cell Leukemias /Ayoma D. Attygalle --11.A Step Forward in the Diagnosis of B-Cell Lymphomas in the Bone Marrow /Ahmet Dogan, Mine Hekimgil --12.New Insights in Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia /Meletios A. Dimopoulos, Evangelos Terpos --13.Bone Marrow in Hodgkin Lymphoma and Mimickers /Stefano A. Pileri, Elena Sabattini --14.Misleading Features of Bone Marrow Involvement by Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas /Philippe Gaulard, Sylvia Hoeller --15.Systemic Mastocytosis Associated with Lymphoproliferative Disorders (SM-AHNMD) /Hans-Peter Horny, Karl Sotlar, Peter Valent.
  • The second edition of this book serves both as an introductory and reference book focusing on the field of metastatic bone disease. Featuring contributions from experts in the field, this volume describes the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the formation of bone metastases, presents the newer advances made in the understanding of the clinical picture and symptoms of patients, analyses the role of bone markers in research and clinical practice and deals with all aspects of imaging modalities applied for the detection and evaluation of bone metastases. Moreover, the use of all available treatment methods, such as radiotherapy, surgery and systemic treatments for the management of patients with metastatic bone disease is discussed in detail. Overall this volume presents a thorough overview of all aspects of metastatic bone disease and provides a comprehensive and concise information resource for researchers, oncologists, orthopaedic surgeons and clinicians dealing with patients with metastatic bone disease.
  • Bone metastasis 2005, Springer
    Overview / Sadmeet Singh and Gurmit Singh -- Parathyroid hormone-related peptide and malignancy / David Goltzman -- Vitamin D and vitamin D analogs in cancer / Richard Kremer and Shafaat A. Rabbani -- Role of TGF and IGF in tumor progression and bone metastases / Erin Giles and Gurmit Singh -- Biologic and therapeutic implications of osteomimicry and epithelial/mesenchymal transition in prostate cancer / Wen-Chin Huang, Valerie Odero-Marah, and Leland W.K. Chung -- The roles of immune-cell derived matrix metalloproteinases in tumor growth and metastasis / Kristina A. Szabo and Gurmit Singh -- Contribution of osteopontin to the development of bone metastasis / Alison L. Allan ... [et al.] -- The role of interleukin-11 in osteolytic bone metastasis / Ryan R. Simon ... [et al.] -- Cell adhesion moleculars in tumor metastasis / Sujata Persad ... [et al.] --Antithrombotics in tumor growth and metastasis / Shaker A. Mousa -- Challenges and strategies in the analysis of multiple events in oncology / Pierre P. Major and Richard J. Cook -- Integrins : novel targets for the treatment of bone metastasis / Graham C. Parry ... [et al.] -- Bone metastasis and pathological fractures : bone tissue engineering as a novel therapy / Laurie A. McDuffee, Nigel Colterjohn, and Gurmit Singh -- Role of photodynamic therapy for bone metastasis / Shane Burch and Albert J.M. Yee -- Docetaxel for metastatic cancer and its role in combination therapies for advanced prostate cancer / Ellen K. Wasan ... [et al.] -- The use of tetracyclines for bone metastasis / Eric Seidlitz, Zeina Saikali, and Gurmit Singh -- Role of bisphosphonates in skeletal metastases / Arif Hussain and Fred Saad -- Radiation treatment of bone metastases / Edward Chow, Jackson Wu, and Elizabeth Toni Barnes.
  • Patients with advanced breast or prostate cancers usually develop bone metastases. The principal complications resulting from metastatic bone disease are pain, spinal cord compression, pathologic fractures and bone marrow suppression. Improving the management of bone metastases is crucial to quality of life for patients with breast and prostate cancer. Advances in understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of bone metastasis are driving the development of new therapeutic strategies. The book provides an overview of molecular factors that offer targets and avenues for therapeutic strategies.
  • Bone sarcoma 2013, Springer
    Multidisciplinary approach to the management of sarcomas of bone /Bryan S. Moon --Bone sarcoma imaging /John E. Madewell ... [et al.] --Percutaneous image-guided biopsy for diagnosis of bone sarcomas /Kamran Ahrar --Orthopedic oncologic surgical specimen management and surgical pathology /A. Kevin Raymond and Alexander J. Lazar --Osteosarcoma /Patrick P. Lin and Shreyaskumar Patel --Ewing sarcoma /Patrick P. Lin ... [et al.] --Chondrosarco /Alan W. Yasko, Vinod Ravi, and Ashleigh Guadagnolo --Rare bone sarcomas /Valerae O. Lewis ... [et al.] --Skeletal reconstruction after bone sarcoma resection /Christopher P. Cannon and David W. Chang --Soft tissue reconstruction after bone sarcoma resection /Scott D. Oates --Bone sarcomas in the growing child /Valerae O. Lewis and David W. Chang --Perioperative management of patients with bone sarcomas /Janie Rutledge, Mark S. Pilarczyk, and Alan W. Yasko --Rehabilitation in orthopedic oncology /Benedict Konzen and Christopher P. Cannon --Follow-up evaluation and surveillance after treatment of bone sarcomas /Colleen M. Costelloe and Patrick P. Lin.
  • Bone tumors 2012, Springer
    Introduction to Bone Tumors --How to Evaluate a Bone Lesion --Imaging Modalities --Cartilage Tumors --Osseous Tumors --Fibrous Tumors --Miscellaneous Tumors --Bone Metastases --Bone Tumor Mimickers --Cases.
  • Multiple Myeloma (MM) is the second most common type of blood cancer, resulting from an overproduction of cancerous infection-fighting white blood cells, known as plasma cells. Plasma cells are a crucial part of the immune system responsible for the production of antibodies. Bortezomib is a promising anticancer drug targeting the proteasome. This proteasome inhibitor induces cell stress and apoptosis in the cancer cells. While multiple mechanisms are likely to be involved, proteasome inhibition may prevent the degradation of pro-apoptotic factors, permitting activation of programmed cell death in neoplastic cells dependent upon the suppression of proapoptotic pathways. This monograph on bortezomib is a valuable source of information for researchers and clinicians from the fields of oncology and pharmacology, working either in academia or the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Brain cancer 2010, Springer
  • Brain metastases 2007, Springer
  • Brain tumor pathology 2006, Springer
  • Brain tumors 2005, Springer
    Epidemiology of brain tumors / Randa El-Zein, Melissa Bondy, and Margaret Wrensch -- Molecular genetics of tumors of the central nervous system / C. David James -- Molecular pathology of nervous system tumors / Catherine L. Nutt ... [et al.] -- Genetic modeling of glioma formation in mice / Martin Begemann ... [et al.] -- Biology of brain metastasis / Minsoo Kang ... [et al.] -- Analysis of neural precursor cells in the context of origin of brain tumors, their treatment, and repair of treatment-associated damage / Mark Noble and Joerg Dietrich -- Biology of primitive neuroectodermal tumors / John R. Hill, Shoichiro Ohta, and Mark A. Israel -- Molecular and cellular biology of the blood-brain barrier and its characteristics in brain tumors / Helga E. de Vries ... [et al.] -- Immune regulation in the brain : lessons from autoimmunity and implications for brain tumor therapy / Lois A. Lampson -- Genetic pathways in the evolution of gliomas / Hiroko Ohgaki and Paul Kleihues -- DNA damage and repair in the therapeutic response of tumors of the central nervous system / Henry S. Friedman, M. Eileen Dolan, and Francis Ali-Osman -- Role of urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor in human glioma invasion / Sanjeeva Mohanam and Jasti S. Rao -- Regulation of the cell cycle and apoptosis in human brain tumors / Juan Fueyo, Candelaria Gomez-Manzano, and Timothy J. McDonnell -- Systemic chemotherapy for metastatic tumors of the central nervous system / Charles A. Conrad and W.K. Alfred Yung -- Radiation biology and therapy of tumors of the central nervous system / Nalin Gupta ... [et al.] -- Advances in the management of cerebral metastases / Fadi Hanbali and Raymond Sawaya -- Immunotherapy of central nervous system tumors: contemporary cancer research / Amy B. Heimberger ... [et al.] -- Targeting drugs to tumors of the central nervous system / Maciej S. Lesniak, James Frazier, and Henry Brem -- Rational design and development of targeted brain tumor therapeutics / Francis Ali-Osman ... [et al.].
  • Brain tumors. 3rd ed. / 2011, ScienceDirect
    Meet the increasing need for effective brain tumor management with the highly anticipated revision of Brain Tumors by Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws. Over the past decade, enormous advances have been made in both the diagnosis and the surgical and radiotherapeutic management of brain tumors. This new edition guides you through the latest developments in the field, including hot topics like malignant gliomas, functional brain mapping, neurogenetics and the molecular biology of brain tumors, and biologic and gene therapy. You'll also have easy access to the complete contents online, with links to PubMed and a downloadable image library, at www.expertconsult.com. Benefit from the knowledge and experience of Drs. Andrew H. Kaye and Edward R. Laws, globally recognized experts in the field of neurosurgery, as well as many other world authorities.
  • Burden of Breast and Gynecological Cancers in Low-Resource Countries -- Breast Cancer: Pathology, Cytology, and Core Needle Biopsy Methods for Diagnosis -- Gynecological Cancers: Pathology and Cytological Methods for Diagnosis of Gynecological Cancers -- Screening and Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer: Proven Methodology and an Optimized Strategy for Developing Countries -- HPV and Cervical Cancer -- Screening for Cervical Cancer in Low-Resource Countries -- Ovarian Cancer Screening and Early Detection in Low- and Middle-Income Countries -- Endometrial Cancer: Risk Factors and Early Diagnosis in Low-Resource Countries -- Breast and Gynecologic Cancer Prevention in Low-Resource Countries -- Combined Screening for Breast and Gynecological Cancers Using Mobile Clinics: The Barretos Experience (Brazil) -- Cost-Effectiveness of Screening for and Early Diagnosis of Breast and Gynecological Cancers in Low-Income Countries -- Challenges for Breast and Gynecological Cancer Control by Early Detection in Less-Developed Countries -- Funding for Global Healthcare Intervention: Initiatives Aimed at Controlling Cancer in Women in Low-Resource Countries -- Coordinated Training on Early Detection and Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Across Different Levels of Health Workers: An Example from Peru -- Telemedicine in Cancer Control Programs in Developing Countries -- Breast Cancer Screening and Cervical Cancer Prevention in Developing Countries: Strategies for the Future -- Well Woman Clinic Concept: An Integrated Approach for Screening and Early Diagnosis of Breast and Gynecological Cancers in Developing Countries.
  • Breast cancer 2008, Springer
  • Overview -- Common benign conditions of low concern -- Benign conditions associated with a risk for the subsequent development of cancer -- Precursor lesions and noninvasive cancers -- Breast cancer -- Things pathologists must always consider -- Nuances and details of the pathology report.
  • Overview of resistance to systemic therapy in patients with breast cancer / Ana Maria Gonzalez-Angulo, Flavia Morales-Vasquez and Gabriel N. Hortobagyi -- Roles of multidrug resistance genes in breast cancer chemoresistance / M. Tien Kuo -- Therapy-induced apoptosis in primary tumors / David J. McConkey -- Cell cycle deregulation in breast cancer: insurmountable chemoresistance or achilles' heel? / Laura Lambert and Khandan Keyomarsi -- p53, BRCA1 and breast cancer chemoresistance / Kimberly A. Scata and Wafik S. El-Deiry -- Integrin-mediated adhesion: tipping the balance between chemosensitivity and chemoresistance / Mary M. Zutter --Insulin-like growth factors and breast cancer therapy / Xianke Zeng and Douglas Yee -- EGF receptor in breast cancer chemoresistance / Robert B. Dickson and T.B. Deb -- Molecular mechanisms of ErbB2-mediated breast cancer chemoresistance / Ming Tan and Dihua Yu -- Estrogen receptors in resistance to hormone therapy / Matthew H. Herynk and Suzanne A.W. Fuqua -- Novel approaches for chemosensitization of breast cancer cells: the E1A story / Yong Liao, Dihua Yu and Mien-Chie Hung.
  • Global burden of breast cancer / Jacques Ferlay ... [et al.] -- Breast cancer biology and clinical characteristics / Amanda I. Phipps and Christopher I. Li -- In situ breast cancer / Brian L. Sprague and Amy Trentham-Dietz -- Endogenous hormones / Amanda I. Phipps and Christopher I. Li -- Exogenous hormones / Christopher I. Li and Elisabeth F. Beaber -- Reproductive factors / Mats Lambe -- Physical activity and anthropometric factors / Katherine D. Henderson, Jennifer Prescott, and Leslie Bernstein -- Diet and nutrition / Martin Lajous and Shumin M. Zhang -- Environmental and occupational exposures / Amanda I. Phipps ... [et al.] -- Shift work and circadian disruption / Scott Davis and Dana K. Mirick -- Non-hormonal medications and chronic diseases / Patricia F. Coogan -- Male breast cancer / Ian S. Fentiman -- Inherited predisposition: familial aggregation and high risk genes / Kathleen E. Malone and Kerryn W. Reding -- Common genetic susceptibility loci / Mikkel Z. Oestergaard and Paul Pharoah -- Mammographic density as a potential surrogate marker for breast cancer / Norman F. Boyd, Lisa J. Martin, and Salomon Minkin -- Breast cancer screening / Karla Kerlikowske -- Principles of breast cancer therapy / Allison W. Kurian and Robert W. Carlson -- Breast cancer outcomes / Graham A. Colditz and Courtney Beers.
  • Burden of breast cancer in developing and developed countries -- Genetics of breast cancer in women of African Descent: an overview -- Biology of breast cancer: molecular and pathologic features of ductal neoplasia of the breast: racial considerations -- Screening and early detection of breast cancer in women in Africa and the Middle East -- Breast cancer at diagnosis in women of Africa and the Middle East -- Breast cancer aggressiveness in women of African descent -- Radiotherapy of breast cancer -- Adjuvant therapy of breast cancer -- Endocrine therapy of breast cancer -- Palliative care for breast cancer in the African-American population -- Outcome of African American women with breast cancer in cooperative group clinical trials -- Traditional medicine in breast cancer management with a focus on the Chinese integrative approach -- Impact of culture, education and socio-economic status -- Barriers to successful management of breast cancer.
  • This volume comprehensively covers recent prrogress in breast cancer research. In an effort to successfully treat breast cancer, it is imperative to fully understand the disease with all its heterogeneity ; understand the factors that influence the metastasis of breast cancer to distant organs making it lethal and understand the underlying processes that lead to the phenomenon of drug-resistance making the disease particularly incurable. The book explores all of these issues, including the phenomenon of epithelial-mesenchymal-transition, cancer stem cells as well as microRNAs in an attempt to better understand the disease in connection to its heterogeneity, metastasis, drug-resistance as well as to propose novel signaling pathways for therapeutic intervention. The profiling of tumors to molecularly classify breast cancers is also investigated so that customized targeted therapies can be developed --source other than Library of Congress.
  • Breast cancer research protocols 2005, Springer Protocols
    Breast tissue banking: collection, handling, storage, and release of tissue for breast cancer research / Linda Snell and Peter H. Watson -- Frozen biopsy collection and storage: frozen biopsy samples / Russell Leek -- Serial biopsies/fine-needle aspirates and their assessment / Irene Boeddinghaus and Stephen R.D. Johnson -- Breast tissue microarrays / Robert J. Springall and Cheryl E. Gillett -- Preparation of tumor homogenates for subsequent preparation of cytosols, membrane fractions, RNA, and DNA / Naomi Robertson and Russell Leek -- Isolation of RNA from tumor samples: single-step guanidinium acid-phenol method / Naomi Robertson and Russell Leek -- Isolation of DNA from tumor samples / Naomi Robertson and Russell Leek -- Laser-assisted microdissection and isolation of DNA and RNA / Ulrich Lehmann and Hans Kreipe --Fluorescence in situ hybridization and comparative genomic hybridization / Patricia Gorman and Rebecca Roylance -- Fluorescence in situ hybridization assessment of c-myc gene amplification in breast tumor tissues / Jan K. Blancato, Mary Steele Williams, and Robert B. Dickson -- Detection of HER2 gene amplification by fluorescence in situ hybridization in breast cancer / John M.S. Bartlett, and Amanda Forsyth -- In situ hybridization combined with immunohistochemistry to localize gene expression / Rosemary Jeffery, Toby Hunt, and Richard Poulsom -- Quantitation of RNA by ribonuclease protection assay / John W. Moore -- Identification of steroid hormone-regulated genes in breast cancer / Bruce R. Westley and Felicity E.B. May -- Sequencing of the tumor suppressor gene TP 53 / Barbro Linderholm, Torbjörn Norberg, and Jonas Bergh -- Expression profiling using cDNA microarrays / Chris Jones ... [et al.] -- Gene expression analysis using filter cDNA microarrays / Peter Simpson ... [et al.] --Immunohistochemistry / Cheryl E. Gillett -- Detection of aberrant glycosylation in breast cancer using lectin histochemistry / Tracey M. Carter and Susan A. Brooks -- SDS-PAGE and western blotting to detect proteins and glycoproteins of interest in breast cancer research / Chloe Osborne and Susan A. Brooks -- Breast cancer proteomics using two-dimensional electrophoresis: studying the breast cancer proteome / Miriam V. Dwek and Sarah L. Rawlings -- Procedures for the quantitative protein determination of urokinase and its inhibitor PAI-1 in human breast cancer tissue extracts using ELISA / Manfred Schmitt ... [et al.] --Methods to analyze the effects of the urokinase system on cancer cell adhesion, proliferation, migration, and signal transduction events / Ute Reuning ... [et al.] -- Phospho-specific antibodies as a tool to study in vivo regulation of BRCA1 after DNA damage / Kum Kum Khanna, Magtouf Gatei, and Gordon Tribbick -- Models of hormone resistance in vitro and in vivo / Jennifer MacGregor Schafer and V. Craig Jordan -- Generation of genetically modified embryonic stem cells for the development of knockout mouse animal model systems / Stephen D. Robinson, Stephen Wilson, and Kairbaan M. Hodivala-Dilke -- In vivo xenograft models of breast cancer metastatsis / Ursula Valentiner, Susan A. Brooks, and Udo Schumacher -- Neoadjuvant endocrine therapy models / Juliette Murray, William R. Miller, and J. Michael Dixon -- Primary mouse endothelial cell culture for assays of angiogenesis / Louise E. Reynolds and Kairbaan M. Hodivala-Dilke.Traditional and established indicators of prognosis and treatment success / Derek E. Roskell and Ian D. Buley -- Sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer / Celia Chao and Kelly M. McMasters -- Pathological evaluation of axillary sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer / Michael Z. Gilcrease and Aysegul Sahin -- Measurement of estrogen receptor status by immunocytochemistry in paraffin wax sections / Bharat Jasani ... [et al.] -- Markers of apoptosis / Falzul H. Sarkar and Yiwei Li -- Quantitative angiogenesis in breast cancer / Stephen B. Fox --
  • Part I. Prevention -- Risk Factors / Polly A. Newcomb and Karen J. Wernli -- Lifestyle Factors and Risk of Breast Cancer: A Review of Randomized Trial Findings / Garnet L. Anderson -- Breast Cancer Chemoprevention / Mary B. Daly -- Surgical Management of Inherited Susceptibility to Breast Cancer / Francis Freisinger and Susan M. Domchek -- Part II. Early Detection -- Clinical Breast Examination and Breast Self-Examination / William H. Goodson -- Mammography / Barbara C. Cavanaugh and Sorcha McNally -- Current Status and Future Prospects in Breast Carcinoma of Positron Emission Tomography / Sandip Basu, Joshua I. Rosenbaum and Abass Alavi -- Breast MRI / Barbara C. Cavanaugh and Sorcha McNally -- Genetic and Molecular Approaches to Imaging Breast Cancer / Eric Wickstrom and Mathew L. Thakur -- Intraductal Approaches: Nipple Aspirate Fluid to Assist in Breast Cancer Detection / Edward R. Sauter -- Intraductal Approaches: Mammary Ductoscopy and Ductal Lavage to Assist in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer / William C. Dooley -- Blood Markers / Mark W. Duncan -- Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer / Michail Ignatiadis and Dimitris Mavroudis.
  • The volume raises attention to the need of a completely new approach to breast cancer based on the knowledge collected on early breast cancer in the past two decades. The chapters are contributed by experts of all the fields participating in the clinical research and care of breast cancer. The practical importance of such a book is underlined by the increasing number of breast cancer cases, and also the increasing proportion of early stage-cases. The ultimate goal of the book is to point to the heterogeneous nature of the disease which is more striking and has more importance in care at the very early stages than at the more advanced stages. The book recommends the utilisation of all the information provided by multimodality imaging and special pathological methods, a new classification system and therapeutic guidelines since early breast cancers should not be treated based on experience obtained with palpable tumors. No similar book has been yet released to the market. The book is written for all the members of the team participating in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer (radiologists, pathologists, surgeons, clinical and radiation oncologists), but may be useful for medical students and residents too. The chapters are illustrated with didactic pictures, and special emphasis is given to provide a peep into the practice of the special procedures for the careful examination and individualized therapy of each case.
  • The theory of the sick lobe states that breast carcinoma is a lobar disease developing most often within a single lobe, meaning that, at an early stage, breast carcinoma occupies a limited, anatomically well-defined portion of the breast. This theory unites observed patterns from the genetic, developmental and morphological perspectives, into an overall concept. "Breast Cancer: A Lobar Disease," presents this hypothesis and its consequences. The body of evidence, pro and contra, generated in recent years will be presented in this volume. The chapters, all authored by leading experts.
  • Breast Cancer: A New Era in Management provides a compendium of succinct analysis of the many facets involved in the present day management of the breast cancer patient. The text provides the clinician or student with basic foundational knowledge in the rapidly expanding areas of expertise that are required for both the diagnosis and treatment of the breast cancer patient. Each topic, whether diagnostic or therapeutic, is presented in a straightforward fashion incorporating as part of each topic a description of the historical clinical landmarks leading to the present day, their present day position in the care of the breast patient, and finally, an assessment of possible future application and adaptation in clinical practice. Emphasis is placed on clear and concise explanations of each topic presented in stepwise fashion from fundamental elements to the more complex. Breast Cancer: A New Era in Management will act as a ready reference for the practicing surgeon and students seeking practical information on a particular clinical topic or scenario.
  • Breast cancer. 2nd ed. 2008, Springer
  • Breast carcinoma 2008, Springer
  • Breast anatomy and basic histology, physiology, and pathology -- A pathologist's overview of the pathology of breast disease / Joseph Rabban -- Epidemiology, etiology, risk factors, and survival from breast cancer -- Screening for breast cancer -- Radiation risk -- Staging breast cancer -- Ductal carcinoma in situ and early-stage breast cancer: detection, diagnosis, and prognostic indicators -- Mammography: equipment and basic physics -- Quality assurance and quality control / Debra Deibel -- Mammographic positioning -- A systematic approach to breast imaging -- Mammography and the normal breast -- Interpreting the mammogram -- Benign lesions -- Probably benign findings appropriately managed with short-interval follow-up --Suspicious lesions and lesions with a high probability of malignancy -- Breast ultrasound -- The altered breast: pregnancy, lactation, abscess, post biopsy changes, mastectomy, radiation, and implants -- The male breast -- Magnetic resonance imaging of the breast / Carol A. Hulka and Daniel B. Kopans -- Evaluating women with lumps, thickening, discharge or pain: imaging women with signs or symptoms that might indicate breast cancer -- Image sequencing: problems and solutions in breast evaluation -- Histological, pathological and imaging correlation -- Interventional procedures in the breast -- The breast imaging report: data management and the breast imaging audit -- The medical-legal problem and breast imaging -- Digital mammography -- Digital breast tomosynthesis -- Cytopathology.
  • Breast MRI 2005, Springer
  • Breast MRI 2008, Springer
  • Pt. 1. Fundamentals -- pt. 2. Biologic principles -- pt. 3. Initial evaluation of the patient -- pt. 4. Common presenting complaints and concerns -- pt. 5. Diagnostic techniques -- pt. 6. Breast cancer overview -- pt. 7. Breast surgery : management of the primary tumor -- pt. 8. Breast surgery : sentinel node biopsy and axillary dissection -- pt. 9. Breast surgery : special issues -- pt. 10. Cytology and pathology -- pt. 11. Systemic therapy for breast cancer -- pt. 12. Radiation therapy of the breast -- pt. 13. The breast cancer survivor.
  • Breast ultrasound 2013, Springer
    Diagnosis of breast cancer: modern aspects -- Technique of breast ultrasound -- Ultrasound of the normal breast -- Ultrasound diagnosis of breast cancer -- Classification of breast masses -- Ultrasound features of different types of breast cancer -- Differential diagnosis of breast diseases -- Age-related changes in breast structure: breast ultrasound in children and adolescents -- Breast pathology in men -- Ultrasound examination of regional lymph nodes -- Ultrasound examination after breast surgery -- Recurrent breast cancer.
  • Written by internationally acclaimed specialists, Breast, Endocrine and Surgical Oncology provides pertinent and concise procedure descriptions spanning benign and malignant problems and minimally invasive procedures. Complications are reviewed when appropriate for the organ system and problem, creating a book that is both comprehensive and accessible. Stages of operative approaches with relevant technical considerations are outlined in an easily understandable manner. The text is illustrated throughout by photographs that depict anatomic or technical principles. Forming part of the series, Surgery: Complications, Risks and Consequences, this volume Breast, Endocrine and Surgical Oncology provides a valuable resource for all general surgeons and residents in training. Other healthcare providers will also find this a useful resource.
  • Burkitt's lymphoma 2013, Springer
    This volume aims to bring together efforts with a patient-oriented focus from physicians to diagnostics and clinical implications of the disease as mostly seen in the equatorial African setting. However, the chapters cover the breadth of studies on Burkitt's lymphoma with some clues for the potential future of Burkitt's lymphoma research that can have therapeutic benefits for patients. This text explore a range of topics associated with Burkitt's lymphoma, including molecular biology, diagnosis, its association with AIDS and Malaria, immune responses, therapeutic approaches and a unique view from the bedside. This volume is comprehensive and unique and represents the most up-to-date clinical and research activities on Burkitt's lymphoma.
  • Mechanism of action of topoisomerase I poisons / Leroy F. Liu and Shyamal D. Desai -- Crystallographic insight into the mechanism of drug-induced topoisomerase I DNA damage / Alex B. Burgin, Jr., Bart L. Staker, and Lance Stewart -- Inhibitors of topoisomerase I function / Sidney M. Hecht -- Cytotoxic mechanisms of the topoisomerase I inhibitors / Yves Pommier ... [et al.] -- Biochemical and genetic analyses of DNA topoisomerase I-mediated DNA damage / Robert C.A.M. Van Waardenburg and Mary-Ann Bjornsti -- Preclinical models for evaluating topoisomerase-I targeted drugs / Aarti S. Juvekar ... [et al.] -- Mechanisms of resistance to camptothecins / Zeshaan A. Rasheed and Eric H. Rubin -- Recent advances in camptothecin drug design and delivery strategies / Thomas G. Burke ... [et al.] -- Clinical experience with 9-aminocamptothecin: lessons for new drug development / Chris H. Takimoto -- Clinical studies of rubitecan (9-nitro 20(s) camptothecin) / Hilary Hewes, Judith A. Smith, and Claire Verschraegen -- Irinotecan: current clinical status and pharmacological aspects / Laurent P. Rivory -- Clinical experience with topotecan / Aimee K. Bence and Val R. Adams -- The clinical development of lurtotecan: experience with water-soluble and liposomal forms / Keith T. Flaherty ... [et al.] -- Preclinical and clinical development of dx-8951f (exatecan mesylate): a hexacyclic camptothecin analog / Eric K. Rowinsky -- Camptothecins in the treatment of primary brain tumors / Clinton F. Stewart, Markos Leggas, and Henry S. Friedman -- Camptothecins in the treatment of lung cancer / Pankaj Kumar ... [et al.] -- Use of camptothecins in the treatment of leukemia and related disorders / Bejamin M.F. Mow and Scott H. Kaufmann.
  • Cancer 2006, Springer
  • Cancer and aging 2013, Karger
    Chronic mechanistic target of rapamycin inhibition : preventing cancer to delay aging, or vice versa? / Sharp, Z.D.; Curiel, T.J.; Livi, C. -- Senescent cells and their secretory phenotype as targets for cancer therapy / Velarde, M.C.; Demaria, M.; Campisi, J. -- Cancer vaccination at older age / Gravekamp, C. -- Immunology of aging and cancer development / Fulop, T. ... [et al.] -- Metabolic syndrome and cancer : from bedside to bench and back / Extermann, M. -- Frailty : a common pathway in aging and cancer / Balducci, L. -- Targeting age-related changes in the biology of acute myeloid leukemia : is the patient seeing the progress? / Vey, N. -- Comprehensive geriatric assessment in oncology / Mohile, S.G.; Magnuson, A. -- Pharmacology of aging and cancer : how useful are pharmacokinetic tests? / Lichtman, S.M. -- Surgery in older cancer patients : recent results and new techniques : worth the investment? / Van Leeuwen, B.L.; Huisman, M.G.; Audisio, R.A. -- Organizing the geriatrician/oncologist partnership : one size fits all? practical solutions / Holmes, H.M.; Albrand, G. -- Geriatric oncology nursing : beyond standard care / Overcash, J. -- Exercise for older cancer patients : feasible and helpful? / Klepin, H.D.; Mohile, S.G. ; Mihalko, S. -- Aging and cancer : addressing a nation's challenge / Brochot, J.-M.; Le Quellec-Nathan, M.; Buzyn, A.
  • 1. Obesity and Cancer Epidemiology -- 2. Obesity and Cancer: Epidemiology in Racial/Ethnic Minorities -- 3. Obesity and Cancer in Asia -- 4. Genetic Epidemiology of Obesity and Cancer -- 5. Obesity and Cancer: Overview of Mechanisms -- 6. Caloric Restriction and Cancer -- 7. Physical Activity and Cancer -- 8. Energy Balance, Cancer Prognosis, and Survivorship -- 9. Behavior, Energy Balance, and Cancer: An Overview -- 10. Geographic and Contextual Effects on Energy Balance-Related Behaviors and Cancer.
  • Cancer and IgE 2010, Springer
  • Cancer and pregnancy 2008, Springer
  • Cancer and sexual health 2011, Springer
    Functional Anatomy of the Male Sex Organs -- Functional Anatomy of the Female Sex Organs -- Physiology of Libido -- Physiology of Orgasm -- Physiology of Female Genital Sexual Arousal -- Physiology of Erection -- Physiology of Ejaculation -- Classifying Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder -- Disorders of Female Sexual Arousal -- Disorders of Female Orgasm -- Sexual Pain Disorders -- Erectile Dysfunction: Prevalence and Pathophysiology -- Androgen Deficiency -- Peyronie?s Disease -- Disorders of Ejaculation and Male Orgasm -- Priapism -- The Sexual Health Interview: Male -- The Sexual Health Interview: Female -- Communication About Sexuality and Cancer -- Validated Questionnaires in Female Sexual Function Assessment -- Validated Questionnaires in Male Sexual Function Assessment -- Evaluation of the Female with Sexual Dysfunction -- Evaluation of Male Sexual Dysfunction -- The Impact of Cancer on the Partner?s Sexuality -- Gay and Lesbian Patients with Cancer -- The Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis on Sexual Health -- Breast Cancer -- Gynecological Cancers -- Pelvic Surgery for Urological Cancers -- Pelvic Radiation in Men -- Pelvic Radiation in Women -- Impact of Chemotherapy and Hormone Therapy on Female Sexual Health -- Impact of Androgen Deprivation Therapy on Men?s Sexual Health -- Colorectal Cancer -- Stem Cell Transplant --Sexual Health in the Terminally Ill -- Survivorship: An Overview -- Nutriceuticals in Sexual Health -- Medical Treatments for Sexual Problems in Women -- Surgical Treatments for Sexual Problems in Women -- Sex Therapy in Female Sexual Dysfunction -- Erectile Dysfunction: Pharmacological Therapy -- Erectile Dysfunction: Devices -- The Management of Premature Ejaculation -- Testosterone Therapy in the Male Cancer Patient -- Sex Therapy in Male Sexual Dysfunction -- Restoring Intimacy in Relationships Affected by Cancer -- Dating and Disclosure for Cancer Survivors.
  • Peyton Rous: A Centennial Tribute to the Founding Father of Cancer Virology --Viruses and Cancer: A Historical Perspective - HBV and Prevention of a Cancer --Virus-Mediated Cell Proliferation --Viral-Encoded Genes and Cancer --Oncogenic Viruses and Cancer Transmission --DNA Viruses and Cancer: Taking a Broader Look --Herpesviruses and Cancer --Lymphocryptoviruses: EBV and Its Role in Human Cancer --Nonhuman Primate Gamma-herpesviruses and Their Role in Cancer --Rhadinoviruses: KSHV and Associated Malignancies --Retroperitoneal Fibromatosis Herpesvirus and Kaposi's Sarcoma-Like Tumors in Macaques --Murine Gammaherpesvirus-Associated Tumorigenesis --Marek's Disease Virus-Induced T-Cell Lymphomas --Polyomaviruses and Cancer --Polyomavirus SV40: Model Infectious Agent of Cancer --BK Polyomavirus and Transformation --Polyomavirus JC and Human Cancer: Possible Role of Stem Cells in Pathogenesis --Merkel Cell Polyomavirus --Human Papillomaviruses and Cancer --Tumorigenesis by Adenovirus Type 12 E1A --Overview of Hepatitis Viruses and Cancer --Hepadnaviruses and Hepatocellular Carcinoma --Hepatitis C Virus and Hepatocellular Carcinoma --Human and Animal Retroviruses: HIV-1 Infection Is a Risk Factor for Malignancy --HTLV-1 and Oncogenesis --Human T-Cell Leukemia Virus Type 2 (HTLV-2) Biology and Pathogenesis --Mechanisms of Oncogenesis by Avian and Murine Retroviruses --Rous Sarcoma Virus: Contributions of a Chicken Virus to Tumor Biology, Human Cancer Therapeutics, and Retrovirology --Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus and Cancer --Jaagsiekte Sheep Retrovirus and Lung Cancer --Small RNAs and Their Role in Herpesvirus-Mediated Cancers --Viral Malignancies in HIV-Associated Immune Deficiency.
  • Nuclear envelope (NE) defects have been linked to cancer biology since the mid-1800s, but it was not until the last few years that we have begun to understand these historical links and to realize that there are myriad ways that the NE impacts on tumorigenesis. The NE is a complex double membrane system that encloses the genome while providing structural support through the intermediate filament lamin polymer and regulating protein/ mRNA trafficking and signaling between the nucleus and cytoplasm via the nuclear pore complexes (NPCs). These functions already provide some mechanisms for NE influences on cancer biology, but work in the past few years has elucidated many others. Lamins and many recently identified NE transmembrane proteins (NETs) have been now shown to function in DNA repair, regulation of cell cycle and signaling, apoptosis, cell migration in metastasis, and nuclear architecture and morphology. This volume presents a comprehensive overview of the wide range of functions recently identified for NE proteins and their relevance in cancer biology, providing molecular mechanisms and evidence of their value as prognostic and diagnostic markers, and suggesting new avenues for the treatment of cancer. Indeed some of these recent links are already yielding promising therapies, such as the current clinical trial of selective inhibitors of the nuclear export factor exportin in certain types of leukemia, melanoma and kidney cancer.
  • Cancer cachexia 2013, Future Med
    Cancer cachexia / Josep M. Argilés & Sílvia Busquets -- Prevalence and clinical features of cancer cachexia / Neil Johns, Richard J.E. Skipworth, Kenneth C.H. Fearon & James A. Ross -- Pathogenesis of cancer cachexia / Fabio Penna, Francesco M. Baccino & Paola Costelli -- Current medications for cancer cachexia / Clelia Madeddu, Antonio Macciò, Maria Chiara Cau, Roberto Serpe & Giovanni Mantovani -- Latest developments in cachexia drug discovery : clinical trials / Josep M. Argilés, Francisco Javier López-Soriano, Britta Stemmler & Sílvia Busquets -- Comorbidities and prognosis / Alessandro Laviano, Gianluca Di Lazzaro Giraldi & Serena Rianda -- Index.
  • Cancer cell culture 2004, Springer Protocols
  • Cancer cell signaling 2002, Springer Protocols
  • Cancer is one of the leading killers in the world and the incidence is increasing, but most cancer patients and cancer survivors suffer much from the disease and its conventional treatments' side effects. In the past, clinical data showed that some complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) possessed anticancer abilities, but some clinicians and scientists have queried about the scientific validity of CAM due to the lack of scientific evidence. There is great demand in the knowledge gap to explore the scientific and evidence-based knowledge of CAM in the anticancer field. With this aim, a book series is needed to structurally deliver the knowledge to readers. Throughout the past decade, the cancer chemopreventive potencies and treatment effects of a number of natural dietary agents present in different food sources have been evaluated by various experiments. Some of them have progressed to early clinical trials. This volume is a specialized book presenting the research evidence relevant to the use of specific diet therapy in cancer chemoprevention and treatment. We begin with lessons learned from dietary resveratrol as an effective agent with anticancer properties against malignancies, followed examples of flavonoids from fruits and vegetables in the prevention and treatment of cancer. Evidence for the beneficial influence of diet enriched with flax seed oil and green tea on cancer will be reviewed. Soy food intake may enhance the effects on anticancer treatment for breast cancer, whereas lycopene-rich foods may possess chemopreventive efficacy. There are also discussions on the contribution of the cancer preventive effects of the antioxidant-rich foods and Mediterranean diet. In addition, the modulation of proteasome pathways by nutraceuticals is highlighted. Finally, we close the book with a discussion on the attenuation of cell survival signaling by bioactive phytochemicals in the prevention and therapy cancer.
  • Clinical strategies for cancer treatment: the role of drugs -- Target identification and drug discovery -- Clinical drug development and marketing approval -- Principles of pharmacokinetics -- Delivering anticancer drugs to brain tumors -- Pharmacogenetics -- Physical barriers to drug delivery -- Antifolates -- 5-fluoropyrimidines -- Cytidine analogues -- Purine antimetabolites -- Hydroxyurea -- Antimitotic drugs -- Alkylating agents -- Platinum analogues -- Bleomycin and other antitumor antibiotics -- Topoisomerase I-targeting drugs -- Topoisomerase II inhibitors: anthracyclines -- Topoisomerase II inhibitors: the epipodophyllotoxins -- Asparaginase -- Proteasome inhibitors -- Histone deacetylase inhibitors in oncology -- Differentiating agents -- Arsenic trioxide -- Antibodies -- Inhibitors of tumor angiogenesis -- Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors -- HER2 inhibitors -- Molecular targeted drugs -- Signaling inhibitors: IGFR, PI3K pathway, embryonic signaling inhibitors, and mitotic kinase inhibitors -- Cytokine therapy for cancer -- Cancer vaccines -- Adoptive cellular therapies -- Thalidomide and its analogs in the treatment of hematologic malignancies, including multiple myeloma, and solid tumors -- Hormonal therapy of breast cancer -- Hormone therapy for prostate cancer -- Drug therapy of pain in cancer patients -- Hematopoietic growth factors -- Antinausea medications -- Bisphosphonates and other bone-targeted therapies -- Intravenous access and catheter management -- Late effects of cancer chemotherapy -- Infertility after cancer chemotherapy.
  • A simple introduction explaining the broad principles underlying chemotherapy, this book gives trainees a framework within which they can place the specific aspects of cancer chemotherapy they encounter in their everyday experience. The first part of this book is unique in explaining the recent developments in the field in terms of their point of action in the natural history of cancer. The second and third sections contain a more straightforward description of practical aspects of chemotherapy, and the current place of drug treatment in everyday cancer management, including the outcomes of that treatment.
  • Cancer clinical trials 2007, Springer
    Historical perspective and evolving concerns for human research / Bernard Lo and Nesrin Garan -- Cancer trials and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) / Scott Kurtzman and Zita Lazzarini -- NCI's cancer therapy evaluation program: a commitment to treatment trials / Jeffrey S. Abrams, Anthony Murgo and Michaele C. Christian -- Practical guide for cancer clinical investigators / Steven Hirschfeld -- The role of cooperative groups in cancer clinical trials / Ann M. Mauer, Elizabeth S. Rich and Richard L. Schilsky -- The advocate role in clinical study development and partnering with patient advocates in your local institution / Barbara Parker -- The National Breast Cancer Coalition: setting the standard for advocate collaboration in clinical trials / Fran Visco -- The role of the principal investigator in cancer clinical trials / Stanley P.L. Leong -- The audit process and how to ensure a successful audit / Y. Nancy You, Lisa Jacobs, Elizabeth Martinez and David M. Ota -- The privacy rule (HIPAA) as it relates to clinical research / John M. Harrelson and John M. Falletta -- The Commission on Cancer, American College of Surgeons' response to HIPAA / E. Greer Gay -- Ethical and legal issues in the conduct of cancer clinical trials / Gerianne J. Sands and Peggy A. Means -- The role of the Office of Research Integrity in cancer clinical trials / Peter Abbrecht, Nancy Davidian, Samuel Merrill and Alan R. Price -- Strategies for the administration of a clinical trial infrastructure: lessons from a comprehensive cancer center / Leonard A. Zwelling and Carleen A Brunelli -- The clinical research process: building a system in harmony with its users / Greg Koski -- Cancer research and clinical trial in action: an important exercise before you embark on your study / Stanley P.L. Leong, Larry Carbone and Scott Kurtzman.
  • Cancer drug resistance 2006, Springer
  • Cancer epidemiology v. 1-2, 2009, Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2009 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Host susceptibility factors -- v. 2. Modifiable factors.
  • Cancer epigenetics 2009, CRCnetBASE
    The role of epigenetics in cancer / Trygve O. Tollefsbol -- DNA hypomethylation in cancer / Peter L. Molloy -- DNA hypermethylation in oncogenesis / J. Tyson DeAngelis ... [et al.] -- Imprinting alterations in tumorigenesis / Jeremiah Bernier-Latmani and Phillip Shaw -- Proteins that modulate DNA methylation aberrations in cancer / Sabrina L. Walthall ... [et al.] -- The role of DNA methylation in cancer progression / Sang-Woon Choi and Simonetta Friso -- Alterations in histone acetylation in tumorigenesis / Sabita N. Saldanha and Trygve O. Tollefsbol -- Histone methylation and the initiation of cancer / Shi Huang -- The role of sirtuins in aging and tumorigenesis / Xiaohong Zhang ... [et al.] -- Proteins that alter histone modifications in cancer / Ada Ao and Jianrong Lu -- Dietary and environmental influences on histone modifications in cancer / Sabita N. Saldanha ... [et al.] -- Noncoding RNAs in cancer / Maciej Szymanski and Jan Barciszewski -- Cancer-linked DNA hyper- and hypomethylation: chromosome positional effects / Melanie Ehrlich -- Chromatin remodeling and cancer / Sari Pennings and Richard R. Meehan --Poly-ADP-ribosylation in cancer / Rajeshwar N. Sharan -- Polycomb group proteins in tumorigenesis / Hanneke E.C. Niessen and Jan Willem Voncken -- Cancer and aging: the epigenetic connection / Craig A. Cooney -- DNA methylation in tumor diagnosis / Kavitha Ramachandran, Edna Gordian, and Rakesh Singal -- DNA methylation profiles as prognostic markers for cancer / Sam Thiagalingam and Panagiotis Papageorgis -- Diagnosing cancer using histone modification analysis / Mukesh Verma and Deepak Kumar -- Histone modifications in cancer biology and prognosis / Matthew A. McBrian, David B. Seligson, and Siavash K. Kurdistani -- Histone deacetylase inhibitors in cancer therapy / Aaron M. Sargeant ... [et al.] -- Methylation changes in neoplasia: diagnostic and therapeutic implications / Eleftheria Hatzimichael, Justin Stebbing, and Tim Crook -- Clinical trials and approved drugs for epigenetic cancer therapy / Debby M.E.I. Hellebrekers and Manon van Engeland -- Future directions in epigenetic cancer research / Jacob Peedicayil.
  • Cancer gene therapy 2005, Springer
    Cancer gene therapy : historical perspective / Malcolm K. Brenner -- The genetic basis of cancer / Akseli Hemminki and Kari Hemminki -- Tumor suppressor gene replacement for cancer / Jack A. Roth and Susan F. Grammer -- Antisense technology / Ruiwen Zhang and Hui Wang -- Cancer therapeutic applications of ribozymes and RNAi / Lisa Scherer and John J. Rossi -- Fusogeneic membrane glycoproteins for cancer gene therapy : a better class of killer / Andrew Bateman ... [et al.] -- Suicide gene therapy / Caroline J. Springer and Ion Niculescu-Duvaz -- Molecular chemotherapy approaches / Daniel H. Palmer and David J. Kerr -- Genetic immunotherapy approaches / Denise R. Shaw and Albert F. LoBuglio -- Immunotherapy of cancer by dendritic cell-targeted : gene transfer / Tanja D. de Gruijl, Herbert M. Pinedo, and Rik J. Scheper -- Dendritic cells / Weiping Zou, Shuang Wei and Tyler J. Curiel --Polynucleotide immunization for cancer therapy / Theresa V. Strong -- Development of oncolytic replication-competent herpes simplex virus vectors: the G207 paradigm / Tomoki Todo and Samuel D. Rabkin -- Development of oncolytic adenoviruses : from the lab bench to the bedside / John A. Howe, Robert Ralston, and Murali Ramachandra -- Conditionally replicating adenoviruses for cancer treatment / Ramon Alemany -- Reovirus as an oncolytic agent / Megan K. Patrick, Kara L. Norman, and Patrick W. K. Lee -- Antiangiogenic gene therapy of cancer / Steve Gyorffy ... [et al.] -- Proapoptotic strategy in cancer gene therapy / David H. Holman ... [et al.] -- Antimetastasis / Duen-Hwa Yan, Kung-Ming Rau, and Mien-Chie Hung -- Antimetastatic gene therapy : prostate cancer theory to therapy / Thomas A. Gardner ... [et al.] --Drug-resistance gene transfer as an antitumor strategy / Colin L. Sweeney and R. Scott McIvor -- Chemosensitization / Per Eystein Lønning -- Radiosensitization by gene therapy / Steven J. Chmura, Michael Garofalo, and Ralph R. Weichselbaum -- Nonviral vector systems for cancer gene therapy / Greg F. Walker and Ernst Wagner -- Viral vectors for cancer gene therapy / Joanne T. Douglas and David T. Curiel -- Bacterial systems for tumor-specific gene therapy / J. Martin Brown ... [et al.] -- Molecular imaging of cancer gene therapy / Harvey R. Herschman -- Cancer-related gene therapy clinical trials / Robert J. Korst and Ronald G. Crystal -- Regulatory aspects in the development of gene therapies / Rosemarie Aurigemma ... [et al.].
  • Cancer genetics 2010, Springer
  • Cancer genomics 2014, ScienceDirect
    Cancer Genomics addresses how recent technological advances in genomics are shaping how we diagnose and treat cancer. Built on the historical context of cancer genetics over the past 30 years, the book provides a snapshot of the current issues and state-of-the-art technologies used in cancer genomics. Subsequent chapters highlight how these approaches have informed our understanding of hereditary cancer syndromes and the diagnosis, treatment and outcome in a variety of adult and pediatric solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. The dramatic increase in cancer genomics research and ever-increasing availability of genomic testing are not without significant ethical issues, which are addressed in the context of the return of research results and the legal considerations underlying the commercialization of genomic discoveries. Finally, the book concludes with "Future Directions", examining the next great challenges to face the field of cancer genomics, namely the contribution of non-coding RNAs to disease pathogenesis and the interaction of the human genome with the environment. Tools such as sidebars, key concept summaries, a glossary, and acronym and abbreviation definitions make this book highly accessible to researchers from several fields associated with cancer genomics.Contributions from thought leaders provide valuable historical perspective to relate the advances in the field to current technologies and literature.
  • Cancer genomics and proteomics 2007, Springer Protocols
    Reciprocal subtraction differential RNA display (RSDD) : an efficient technology for cloning differentially expressed genes / Devanand Sarkar, Dong-chul Kang, and Paul B. Fisher -- Cloning differentially expressed genes using rapid subtraction hybridization (RaSH) / Habib Boukerche ... [et al.] -- The application of differential display as a gene profiling tool / Ken Chien-Neng Chang ... [et al.] -- Serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE) / Fred van Ruissen and Frank Baas -- Gene expression profile analysis of tumors / Katia Basso and Riccardo Dalla-Favera -- cDNA microarray and bioinformatic analysis of nuclear factor [kappa]B related genes in squamous cell carcinoma / Zhong Chen ... [et al.] -- Gene profiling uncovers retinoid target genes / Yan Ma ... [et al.] -- Complete open reading frame (C-ORF) technique : rapid and efficient method for obtaining complete protein coding sequences / Dong-chul Kang and Paul B. Fisher -- Chromatin immunoprecipitation assays : molecular analysis of chromatin modification and gene regulation / Piyali Dasgupta and Srikumar P. Chellappan -- Manipulating genes and gene copy number by bacterial artificial chromosome transfection / Stephanie F. Phelps, Sharon Illenye, and Nicholas H. Heintz -- Molecular cytogenetic applications in analysis of the cancer genome / Pulivarthi H. Rao, Subhadra V. Nandula, and Vundavalli V. Murty -- Monitoring methylation and gene expression in cancer / Hetty Carraway and James Herman -- The use of phage display peptide libraries for basic and translational research / Renee Brissette and Neil I. Goldstein -- Yeast and mammalian two-hybrid systems for studying protein-protein interactions / Shu-ichi Matsuzawa and John C. Reed -- Ribonomic and short hairpin RNA gene silencing methods to explore functional gene programs associated with tumor growth arrest / Timothy E. Baroni ... [et al.] -- Surface-epitope masking (SEM) : an immunological subtraction approach for developing monoclonal antibodies targeting surface-expressed molecules / Neil I. Goldstein and Paul B. Fisher -- Approaches for monitoring signal transduction changes in normal and cancer cells / Paul Dent ... [et al.] -- PKR in innate immunity, cancer, and viral oncolysis / Siddharth Balachandran and Glen N. Barber -- Analysis of transformation and tumorigenicity using mouse embryonic fibroblast cells / Hong Sun and Reshma Taneja -- Analysis of growth properties and cell cycle regulation using mouse embryonic fibroblast cells / Hong Sun, Neriman Tuba Gulbagci, and Reshma Taneja -- Reverse phase protein microarrays for monitoring biological responses / Virginia Espina ... [et al.] -- Protein crystallization / Champion Deivanayagam, William J. Cook, and Mark R. Walter.
  • This is the second edition of a practice-oriented, well-illustrated manual on the microscopic grading of tumors. After an introduction on the history and basic tenets of tumor grading, subsequent chapters focus on specific organ systems. In each case, the most widely used system for grading common tumors is presented and discussed. Throughout, careful attention is paid to the principles of microscopic tumor grading, ancillary methods to improve grading, and the latest techniques used in evaluating tumors and formulating prognosis.
  • Immune infiltration in human cancer : prognostic significance and disease control / Wolf H. Fridman ... [et al.] -- Subversion and coercion : the art of redirecting tumor immune surveillance / John B. Mumm and Martin Oft -- STAT3 : a target to enhance antitumor immune response / Heehyoung Lee ... [et al.] -- Biology and clinical observations of regulatory T cells in cancer immunology / Michele W. Teng ... [et al.] -- Concepts and ways to amplify the antitumor immune response / Bent Rubin and Jean Edouard Gairin -- Angiogenesis and the tumor vasculature as antitumor immune modulators : the role of vascular endothelial growth factor and endothelin / Lana E. Kandalaft ... [et al.] -- Adoptive cellular therapy / Stephen A. Grupp and Carl H. June -- Dendritic cell subsets as vectors and targets for improved cancer therapy / Karolina Palucka ... [et al.] -- Identification of human idiotype-specific T cells in lymphoma and myeloma / Jinsheng Weng ... [et al.] -- Modulation of CTLA-4 and GITR for Cancer Immunotherapy / Francesca Avogadri ... [et al.] -- Immunobiology of cancer therapies targeting CD137 and B7-H1/PD-1 cosignal pathways / Shengdian Wang and Lieping Chen -- LAG-3 in cancer immunotherapy / Monica V. Goldberg and Charles G. Drake -- Immunologically active biomaterials for cancer therapy / Omar A. Ali and David J. Mooney -- Erratum : Identification of human idiotype-specific T cells in lymphoma and myeloma / Jinsheng Weng ... [et al.].
  • Cancer immunotherapy 2013, Springer
    This volume is a comprehensive discussion of the major factors affecting tumor immunology and a discussion of all major anti-cancer immunotherapeutic agents approved by the Food and Drug Administration of the United States and by European agencies. Many promising but unapproved agents in clinical trials are also discussed, as are key pre-clinical developments. The major challenges and intellectual issues facing investigators developing novel immunotherapeutics are discussed in detail as are conceptual developments influencing current and future treatment strategies.Each chapter begins by defining all relevant key terms and concepts and provides pertinent background information so that the text will be accessible to newcomers to the field as well as to the expert. This text book should provide an excellent reference resource for investigators in tumor immunology, life sciences students, drug developers designing novel anti-cancer immunotherapeutics, and to other individuals with some scientific training wishing to gain a better understanding of the field of tumor immunotherapy.Although the field is evolving rapidly, we have taken pains to ensure that information was as up to date as possible as the text went to press.
  • This book provides a comprehensive update on the state of the art in cancer immunology, which has rapidly evolved from a field of clinical research into an established discipline of oncology. The key recent developments in immuno-oncology are all covered, from the ever-changing immunological and regulatory frameworks to the most promising therapeutic concepts. Themes include combination therapies and personalized medicine, as well as identification of biomarkers to guide the clinical development of new approaches and to pinpoint the optimal treatment for each patient. The book acknowledges the continuing dynamic nature of the field as reflected in the development of next-generation immunotherapies that are already in clinical testing. Cancer Immunotherapy Meets Oncology is dedicated to the lifetime achievements of Christoph Huber, founder and chair of the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT). It is also a tribute to those researchers and clinicians who are striving to develop novel diagnostics and tailored immunotherapies for the benefit of cancer patients.
  • Introduction / W. Archie Bleyer ... [et al.] -- History of adolescent oncology / Cameron K. Tebbi -- Epidemiology and etiology of cancer in adolescents and young adults / Jillian M. Birch and W. Archie Bleyer -- Access to care before and during therapy / Karen H. Albritton and Tim Eden -- Older adolescents and young adults with cancer, and clinical trials: lack of participation and progress in North America / W. Archie Bleyer, Troy Budd, and Michael Montello -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia / James Nachman, Giuseppe Masera, and W. Archie Bleyer -- Acute myelogenous leukemia / Ursula Creutzig and William G. Woods -- Hodgkin lymphoma / Tanya M. Trippett ... [et al.] -- Non-hodgkin lymphoma / Catherine Patte, W. Archie Bleyer, and Mitchell S. Cairo -- Central nervous system tumors in adolescents and young adults / David A. Walker ... [et al.] -- Soft-tissue sarcomas / Karen H. Albritton, Andrea Ferrari, and Michela Casanova -- Bone sarcomas / Michael S. Isakoff ... [et al.] -- Malignancies of the ovary / Jubilee Brown, Thomas Olson, and Susan Sencer -- Testicuar tumors / John W. Cullen and Robert Fallon -- Non-germ-cell genitourinary tract tumors / Michael Leahy and W. Archie Bleyer -- Thyroid cancer / Steven G. Waguespack and Samuel A. Wells --Malignant melanoma / Cynthia E. Herzog, W. Archie Bleyer, and Alberto S. Pappo -- Breast cancer / Marianne Phillips, Banu Arun, and W. Archie Bleyer -- Liver tumors / Marcio H. Malogolowkin, Arthur Zimmermann, and Jack Plaschkes -- Colorectal cancer / Wayne L. Furman, D. Ashley Hill, and Michael LaQuaglia -- Models of care and specialized units / Ian Lewis and Sue Morgan -- Drug compliance by adolescent and young adult cancer patients: challenges for the physician / Benjamin Gesundheit ... [et al.] -- Psychological support for adolescents and young adults / Christine Eiser and Aura Kuperberg -- Psychosocial support / Brad J. Zebrack, Mark A. Chesler, and Anthony Penn -- Health-related quality of life / Ernest R. Katz ... [et al.] -- Rehabilitation and exercise / Marilyn J. Wright -- Adolescent and young adult cancer survivors: late effects of treatment / Smita Bhatia ... [et al.] -- Ethical issues for the adolescent and young adult cancer patient: assent and end-of-life care / Susan Shurin and Eric Kodish -- Access to care after therapy / Karen E. Kinahan ... [et al.] -- Future health of survivors of adolescent and young adult cancer / Melissa M. Hudson and Kevin C. Oeffinger -- Information and resources for young adults and adolescents with cancer / David R. Freyer and Leonard J. Mattano -- Making ends meet: financial issues from the perspectives of patients and their healthcare team / David R. Freyer and Ronald D. Barr -- Challenges and opportunities - the way ahead / W. Archie Bleyer ... [et al.].
  • Cancer management in man 2011, Springer
    This book represents a comprehensive description and evaluation of the most up-to-date approaches to cancer management. Each chapter, prepared by leading basic researchers and clinicians, provides an in depth description of a specific method for cancer management. The chemotherapy section of the book is updated to include the newest drugs as well as those currently in development. Organized by drug class, this section provides the latest information on most drugs, including their mechanisms of action, interactions with other agents, toxicities, side effects, and mechanisms of resistance.
  • Print Material
    Cancer biology -- Cancer immunology -- Cancer etiology -- Cancer epidemiology, prevention, and screening -- Clinical trials and outcomes assessment -- Cancer pathology -- Imaging -- Surgical oncology -- Radiation oncology -- Medical oncology -- Chemotherapy -- Chemotherapeutic agents -- Biotherapeutics -- Endocrine therapy -- Gene therapy -- Bone marrow transplantation -- Psycho-oncology -- Oncology nursing -- Cancer rehabilitation medicine -- Multidisciplinary management -- Pain and palliation -- Societal oncology -- Central nervous system -- The Eye -- Endocrine glands -- Head and neck -- The Thorax -- Gastrointestinal tract -- Genitourinary tract -- Female reproductive organs -- The Breast -- The Skin -- Bone and soft tissue -- Hematopoietic system -- Neoplasms in AIDS --- Unknown primary site -- Pediatric oncology -- Complications of cancer and their treatment -- Infection in the cancer patient -- Oncologic emergencies -- Oncology and informatics.
  • Cancer nanotechnology 2013, CRCnetBASE
    Basic principles of radiation therapy of cancers / Laurence Court and Radhe Mohan -- Biological principles of radiosensitization / Vikas Bhardwaj ... [et al.] -- Principles and applications of hyperthermia combined with radiation / Mark Hurwitz -- Synthesis and surface modification of nanomaterials for tumor targeting / Glenn Goodrich -- Safety concerns for nanomaterials in nanomedicinal applications / Qingxin Mu ... [et al.] -- Imaging with nanoparticles / Amit Joshi -- Optical microscopy of plasmonic nanoparticles / Varun P. Pattani and James Tunnell -- X-ray fluorescence computed tomography imaging of nanoparticles / Bernard L. Jones and Sang Hyun Cho -- Gold nanoparticle-mediated radiosensitization / Devika B. Chithrani -- Quantification of gold nanoparticle-mediated radiation dose enhancement / Sang Hyun Cho and Bernard L. Jones -- Semiconductor nanomaterials for radiotherapy / Ke Sheng -- Radioactive gold nanoparticle for tumor therapy / Raghuraman Kannan, Kattesh V. Katti, and Cathy Cutler -- Nanoparticles for the selective radioprotection of normal tissues / Jacob M. Berlin and Kathy A. Mason -- Gold nanoparticle-mediated hyperthermia in cancer therapy / Dev K. Chatterjee and Sunil Krishnan -- Magnetic resonance thermometry imaging for gold nanoparticle-mediated thermal therapy / R. Jason Stafford and John D. Hazle -- Modeling of plasmonic heat generation from gold nanoparticles / Francisco Reynoso and Sang Hyun Cho -- Carbon nanotubes for thermal therapy / Ravi N. Singh ... [et al.] -- Regulatory issues for clinical translations / J. Donald Payne -- Clinical translations of nanotechnology : present and future outlook / Dev K. Chatterjee, Sang Hyun Cho, and Sunil Krishnan.
  • Overview -- Diagnostic studies -- Neurologic symptoms -- Direct complications of cancer -- Indirect complications of cancer -- Complications of cancer therapy -- Neurologic complications of specific malignancies.
  • Cancer of the testis 2010, Springer
    The book covers the complete field of testis cancer including the germ cell tumors and the stromal tumors, from epidemiology to new chemotherapeutic agents and schedules, throughout genetic features, risk factors, risk adapted treatments, role of different types of surgery and special clinical situations. Special attention is focused on fertility issues, late effects of the primary therapy and the economical aspects of the different treatment policies. As a result of the third Consensus Conference, a consensual follow-up can be devised and a chapter dedicated to this controversial and not yet defined matter.
  • Cancer pain 2013, Springer
    Cancer remains a major challenge for medicine and it continues to claim lives and cause great suffering. Pain is a symptom experienced by most cancer patients regardless of disease stage, and less than 50% of cancer pain patients achieve effective pain and symptom control though available therapies. If these therapies are utilized correctly, many more patients can achieve effective control. While opioids are still seen as the mainstay of cancer pain treatment, it is necessary to examine whether this treatment strategy still holds true in the 21st century. Cancer Pain provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, practical guide to the management of pain in cancer patients. The book provides a clear, concise explanation of cancer pain syndromes, a modern understanding of the pathophysiological mechanism and an overview of recent developments in creating pre-clinical cancer pain models. It offers the reader the wide and improved options for management of cancer pain in clinical practice, including the use of opioid and non-opioid drugs, and defines the role of non-pharmacological methods for pain control. Cancer Pain also provides an overview of the latest developments in the management of cancer, which have major implications for the current and future thinking in cancer pain treatment strategy. This text is an invaluable resource for doctors, trainees and clinical nurse specialists in palliative medicine and oncology, and would be of interest to anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of the complex nature of cancer pain and the tools available to alleviate it.
  • Cancer prevention 2007, Springer
  • Cancer prevention. II 2009, Springer
  • Cancer proteomics 2008, Springer
    Proteomics technologies -- Cell signaling proteomics -- Tumor proteomics -- Bioinformatics and regulatory aspects of proteomics.
  • Cancer stem cells 2007, Springer
  • Cancer stem cells : historical perspectives and lessons from leukemia / Christopher R. Cogle -- Cancer stem cells in breast cancer / Jenny E. Chu and Alison L. Allan -- Cancer stem cells in brain cancer / Xin Wang, Chitra Venugopal, and Sheila K. Singh -- Cancer stem cells in colorectal cancer / Mauro Biffoni, Eros Fabrizi, and Lucia Ricci-Vitiani -- Cancer stem cells in pancreatic cancer / Jorge Dorado, Alicia G. Serrano, and Christopher Heeschen -- Cancer stem cells in prostate cancer / Paula Kroon ... [et al.] -- Cancer stem cells in melanoma / Ping Jin ... [et al.] -- Cancer stem cells in lung cancer / Jun Shen and Feng Jiang -- Cancer stem cells in ovarian cancer / Fang Fang ... [et al.] -- Cancer stem cells in hepatocellular cancer / Russell C. Langan and Itzhak Avital -- Cancer stem cells in head and neck cancer / Mark E.P. Prince and Samantha J. Davis -- Relationship between regulatory pathways in pluripotent stem cells and human tumors / Olga Gaidarenko and Yang Xu -- Influence of the embryonic microenvironment on tumor progression / Daniela Quail ... [et al.] -- The epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and cancer stem cells / Jonas Fuxe -- Application of stem cell assays for the characterization of cancer stem cells / Pamela M. Willan and Gillian Farnie -- Zebrafish as a model to study stem cells in development, disease, and cancer / Viviana Anelli, Cristina Santoriello, and Marina C. Mione -- Imaging cancer stem cells / Paula Foster -- Mouse models for studying normal and cancer stem cells / David A. Hess -- Cancer stem cells and disease prognosis / Zeshaan A. Rasheed, Jeanne Kowalski, and William H. Matsui -- Mechanisms of radioresistance in cancer stem cells / Cleo Y-F Lee and Maximilian Diehn -- The role of ABC transporters in cancer stem cell drug resistance / Vera S. Donnenberg, Ludovic Zimmerlin, and Albert D. Donnenberg -- Resistance to endocrine therapy in breast cancer : are breast cancer stem cells implicated? / Ciara S. O'Brien ... [et al.] -- Future directions : cancer stem cells as therapeutic targets / Alysha K. Croker and Alison L. Allan -- Final thoughts : complexity and controversy surrounding the "cancer stem cell" paradigm / Craig Gedye, Richard P. Hill, and Laurie Ailles.
  • Cancer survivorship 2007, Springer
    Cancer survivors: a physician's perspective / Patricia A. Ganz -- Cancer survivorship: a nursing perspective / Susan Leigh -- Oncology social work for survivorship / Patricia Fobair -- Survivorship research: past, present, and future / Julia H. Rowland -- Surveillance after primary therapy / Craig C. Earle -- Late effects of cancer treatments / Noreen M. Aziz -- Medical and psychosocial issues in childhood cancer survivors / Smita Bhatia ... [et al.] -- Medical and psychosocial issues in Hodgkin's disease survivors / Jon Håvard Loge and Stein Kaasa -- Medical and psychosocial issues in testicular cancer survivors / S.D. Fosså, L.B. Travis, and A.A. Dahl -- Medical and psychosocial issues in gynecologic cancer survivors / Karen Basen-Engquist and Diane C. Bodurka -- Medical, psychosocial, and health-related quality of life issues in breast cancer survivors / Julie Lemieux, Louise J. Bordeleau, and Pamela J. Goodwin -- Medical and psychosocial issues in prostate cancer survivors / Tracey L. Krupski and Mark S. Litwin -- Physical and psychosocial issues in lung cancer survivors / Linda Sarna, Frederic W. Grannis, and Anne Coscarelli -- Cancer survivorship issues in colorectal cancer / Clifford Y. Ko and Patricia A. Ganz -- Medical and psychosocial issues in transplant survivors / Karen L. Syrjala ... [et al.] -- Cancer survivorship issues in older adults / Karim S. Malek and Rebecca A. Silliman -- Second malignancies after radiation treatment and chemotherapy for primary cancers / Lydia B. Zablotska, Matthew J. Matasar, and Alfred I. Neugut -- Psychosocial rehabilitation in cancer care / Richard P. McQuellon and Suzanne C. Danhauer -- Reproductive complications and sexual dysfunction in cancer survivors / Leslie R. Schover -- The employment and insurance concerns of cancer survivors / Barbara Hoffman -- Cancer advocacy / Ellen L. Stovall -- The survivorship care plan: what, why, how, and for whom / Craig C. Earle ... [et al.]
  • Cancer susceptibility 2010, Springer Protocols
  • Cancer systems biology 2010, CRCnetBASE
    A roadmap of cancer systems biology / Edwin Wang -- Network biology : the framework of systems biology / Jing-Dong Han -- Reconstructing gene networks using gene expression profiles / Mario Lauria and Diego di Bernardo -- Understanding cancer progression in protein interaction networks / Jinsheng Sun, Jie Li, and Edwin Wang -- From tumor genome sequencing to cancer signaling maps / Cong Fu and Edwin Wang -- Ubiquitin-mediated regulation of human signaling networks in normal and cancer cells / Cong Fu, Jie Li, and Edwin Wang -- MicroRNA regulation of networks of normal and cancer cells / Pradeep Kumar Shreenivasaiah, Do Han Kim, and Edwin Wang -- Network model of survival signaling in T-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia / Ranran Zhang, Thomas P. Loughran Jr., and Réka Albert -- Cancer metabolic networks : metabolic pathways modelling and metabolomics in cancer research / Miroslava Cuperlovic-Culf -- Warburg revisited : modeling energy metabolism for cancer systems biology / Mathieu Cloutier --Cancer gene prediction using a network approach / Xuebing Wu and Shao Li -- Cancer genomics to cancer biology / Maria Luz Jaramillo and Chabane Tibiche -- Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) : the good, the bad, and the ugly / Anne EG Lenferink -- Tumors and their microenvironments / Nicholas R. Bertos and Morag Park -- Tumor angiogenesis : cell-microenvironment interactions / Ally Pen, Danica B. Stanimirovic, and Maria J. Moreno -- Modeling tools for cancer systems biology / Wayne Materi and David S. Wishart -- Advanced visualization, analysis, and inference of biological networks using visANT / Zhenjun Hu -- Gene set and pathway-based analysis for cancer omics / Dougu Nam and Seon-Young Kim -- SH2 domain signaling network and cancer / Shawn S.-C. Li and Thamara K.J. Dayarathna -- Data sources and computational tools for cancer systems biology / Yun Ma, Pradeep Kumar Shreenivasaiah, and Edwin Wang.
  • pt. 1. Introduction and background -- pt. 2. Laboratory, clinical, data and educational resources -- pt. 3. Bioinformatics and systems biology analysis -- pt. 4. Diagnosis, clinical and treatment applications -- pt. 5. Perspectives and conclusions.
  • Cancer treatment and research v. 122-, 2004-, Springer
  • The Cancer Genome -- Mechanisms of Genomic Instability -- Epigenetics of Cancer -- Telomeres, Telomerase, and Cancer -- Cell Signaling Growth Factors and Their Receptors -- Cell Cycle -- Mechanisms of Cell Death -- Cancer Metabolism -- Angiogenesis -- Invasion and Metastasis -- Cancer Stem Cells -- Biology of Personalized Cancer Medicine -- Tobacco -- Cancer Susceptibility Syndromes -- DNA Viruses -- RNA Viruses -- Inflammation -- Chemical Factors -- Physical Factors -- Dietary Factors -- Obesity and Physical Activity -- Epidemiologic Methods -- Global Cancer Incidence and Mortality -- Trends in Cancer Mortality -- Surgical Oncology: General Issues -- Surgical Oncology: Laparoscopic Surgery -- Radiation Oncology -- Medical Oncology -- Assessment of Clinical Response -- Cancer Immunotherapy -- Health Services Research and Economics of Cancer Care -- Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics -- Pharmacogenomics -- Alkylating Agents -- Platinum Analogs -- Antimetabolites -- Topoisomerase-Interacting Agents -- Antimicrotubule Agents -- Targeted Therapy with Small Molecule Kinase Inhibitors -- Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors and Demethylating Agents -- Proteasome Inhibitors -- Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase Inhibitors -- Miscellaneous Chemotherapeutic Agents -- Interferons -- Interleukin Therapy -- Antisense Agents -- Antiangiogenesis Agents -- Monoclonal Antibodies -- Endocrine Manipulation -- Preventive Cancer Vaccines -- Tobacco Dependence and Its Treatment -- Role of Surgery in Cancer Prevention -- Principles of Cancer Risk Reduction Intervention -- Retinoids, Carotenoids, and Other Micronutrients in Cancer Prevention -- Drugs and Nutritional Extracts for Cancer Risk Reduction (Chemoprevention) -- Principles of Cancer Screening -- Early Detection Using Proteomics -- Screening for Gastrointestinal Cancers -- Screening for Gynecologic Cancers -- Screening for Breast Cancer -- Screening for Prostate Cancer -- Screening for Lung Cancer -- Genetic Counseling -- Vascular Access and Specialized Techniques -- Interventional Radiology -- Functional Imaging -- Molecular Imaging --Photodynamic Therapy -- Biomarkers -- Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials -- Molecular Biology of Head and Cancers -- Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer -- Rehabilitation after Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer -- Molecular Biology of Lung Cancer -- Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Small Cell and Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Lung -- Neoplasms of the Mediastinum -- Molecular Biology of the Esophagus and Stomach -- Cancer of the Esophagus -- Cancer of the Stomach -- Molecular Biology of Pancreas Cancer -- Cancer of the Pancreas -- Molecular Biology of Liver Cancer -- Cancer of the Liver -- Cancer of the Biliary Tree -- Cancer of the Small Intestine -- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor -- Molecular Biology of Colorectal Cancer -- Cancer of the Colon -- Cancer of the Rectum -- Cancer of the Anal Region -- Molecular Biology of Kidney Cancer -- Cancer of the Kidney -- Molecular Biology of Bladder Cancer -- Cancer of the Bladder, Ureter, and Renal Pelvis -- Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer -- Cancer of the Prostate -- Cancer of the Urethra and Penis -- Cancer of the Testis -- Molecular Biology of Gynecologic -- Cancer of the Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva -- Cancers of the Uterine Body -- Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasms -- Ovarian Cancer, Fallopian Tube Carcinoma, and Peritoneal Carcinoma -- Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer -- Malignant Tumors of the Breast -- Molecular Biology of Endocrine Tumors -- Thyroid Tumors -- Parathyroid Tumors -- Adrenal Tumors -- Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors -- Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid) Tumors and the Carcinoid Syndrome -- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias -- Molecular Biology of Soft Tissue Sarcoma -- Soft Tissue Sarcoma -- Sarcomas of Bone -- Cancer of the Skin -- Molecular Biology of Cutaneous Melanoma -- Cutaneous Melanoma -- Molecular Biology of Central Nervous System Tumors -- Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System -- Molecular Biology of Childhood Cancers -- Solid Tumors of Childhood -- Leukemias and Lymphomas of Childhood -- Molecular Biology of Lymphomas -- Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas -- Cutaneous Lymphomas --Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma -- Molecular Biology of Acute Leukemias -- Management of Acute Leukemias -- Molecular Biology of Chronic Leukemias -- Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia -- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias -- Myelodysplastic Syndromes -- Plasma Cell Neoplasms -- Cancer of Unknown Primary Site -- Benign and Malignant Mesothelioma -- Peritoneal Surface Malignancy -- Intraocular Melanoma -- AIDS-Related Malignancies -- Transplantation-Related Malignancies -- Superior Vena Cava Syndrome -- Increased Intracranial Pressure -- Spinal Cord Compression -- Metabolic Emergencies -- Metastatic Cancer to the Brain -- Metastatic Cancer to the Lung -- Metastatic Cancer to the Liver -- Metastatic Cancer to the Bone -- Malignant Effusions of the Pleura and the Pericardium -- Malignant Ascites -- Paraneoplastic Syndromes -- Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation -- Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation -- Infections in the Cancer Patient -- Leukopenia and Thrombocytopenia -- Cancer-Associated Thrombosis -- Nausea and Vomiting -- Diarrhea and Constipation -- Oral Complications -- Pulmonary Toxicity -- Cardiac Toxicity -- Hair Loss -- Gonadal Dysfunction -- Fatigue -- Second Primary Cancers -- Neurocognitive Effects -- Cancer Survivorship -- Management of Cancer Pain -- Nutritional Support -- Sexual Problems -- Psychological Issues in Cancer -- Communicating News to the Cancer Patient -- Specialized Care of the Terminally Ill -- Community Resources -- Rehabilitation of the Cancer Patient -- Regulatory Issues -- Health Disparities in Cancer -- Cancer Information on the Internet -- Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies in Cancer Care.
  • Introduction for scientists -- Introduction for laypersons -- What cancers are -- Environmental and other causes of cancer -- Resources used to detect local increases in risk -- Methods used to detect local increases in risk -- Errors due to chance -- Comparison between "apples" and "oranges" -- Failure to detect local increases in risk -- Investigating a lead -- Guide to the figures -- Interpretation -- Scientific and technical notes -- Oropharyngeal carcinoma -- Salivary gland malignancies -- Squamous carcinoma of the esophagus/gastric cardia -- Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus/gastric cardia -- Adenocarcinoma of the (lower) stomach -- Carcinoma of the small intestine -- Colon carcinoma, total (both upper and sigmoid) -- Carcinoma of the upper colon -- Carcinoma of the sigmoid colon -- Carcinoma of the rectum -- Hepatocellular carcinoma -- Cholangiocarcinoma -- Gallbladder carcinoma -- Biliary tract carcinoma -- Pancreas carcinoma -- Carcinoma of the nose/sinuses -- Carcinoma of the larynx -- Lung and bronchus carcinoma, total (all types) -- Squamous cell carcinoma of the lung and bronchus -- Large cell carcinoma of the lung and bronchus -- Small cell carcinoma of the lung and bronchus -- Adenocarcinoma of the lung and bronchus -- Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma of the lung and bronchus -- Undifferentiated carcinoma of the lung and bronchus -- Carcinoma of the lung and bronchus, not otherwise classified -- Mesothelioma -- Soft tissue sarcoma -- Angiosarcoma -- Kaposi sarcoma -- Osteosarcoma -- Ewing's sarcoma -- Malignant chordoma -- Malignant melanoma -- Breast carcinoma -- Squamous cervix carcinoma (invasive) -- Endometrial (uterine corpus) carcinoma -- Epithelial carcinoma of the ovary -- Germ cell malignancies --Prostate carcinoma -- Anogenital adenocarcinoma -- Anogenital squamous carcinoma -- Mixed cell genital tumors -- Transitional cell (non-squamous) bladder carcinoma -- Squamous bladder carcinoma -- Renal cell carcinoma -- Wilms tumor (nephroblastoma) -- Retinoblastoma -- Brain malignancies (gliomas) -- Spinal cord malignancies -- Neurolemoma (nerve sheath malignancy) -- Neuroblastoma -- Malignant meningioma -- Papillary carcinoma of the thyroid -- Follicular carcinoma of the thyroid -- Other carcinoma of the thyroid -- Pituitary carcinoma -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia -- Carcinoma of the thymus -- Mixed cellularity Hodgkin lymphoma -- Nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma -- Other Hodgkin lymphoma -- All non-Hodgkin lymphomas (all non-Hodgkin lymphoma types) -- Follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Diffuse large B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Diffuse small lymphocytic or plasmacytic B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Diffuse mixed B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- High-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Maltoma non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Other non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Central nervous system non-Hodgkin lymphomas (all non-Hodgkin lymphoma types) -- Stomach non-Hodgkin lymphomas (all non-Hodgkin lymphoma types) -- Other gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin lymphomas (all non-Hodgkin lymphoma types) -- Lymph node/other organ non-Hodgkin lymphomas (all non-Hodgkin lymphoma types) -- Multiple myeloma -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia -- Hairy cell leukemia -- Acute non-lymphocytic leukemia -- Chronic myelocytic leukemia -- Other leukemias -- All malignancies of infants/toddlers -- All malignancies of older children -- All malignancies of young adults -- All malignancies of older adults -- All malignancies -- Overall summary.
  • Carbon Black -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale -- -- Titaniium Dioxide -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale -- -- Talc Not Containing Asbestiform Fibres -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale.
  • Cardiac tumor pathology 2013, Springer
    Cardiac tumors were once a nosographic entity of scarce clinical interest because of the rarity and of the intrinsic diagnostic and therapeutic impossibilities, and were considered a fatal morbid entity. It has now become a topical subject due to advances in clinical imaging (echo, magnetic resonance, computed tomography) as well as innovation in technologies of in-vivo diagnosis. Cardiac Tumor Pathology presents a spectacular example of these advances with clinico-pathologic correlations. This timely volume covers history, epidemiology, demographics, clinical diagnosis, pathology, imaging by echo, CT and MRI of both benign and malignant cardiac tumors, either primary or secondary. Chemotherapy of malignant neoplasms is also addressed. Special emphasis is given to clinico-pathologic correlations. With all chapters written by experts in their fields, this volume will serve as a useful resource for physicians dealing with, and interested in, this special branch of cardiac oncology and will represent a useful guide for pathologists, clinicians, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and radiologists as well as for postgraduate students training in these areas.
  • Caveolins and caveolae 2012, Springer
    Lipid rafts, caveolae, and GPI linked proteins / Valerie L. Reeves, Candice M. Thomas, and Eric J. Smart -- Caveolae and the regulation of endocytosis / Anna L. Kiss -- Caveolin : role in cell signaling / Cecile Boscher and Ivan Robert Nabi -- Regulation of ENOS in caveolae / Chieko Mineo and Philip W. Shaul -- Recent developments in the interactions between caveolin and pathogens / Fabiana S. Machado ... [et al.] -- Caveolin and breast cancer : a new clinical perspective / Isabelle Mercier and Michael P. Lisanti -- Caveolin and prostate cancer progression / Michael R. Freeman, Wei Yang, and Dolores Di Vizio -- Caveolins and caveolae, roles in insulin signalling, and diabetes / Peter Strolfors -- Atherosclerosis, caveolae, and caveolin / Stephanos Pavlides ... [et al.] -- Caveolins and heart diseases / Mathivadhani Panneerselvam, Hemal H. Patel, and David M. Roth -- Caveolins and lung function / Nikolaos A. Maniatis ... [et al.].
  • 1. Local and Distant Effects of Caveolin-1 on Prostate Cancer Progression / T.C. Thompson, S.A. Tahir, L. Li, M. Watanabe, K. Naruishi, G. Yang, Ken-ichi Tabata, S. Kurosaka, K. Edamura, R. Tanimoto, P. Corn, D. Kadmon, C.J. Logothetis, P. Troncoso, C. Ren, A. Goltsov, and S. Park -- 2. Caveolin-1 in Colon Cancer: The Flexible Connection to Wnt Signaling / Andrew F.G. Quest, Vicente A. Torres, Diego A. Rodriguez, Jorge Gutierrez-Pajares, and Julio C. Tapia -- 3. Caveolin-1 and Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma / David W. Rittenhouse, Oeendree Mukherjee, Nathan G. Richards, Charles J. Yeo, Agnieszka K. Witkiewicz, and Jonathan R. Brody -- 4. Caveolin-1 in Brain Tumors / Rebecca Senetta and Paola Cassoni -- 5. The Role of Caveolin-1 in Skin Cancer -- / Alessandra Carè, Isabella Parolini, Federica Felicetti, and Massimo Sargiacomo -- 6. Caveolins in Tumor Angiogenesis / Grzegorz Sowa -- 7. Caveolin-1 and Breast Cancer / Gloria Bonuccelli and Michael P. Lisanti -- 8. Caveolin-1 and Cancer-Associated Stromal Fibroblasts / Isabelle Mercier and Michael P. Lisanti.
  • Defects in cell death pathways promote tumor development and progression, with potentially devastating consequences for cancer patients. Greater understanding of the defects occurring in cancer cells, and the unique characteristics of tumors which can make them vulnerable to cell death stimuli, offers tremendous opportunities for developing novel and effective anti-cancer therapies. In Cell Death in Cancer Biology and Treatment leading experts in the field provide a wealth of up-to-date knowledge regarding the molecular mechanisms and cell biological processes that control cell death. Each chapter also highlights recent advances in the translation of basic research findings into clinical trials. Beginning and established investigators alike will benefit from the thorough presentations of the most promising avenues for future development of cell death-based, anti-cancer strategies and agents. The volume begins with a detailed description of many of the cell death defects that have been identified in human tumor specimens. The unique bioenergetics of cancer cells, and the influence of the tumor microenvironment, autophagy, and cellular microRNAs on cancer cell death are then discussed, along with current progress in targeting these distinctive features and processes. Additional chapters describe recent advances, and the therapeutic benefits of targeting DNA repair pathways, protein chaperones, sphingolipid signaling, Bcl-2 family members, IAPs, death receptor signaling, the proteasome, and survival signaling emanating from the PI3K/AKT and RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK pathways. Finally, recent discoveries are presented regarding interactions between the immune system and dying cancer cells and the potential for optimizing these interactions to maximize anti-cancer activities. In summary, Cell Death in Cancer Biology and Treatment will be a valuable resource for scientists interested in cutting-edge understanding of aberrant cell death in cancer cells, and the multitude of innovative molecular targeting approaches that are actively being pursued to achieve selective activation of cell death in human malignancies.
  • Cancer Morbidity and mortality result from invasive and metastatic spread. Advances in the field have highlighted the central role of cell motility during the dynamic and transient process of tumor invasion and metastasis. This book presents an overview of these studies.
  • 1. GRB2 Signaling as a Molecular Target for Cancer / Alessio Giubellino -- 2. Human Arylamine N-acetyltransferase 1: From Drug Metabolism to Drug Target / Fernando Rodrigues-Lima, Julien Dairou, Florent Busi, and Jean-Marie Dupret -- 3. Targeting Argininosuccinate Synthetase in Cancer Therapy / Niramol Savaraj, Min You, Chunjing Wu, Macus Tien Kuo, Vy Dinh, Medhi Wangpaichitr, and Lynn Feun -- 4. Parathyroid Hormone-Related Peptide Signaling in Cancer / Franco Oreste Ranelletti and Giovanni Monego -- 5. Signalling Molecules as Selective Targets for Therapeutic Strategies in Multiple Myeloma / Francesco Piazza and Gianpietro Semenzato -- 6. Role of Bile Acids in Carcinogenesis of Gastrointestinal Tract / Hiroshi Yasuda and Fumio Itoh -- 7. AIB1: A Transcriptional Coactivator Which Integrates Signaling Cross Talk in Cancer Cells / Macarena Ferrero and Jaime Font de Mora -- 8. Rational Design of DNA Anticancer Agent That Targets Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 (Stat3) for Cancer Therapy / Naijie Jing -- 9. Estrogen Receptor Signaling in Lung Cancer / P.A. Hershberger and J.M. Siegfried -- 10. Microparticle Dissemination of Biological Activities: Implications for Cancer Biology / Pauline P. Goh -- 11. Protein Kinase D Signaling in Cancer / Peter Storz -- 12. Cell Signaling and Cancer: Integrated, Fundamental Approach Involving Electron Transfer, Reactive Oxygen Species, and Antioxidants / Peter Kovacic and Ratnasamy Somanathan -- 13. Targeting Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription (STAT) for Anticancer Therapy / Fabio P.S. Santos, Inbal Hazan-Halevy, and Zeev Estrov.
  • The Essentials in Cytopathology book series fulfills the need for an easy-to-use and authoritative synopsis of site specific topics in cytopathology. These guide books fit into the lab coat pocket and are ideal for portability and quick reference. Each volume is heavily illustrated with a full color art program, while the text follows a user-friendly outline format. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology covers the full spectrum of benign and malignant conditions of the CNS with emphasis on common disorders. The volume is heavily illustrated and contains useful algorithms that guide the reader through the differential diagnosis of common and uncommon entities encountered in the field of intraoperative neuro-cytopathology. Central Nervous System Intraoperative Cytopathology is a valuable quick reference for pathologists, cytopathologists, and fellows and trainees dealing with this exigent field.
  • Introduction to brain metastasis /Diane Palmieri --Molecular biology of brain metastasis /Stephan Woditschka ... [et al.] --Brain microenvironment /Mami Noda --Vascular permeability within brain metastases /Chris E. Adkins ... [et al.] --Imaging experimental brain metastases /Amanda M. Hamilton and Paula J. Foster --Possibilities of targeted therapies for brain metastasis /Frank Winkler --Surgery for brain metastasis /Douglas L. Stofko, Robert J. Weil, and Steven A. Toms --Is there a role for systemic chemotherapy in the treatment of brain metastases /Marc C. Chamberlain --Radiation therapy of CNS metastases /DeeDee Smart --Leptomeningeal metastasis /Priscilla K. Brastianos, Charilaos H. Brastianos, and April F. Eichler --Quality of life with CNS metastasis /Lauren A. Chandler and Kathleen L. Fuchs.
  • Checkpoint controls and cancer v. 1-2, 2004., Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2004 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Reviews and model systems -- v. 2. Activation and regulation protocols.
  • Chemical carcinogenesis 2011, Springer
    Historical Overview of Chemical Carcinogenesis -- Multistage Carcinogenesis -- Tobacco Smoke Carcinogens and Lung Cancer -- Mechanisms of Estrogen Carcinogenesis: Modulation by Botanical Natural Products -- Heterocyclic Aromatic Amines: Potential Human Carcinogens -- Aflatoxin and Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Metabolic Activation of Chemical Carcinogens -- Detoxication of Chemical Carcinogens and Chemoprevention -- Covalent Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon-DNA Adducts: Carcinogenicity, Structure, and Function --Oxidation and Deamination of DNA by Endogenous Sources -- Lipid Peroxide-DNA Adducts -- Chemical Carcinogenesis and Epigenetics -- Nucleotide Excision Repair from Bacteria to Humans: Structure-Function Studies -- Base-Excision Repair: Role of DNA Polymerase ss in Late-Stage Base Excision Repair -- O⁶-Alkylguanine-DNA Alkyltransferase -- Bypass DNA Polymerases -- Mutagenesis: The Outcome of Faulty Replication of DNA -- p53 and Ras Mutations in Cancer and Experimental Carcinogenesis.
  • Introduction to cancer -- Antimetabolites -- DNA-interactive agents -- Antitubulin agents -- Cell signaling inhibitors -- Hormonal therapies -- Tumour targeting strategies -- Biologicals -- The future -- Personalized medicine (oncogenomics) -- Adjunct therapies.
  • Chemo fog 2010, Springer
    Short introduction and history / Robert B. Raffa -- Patient's perspective / Robert B. Raffa and Kathy Martin -- Oncology nurse's perspective / Jamie S. Myers -- Oncology pharmacist's perspective / Rachel Clark-Vetri -- The impact of chemo brain on the patient with a high grade glioma / Michele R. Lucas -- Oncology pharmacist's perspective / Rachel Clark-Vetri -- The impact of chemo brain on the patient with a high grade glioma / Michele R. Lucas -- Neurocognitive effects of childhood cancer treatment / Jennifer Costa -- The economic burden / Albert I. Wertheimer -- Designing conceptual model-based research in chemotherapy-related changes in cognitive function / Lisa M. Hess -- Neuropsychologic testing for chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment / Jamie S. Myers -- Imaging as a means of studying chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment / Robert B. Raffa -- Chemotherapy associated central nervous system damage / Jørg Dietrich -- Is systemic anti-cancer therapy neurotoxic? Does chemo brain exist? And should we rename it? / Sophie Taillibert -- Evaluation of multiple neurotoxic outcomes in cancer chemotherapy / Bernard Weiss -- Chemotherapy-related visual system toxicity / Robert B. Raffa -- The possible role of cytokines in chemotherapy-induced cognitive deficits / Jamie S. Myers -- Pharmacokinetics of anti-cancer drugs used in breast cancer chemotherapy / Swati Nagar -- Combination analysis / Ronald J. Tallarida -- Animal models / Ellen A. Walker -- Chemo brain (chemo fog) as a potential side effect of doxorubicin administration : role of cytokine-induced, oxidative/nitrosative stress in cognitive dysfunction / Christopher D. Aluise ... [et al.] -- Effects of 5-FU / Peter M. Wigmore ... [et al.] -- Future directions / Robert B. Raffa and Ronald J. Tallarida.
  • Chemosensitivity v. 1-2, 2005., Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2005 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. In vitro assays -- v. 2 In vitro models, imaging, and molecular regulators.
  • Scientific basis of cancer chemotherapy -- Norton-simon hypothesis -- Drug resistance -- Principles of chemotherapy -- Clinical trials -- Hematopoietic growth factors -- Biologic response modifiers: principles of biotherapy -- Intraventricular and intrathecal therapy -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy -- Continuous intravenous infusion chemotherapy -- Intraarterial chemotherapy -- Isolated regional therapy -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation -- Oral toxicity -- Dermatologic toxicity -- Extravasation -- Hypersensitivity reactions -- Ocular side effects of chemotherapy -- Cardiotoxicity of cancer therapy -- Pulmonary toxicity of antineoplastic therapy -- Gastrointestinal complications of chemotherapy -- Hepatotoxicity of chemotherapeutic agents -- Renal and electrolyte abnormalities due to chemotherapy -- Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy -- Vascular toxicity of antineoplastic agents -- Second malignancies after chemotherapy -- Chemotherapy in pregnancy -- Gonadal complications and teratogenicity of cancer therapy -- Central venous access for chemotherapy -- Systemic therapy for advanced melanoma -- General issues in brain tumor chemotherapy -- Chemotherapy of head and neck cancer -- Chemotherapy of lung cancer -- Breast cancer -- Gastrointestinal cancer -- Endocrine tumors -- Chemotherapy of genitourinary cancers -- Chemotherapy of gynecologic cancers -- Chemotherapy of carcinoma of unknown primary site -- Chemotherapy of bone and soft tissue sarcomas -- Chemotherapy for pediatric solid tumors -- Chemotherapy of hodgkin's lymphoma -- Non-hodgkin's lymphoma -- Acute myeloid leukemia, acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia -- Chemotherapy of the myelodysplastic syndromes -- Management of myeloproliferative disorders and chronic myeloid leukemia -- Chemotherapy of multiple myeloma and other plasma cell disorders.
  • 1. Introducing Cancer -- 2. Boveri's theory of cancer was ahead of its time -- 3. Genesis of "The enemy within"? -- 4. Gene mutation theory of cancer -- 5. The chromosomal imbalance theory of cancer -- 6. Theory of chromosomal imbalance solves mysteries and paradoxes -- 7. New perspectives for cancer prevention, diagnosis and therapy.
  • This book comprises an in-depth view on the current knowledge of chronic clonal myeloid diseases. Special emphasis is laid on chronic myeloid leukaemia and a'classic' myeloproliferative disorders (essential thrombocythemia, polycythemia vera, and chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis) as well as myelodysplastic syndromes, oligoblastic leukemias, paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria and overlap diseases. Both young physicians in hematological training as well as practicing hematologists are addressed, with the aim of imparting a clear understanding of these disorders.
  • SPECT/CT cameras have considerably improved diagnostic accuracy in recent years. Such cameras allow direct correlation of anatomic and functional information, resulting in better localization and definition of scintigraphic findings. In addition to this anatomic referencing, CT coregistration provides superior quantification of radiotracer uptake based on the attenuation correction capabilities of CT. Useful applications of SPECT/CT have been identified not only in oncology but also in other specialties such as orthopedics and cardiology. This book covers the full spectrum of clinical applications of SPECT/CT in diagnosis and therapy planning of benign and malignant diseases. Opening chapters discuss the technology and physics of SPECT/CT and its use for dosimetry. The role of SPECT/CT in the imaging of a range of pathologic conditions is then addressed in detail. Applications covered include, among others, imaging of the thyroid, bone, and lungs, imaging of neuroendocrine tumors, cardiac scintigraphy, and sentinel node scintigraphy. Individual chapters are also devoted to therapy planning in selective internal radiation therapy of liver tumors and bremsstrahlung SPECT/CT. Readers will find this book to be an essential and up-to-date source of information on this invaluable hybrid imaging technique.
  • Introduction to Electroporation -- Electroporation and Cellular Physiology -- The Cell in the Electric Field -- Understanding Electric Fields for Clinical Use -- Generators and Applicators: Equipment for Electroporation -- Cell Electropermeabilization and Cellular Uptake of Small Molecules: The Electrochemotherapy Concept -- Vascular-Disrupting Action of Electrochemotherapy: Mode of Action and Therapeutic Implications -- Electrochemotherapy of Small Tumors; The Experience from the ESOPE (European Standard Operating Procedures for Electrochemotherapy) Group -- Electrochemotherapy for Larger Malignant Tumors -- Cell Electroporation in Bone Tissue -- Drug and Gene Electrotransfer to the Brain -- Minimally Invasive Intraluminal Tumor Ablation -- Electrotransfer of Plasmid DNA -- Gene Electrotransfer to Tumor -- Gene Electrotransfer to Lung -- Gene Electrotransfer to Muscle Tissue: Moving into Clinical Use -- Gene Electrotransfer to Skin -- Electroporation-Mediated DNA Vaccination -- Irreversible Electroporation (IRE) on Liver Tumor Ablation: A Summary of Preclinical Translational Research -- Translational Research on Irreversible Electroporation: VX2 Rabbit Head and Neck -- Clinical Research on Irreversible Electroporation of the Liver.
  • Skin tumors are very often encountered in clinical practice but can be difficult to diagnose since the skin's histological complexity gives rise to many types and subtypes. This superb atlas presents an unrivalled wealth of original high-quality clinical photographs of almost all benign and malignant skin tumors. The diverse subtypes and clinical forms, including different localizations, are depicted, and careful attention is paid to evolution and follow-up. While the main focus is on the clinical presentation as reflected in the photographs, diagnostic clues and management considerations are also summarized in a straightforward, readily understandable way. The atlas has been designed so that it will meet clinical needs and allow rapid identification of clues relevant to daily practice. Clinical Atlas of Skin Tumors will be valuable for all dermatologists in training, as well as for those who are already established in the profession or in allied specialties such as plastic surgery and oncology.
  • My Aunt Minnie -- Screening -- Diagnostic breast imaging -- Management.
  • Clinical cancer genetics 2012, Wellcome Trust
    Transcript / edited by E M Jones and E M Tansey -- Appendix 1. Timeline for UK Clinical Cancer Genetics Groups -- Appendix 2. Archival material from St Mark's Polyposis Registry -- Register cards / interpreted by Ms Kay Neale -- Letter from Dr C Dukes to Dr J C Burne -- Adaptation of poem, You Are Old Father William / by Dr C Dukes -- Obituary for Dr H J R Bussey / by Basil Morson -- Appendix 3. Pedigree of a Newfoundland family, 'Family C', with HNPCC -- Appendix 4. -- Cancer Genetics: a personal view / Professor David Harnden -- Glossary -- Biographical notes.
  • The main themes in this volume are the latest advances in the prevention of breast and prostate cancer and the role of infection in the development of liver and gastric cancer. Special emphasis is given to perspectives on the chemoprevention of breast cancer.
  • Conceived as a guide for practitioners in their work in dermatology, this book is unique in its approach. From cutaneous signs to the richness of differential diagnosis, it guides practitioners through every step, from semiological analysis to diagnosis. The aim is to provide readers with the essentials of relevant dermatological reasoning. The first part of the book focuses on physical examination and on recognizing basic lesions, the practitioners building blocks. The diseases requiring understanding are then described in the form of a richly illustrated atlas, in which each diagram has been chosen as an exemplary educational tool. In the final part, differential diagnosis is proposed in the form of various tables summarizing the different cutaneous signs, providing readers with a complete toolkit to assist with diagnosis. This book will give trainee dermatologists, general physicians and internists the knowledge they need to identify basic lesions and a complete and detailed overview of the various diseases they are likely to encounter. At the same time, experienced dermatologists will find this book a valuable reference work for differential diagnosis.
  • Clinical management of thyroid cancer / Kennichi Kakudo & Zhiyan Liu -- Diagnosis of thyroid cancer / Joseph M. Shulan & Jennifer A. Sipos -- Thyroid cancer : classification and cytological diagnosis / Zvonimir L. Milas, Jennifer Brainard & Mira Milas -- Molecular genetics of thyroid cancer / Angela Greco, Claudia Miranda, Maria Grazia Borrello & Marco A. Pierotti -- Etiopathogenic factors of thyroid cancer / Ana Lourenço Almeida, Paula Boaventura & Paula Soares -- Differentiated thyroid carcinoma: prognostic stratification and molecular classification / Michele N. Minuto, Emanuela Varaldo & Giuseppina Talamo -- Radiotherapy : radioiodine and external beam irradiation treatment of differentiated thyroid carcinomas / Miguel Melo, Gracinda Costa, Francisco Carrilho, Manuela Carvalheiro & Paula Soares -- Borderline lesions in thyroid tumor classification and well-differentiated tumor of uncertain malignant potential Zhiyan Liu, Bo Han, Yanhua Bai, Yaqiong Li, Osamu Nunobiki & Kennichi Kakudo -- Differentiated thyroid cancer in children / Andrew J. Bauer, Catherine A. Dinauer, Steven G. Waguespack & Gary L. Francis -- Index.
  • Print Material
  • 1. Principles of Clinical Epidemiology / Annette C. Moll, Michiel R. de Boer, Lex M. Bouter, and Nakul Singh -- 2. Etiology of Cancer / Brian T. Hill -- 3. Cancer Pathology / Katarina Bartuma, Charlotta All-Ericsson, and Stefan Seregard -- 4. Cancer Angiogenesis / Werner Wackernagel, Bela Anand-Apte, and Arun D. Singh -- 5. Immunology of Ocular Tumors / Martine J. Jager and Inge H.G. Bronkhorst -- 6. Cancer Genetics / J.William Harbour and Daniel L. Chao -- 7. Cancer Staging / Paul T. Finger -- 8. Principles of Cryotherapy / Dan S. Gombos -- 9. Principles of Laser Therapy / Stefan Sacu and Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth -- 10. Principles of Radiation Therapy / Abigail L. Stockham, Ehsan H. Balagamwala, Roger Macklis, Allan Wilkinson, and Arun D. Singh -- 11. Ocular Complications of Radiotherapy / Mitchell Kamrava, James Lamb, and Tara A. McCannel -- 12. Principles and Complications of Chemotherapy / Michael G. Levien, Nicola G. Ghazi, and Arun D. Singh -- 13. Targeted Therapy and Their Ocular Complications / Denis Jusufbegovic, Pierre L. Triozzi, and Arun D. Singh -- 14. Counseling Patients with Cancer / Laura Hope-Stone and Bertil Damato -- 15. Cataract Associated with Intraocular Tumors / Carlos A. Medina, Mary E. Aronow, and Arun D. Singh -- 16. Tumor-Associated Glaucoma / Reena S. Vaswani, Kathryn Bollinger, Annapurna Singh, and Arun D. Singh -- 17. Graft-Versus-Host Disease / Edgar M. Espana, Sejal Shah, and Arun D. Singh -- 18. Uveal Tumors: Diagnostic Techniques: Angiography / Kaan Gunduz, Jessica A. Adefusika, Thomas P. Link, and Jose S. Pulido -- 19. Diagnostic Techniques: Optical Coherence Tomography / Rubens Belfort, Andre Romano, Eduardo Rodrigues, and Arun D. Singh -- 20. Diagnostic Techniques: Autofluorescence / Edoardo Midena, Elisabetta Pilotto, and Raffaele Parrozzani -- 21. Diagnostic Techniques: Ophthalmic Ultrasonography / Brandy Hayden Lorek, Mary E. Aronow, and Arun D. Singh.
  • Written by internationally renowned experts, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology provides practical guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers. The book supplies all of the state-of-the-art knowledge required in order to identify these cancers early and to treat them as effectively as possible. Using the information provided, readers will be able to: Provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology. Verify diagnostic conclusions based on comparison with numerous full-color clinical photographs from the authors' private collections, histopathologic microphotographs, imaging studies, and crisp illustrations. Locate required information quickly owing to the clinically focused and user-friendly format. In this volume, the examination techniques, classification, and differential diagnosis of eyelid tumors and conjunctival and corneal tumors are carefully explained, and treatment options are considered in detail.
  • Written by internationally renowned experts, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology provides practical guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers. The book supplies all of the state-of-the-art knowledge required in order to identify these cancers early and to treat them as effectively as possible. Using the information provided, readers will be able to: Provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology. Verify diagnostic conclusions based on comparison with numerous full-color clinical photographs from the authors' private collections, histopathologic microphotographs, imaging studies, and crisp illustrations. Locate required information quickly owing to the clinically focused and user-friendly format. This volume describes the classification, differential diagnosis, and imaging of orbital tumors and discusses the most suitable treatment options for different tumor types.
  • Written by internationally renowned experts, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology provides practical guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers. The book supplies all of the state-of-the-art knowledge required in order to identify these cancers early and to treat them as effectively as possible. Using the information provided, readers will be able to: Provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology. Verify diagnostic conclusions based on comparison with numerous full-color clinical photographs from the authors' private collections, histopathologic microphotographs, imaging studies, and crisp illustrations Locate required information quickly owing to the clinically focused and user-friendly format. In this volume guidance is provided on diagnosis and therapy for retinal tumors including vitreoretinal lymphoma and paraneoplastic disorders.
  • "This volume, devoted solely to uveal tumors, explains the various diagnostic and biopsy techniques that may be used and describes the therapeutic options of potential value for different types of tumor."--Publisher's website.
  • This book, unique in focusing specifically on cardiac masses, is the result of cooperation among a number of teams of radiologists working under the aegis of the French Society of Cardiovascular Imaging (SFICV). Its goal is to 1) review the different CMR sequences and CT acquisition protocols used to explore cardiac masses, 2) to demonstrate the several CMR and MDCT features of cardiac masses. It has been designed as a teaching tool and offers a fully illustrated compendium of clinical cases, tables summarizing data, and decision-making trees essential in everyday practice. It is presented as a practical handbook and can be either read cover to cover or consulted whenever needed during a cardiac imaging assignment. The book is intended for all students and experienced practitioners, whether radiologists or not, who are interested in cardiac or thoracic pathology.
  • CNS cancer 2009, Springer
    Covers three areas of research in brain tumors: a) animal models for brain tumors, including spontaneous occurrence of brain tumors in mammals, transgenic models in rodents and transplant models; b) Prognostic factors and biomarkers; c) Therapeutic targets and targeting approaches to brain tumors.
  • Coagulation consult 2014, Springer
    There have been many changes in the field of coagulation during the past decade. New concepts of epidemiology of risk factors for thrombosis now help clinicians predict who is more likely to form clots after surgery, or after being placed on oral contraceptives. New anticoagulants have the potential to redefine how patients with atrial fibrillation and venous thrombosis are managed. There are new forms of recombinant clotting factors which have changed our approach to hypofibrinogenemia and von Willebrand's disease. Newer antiplatelet agents are available and their use in patients receiving cardiac stents has mushroomed. The management of thrombosis in the setting of pregnancy has changed over the past decade, as well as the way clinicians approach women with multiple miscarriages. An entire new class of compounds, the thrombopoietins, are available to treat individuals with immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). The Coagulation Consult covers major topics of interest to hematologists who are asked to consult on individuals with coagulation related diseases, and encompasses the field's most recent developments. This "case-directed" book describes state-of-the-art approaches to patients with bleeding and clotting disorders, as well as laboratory tests for coagulation. Chapters include different vignettes, focus on typical clinical consult questions, and lay out specific types of treatment. Practicing clinicians being confronted with a coagulation consult, students, residents, fellows and attending physicians will find this unique text an invaluable resource for some of the newer areas of coagulation science, therapy and pharmacology.
  • Coagulation in cancer 2009, Springer
  • Metallic cobalt particles (with or without tungsten carbide) -- Introduction to the monographs on gallium arsenide and indium phosphide. Studies of cancer in humans -- Gallium arsenide -- Indium phosphide -- Vanadium pentoxide.
  • Colorectal cancer 2007, Springer
    Molecular biology of colon cancer / William M. Grady -- Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer / Yu-Ning Wong ...[et al.] -- Colorectal cancer screening and surveillance / Arnold J. Markowitz -- Cytotoxic chemotherapy for metastatic colorectal cancer / M. Wasif Saif, Richard Kim, and Edward Chu -- Integration of antiangiogenic strategies in colorectal cancer treatment / John M. Strother and Charles D. Blanke -- The role of EGFR inhibition in colorectal cancer / Nabeel Shalan and Paulo M. Hoff -- Second-line strategies in the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer / Anthony B. El-Khoueiry and Heinz-Josef Lenz -- Adjuvant chemotherapy for colon cancer / Bert H. O'Neil ... [et al.] -- Management of locally advanced rectal cancer / Yu Jo Chua and David Cunningham -- Rationale for adjuvant and neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the resection of liver metastases / Axel Grothey and Steven A. Alberts -- Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation in the management of patients with colorectal cancer / Karen Brown -- Colorectal cancer imaging / Sean D. Curran and Laurence H. Schwartz -- Nursing issues in colorectal cancer chemotherapy / Ellen Hollywood and Deborah Semple -- Pain management in the colorectal cancer patient / Vivek Tim Malhotra -- Novel agents and new paradigms for colorectal cancer / Chris Takimoto and Russell Kruzelock.
  • Colorectal cancer 2009, Springer
  • As the population ages, clinicians are facing an increasing number of elderly patients with colorectal cancer. Disease management in these patients poses a unique challenge as they have more comorbidities and lower functional reserves. In addition, the treatment goals may differ from those in younger patients. Appropriate management of elderly patients demands a greater understanding of not only the physiological changes but also issues related to the delivery of holistic care. This book discusses in depth the different aspects of management of colorectal cancer in the elderly. After the provision of pertinent background information on the normal physiology of aging, screening and diagnosis are discussed. Subsequent chapters focus on a range of issues associated with the surgical and perioperative care of these patients and with adjuvant treatment and palliative care. Each chapter provides helpful take-home messages in bullet point form, and numerous informative figures and tables are also included. The authors are surgeons, physicians, anesthetists, geriatricians, oncologists, and allied health professionals with extensive experience in the field.This book discusses in depth the different aspects of management of colorectal cancer in the elderly. After the provision of pertinent background information on the normal physiology of aging, screening and diagnosis are discussed. Subsequent chapters focus on a range of issues associated with the surgical and perioperative care of these patients and with adjuvant treatment and palliative care. Each chapter provides helpful take-home messages in bullet point form, and numerous informative figures and tables are also included. The authors are surgeons, physicians, anesthetists, geriatricians, oncologists, and allied health professionals with extensive experience in the field.
  • Colorectal cancer pathways / Petr Protiva -- Risk factors and screening for colorectal cancer / Joseph C. Anderson -- Hereditary adenomatous colorectal cancer syndromes / Maqsood Khan and Carol A Burke -- Screening and surveillance guidelines / Robert J. Chehade and Douglas J. Robertson -- Barriers to colorectal cancer screening : patient, physician, and system factors / Catherine R. Messina -- Screening for colorectal cancer using colonoscopy / Douglas K. Rex -- New colonoscopic technologies for colorectal cancer screening / Douglas K. Rex -- Screening for CRC using CT colonography / Brooks D. Cash -- Noninvasive screening tests / Nabil Fayad and Thomas F. Imperiale -- Removal of difficult colon polyps / Jerome Waye -- Screening for colorectal cancer in the elderly / Charles J. Kahi -- Chemoprevention / Jeffrey Singerman and Petr Protiva.
  • Targeting of the EGFR as a modulator of cancer chemotherapy / Jose Baselga -- Cyclin dependent kinase inhibitors in combination chemotherapy / Manish A. Shah and Gary K. Schwartz -- Development of protein kinase C and cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors as potentiators of cytotoxic drug action in leukemia / Steven Grant -- Carboxyamidotriazole, an inhibitor of nonvoltage operated calcium entry : single agent and combination therapy for ovarian carcinoma / Chad M. Michener and Elise C. Kohn -- Targeted alpha particle therapy : a rational approach to drug development in hematologic diseases and solid tumors / John M. Burke, David A. Scheinberg, and Joseph G. Jurcic -- Pharmacologic modulation of fluoropyrimidines : building upon the lessons of the past / Owen A. O'Connor -- Development of inhibitors of HER2 with taxanes : new directions in breast cancer therapy / Shanu Modi, Monica N. Fornier, and Andrew D. Seidman -- Targeting nf-b to increase the activity of cisplatin in solid tumors / Don S. Dizon ... [et al.] -- Combinations of chemotherapy and G3139, an antisense BCL-2 oligonucleotide / Luba Benimetskaya, Sridhar Nami, and C. A. Stein -- Use of animal models to evaluate signal transduction inhibitors as modulators of cytotoxic therapy / Beverly A. Teicher.
  • Diagnosis and staging -- Primary treatment -- Communication within the context of multidisciplinary care -- Explaining follow-up -- Progression and terminal -- Explaining research -- Complementary and alternative medicines and integrative oncology.
  • Complementary & Alternative Medicine for Prostate and Urologic Health is designed to capture and clinically review the comprehensive database of clinical research articles that support and do not support the utilization of a variety of dietary supplements and other complementary medicines that physicians are exposed to in their daily practice. This is a critical distinction between this book and any other Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM) books published to date. Each section of the book provides an easy to reference guide into the topic of interest for the individual that works in urology. The various sub-specialty groups in urology are adequately represented, which allows for a physician to rapidly and thoroughly investigate their topic of interest regardless of whether it is fertility, bladder cancer, or prostate disease. Rather than having to sort through the now thousands of articles published yearly on CAM in medicine, this volume focuses first on the specialty and secondarily how it compares to the overall CAM literature. Each chapter includes a summary page that will allow the physician a rapid review of the subject with a patient, colleague or student.
  • Complex general surgical oncology. Volume 1-2 v. 1-2, 2013-14., Future Med
    v. 2 Future Med
    Volume 1. Breast cancer -- High-risk breast lesions / Vance Sohn -- Surgical management of ductal carcinoma in situ / Rosalinda Alvarado -- Regional lymph node metastases in breast cancer / Sarah DeSnyder -- Neoadjuvant/adjuvant therapy for breast cancer / Sarah DeSnyder -- Nonductal malignancies / Sarah DeSnyder -- Management of high-risk breast cancer syndromes / Rosalinda Alvarado -- Reconstruction following breast surgery / Steve Lee & Daniel E. Abbott -- Endocrine malignancies -- Well-differentiated thyroid cancer / Steve Lee & Daniel E. Abbott -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia / Paxton Dickson -- Adrenal pathology and approaches to resection / Daniel E. Abbott -- Melanoma -- Margins in melanoma / Genevieve Boland -- Sentinel lymph node biopsy in melanoma / Genevieve Boland -- In-transit disease and regional therapy / Vance Sohn -- Soft-tissue sarcoma -- Retroperitoneal sarcoma / Alex Haynes -- Adjuvant/neoadjuvant therapy for sarcoma / Christina L. Roland -- Esophageal cancer -- EMR, RFA and argon plasma coagulation for treatment of Barrett's esophagus and early adenocarcinoma / Amanda Cooper -- Distal esophageal tumors / Maria C. Russell -- Squamous cell versus adenocarcinoma of the esophagus / Christina L. Roland -- Index.Volume 2. Gastric cancer -- Gastric adenocarcinoma / Maria Citarella Russell -- Small bowel cancer -- Small bowel neoplasms / Paxton Dickson -- Colorectal cancer -- Management of rectal cancer / Genevieve Boland -- Hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes / Christina Bailey -- Reconstruction after low rectal resections and pelvic exenteration / Amanda Cooper -- Hepatobiliary cancer -- Cholangiocarcinoma / Daniel E. Abbott -- Hepatic metastases / Genevieve Boland -- Resection and ablation techniques for hepatic lesions / Steve Lee & Daniel E. Abbott -- Resection versus transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma / Christina L. Roland -- Pancreatic cancer -- Pancreatic cystic neoplasms / Robert E. Roses -- Pancreatic adenocarcinoma / Daniel E. Abbott -- Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas / Alex Haynes -- Conditions affecting the pancreaticobiliary system / Vance Sohn -- Peritoneal malignancy -- Peritoneal mesothelioma / Vance Sohn -- Index.
  • Computational biology 2009, Springer
    Identification of Relevant Genes from Microarray Experiments based on Partial Least Squares Weights: Application to Cancer Genomics -- Geometric Biclustering and Its Applications to Cancer Tissue Classification Based on DNA Microarray Gene Expression Data -- Statistical Analysis on Microarray Data: Selection of Gene Prognosis Signatures -- Agent-Based Modeling of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ: Application to Patient-Specific Breast Cancer Modeling -- Multicluster Class-Based Classification for the Diagnosis of Suspicious Areas in Digital Mammograms -- Analysis of Cancer Data Using Evolutionary Computation -- Analysis of Population-Based Genetic Association Studies Applied to Cancer Susceptibility and Prognosis -- Selected Applications of Graph-Based Tracking Methods for Cancer Research -- Recent Advances in Cell Classification for Cancer Research and Drug Discovery -- Computational Tools and Resources for Systems Biology Approaches in Cancer -- Laser Speckle Imaging for Blood Flow Analysis -- The Challenges in Blood Proteomic Biomarker Discovery.
  • Contemporary IMRT 2005, CRCnetBASE
  • Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) is the process of retrieval of images from a database that are similar to a query image, using measures derived from the images themselves, rather than relying on accompanying text or annotation. To achieve CBIR, the contents of the images need to be characterized by quantitative features; the features of the query image are compared with the features of each image in the database and images having high similarity with respect to the query image are retrieved and displayed. CBIR of medical images is a useful tool and could provide radiologists with assistance in the form of a display of relevant past cases. One of the challenging aspects of CBIR is to extract features from the images to represent their visual, diagnostic, or application-specific information content. In this book, methods are presented for preprocessing, segmentation, landmarking, feature extraction, and indexing of mammograms for CBIR. The preprocessing steps include anisotropic diffusion and the Wiener filter to remove noise and perform image enhancement. Techniques are described for segmentation of the breast and fibroglandular disk, including maximum entropy, a moment-preserving method, and Otsu's method. Image processing techniques are described for automatic detection of the nipple and the edge of the pectoral muscle via analysis in the Radon domain. By using the nipple and the pectoral muscle as landmarks, mammograms are divided into their internal, external, upper, and lower parts for further analysis. Methods are presented for feature extraction using texture analysis, shape analysis, granulometric analysis, moments, and statistical measures.
  • Gynecological cancers are some of the most commonly occurring malignancies in women. Despite their high incidence, treatment and management of these cancers remain controversial, with conflicting evidence about many aspects of the disease. Controversies in the Management of Gynecological Cancers offers a unique assessment of the opposing sides of the controversial issues associated with gynecological cancers, and aims to provide professionals in the field with a keener sense of the underlying evidence-base and a starting point from which to follow the ongoing debate. A section on the direction of future research to resolve these issues completes the discussion in each chapter. This book will appeal to specialists, trainees and healthcare workers in gynecological oncology, gynecologists, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists, and is an excellent starting point for anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of the complex nature of the management of gynecological malignancy.
  • Prognostic factors in histopathology of lung cancer / A. Fisseler-Eckhoff -- FDG-PET/CT in lung cancer : an update / R.-P. Baum, C. Świętaszczyk, V. Prasad -- Whole-body magnetic resonance imaging for staging of lung cancer / R. Puls ... [et al.] -- Bronchoscopy/endobronchial ultrasound / F.J.F. Herth -- New developments in videomediastinoscopy : video-assisted mediastinoscopic lymphadenectomy and mediastinoscopic ultrasound / B. Witte -- Resection in stage I/II non-small cell lung cancer / F.M. Smolle-Juettner ... [et al.] -- Role of mediastinal lymph node dissection in non-small cell lung cancer / S. Bölükbas, M.H. Eberlein, J. Schirren -- Radiation therapy for early stage (I/II) non-small cell lung cancer / B. Jeremic ... [et al.] -- Stereotactic body radiation therapy for early non-small cell lung cancer / F. Zimmermann ... [et al.] -- Extended surgical resection in stage III non-small cell lung cancer / S. Hillinger, W. Weder -- Stage III : definitive chemoradiotherapy / R. Fietkau, S. Semrau -- Adjuvant therapy in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer / M. Serke -- Postoperative irradiation in non-small cell lung cancer / S. Höcht ... [et al.] -- Altered fractionation schemes in radiotherapy / M. Stuschke, C. Pöttgen -- Chemotherapy of advanced non-small cell lung cancer / R. Pirker, W. Minar -- Radiotherapy / I.A. Adamietz -- Treatment of limited disease small cell lung cancer / D. de Ruysscher -- Radiochemotherapy in extensive disease small cell lung cancer ED-SCLC / B. Jeremic ... [et al.] -- Radiotherapy for extensive stage small cell lung cancer / B.J. Slotman -- Controversies in the treatment of advanced stages of small cell lung cancer / A. Schmittel -- Complementary and alternative medicine in lung cancer patients : a neglected phenomenon? / O. Micke.
  • Prostate cancer and active surveillance / Abrahamsson, P.A. -- Radical Prostatectomy in the 21th Century: the gold standard for localized and locally advanced prostate cancer / Schostak, M.; Miller, K.; Schrader, M. -- Radiotherapy as primary treatment modality / Sia, M.; Rosewall, T.; Warde, P. -- Combined radiotherapy and hormonal therapy in the treatment of prostate cancer / Boehmer, D. -- Postoperative adjuvant radiotherapy: standard of care? / Bottke, D.; Wiegel, T. -- Adjuvant hormonal treatment: the bicalutamide early prostate cancer program / Wirth, M.P.; Hakenberg, O.W.; Froehner, M. -- Hormone therapy for prostate cancer: immediate initiation / Schostak, M.; Miller, K.; Schrader, M. -- Lymphadenectomy in prostate cancer: radioguided lymph node mapping: an adequate staging method / Winter, A.; Wawroschek, F. -- Radiotherapy in lymph-node positive prostate cancer patients: potentially curable?: single institutional experience regarding outcome and side effects / Goldner, G.; Pötter, R. -- Radiotherapy in biochemical recurrences after surgery for prostate cancer / Hocht, S. ... [et al.] -- Recurrence following radiotherapy / Desgrandchamps, F. -- Secondary hormonal manipulation / Merseburger, A.S. ... [et al.] -- Chemotherapy in hormone-refractory prostate cancer / Wolff, J.M. -- A randomized phase II trial comparing weekly taxotere + prednisone (P) versus prednisone alone in androgen-independent prostate cancer / Fossa, S.D. -- Hormone-refractory and metastatic prostate cancer: palliative radiotherapy / Moser, L.; Schubert, T.; Hinkelbein, W.
  • Cutaneous lymphomas - radiotherapeutic strategies / Wilson, L.D., Jones, G.W., Smith, B.D. -- The clinical impact of T cell receptor rearrangement analysis in cutaneous T cell lymphoma / Assaf, C. -- Classification of primary cutaneous lymphomas / Assaf, C. ... [et al.] -- Basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma - radiotherapeutic approaches / Panizzon, R.G. -- Kaposi's sarcoma - radiotherapeutic aspects / Niewald, M.; Räbe, C. -- Pathogenesis and clinical manifestation of Kaposi's sarcoma / Geilen, C.C., Husak, R., Steinhoff, M. -- Merkel cell carcinoma - clinical presentation and treatment / Moll, I. -- Merkel cell carcinoma - uncommon and aggressive cutaneous tumour / Greiner, R.H. ... [et al.] -- Potential of radiation therapy in the multimodal management of Merkel cell carcinoma / Becker, G., Bottke, D. --Skin and other reactions to radiotherapy - clinical presentation and radiobiology of skin reactions / Dörr, W. -- Management of skin and related reactions to radiotherapy / Seegenschmiedt, H. -- Malignant melanoma - markers for progression and prognosis in malignant melanoma / Geilen, C.C. ... [et al.] -- Malignant melanoma - sentinel lymph node biopsy and surgical procedures / Kaufmann, R. -- The role of radiotherapy in malignant melanoma / Marnitz, S., Hoecht, S., Hinkelbein, W. -- Malignant melanoma: classification and staging of malignant melanoma / Eigentler, T.K., Garbe, C. -- Malignant melanoma: PET/CT as a staging procedure / Müller, S.P. -- Malignant melanoma - clinical development of peptide-based melanoma vaccines / Schmittel, A. ... [et al.].
  • Current and emerging therapeutics for multiple myeloma / Noopur Raje & Sundar Jagannath -- Current standard treatment of myeloma / Ray Powles & Arif Meghani -- Stem cell transplantation / Hermann Einsele -- New immune modulators / Loredana Santo & Noopur Raje -- Histone deacetylase inhibitors / Maurizio Zangari, Tamara Berno & Fenghuang Zhan -- Targeted treatment of multiple myeloma : proteasome inhibitors / Kristen M. Sanfilippo & Ravi Vij -- AKT inhibitors in multiple myeloma / R. Donald Harvey & Sagar Lonial -- Future directions / Klaus Podar -- Index.
  • "Current Advances in Osteosarcoma summarizes molecular and genetic characteristics, new therapeutic ideas, and biological characteristics that have been uncovered in this field over the past 10 years. Osteosarcoma is an aggressive malignant neoplasm and is the most common histological form of bone cancer. Osteosarcoma accounts for approximately 56% of new bone tumors, making it the most primary malignant bone tumor in children and adolescents. The lungs are the most common site of metastases and once osteosarcoma spreads to the lungs, it is very difficult to treat. In order to improve the outcome of this disease, the biology of osteosarcoma needs to be better understood. There are numerous investigators around the world who have made seminal discoveries about the important molecular pathways and genetic alterations that contribute to the development and metastases of osteosarcoma. Other investigators have proposed novel therapeutic strategies including some based on the molecular and genetic phenotype of the disease. This volume will provide a comprehensive review of these new discoveries in one singular text, which will help move the field forward."
  • Development of a conditional mouse model for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma / Bindels, E.M.J., van de Brekel, M.W.M. -- Hypofolatemia as a risk factor for head and neck cancer / Almadori, G. ... [et al.] -- Reduced DNA repair capacity in laryngeal cancer subjects: a comparison of phenotypic and genotypic results / Gajacka, M. ... [et al.] -- Intratumoral genomic heterogeneity in advanced head and neck cancer detected by comparative genomic hybridization / Götte, K. ... [et al.] -- Function and importance of p63 in normal oral mucosa and squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck / Thurfjell, N. ... [et al.] -- p53, p63 and p73 expression in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck and their response to cisplatin exposure / Balz, V. ... [et al.] --Expression of p16 protein is associated with human papillomavirus status in tonsillar carcinomas and has implications on survival / Wittekindt, C. ... [et al.] -- EGFR-antibody-supplemented TPF chemotherapy: preclinical investigations to a novel approach for head and neck cancer induction treatment / Knecht, R. ... [et al.] -- Nuclear factor kappa B as a common target and activator of oncogenes in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma / Chang, A.A., Van Waes, C. -- Antiangiogenic therapy of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma by vascular endothelial growth factor antisense therapy / Riedel, F. ... [et al.] -- Expression pattern of chemokine receptors 6 and 7 in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck identifies a novel metastatic phenotype / Wang, J. ... [et al.] -- p53-based immunotherapy of cancer / De Leo, A.B. --p53 as an immunotherapeutic target in head and neck cancer: approaches to reversing unresponsiveness of T lymphocytes and preventing tumor escape / Hoffmann, T.K. ... [et al.] -- Imbalance in absolute counts of T lymphocyte subsets in patients with head and neck cancer and its relation to disease / Kuss, I. ... [et al.] -- Antitumor immunization of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients with a virus-modified autologous tumor cell vaccine / Herold-Mende, C. ... [et al.] -- Prognostic factors: confusion caused by bad quality of design, analysis and reporting of many studies / Sauerbrei, W.
  • Cutaneous lymphomas v. 2, 2006., Springer
    v. 2 Unusual cases.
  • The Peripheral Nerve and Cutaneous Neural Tumors: Introduction, Definitions, and Classification -- Special Techniques for the Study of Cutaneous Neural Tumors -- Nonneoplastic and Hamartomatous Lesions of the Cutaneous Peripheral Nerve -- Benign Cutaneous Neoplasms with Peripheral Nerve Differentiation -- Malignant Cutaneous Neoplasms with Peripheral Nerve Differentiation -- Cutaneous Proliferations with Putative Neural Differentiation -- Cutaneous Neuroblastic and Ganglion Cell Proliferations -- Cutaneous Glial and Meningothelial Proliferations -- Appendix: Practical Approach to Neural Tumors? Flowcharts and Differential Diagnostic Table.
  • Cytokines and cancer 2005, Springer
  • Helicobacter pylori and cytokines in the genesis of gastric cancer / Richard M. Peek, Jr. -- HTLV-1, cytokines, and cancer / Michael Lairmore and Lee Ratner -- Herpesviruses, cytokines, and cancer / Frank J. Jenkins and Heather R. Hensler -- Tumor necrosis factor and cancer / Mark DeWitte ... [et al.] -- Transforming growth factor-[beta] and cancer / Alyssa R. Bonine-Summers, Brian K. Law, and Harold L. Moses -- Interleukin-1 family of cytokines and cancer / Michael T. Lotze--Interleukin-4/13 and cancer / Koji Kawakami and Raj K. Puri -- Interleukin-6 and Castleman's disease / Norihiro Nishimoto -- Interleukin-10 (IL-10): biology, immune, regulation, and cancer / Shin-ichiro Fujii and Michael T. Lotze -- Cytokines in multiple myeloma: therapeutic implications / Dharminder Chauhan, Teru Hideshima, and Kenneth C. Anderson -- In vivo murine cytokine models and the genesis of cancer / Todd A. Fehniger, Megan A. Cooper, Michael A. Caligiuri --Experimental models of cytokines and cancer prevention / Mark J. Smyth ... [et al.] -- Cytokines in the tumor stroma / Michael C. Ostrowski -- Cytokines and tumor angiogenesis / Sharmila Roy-Chowdhury and Charles K. Brown -- Chemokine and receptor expression in tumor progression / Paola Allavena, Federica Marchesi, and Alberto Mantovani -- The biology of cancer cachexia and the role of TNF-[alpha] / Denis C. Guttridge -- Interleukin-2 and cancer therapy / Kim Margolin and Joseph Clark -- Interleukin-12 and cancer therapy / Timothy E. Bael and Jared Gollob -- The type I interferon system with emphasis on its role in malignancies: interferons are more than "antivirals" / Stergios J. Moschos ... [et al.] -- Combination cytokine therapy / Seth M. Cohen and Howard L. Kaufman -- Novel strategies for cytokine administration via targetting / Paul M. Sondel ... [et al.] -- Cytokines and cancer vaccines / Hideho Okada and Michael T. Lotze -- Anticytokine therapy / Miguel A. Villalona-Calero -- Cytokines in the supportive care of cancer / John A. Glaspy.
  • Normal histology of female genital organs -- Lesions of the vulva and vagina -- Squamous lesions of the cervix -- Glandular lesions of the cervix -- Human papillomavirus for cervical pathology -- Endometrial epithelial neoplasms -- Nonepithelial tumors of uterine corpus -- Gestational trophoblastic disease -- Tumors of fallopian tube and broad ligament -- Epithelial neoplasms of ovary -- Nonepithelial tumor of ovary -- Tumors of peritoneum.
  • In recent decades, cytopathology has assumed an increasing role in the primary diagnosis of mass lesions owing to its ability to provide rapid, non-invasive, and timely information. With cytopathology at the forefront of diagnosis and prognostication of neoplastic lesions, it is essential that physicians involved in the diagnosis and treatment of precancerous lesions and cancer have a clear understanding of specimen collection techniques, terminology for reporting, and outcomes in various diagnostic categories. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the role of cytology at various body sites. The diagnostic details covered are abbreviated in comparison with those in pathology texts. Instead, a more clinical approach is taken, with the focus on the advantages and limitations of techniques and the key features of entities that are important to clinicians. Pathological clinical correlation is highlighted throughout the book, ensuring that it will be highly relevant for clinicians. In particular, physicians who deal with oncology patients will find it to be a rich source of guidance on how to use and understand cytopathology in the diagnosis and exclusion of malignancy.
  • & Quot;Soft Tissue Cytopathology" by Anil V. Parwani, MD, PhD and Walid E. Khalbuss, MD, PhD, will fulfill the need for an easy-to-use and authoritative synopsis of soft tissue cytopathology. This volume, part of "The Essentials in Cytopathology book series," fits into the lab coat pocket and is ideal for portability and quick reference. Each volume in the series is heavily illustrated with a full color art program, while the text follows a user-friendly outline format. Anil V. Parwani, MD, PhD, is Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - S.
  • Cytopathological techniques for the diagnosis of glandular lesions of the genital tract -- Bethesda System Classification of glandular lesions on cervical cytology -- Cytopathology of the benign glandular lesions of the cervix and glandular cytopathology of the vagina -- Cytopathology of adenocarcinoma in situ of the endocervix and its differential diagnosis -- Cytopathology of the malignant invasive lesions of the endocervix -- Endometrial hyperplasias -- Endometrial adenocarcinoma : current status and future of prevention and early diagnosis -- Cytopathology of ovarian lesions : the intraoperative approach -- Glandular lesions of the vulva -- Glandular lesions of the fallopian tube -- Metastatic glandular lesions -- Ancillary techniques for the diagnosis of glandular lesions of the female genital tract
  • The role of TNF in cancer / Harald Wajant -- Many checkpoints on the road to cell death: regulation of Fas-FasL interactions and Fas signaling in peripheral immune responses / Madhu Ramaswamy ... [et al.] -- FasL expression and reverse signaling / M. Lettau ... [et al.] -- Impact of TNF-R1 and CD95 internalization on apoptotic and antiapoptotic signaling / Stefan Schütze and Wulf Schneider-Brachert -- Ubiquitination and TNFR1 signaling / Ken-ichi Fujita and Srinivasa M. Srinivasula -- From biochemical principles of apoptosis induction by TRAIL to application in tumour therapy / Stefanie M. Cordier, Kerstin Papenfuss, and Henning Walczak -- Therapeutic targeting of TWEAK/Fn14 in cancer: exploiting the intrinsic tumor cell killing capacity of the pathway / Jennifer S. Michaelson and Linda C. Burkly -- APRIL in B-cell malignancies and autoimmunity / Fiona C. Kimberly, Jan Paul Medema, and Michael Hahne -- Autophagy in cancer and chemotherapy / Shida Yousefi and Hans-Uwe Simon -- Glucocorticoid-mediated apoptosis resistance of solid tumors / Ingrid Herr, Markus W. Büchler, and Jürgen Mattern -- Targeting death-receptors in radiation therapy / Olivier Niemöller and Claus Belka -- Death ligands designed to kill: development and application of targeted cancer therapeutics based on proapoptotic TNF family ligands / Jeannette Gerspach, Harald Wajant, and Klaus Pfizenmaier.
  • v. 2, 2011 Springer
  • A look at the recent oncology literature or a search of one of the common databases reveals a steadily increasing number of nomograms and other prognostic models, some of which are also available in the form of web-based tools. These models may predict the risk of relapse, lymphatic spread of a given malignancy, toxicity, survival, et cetera Pathology information, gene signatures, and clinical data may all be used to compute the models. This trend reflects increasingly individualized treatment concepts and also the need for approaches that achieve a favorable balance between effectiveness and side-effects. Moreover, optimal resource utilization requires prognostic knowledge, for example to avoid lengthy and aggressive treatment courses in patients with a short survival expectation. In order to avoid misuse, it is important to understand the limits and caveats of prognostic and predictive models. This book provides a comprehensive overview of such decision tools for radiation oncology, stratified by disease site, which will enable readers to make informed choices in daily clinical practice and to critically follow the future development of new tools in the field.
  • Defining organs at risk is a crucial task for radiation oncologists when aiming to optimize the benefit of radiation therapy, with delivery of the maximum dose to the tumor volume while sparing healthy tissues. This book will prove an invaluable guide to the delineation of organs at risk of toxicity in patients undergoing radiotherapy. The first and second sections address the anatomy of organs at risk, discuss the pathophysiology of radiation-induced damage, and present dose constraints and methods for target volume delineation. The third section is devoted to the radiological anatomy of organs at risk as seen on typical radiotherapy planning CT scans, with a view to assisting the radiation oncologist to recognize and delineate these organs for each anatomical region head and neck, mediastinum, abdomen, and pelvis. The book is intended both for young radiation oncologists still in training and for their senior colleagues wishing to reduce intra-institutional variations in practice and thereby to standardize the definition of clinical target volumes.
  • The central role of dendritic cells in immunity / Jessica Chu and Russell D. Salter -- Dendritic cells in cancer: emergence of the discipline / Michael R. Shurin and Michael T. Lotze -- Part I. Alterations of the dendritic cell system in cancer -- Tumor-infiltrating dendritic cells: the pathologist's perspective / Dmitry W. Gutkin -- Functional defects of dendritic cells in cancer / Mikhail M. Dikov and Irina S. Chekneva -- General properties of dendritic cell populations in cancer / Benjamin J. Daniel, Duane P. Jeansonne, Suzanne R. Thibodeaux, and Tyler J. Curiel -- Elimination of dendritic cells in cancer ? Viktor Umansky and Dirk Schadendorf -- Part II. Mechanisms of dendritic cell dysfunction in cancer -- Tumor-derived factors responsible for dendritic cell dysfunction / Alberto Pinzon-Charry and J. Alejandro López -- Tumor-derived exosomes as dendritic cell modulators / Roberta Valenti ... [et al.] -- Signaling pathways mediating dendritic cell dysfunction in cancer / Jing Yang and Qing Yi -- A role for STAT3 in dendritic cell regulation by tumor-derived factors / Dmitry I. Gabrilovich -- Tumor-associated inflammation and impact of dendritic cell function / Zoltan Pos ... [et al.] -- Changes in dendritic cells in cancer and aging / Annabelle Grolleau-Julius and Raymond L. Yung -- Stress, immunity and dendritic cells in cancer / Rachel Kohman and Alexander W. Kusnecov -- Cancer therapy and dendritic cell immunomodulation / Galina V. Shurin, Neil Amina, and Michael R. Shurin --Part III. Role of dendritic cells in tumor escape -- Role IDO in dendritic cell differentiation and function in cancer / Alexey Popov and Joachim L. Schultze -- Dendritic cells: from inducers of specific T-cell responses to promoters of angiogenesis / George Coukos and Fabian Benencia -- Protumorigenic function of dendritic cells / Anjli Kukreja -- Dendritic cell maturation versus polarization in tumor escape / Michael W. Lipscomb, Walter J. Storkus, and Amy K. Wesa -- Part IV. Dendritic cells in cancer: clinical aspects -- Trafficking of dendritic cells in the tumor environment / Zoya R. Yurkovetsky and Ghena N. Yurkovetsky -- Dendritic cells in tumor-draining lymph nodes / Alistair J. Cochran ... [et al.] -- Dendritic cell vaccines in cancer: obstacles to overcome / Ezra D. Mirvish, Rebecca G. Pomerantz, Louis D. Falo, and Larisa J. Geskin -- How best to generate dendritic cells from patients with cancer and how best to use them for immunotherapeutic purposes / Mark M. Aloysius, Richard A. Robins, and Oleg Eremin -- Genetically modified dendritic cells in cancer immunotherapy / Brian J. Morrison ... [et al] -- Dendritic cell tumors / Lourdes R. Ylagan -- Future directions in dendritic cell research in cancer / Madhav V. Dhodapkar.
  • Dermal tumors 2011, Springer
    An Overview of Cutaneous Lymphomas -- Vascular Tumors -- Histiocytic Proliferations -- ʺFibrohistiocyticʺ Proliferations -- Tumors of Fat, Nerve, and Smooth Muscle -- Cutaneous Metastases -- Further Reading.
  • Dermatopathology 2013, Springer
    Elements of Cutaneous Embryology, Anatomy, and Biochemistry -- Classification of Cutaneous Lesions -- Hereditary Lesions -- Malformative Lesions -- Inflammatory Cutaneous Lesions -- Proliferative Cutaneous Lesions -- Miscellaneous Cutaneous Lesions.
  • Desmoid tumors 2011, Springer
    Clinical Presentation of Desmoid Tumors -- Pathology of Desmoid Tumors -- APC/β-Catenin Deregulation in Desmoid Tumors: Important Implications for Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Therapy -- Imaging Techniques in Desmoid Tumors -- Surgical Management of Desmoid Tumors -- Systemic Therapy in the Treatment of Desmoid Tumors -- Radiation Therapy for Desmoid Tumors -- Interventional Radiology -- Introduction -- Desmoid Disease in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis -- Desmoid Tumor in Children and Adolescents: The Influence of Age -- Microarrays and High-Throughput Sequencing in Desmoid-Type Fibromatosis and Scar -- Desmoid Tumors: Are They Benign or Malignant? -- The Role of Patient Advocacy Groups in Rare Tumors Such as Desmoid Tumors.
  • The hedgehog signaling pathway in cancer / J. Vestergaard, Mads Bak, L.A. Larsen -- Rho GTPases and cancer / P. Buongiorno, B. Bapat -- Developmental biology of fibroblasts and neoplastic disease / D. Brouty-Boyé -- The extracellular matrix during normal development and neoplastic growth / J. Labat-Robert, L. Robert -- Wilms' tumor : starting off the kidney all over again? / M. Little -- Testicular teratomas : back to pluripotent stem cells / T. Kimura ... [et al.] / Tumor suppressors APC and VHL : gatekeepers of the intestine and kidney / R.H. Giles, E.E. Voest -- Hormonal and stromal regulation of normal and neoplastic prostatic growth / W.A. Ricke ... [et al.] -- Neoplastic growth through the developmental stages of the organism / A. Maciera-Coelho.
  • The Cancer Genome -- Mechanisms of Genomic Instability -- Epigenetics of Cancer -- Telomeres, Telomerase, and Cancer -- Cell Signaling Growth Factors and Their Receptors -- Cell Cycle -- Mechanisms of Cell Death -- Cancer Metabolism -- Angiogenesis -- Invasion and Metastasis -- Cancer Stem Cells -- Biology of Personalized Cancer Medicine -- Tobacco -- Cancer Susceptibility Syndromes -- DNA Viruses -- RNA Viruses -- Inflammation -- Chemical Factors -- Physical Factors -- Dietary Factors -- Obesity and Physical Activity -- Epidemiologic Methods -- Global Cancer Incidence and Mortality -- Trends in Cancer Mortality -- Surgical Oncology: General Issues -- Surgical Oncology: Laparoscopic Surgery -- Radiation Oncology -- Medical Oncology -- Assessment of Clinical Response -- Cancer Immunotherapy -- Health Services Research and Economics of Cancer Care -- Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics -- Pharmacogenomics -- Alkylating Agents -- Platinum Analogs -- Antimetabolites -- Topoisomerase-Interacting Agents -- Antimicrotubule Agents -- Targeted Therapy with Small Molecule Kinase Inhibitors -- Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors and Demethylating Agents -- Proteasome Inhibitors -- Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase Inhibitors -- Miscellaneous Chemotherapeutic Agents -- Interferons -- Interleukin Therapy -- Antisense Agents -- Antiangiogenesis Agents -- Monoclonal Antibodies -- Endocrine Manipulation -- Preventive Cancer Vaccines -- Tobacco Dependence and Its Treatment -- Role of Surgery in Cancer Prevention -- Principles of Cancer Risk Reduction Intervention -- Retinoids, Carotenoids, and Other Micronutrients in Cancer Prevention -- Drugs and Nutritional Extracts for Cancer Risk Reduction (Chemoprevention) -- Principles of Cancer Screening -- Early Detection Using Proteomics -- Screening for Gastrointestinal Cancers -- Screening for Gynecologic Cancers -- Screening for Breast Cancer -- Screening for Prostate Cancer -- Screening for Lung Cancer -- Genetic Counseling -- Vascular Access and Specialized Techniques -- Interventional Radiology -- Functional Imaging -- Molecular Imaging --Photodynamic Therapy -- Biomarkers -- Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials -- Molecular Biology of Head and Cancers -- Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer -- Rehabilitation after Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer -- Molecular Biology of Lung Cancer -- Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Small Cell and Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Lung -- Neoplasms of the Mediastinum -- Molecular Biology of the Esophagus and Stomach -- Cancer of the Esophagus -- Cancer of the Stomach -- Molecular Biology of Pancreas Cancer -- Cancer of the Pancreas -- Molecular Biology of Liver Cancer -- Cancer of the Liver -- Cancer of the Biliary Tree -- Cancer of the Small Intestine -- Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor -- Molecular Biology of Colorectal Cancer -- Cancer of the Colon -- Cancer of the Rectum -- Cancer of the Anal Region -- Molecular Biology of Kidney Cancer -- Cancer of the Kidney -- Molecular Biology of Bladder Cancer -- Cancer of the Bladder, Ureter, and Renal Pelvis -- Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer -- Cancer of the Prostate -- Cancer of the Urethra and Penis -- Cancer of the Testis -- Molecular Biology of Gynecologic -- Cancer of the Cervix, Vagina, and Vulva -- Cancers of the Uterine Body -- Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasms -- Ovarian Cancer, Fallopian Tube Carcinoma, and Peritoneal Carcinoma -- Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer -- Malignant Tumors of the Breast -- Molecular Biology of Endocrine Tumors -- Thyroid Tumors -- Parathyroid Tumors -- Adrenal Tumors -- Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors -- Neuroendocrine (Carcinoid) Tumors and the Carcinoid Syndrome -- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias -- Molecular Biology of Soft Tissue Sarcoma -- Soft Tissue Sarcoma -- Sarcomas of Bone -- Cancer of the Skin -- Molecular Biology of Cutaneous Melanoma -- Cutaneous Melanoma -- Molecular Biology of Central Nervous System Tumors -- Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System -- Molecular Biology of Childhood Cancers -- Solid Tumors of Childhood -- Leukemias and Lymphomas of Childhood -- Molecular Biology of Lymphomas -- Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas -- Cutaneous Lymphomas --Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma -- Molecular Biology of Acute Leukemias -- Management of Acute Leukemias -- Molecular Biology of Chronic Leukemias -- Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia -- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemias -- Myelodysplastic Syndromes -- Plasma Cell Neoplasms -- Cancer of Unknown Primary Site -- Benign and Malignant Mesothelioma -- Peritoneal Surface Malignancy -- Intraocular Melanoma -- AIDS-Related Malignancies -- Transplantation-Related Malignancies -- Superior Vena Cava Syndrome -- Increased Intracranial Pressure -- Spinal Cord Compression -- Metabolic Emergencies -- Metastatic Cancer to the Brain -- Metastatic Cancer to the Lung -- Metastatic Cancer to the Liver -- Metastatic Cancer to the Bone -- Malignant Effusions of the Pleura and the Pericardium -- Malignant Ascites -- Paraneoplastic Syndromes -- Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation -- Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation -- Infections in the Cancer Patient -- Leukopenia and Thrombocytopenia -- Cancer-Associated Thrombosis -- Nausea and Vomiting -- Diarrhea and Constipation -- Oral Complications -- Pulmonary Toxicity -- Cardiac Toxicity -- Hair Loss -- Gonadal Dysfunction -- Fatigue -- Second Primary Cancers -- Neurocognitive Effects -- Cancer Survivorship -- Management of Cancer Pain -- Nutritional Support -- Sexual Problems -- Psychological Issues in Cancer -- Communicating News to the Cancer Patient -- Specialized Care of the Terminally Ill -- Community Resources -- Rehabilitation of the Cancer Patient -- Regulatory Issues -- Health Disparities in Cancer -- Cancer Information on the Internet -- Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies in Cancer Care.
  • Diabetes and cancer 2008, Karger
  • Morphologic Patterns -- Common Diagnostic Discrepancies -- Frozen Section of Ovarian Lesions -- Surface Epithelial Tumors: Pathology Introduction -- Surface Epithelial Tumors: Clinical Introduction -- Pathology of Serous Tumors -- Pathology of Endometrioid Tumors -- Pathology of Clear Cell Tumors -- Pathology of Mucinous Tumors -- Uncommon Epithelial Ovarian Tumors -- Metastatic Tumors -- Germ Cell and Sex Cord Stromal Tumors: Clinical Introduction -- Pathology of Germ Cell Tumors -- Sex Cord Stromal Tumors of the Ovary -- Pathology of Mesenchymal and Hematopoietic Tumors -- Tumors of Uncertain Histogenesis -- Fallopian Tube and Peritoneum -- Familial Cancer and Prophylactic Surgery -- Peritoneal Cytology.
  • Diagnostic Imaging of Lung and Pleural Tumors -- The Staging of Lung Cancer -- Non-Small Cell Carcinomas -- Neuroendocrine Carcinomas -- Biphasic Tumors of the Lungs -- Salivary Gland and Adnexal Type Tumors of the Lungs -- Tumors Derived from Presumed Ectopic Tissues -- Vascular Tumors of the Lungs -- Mesenchymal Tumors of the Lungs -- Lung Tumors of Uncertain Histogenesis -- Malignant Lymphomas Involving Lung and Pleura -- Tumors of the Pleura -- Tumor-like Conditions and Benign Tumors of the Lung -- Molecular Pathology of Lung Cancer.
  • 1. Gene Signatures and Soft Tissue Sarcomas: Status of Art and Perspectives / Bruno Vincenzi, Anna Maria Frezza, Daniele Santini, and Giuseppe Tonini -- 2. Heterogeneity of Breast Cancer: Gene Signatures and Beyond / Gaia Schiavon, Marcel Smid, Gaorav P. Gupta, Stefania Redana, Daniele Santini, and John W.M. Martens -- 3. Gene Signatures in CRC and Liver Metastasis / Daniele Fanale, Lidia Corsini, Sergio Rizzo, and Antonio Russo -- 4. Gene Signatures in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors / Piotr Rutkowski, Giuseppe Badalamenti, Laura La Paglia, Joanna Przybył, and Maria Debiec-Rychter -- 5. Pancreatic Cancer Genetics / Juan Iovanna, Ezequiel Luis Calvo, Jean Charles Dagorn, and Nelson Dusetti -- 6. Diagnostic, Prognostic, and Therapeutic Value of Gene Signatures in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer / Rafael Rosell, Miquel Taron, Christian Diego Rolfo, Delvys Rodriguez-Abreu, and Jia Wei -- 7. Gene Signatures in Gastric Cancer / Laura Ottini, Mario Falchetti, and Gabriella Nesi -- 8. Gene Signatures in Colorectal Cancer / Alessandro Lugli and Inti Zlobec -- 9. The Role of Epigenetics in Cancer: From Molecular Function to High-Throughput Assays / Aleksandra Pekowska, Joaquin Zacarias-Cabeza, Jinsong Jia, Pierre Ferrier, and Salvatore Spicuglia -- 10. Primary Epithelial Ovarian Neoplasms: New Concepts Concerning Origin, Pathogenesis and Classification Based on Morphology, Immunomarkers, Molecular Features, and Gene Expression Studies / Bernard Czernobilsky, Leonor Leider-Trejo, Daniele Fanale, and Antonio Russo -- 11. Thyroid Carcinoma: Molecular Signature by Histotype-Specific Mutations and Gene Expression Patterns / Umberto Malapelle, Claudio Bellevicine, Lajos Pustzai, and Giancarlo Troncone.
  • Diet and cancer v. 1-, 2010-, Springer
  • Radiologic and pathologic approach to bone tumors -- Bone-forming (osteogenic) lesions -- Cartilage (chondrogenic) lesions -- Fibrogenic, fibroosseous, and fibrohistiocytic lesions -- Round cell lesions -- Vascular lesions -- Miscellaneous tumors and tumor-like lesions -- Metastases -- Tumors and tumor-like lesions of the joints.
  • The biology, behavior and management of diffuse low-grade gliomas (DLGG) in adults have been matters of controversy for many decades. However, recent technical and conceptual advances in genetics, imaging and treatments have paved the way towards individualized management. In addition, advancing knowledge of brain processing means that it is possible to take into consideration the interaction between the disease (low-grade glioma) and the host (the brain) and thus to modulate the therapeutic strategies with the goal to increase the median survival as well as to improve the quality of life. Diffuse Low-Grade Gliomas in Adults: Natural History, Interaction with the Brain, and New Individualized Therapeutic Strategies presents the latest research pertaining to the diagnosis, therapy and management of diffuse low-grade gliomas (DLGG) in adults, with a particular focus on the path towards individualized therapy for this kind of tumor. Recent research on the natural history of DLGGs and their interaction with the brain has led to new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies which increase survival and quality of life of the patient, and these methods are described in this book. This book uniquely focuses on addressing diffuse low-grade gliomas in adults and is a valuable resource for medical oncologists, neuro-oncologists and neurologists.
  • Breast anatomy and development -- Molecular mechanisms regulating breast development -- Stem cells in breast development and carcinogenesis: concepts and clinical perspectives -- Physical examination of the breast -- Management of the palpable breast mass -- Management of disorders of the ductal system and infections -- Management of breast pain -- Abnormalities of the breast in pregnancy and lactation -- Management of gynecomastia -- Pathology of benign breast disorders -- Screening for breast cancer -- Imaging analysis: mammography -- Breast ultrasound -- Imaging analysis: magnetic resonance imaging -- Imaging: new techniques -- Image-guided biopsy of nonpalpable breast lesions -- Management summary on breast imaging -- Inherited genetic factors and breast cancer -- Genetic testing and management of patients with hereditary breast cancer -- Nongenetic factors in the causation of breast cancer -- Management of other high risk patients -- Chemoprevention: clinical aspects -- Pathology and biological features of premalignant breast disease -- Lobular carcinoma in situ: biology and pathology -- Lobular carcinoma in situ: clinical management -- Ductal carcinoma in situ and microinvasive carcinoma -- Breast cancer genomics -- Pathology of invasive breast cancer -- Clinical aspects of estrogen and progesterone receptors -- ERBB2 testing: assessment of status for targeted therapies -- Prognostic and predictive markers -- Gene arrays, prognosis, and therapeutic interventions -- Bone marrow micrometastases and circulating tumor cells -- Evaluation of patients for metastasis prior to primary therapy -- Staging of breast cancer -- Mastectomy -- Breast-conserving therapy: conventional whole breast irradiation -- Breast-conserving therapy: accelerated partial breast irradiation -- Breast reconstruction -- Local therapy for the breast and chest wall -- Sentinel lymph node dissection -- Axillary dissection -- Axillary irradiation -- Preserving and restoring function after local treatment -- Lymphedema -- Treatment of the axilla and other regional nodes -- Postmastectomy radiation therapy -- Adjuvant systemic therapy: endocrine therapy -- Adjuvant systemic therapy: chemotherapy --Adjuvant systemic therapy: chemoendocrine -- Adjuvant treatment of ERBB2 positive breast cancer -- Adjuvant systemic therapy: bisphosphonates -- Lifestyle issues in breast cancer survivors -- Management of menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors -- Side effects of systemic therapy: neurocognitive, cardiac, and secondary malignancies -- Pharmacogenomics of systemic therapy of breast cancer -- Guidelines for adjuvant systemic therapy -- Preoperative therapy for operable breast cancer -- Preoperative endocrine therapy for operable breast cancer -- Local-regional therapy considerations in patients receiving preoperative chemotherapy -- Locally advanced breast cancer -- Inflammatory breast cancer -- Management summary on preoperative systemic therapy -- Male breast cancer -- Phyllodes tumors -- Paget's disease -- Nonepithelial malignancies of the breast -- Breast cancer during pregnancy and subsequent pregnancy in breast cancer survivors -- Occult primary cancer with axillary metastases -- Surveillance of patients following primary therapy -- Surgery for the primary in patients with distant metastases -- Local-regional recurrence after breast-conservation treatment or mastectomy -- Treatment of metastatic breast cancer: endocrine therapy -- Treatment of metastatic breast cancer: chemotherapy -- Treatment of HER2-overexpressing metastatic breast cancer -- End-of-life considerations in patients with breast cancer -- Management summary for metastatic disease for the care of patients with metastatic disease -- Angiogenesis inhibition in breast cancer -- Tyrosine kinase inhibitors -- Newer targeted therapy in breast cancer -- Brain metastases -- Epidural metastases -- Leptomeningeal metastasis -- Brachial plexopathy in patients with breast cancer -- Ocular metastases -- Malignant effusions -- Management of discrete pulmonary nodules -- Management of lsolated liver metastases -- Bone-directed therapy and breast cancer: bisphosphonates, monoclonal anitbody, and radionuclides -- Local management of bone metastases -- Breast cancer in older women -- Breast cancer in younger women -- Breast cancer in minority women -- Nursing care in patient management and quality of life -- Psychosocial adaptation during and after breast cancer -- Reproductive issues in breast cancer survivors -- Medical legal aspects of breast cancer evaluation -- Cost and cost-effectiveness considerations.
  • The HIF-2[alpha]-driven pseudo-hypoxic phenotype in tumor aggressiveness, differentiation, and vascularization / A. Pietras, A.S. Johnsson and S. Pahlman -- Hypoxia and hypoxia inducible factors in cancer stem cell maintenance / Z. Li and J.N. Rich -- Role of carcinoma-associated fibroblasts and hypoxia in tumor progression / A.J. Giaccia and E. Schipani -- The role of hypoxia regulated microRNAs in cancer / R. McCormick ... [et al.] -- Oxygen sensing: A common crossroad in cancer and neurodegeneration / A. Quaegebeur and P. Carmeliet -- Hypoxia-inducible factors as essential regulators of inflammation / H.Z. Imtiyaz and M.C. Simon -- Hypoxia and metastasis in breast cancer / H. Rundqvist and R.S. Johnson.
  • Lynch syndrome (LS) is the most common cause of inherited colorectal cancer, a disease with a high mortality rate. An estimated 37,000 of diagnosed colorectal cancer cases worldwide are attributed to Lynch syndrome each year. Intensive cancer screening, with early initiation and frequent follow-up, can reduce colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in LS patients. This book provides an up-to-date overview on the genetic and epigenetic basis of Lynch syndrome. It evaluates clinical features of the disease and critically comments on molecular tools available for identifying mutations responsible for Lynch syndrome; in addition the importance of functional assays that can help clarify the clinical nature of identified mutations is also discussed. The book also focuses on challenges in genetic counselling of at-risk individuals and discusses related ethical issues. The purpose of the book is to give a concise knowledge base for the broader scientific and medical community, including genetic counselors, in order to improve awareness on the potential impact that the diagnosis of LS has on treatment, management and surveillance of LS patients.
  • DNA and RNA nanobiotechnologies have currently reached the status of one of the most dynamic research areas in the field of drug delivery in molecular medicine. Scientists and bio-engineers are creating totally new nanometer-scale structures with unique biological properties for a wide range of medical applications. The book, written by world-leading scientists in this new field, gives an overview of various aspects and applications of DNA and RNA nanotechnologies. These include the design and synthesis of DNA and RNA nanostructures with the aim of using them for different kinds of drug deliveries, for genetic immunization, for metabolite and nucleic acid detection, gene regulation, siRNA delivery for cancer treatment, and even analytical and therapeutic applications of aptamer-based nanoparticles. This volume will be of interest not only to graduate students and researchers in the field of molecular medicine and molecular biology, but also to chemists interested in the biological fields. As a matter of fact, the book contains so many new and unique approaches to this area of molecular medicine that it may inspire the interested reader to undertake research into nucleic acid nanotechnologies.
  • DNA damage response 2009, Springer
    DNA Damage Sensing and Signaling / Daniel Durocher -- Signaling at Stalled Replication Forks / Daniel A. Mordes and David Cortez -- An Oncogene-Induced DNA Replication Stress Model for Cancer Development / Thanos D. Halazonetis -- Cellular Responses to Oxidative Stress / Inbal Dar and Ari Barzilai -- Cell Cycle Regulation and DNA Damage / Ryo Sakasai and Randal S. Tibbetts -- Chromatin Modifications Involved in the DNA Damage Response to Double Strand Breaks / Julia Pagan, Emma Bolderson, Mathew Jones and Kum Kum Khanna -- Telomere Metabolism and DNA Damage Response / Tej K. Pandita -- DNA Double Strand Break Repair: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential / Laura M. Williamson, Chris T. Williamson and Susan P. Lees-Miller -- DNA Base Excision Repair: A Recipe for Survival / Rabindra Roy and Sankar Mitra -- DNA Damage Tolerance and Translesion Synthesis / Alan R. Lehmann -- Nucleotide Excision Repair: from DNA Damage Processing to Human Disease / Mischa G. Vrouwe and Leon H.F. Mullenders -- Chromosomal Single-Strand Break Repair / Keith W. Caldecott -- Mouse Models of DNA Double Strand Break Repair Deficiency and Cancer / Sachin Katyal and Peter J. McKinnon -- Cancer Biomarkers Associated with Damage Response Genes / Anne E. Kiltie, Marie Fernet and Janet Hall -- Linking Human RecQ Helicases to DNA Damage Response and Aging / Wen-Hsing Cheng, Byungchan Ahn and Vilhelm A. Bohr -- Single-Stranded DNA Binding Proteins Involved in Genome Maintenance / Derek J. Richard and Kum Kum Khanna -- The Fanconi anemia-BRCA Pathway and Cancer / Toshiyasu Taniguchi -- BRCA1 and BRCA2: Role in the DNA Damage Response, Cancer Formation and Treatment / Kienan Savage and D. Paul Harkin.
  • DNA methylation : three decades in search of function / Aharon Razin -- Epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation : relationships between DNA methylation, histone modification, and chromatin structure / Keith D. Robertson -- DNA hypo- vs. hypermethylation in cancer : tumor specificity, tumor progression, and therapeutic implications / Melanie Ehrlich and Guanchao Jiang -- DNA methylation in urological cancers / Wolfgang A. Schulz and Hans-Helge Seifert -- DNA methylation in colorectal cancer / Jeremy R. Jass ... [et al.] -- CpG island hypermethylation of tumor suppressor genes in human cancer : concepts, methodologies and uses / Michel Herranz and Manel Esteller -- The loss of methyl groups in DNA of tumor cells and tissues : the immunochemical approach / Alain Niveleau ... [et al.] -- Identifying clinicopathological association of DNA hypermethylation in cancers using CpG island microarrays / Susan H. Wei ... [et al.] -- Methylation analysis in cancer : (epi)genomic fast track from discovery to clinical routine / Carolina Haefliger, Sabine Maier and Alexander Olek --Regulation of DNA methyltransferases in cancer / Nancy Detich and Moshe Szyf -- Inhibition of poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation allows DNA hypermethylation / Anna Reale ... [et al.] -- The role of active demethylation in cancer and its therapeutic potential / Moshe Szyf ... [et al.] -- Purine analogues and their role in methylation and cancer chemotherapy / Katherine L. Seley and Sylvester L. Mosley -- DNA methyltransferase inhibitors : paving the way for epigenetic cancer therapeutics / Gregory K. Reid and A. Robert MacLeod -- Preclinical and clinical studies on 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine, a potent inhibitor of DNA methylation, in cancer therapy / Richard L. Momparler -- Anticancer gene therapy by in vivo DNA electrotransfer of MBD2 antisense / Pascal Bigey and Daniel Scherman.
  • Regulation of chromatin and DNA-methylation patterns in blood cell development / C. Bonifer, P. Lefevre, and H. Tagoh -- Methylation dynamics in the early mammalian embryo : implications of genome reprogramming defects for development / T. Haaf -- Epigenetic regulation in drosophila / F. Lyko ... [et.al.] -- Epimutations in human disease / B. Horsthemke -- Epigenotypes of latent herpesvirus genomes / J. Minarovits -- Epigenetics of complex diseases : from general theory to laboratory experiments / A. Schumacher and A. Petronis -- MSL proteins and the regulation of gene expression / S. Rea and A. Akhtar -- DNA methylation profiles of female steroid hormone-driven human malignancies / M. Campan, D.J. Weisenberger, and P.W. Laird -- Genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation changes in human malignancies / C. Plass and D.J. Smiraglia -- Decreased fidelity in replicating DNA methylation patterns in cancer cells leads to dense methylation of a CpG island / N. Watanabe ... [et.al.] -- Methylation of endogenous human retroelements in health and disease / W. A. Schulz, C. Steinhoff, and A.R. Florl -- Cancer-linked DNA hypomethylation and its relationship to hypermethylation / M. Ehrlich.
  • Introduction and overview of current targets: bench to clinic / Mark R. Kelley -- 2. MGMT a critical DNA repair gene target for chemotherapy resistance / Stanton L. Gerson and Lili Liu -- 3. Blockade of base excision repair: inhibition of small lesions results in big consequences to cancer cells / Melissa Fishel and Carlo Vascotto -- 4. PARP inhibitors -- scientific rationale and clinical development for cancer / Ruth Plummer, Nicola J. Curtin and Yvette Drew -- 5. Inhibiting selective DNA polymerases for therapeutic intervention / Anthony J. Berdis -- 6. Targeting the nucleotide excision repair pathway for therapeutic applications / John Turchi and Stephan M. Patrick -- 7. Homologous recombination and ATM/ATR targets / Henning Willers, Lee Zou and Heike N. Pfaffle -- 8. DNA double strand break repair by nonhomologous end joining and its clinical relevance / Michael Weinfeld and Susan Lees-Miller -- 9. Defective MMR-c-Abl-p73-GADD45alpha expression in cancer chemoresistance / David Boothman and Long Shan Li -- 10. DNA repair signaling targets / Susan Ashwell -- 11. Redox regulation of DNA repair and therapeutic / Millie M. Georgiadis -- 12. Personalized cancer medicine: DNA repair alterations is a promising predictive marker in cancer / Srinivasan Madhusudan -- 13. The role of DNA damage and repair in neurotoxicity caused by cancer therapies / Michael R. Vasko -- 14. Future directions with DNA repair inhibitors / Mark R. Kelley.
  • The existence of 'cancer stem cells' (CSCs) has been a topic of heated debate for the last few years within the field of cancer biology. Their continuous characterization in a variety of solid tumors has lead to an abundance of evidence supporting their existence. CSCs are believed to be responsible for resistance against conventional treatment regimes of chemotherapy and radiation, ultimately, leading to metastasis and patient demise. To help aid clinicians, pharmaceutical companies and academic labs investigating how to better kill these highly aggressive cells we have summarized the DNA repair mechanism(s) and their role in the maintenance and regulation of both normal and cancer stem cells. Our book represents a comprehensive investigation into the highly effective DNA repair mechanisms of CSCs and what we need to understand in order to develop more advanced therapies to eradicate them from patients. Currently, there are no other published works entirely on DNA repair and Cancer Stem Cells. In addition, our book provides a comprehensive overview of CSC isolation and characterization from a variety of solid tumor types.
  • Introduction and historical perspective / Patrick Forterre -- Human DNA topoisomerase I : structure, enzymology and biology / James J. Champoux -- Mitochondrial topoisomerases / Ilaria Dalla Rosa, Yves Pommier, and Hongliang Zhang -- Structure and mechanism of eukaryotic type IIA topoisomerases / James M. Berger and Neil Osheroff -- Essential functions of topoisomerase III-alpha in the nucleus and mitochondria / Stefanie Hartman Chen, Jianhong Wu, and Tao-shih Hsieh -- DNA topoisomerase I and illegitimate recombination / Céline Auzanneau and Philippe Pourquier -- Topoisomerase-induced DNA damage / Yves Pommier and Neil Osheroff -- Topoisomerases and carcinogenesis : topoisomerases III-alpha and BLM / Mounira Amor-Guéret and Jean-François Riou -- Topoisomerases inhibitors : a paradigm for interfacial inhibition / Christophe Marchand and Yves Pommier -- Topoisomerases I inhibitors : chemical biology / Beverly A. Teicher -- Topoisomerases II inhibitors : chemical biology / Anna Rogojina ... [et al.] -- Topoisomerases I inhibitors : current use and prospects / Yan Makeyev ... [et al.] -- Topoisomerases II inhibitors : current use and prospects / Olivier Mir ... [et al.] -- Transcriptional stress by camptothecin : mechanisms and implications for the drug antitumor activity / Giovanni Capranico ... [et al.] -- Mechanisms regulating cellular responses to DNA topoisomerases I-targeted agents / Piero Benedetti and Mary-Ann Bjornsti -- Tyrosyl-DNA-phosphodiesterase / Thomas S. Dexheimer ... [et al.] -- Ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins in repair of topoisomerases-mediated DNA damage / Shyamal D. Desai -- Repair of topoisomerases II-mediated DNA damage : fixing DNA damage arising from a protein covalently trapped on DNA / John L. Nitiss ... [et al.] -- Topoisomerases and apoptosis / Olivier Sordet and Stéphanie Solier.
  • Cell Biology of Prostate Cancer and Molecular Targets / Martin E. Gleave, Michael E. Cox, and Yuzhuo Wang -- Part I. Hormone Therapy. Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone and its Agonistic, Antagonistic, and Targeted Cytotoxic Analogs in Prostate Cancer / Andrew V. Schally and Norman L. Block ; Nuclear Receptor Coregulators: Promising Therapeutic Targets for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer / Hannelore V. Heemers and Donald J. Tindall ; Androgens and Prostate Cancer / Douglas K. Price and Ann W. Hsing ; Androgen Receptor Biology in Prostate Cancer / Edward P. Gelmann ; Androgen Receptor Antagonists / Howard C. Shen, Mary-Ellen Taplin, and Steven P. Balk ; 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitors in Prostate Cancer / Zoran Culig ; Adrenal Androgen Synthesis Inhibitor Therapies in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer / Terence W. Friedlander and Charles J. Ryan ; Androgen Deprivation Therapy / Nima Sharifi ; Pharmacogenetics of the Androgen Metabolic Pathway / Francine Zanchetta Coelho Marques, and Juergen K.V. Reichardt -- Part II. Chemotherapy. Mitoxantrone / Patricia Halterman, Nicholas J. Vogelzang, Alireza Farabishahadel, and Oscar B. Goodman Jr. ; Docetaxel / Courtney K. Phillips and Daniel P. Petrylak ; Beyond Docetaxel: Emerging Agents in the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer / Jonathan Rosenberg ; Platinum Agents in Prostate Cancer / Ashley Brick, Junyang Niu, Jiaoti Huang, and William K. Oh ; Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenetics of Chemotherapy in Prostate Cancer / Tristan M. Sissung and William D. Figg ; Microtubule Targeting Agents / Antonio Tito Fojo and David E. Adelberg -- Part III. Angiogenesis. Principles of Antiangiogenic Therapy / Cindy H. Chau and William D. Figg ; Bevacizumab in Advanced Prostate Cancer / Aymen A. Elfiky and William Kevin Kelly ; Thalidomide and Analogs / Erin R. Gardner, Giuseppe Di Lorenzo, and William D. Figg ; Investigational Angiogenesis Inhibitors / Jeanny B. Aragon-Ching and William Dahut ; Pharmacogenetics of Angiogenesis / Guido Bocci, Giuseppe Pasqualetti, Antonello Di Paolo, Francesco Crea, Mario Del Tacca, and Romano Danesi -- Part IV. Bone Metastasis. Pathophysiology of Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis / Evan T. Keller and Christopher L. Hall ; Radiopharmaceuticals / Oliver Sartor and Damerla R. Venugopal ; Bisphosphonates for Prevention and Treatment of Bone Metastases / Philip J. Saylor and Matthew R. Smith ; Endothelin Receptors as Therapeutic Targets in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer / Joel B. Nelson ; Calcitriol and Vitamin D Analogs / Ana R. Jensen, Russell Z. Szmulewitz, Tomasz M. Beer, and Edwin M. Posadas -- Part V. Immunotherapy. Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapeutics, and Vaccine Approaches / Ravi A. Madan, James L. Gulley, Jackie Celestin, Philip M. Arlen, and Jeffrey Schlom ; Sipuleucel-T (APC8015): Active Cellular Immunotherapy for Advanced Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer / Celestia S. Higano and Mark W. Frohlich ; GM-CSF Gene-Transduced Prostate Cancer Vaccines: GVAX / Lalit R. Patel and Jonathan W. Simons ; CTLA-4 Blockade for Prostate Cancer Treatment / Andrea L. Harzstark and Lawrence Fong -- Part VI. Prevention. Prostate Cancer Chemoprevention Strategies / Howard L. Parnes, Margaret G. House, and Joseph A. Tangrea ; Diet and Prostate Cancer Incidence, Recurrence, and Progression Risk / June M. Chan and Erin L. Richman ; Inflammation as a Target in Prostate Cancer / Marshall Scott Lucia, James R. Lambert, Elizabeth A. Platz, and Angelo M. De Marzo -- Part VII. Drug Development. Challenges for the Development of New Agents in Prostate Cancer / Ajjai S. Alva, Deborah A. Bradley, and Maha Hussain ; FDA Approval of Prostate Cancer Treatments / Yang-Min Ning, Ramzi N. Dagher, and Richard Pazdur ; Applications of Proteomics in Prostate Cancer / Mitchell Gross, Edward Macrohon Nepomuceno, and David B. Agus.
  • Multidrug Resistance Mediated by MDR-ABC Transporters / Gergely Szakács ... [et al.] -- Metastasis and Drug Resistance / Dominic Fan ... [et al.] -- The Role of Autophagy and Apoptosis in the Drug Resistance of Cancer / Tomohisa Yokoyama ... [et al.] -- Mechanisms of Resistance to targeted Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors / Stacey J.Baker, E. Premkumar Reddy -- Targeting Transglutaminase-2 to overcome Chemoresistance in Cancer Cells / Kapil Mehta, Jansina Y. Fok -- Extracellular Matrix-Mediated Drug Resistance / P.S. Hodkinson, Tariq Sethi -- Oxidative Stress and Drug Resistance in Cancer / Dunyaporn Trachootham, Wan Zhang, Peng Huang -- Nuclear Factor-kB and Chemoresistance / Ajaikumar B.Kunnumakkara, Preetha Anand, Bharat B. Aggarwal -- Drug Resistance and the Tumor Suppressor p53 : The Paradox of Wild-Type Genotype in Chemorefractory Cancers / Zahid H. Siddik -- Resistance to Differentiation Therapy / Bulent Ozpolat -- MicroRNAs and Drug Resistance / Elisa Barbarotto, George A. Calin -- Molecular Signatures of Drug Resistance / Melissa A. Troester, Jason I. Herschkowitz, Katherine A. Hoadley -- Assessment of Drug Resistance in Anticancer Therapy by Nuclear Imaging / Natalie Charnley, Catharine West, Pat Price -- Overcoming Drug Resistance by Phytochemicals / Marion M. Chan, Dunne Fong.
  • "Growth factor receptors have long been known to drive malignant transformation and cancer progression. The epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR, ErbB, HER) system is likely the best described membrane receptor tyrosine kinase family in malignant tumors. With implementation of the growth-inhibitory anti-HER-2 antibody trastuzumab (Herceptin) for the treatment of HER-2-positive advanced metastatic breast cancer, a new era has dawned in the therapy of this malignant disease. Unfortunately, trastuzumab-sensitive cancers invariably develop resistance to the antibody after some time. Recent clinical studies have revealed that these refractory tumors are still responsive to inhibition of the HER receptor family using dual HER-1/-2 inhibitors such as lapatinib (Tykerb/Tyverb). Moreover, a multiplicity of novel, improved irreversibly acting small molecular HER tyrosine kinase inhibitors are in the pipeline of many drug developing companies and are being evaluated in the clinical setting."
  • Dynamics of cancer 2007, NCBI Bookshelf
    Age of cancer incidence -- Multistage progression -- History of theories -- Progression dynamics -- Theory I -- Theory II -- Genetics of progression -- Carcinogens -- Aging -- Inheritance -- Stem cells : tissue renewal -- Stem cells : population genetics -- Cell lineage history.
  • Clinically relevant study end points in rectal cancer -- Neoadjuvant treatment in rectal cancer : do we always need radiotherapy or can we risk assess locally advanced rectal cancer better? -- Treatment dilemmas in patients with synchronous colorectal liver metastases -- Pancreatic surgery : beyond the traditional limits -- Adjuvant therapy for pancreatic cancer -- Radiotherapy of the pancreas : state of the art in 2012 -- Adenocarcinoma of the GEJ : gastric or oesophageal cancer? -- Why is there a change in patterns of GE cancer? -- Endoscopic treatment for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma -- Open or minimally invasive resection for oesophageal cancer? -- Choosing the best treatment for esophageal cancer -- Multimodal therapy of GEJ cancer : when is the definitive radiochemotherapy the treatment of choice? -- Radiotherapy of gastroesophageal junction cancer -- Optimizing neoadjuvant chemotherapy through the use of early response evaluation by positron emission tomography -- Optimal surgery for gastric cancer : is more always better? -- Can adjuvant chemoratiotherapy replace extended lymph node dissection in gastric cancer? -- Predicting the response to chemotherapy in gastric adenocarcinoma : who benefits from neoadjuvant chemotherapy? -- Prediction of response and prognosis by a score including only pretherapeutic parameters in 410 neoadjuvant treated gastric cancer patients -- Adjuvant chemotherapy : an option for Asian patients only? -- Selecting the best treatment for an individual patient.
  • Introduction --Roles of EBNA1 at EBV Episomes --EBNA1-DNA Interactions --EBNA1 Contributions to EBV-Associated Tumours --Cellular Effects of EBNA1 --Conclusion.
  • ECTO-NOX proteins 2013, Springer
    "ENOX Proteins" documents a unique family of cell surface proteins which are the exclusive discovery (subsequently confirmed by others) of the authors, their students and their colleagues. An ENOX-based mechanism is provided for how cells increase in size that is both unique and applicable not only to cancer and cancer therapy but also to production agriculture and biomass increase. The role of ENOX proteins in biological time-keeping is described along with evidence for oscillations in the ratios of electron spin pairs defining ortho and para water states that form highly coordinated populations of coherent water of interest to physicists as the underlying mechanism. The age-related NADH oxidases that appear around age 30 and increase steadily thereafter with potentially causal involvements in atherogenesis and skin aging have been identified as five members of the TM-9 protein superfamily of all with different chromosomal locations. The arNOX proteins initially are membrane anchored but functionally-active N-terminal fragments that are shed into body fluids. Except for critical functional motifs, all of the ENOX protein family members have distinct protein sequences and chromosomal origins. A fourth member of the ENOX protein family occurs in plants as the primary target for both natural and synthetic growth hormone (auxin)-stimulated rapid cell enlargement. Despite masquerading as intractable and difficult to clone and characterize, ENOX proteins offer remarkable opportunities for research, commercial development and outside confirmation of new paradigms to help explain complex biological processes.
  • EGF receptor family 2004, ScienceDirect
  • EGFR inhibitors in cancer treatment / Fortunato Ciardiello -- Mechanisms of action of EGFR inhibitors / Nicola Normanno, Maria Pergameno, Alessia Iannaccone & Antonella De Luca -- Selection of NSCLC patients to treat with EGFR inhibitors in the era of personalized medicine / Rafael Rosell, Laura Bonanno & Miquel Taron -- Clinical results with EGFR inhibitors in NSCLC and their use in the treatment of metastatic disease / Cesare Gridelli & Antonio Rossi -- Clinical results with EGFR inhibitors in colorectal cancer / Erika Martinelli, Teresa Troiani, Floriana Morgillo & Fortunato Ciardiello -- EGFR-directed therapies in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck / Pol Specenier & Jan B. Vermorken -- Optimal use of EGFR inhibitors : challenges, new drugs and future directions / Sara De Dosso, Rodrigo Dienstmann & Josep Tabernero.
  • Electric Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing Concept to Commercialization /Ivar Giaever and Charles R. Keese --Protein Kinase C Isoforms in the Formation of Focal Adhesion Complexes: Investigated by Cell Impedance /Havovi Chichger, Katie L. Grinnell and Elizabeth O. Harrington --ECIS as a Tool in the Study of Metastasis Suppressor Genes: Epithelial Protein Lost In Neoplasm (EPLIN) /Andrew J. Sanders, Vladimir M. Saravolac, Malcolm D. Mason and Wen G. Jiang --Electrical Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing for Measuring Cellular Transformation, Migration, Invasion, and Anticancer Compound Screening /Bryan Plunger, Chang Kyoung Choi and Tim E. Sparer --Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and the Use of ECIS /Jane Lane and Wen G. Jiang --Cell Growth and Cell Death Studied by Electric Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing /Judith Anthea Stolwijk, Stefanie Michaelis and Joachim Wegener --Tight Junctions in Cancer Metastasis and Their Investigation Using ECIS (Electric Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing) /Tracey A. Martin and Wen G. Jiang --Epithelial Wound Healing and the Effects of Cytokines Investigated by ECIS: Electric Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing in Epithelial Research /Katalin Szaszi, Matthew Vandermeer and Yasaman Amoozadeh --Tumour-Endothelial and Tumour-Mesothelial Interactions Investigated by Impedance Sensing Based Cell Analyses /Wen G. Jiang, Lin Ye, Haiying Ren, Ann Kift-Morgan and Nicholas Topley, et al. --Application of Electric Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing in Evaluation of Traditional Medicine on the Cellular Functions of Gastric and Colorectal Cancer Cells /Lin Ye, Ke Ji, Jiafu Ji, Rachel Hargest and Wen G. Jiang --Electric Cell-Substrate Impedance Sensing as a Screening Tool for Wound Healing Agents /Cheuk Lun Liu, Jacqueline Chor Wing Tam, Andrew J. Sanders, David G. Jiang and Chun Hay Ko, et al. --ECIS, Cellular Adhesion and Migration in Keratinocytes /David C. Bosanquet, Keith G. Harding and Wen G. Jiang --Current and Future Applications of ECIS Models to Study Bone Metastasis /Lin Ye, Sivan M. Bokobza, Howard G. Kynaston and Wen G. Jiang.
  • Elephant in the room 2012, Springer
    Rick's Big Adventure -- All My Trials -- Fish Ate My Cancer -- Smoker's Cough -- Conference With Counsel -- Coming Through -- Here's Henry -- Why Me? -- How Do They Know What I've Got? -- Doctors and Cancer: Firewall.
  • Emerging applications of colloidal noble metals in cancer nanomedicine / Jian Zhang & Joseph R. Lakowicz -- Particle characterizations and synthesis methods / Jian Zhang & Joseph R. Lakowicz -- Diagnostics and treatments / Anna M. Sitarski, Jeremy L. Grant, Sanjeev Kumar Kandpal & Michael D. Mason -- Photothermal agents for cell theranostics / Dmitri O. Lapotko -- Drug delivery carriers / Marie-Christine Daniel -- Other applications and future directions / Ismail Ocsoy, Tao Chen & Weihong Tan -- Applications of noble metal nanoparticles in fluorescence sensing / Yi Fu -- Index.
  • Neuro-oncology is one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving areas of oncology. In recent years there has been a remarkable increase in activity in the field, from basic science through to the clinic. This is reflected by advances in the understanding of the biology of CNS malignancies which have informed the development of novel and successful therapies. In this environment it is essential to facilitate communication and understanding of new ideas and concepts. Emerging Concepts in Neuro-Oncology is written with this in mind: to encourage collaboration across traditional boundaries and promote translational research for patient benefit. The book moves from concepts in the scientific basis of neuro-oncology in part one, through models of brain cancer in part two, to emerging concepts in clinical practice in part three, with a focus on translational research. This book will be an essential read for neuroscience researchers, cancer researchers, neurosurgeons and clinical oncologists as well as anyone with an interest in this exciting, dynamic field.
  • Systemic Therapy for Ovarian Cancer, Current Treatment, Recent Advances, and Unmet Needs / Susana Banerjee, Michael A. Bookman, and Martin Gore -- Discovery of Novel Targets / John Farley and Michael J. Birrer -- Novel Anti-angiogenic Therapies in Ovarian Cancer / Jurjees Hasan and Gordon Jayson -- Targeting the AKT Pathway in Ovarian Cancer / Euan A. Stronach ... [et al.] -- Inhibition of the Src Oncogene : Therapeutic Potential in Ovarian Carcinoma / Liz Y. Han and Anil K. Sood -- Tumour-Specific Synthetic Lethality : Targeting BRCA Dysfunction in Ovarian Cancer / Timothy A. Yap ... [et al.] -- Targeting Inflammatory Pathways in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer / Jermaine Coward and Frances Balkwill -- Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition and Cellular Membrane Receptors in Ovarian Cancer : Moving Forward in the Era of Molecularly Targeted Therapy / Lainie P. Martin, Julia J. Perkins, and Russell J. Schilder -- Epigenetic Therapies / Robert Brown, Nadine Chapman-Rothe, and Ros Glasspool -- Ovarian Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy / Sadaf Ghaem-Maghami and Martin Gore -- Ovarian Cancer Progenitor/Stem Cells: Therapeutic Potential / Susan K. Murphy and Andrew Berchuck -- Potential for α-Folate Receptor-Targeted Treatment for Ovarian Cancer / Chau H.M. Ng and Ann L. Jackman -- New Insights into Tubulin Binders / Carles Escriu and James D. Brenton.
  • Emerging therapeutics for melanoma / Francesco M. Marincola, Paolo Ascierto & John M. Kirkwood -- Melanoma pathophysiology and drug targets / Giuseppe Palmieri, Carla Rozzo, Giusy Gentilcore & Paolo Antonio Ascierto -- Melanoma classification, diagnosis and staging / Mohammed Kashani-Sabet -- Melanoma prevention / Pamela B. Cassidy, Douglas Grossman & Sancy A. Leachman -- Surgical treatment of melanoma : from excision to sentinel node biopsy / Nicola Mozzillo & Corrado Caracò -- Adjuvant therapy in melanoma / Diwakar Davar, Ahmad A. Tarhini & John M. Kirkwood -- Immunostimulatory monoclonal antibodies for melanoma treatment / Miguel Fernandez de Sanmamed, Jose L. Perez-Gracia, Salvador Martín-Algarra & Ignacio Melero -- New signal transduction inhibitors / Keith T. Flaherty -- Melanoma vaccines in development / Ruggero Ridolfi, Laura Ridolfi, Stefania V.L. Nicoletti & Massimo Guidoboni -- Melanoma and biomarkers of immunoresponsiveness : predicting the clinical outcome of immunotherapy / Davide Bedognetti, Ena Wang, Mario Roberto Sertoli & Francesco M. Marincola -- Uveal melanoma / Paola Queirolo, Graziano Caltabiano & Francesco Spagnolo -- Management of melanoma brain metastases in the era of targeted therapies / Daniela Gonsalves Shapiro, Michael T. Shapiro & Wolfram E. Samlowski -- Which therapy for which patient? / Antoni Ribas -- Index.
  • V. 1. A-B -- v. 2. C -- v. 3. D-G -- v. 4. H-L -- v. 5. M-O -- v. 6. P-R -- v. 7. S-Z.
  • SECTION I: SCIENTIFIC FOUNDATIONS OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY -- Part A: Radiobiology -- Part B: Physics -- SECTION II: Techniques and Modalities -- SECTION III: DISEASE SITES -- Part A: Central Nervous System Tumors Overview -- Part B: Head and Neck Tumors Overview -- Part C: Thoracic Neoplams Overview -- Part D: Gastrointestinal Tumors Overview -- Part E: Genitourinary Tumors Overview -- Part F: Gynecologic Tumors Overview -- Part G: Breast Cancer Overview -- Part H: Sarcoma and Benign Disease -- Part I: Childhood Cancers Overview -- Part J: Lymphoma & Hematologic Malignancies Overview.
  • Endocrine neoplasia 2010, Springer
    Part. I Thyroid.-- Biology of thyroid oncogenesis / Insoo Suh, Electron Kebebew.-- Evaliation of the thyroid nodule / Dina M. Elaraj.-- Differentiated thyroid cancers of follicular cell origin / Linwah Yip, Sally E. Carty.-- Sporadic medullary thyroid cancer / Adrian Harvey, Janice L. Pasieka.-- Anaplastic thyroid cancer / Alan P.B. Dackiw.-- Part II. Parathyroid.-- Primary hyperparathyroidism / Kaitlyn J. Kelly, Herbert Chen, Rebecca S. Sippel.-- Parathyromatosis and parathyroid cancer / Wen T. Shen.-- Part III. Incidentaloma / Jacob Malem, Insoo Suh, Quan-Yang Duh.-- Pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma / Goswin Y. Meyer-Rochow, Stan B. Sidhu.-- Functional cortical neoplasms / Ali Zarrinpar, Michael W. Yeh.-- Adrenocortical carcinoma / Patsy S.H. Soon, Stan B. Sidhu.-- Part IV. Pnacreatic neuroendocrine tumors.-- Gastrinoma / Anthony J. Chambers, Janice L. Pasieka.-- Insulinoma / Kimberly Vanderveen, Clive Grant.-- Rare neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas / Shih-Ping Cheng, Gerard M. Doherty.-- Part V. Multiple endocrine neoplasia.-- Menin gene / Hsin-Chieh Jennifer Shen, Steven K. Libutti.-- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type I: clinical manifestations and management / Anathea C. Powell, Steven K. Libutti.-- RET protooncogene / Amber L. Traugott, Jeffrey F. Moley.-- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2: clinical manifestations and management / Amber L. Traugott, Jeffrey F. Moely.
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 / Agarwal, S.K. -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 / Lodish, M. -- Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome / Chou, A. ... [et al.] -- Carney complex -- Espiard, S., Bertherat, J. -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 4 / Lee, M., Pellegata, N.S. -- Novel hereditary forms of pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas / Dahia, P.L.M. -- Carney triad / Carney, J.A. -- Genetics of pituitary adenomas / Gadelha, M.R. ... [et al.] -- Clinical behavior and genetics of nonsyndromic, familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer / Bauer, A.J. -- Genetic defects associated with familial and sporadic hyperparathyroidism / Hendy, G.N., Cole, D.E.C. -- Endocrine tumors associated with neurofibromatosis type 1, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome, and other familial neoplasia syndromes / Kalkan, E., Waguespack, S.G.
  • Hypopituitarism following radiotherapy revisited / Darzy, K.H., Shalet, S.M. -- Alterations in pubertal timing following therapy for childhood malignancies / Armstrong, G.T., Chow, E.J., Sklar, C.A. -- Obesity during and after treatment for childhood cancer / Reilly, J.J. -- Metabolic disorders / Gregory, J.W. -- Bone and bone turnover / Crofton, P.M. -- Male fertility and strategies for fertility preservation following childhood cancer treatment / Mitchell, R.T. ... [et al.] -- Fertility in female childhood cancer survivors / De Bruin, M.L. ... [et al.] -- Long-term follow-up of survivors of childhood cancer / Edgar, A.B. ... [et al.].
  • Current status of the prevention and early diagnosis of endometrial adenocarcinoma -- The value of endometrial cytology -- Techniques of endometrial cytology -- Techniques of endometrial histopathology -- New techniques for the diagnosis of endometrial pathology -- Cytology of the normal endometrium - cycling and postmenopausal -- Benign endometrial lesions -- Cytopathology of endometrial hyperplasias -- Cytopathology of endometrial adenocarcinoma -- Cytopathology of the non-epithelial malignant tumors of the uterine corpus.
  • Endoscopic oncology 2006, Springer
    Barrett's esophagus : screening, diagnosis, and management / Glenn M. Eisen -- Endoscopic screening for squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus / Brian C. Jacobson -- Image enhancement endoscopy / Stephan M. Wildi and Michael B. Wallace -- Staging of esophageal cancer / Jason Vollweiler and Gregory Zuccaro, Jr. -- Endoscopic therapy for early esophageal cancer and premalignant lesions in Barrett's esophagus / Granapathy A. Prasad and Kenneth K. Wang -- Endoscopic therapy for advanced esophageal cancer / Sanjay Jagannath and Marcia I. Canto -- Radiological imaging of the upper gastrointestinal tract / Marc S. Levine -- Esophageal cancer therapy : surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy / John M. Holland and Christopher A. Canning -- Premalignant lesions of the stomach / Omid A. Shaye and Andrew Ippoliti -- Gastric polyps / George A. Makar and Gregory G. Ginsberg -- Endoscopic ultrasound for staging gastric cancer / Gregory Olds and Amitabh Chak -- Endoscopic treatment for gastric cancer / Takuji Gotoda and Roy M. Soetikno -- Diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal lymphoma / John G. Kuldau, Peter R. Holman, and Thomas J. Savides -- Gastrointestinal stromal tumors / Raquel E. Davila -- Carcinoid tumors / Wilscott E. Naugler and Gordon C. Hunt -- Medical and surgical therapy for gastric cancer / Diane Hershock -- Colorectal cancer screening / Jason A. Dominitz and William M. Grady --Polyposis and familial cancer syndromes / Fernando S. Velayos, Madhulika G. Varma, and Jonathan P. Terdiman -- Endoscopic colon surveillance : post-polypectomy, post-colorectal cancer resection, and inflammatory bowel disease / Douglas B. Nelson and Mandeep S. Sawhney -- Endoscopic ultrasound for staging rectal and anal cancer / Deepak V. Gopal -- Endoscopic therapy of colorectal carcinoma / Vaman Jakribettuu and Yang K. Chen -- Radiological imaging of the lower gastrointestinal tract / Steven E. Rubesin -- Current status of colorectal cancer therapy / John Strother ... [et al.] -- Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas / William R. Brugge -- Diagnosis and evaluation of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma / Kenneth H. Yu and Nuzhat A. Ahmad -- Adenocarcinoma of the pancreas : endoscopic palliation / Georgios I. Papachristou, Kevin McGrath, and Adam Slivka -- Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors / Erik-Jan Wamsteker and James M. Scheiman -- Endoscopic diagnosis and management of cholangiocarcinoma / Vanessa M. Shami and Irving Waxman -- Ampullary neoplasia / Ian D. Norton -- Magnetic resonance imaging of neoplasms of the pancreatobiliary system / Evan S. Siegelman and Wendy C. Hsu -- Medical and surgical therapy of pancreatic cancer / Weijing Sun, Jon Morris, and Jeffrey Drebin -- Endoscopic ultrasound for thoracic disease / Timothy Woodward, Massimo Raimondo, and Michael B. Wallace.
  • Endourooncology 2005, Springer
    Merging of endourology and oncology: endourooncology / A. El-Hakim, B.R. Lee, and A.D. Smith -- Surgical robots and three-dimensional displays for computer-aided surgery / T. Dohi -- Robot-assisted (Da Vinci) urologic surgery: an emerging frontier / A.K. Hemal and M. Menon -- Robotic surgery assisted by the ZEUS system / M. Eto and S. Naito -- Telesurgery: remote monitoring and assistance laparoscopy / T. Inagaki, S.B. Bhayani, and L.R. Kavoussi -- Remote percutaneous renal access using a telesurgical robotic system / B. Challacombe, L. Kavoussi, and D. Stoianovici -- Radiofrequency ablation for percutaneous treatment of malignant renal tumors / S. Kanazawa, T. Iguchi, K. Yasui, H. Mimura, T. Tsushima, and H. Kumon -- High-intensity focused ultrasound for noninvasive renal tumor thermoablation / A. Häckr, M.S. Michel, and K.U. Köhrmann -- High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for the treatment of localized prostate cancer / T. Uchida, H. Ohkusa, H. Yamashita, and Y. Nagata -- Renal cryoablation / K. Nakagawa and M. Murai -- Prostate cryoablation / B.J. Donnelly and J.C. Rewcastle -- Tumor control outcome and tolerance of permanent interstitial implanation for patients with clinically localized prostate cancer / Y. Nasu, F. Abarzua, and H. Kumon.
  • Energy balance and cancer v. 1-, 2011-, Springer
  • The gastrointestinal track provides one of the distinct systems where multiple malignancies, including adenocarcinoma of the pancreas, esophagus and colon are each associated with obesity. This unique association is covered in this volume of Energy Balance and Cancer from the epidemiologic, biologic and potential etiologic viewpoint. The focus on possible dietary contribution as well as the role of exercise in prevention and therapy is presented in both animal model and patient based studies. Special focus is provided also on the role of genetic mutations and inflammatory pathways as drivers of these obesity related gastrointestinal malignancies. Overall, this volume on Energy Balance and Gastrointestinal Malignancies should be valuable to Epidemiologists, Gastroenterologists and Oncologists, as well as to students and researchers from multiple disciplines interested in understanding and disrupting the association between obesity and cancer.
  • The obesity pandemic continues to increase on a world-wide basis with over 70% of the United States population being either overweight or obese. Hematologic malignancies have recently been identified among the obesity associated malignancies spanning the lifespan from childhood to the elderly and include leukemia, myeloma, lymphoma and others. In addition to the etiologic association between obesity and hematologic malignancies, the presence of obesity has profound effects on therapy by impacting pharmacokinetics of chemotherapeutic agents, dose, adipocyte metabolism and drug distribution. These may be particularly important in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Another important aspect of the association of obesity with hematologic malignancies is the increased incidence of obesity in children who successfully complete therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. This and other observations indicate important relations between the hematopoietic systems and fat metabolism. This volume on Energy Balance in Hematologic Malignancies will provide an important volume in this series and a basis for better understanding etiology, mechanisms, therapeutics implications and experimental approaches. This volume of energy balance and cancer will focus on the relation of obesity to hematologic malignancies, the epidemiology, potential mechanisms, and thereapeutic considerations including effects on pharmacologic and physical approaches as well as the delayed effects of therapy on energy balance.
  • Epidemiologic basis of the role of environmental endocrine disruptors in breast cancer /Robert A. Hiatt --Puberty as a window of susceptibility /Frank M. Biro and Mary S. Wolff --In search of the optimal experimental model /Irma H. Russo and Jose Russo --Early life exposure to bisphenol A and breast neoplasia /Maricel V. Maffini, Carlos Sonnenschein, and Ana M. Soto --Endocrine disruptors affect the genomic profile of the rat mammary gland at different developmental stages /Ricardo Lopez de Cicco ... [et al.] --Proteomic basis for the increased susceptibility of the mammary gland to carcinogenesis after perinatal exposure to bisphenol A /Sarah Jenkins ... [et al.] --Dioxin as an environmental pollutant and its role in breast cancer /Stephen Safe, Kelcey Walker, and Shu Zhang --Mammary gland as a sensitive tissue to developmental exposures of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in the mouse /Sally S. White ... [et al.] --Atropine : an environmental endocrine disruptor that alters mammary gland development and tumor susceptibility /Jennifer L. Rayner and Suzanne E. Fenton --Biological impact of radiation exposure on breast cancer development /David H. Nguyen, Irineu Illa Bochaca, and Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff --Brain estrogens and metabolism /Yong Xu and Deborah J. Clegg.
  • The capacity of the epigenome to interpret both internal and external stimuli and alter expression programs is a critical component in normal development, aging, and disease pathogenesis. In the past decade, we have witnessed an explosion of unprecedented research on and support for epigenetics, epigenomics, and their interface with human health and disease. In this volume, Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease - Epigenetics and Complex Diseases, a number of leading investigators in the field of epigenetics discuss patterns of epigenomic modifications in normal cells, and how environmentally-induced changes in them are associated with disease pathogenesis. The authors comprehensively review the epigenetic adaptations that occur in human embryonic stem cells, as well as in differentiating cells and organs such as the brain when exposed to environmental factors, and discuss the legal and ethical implications of such alterations. The overall purpose of this volume and its companion, Environmental Epigenomics in Health and Disease - Epigenetics and Disease Origins, is to give readers an overview of how environmental exposures during early development can influence disease formation by disrupting epigenetic programming.
  • Part 1. General Principles -- Introduction / Deodutta Roy and M. Tevfik Dorak -- Gene-Environment Interactions, Phenotypic Changes, and Human Health / Rosemarie G. Ramos and Kenneth Olden -- Statistics for Testing Gene-Environment Interaction / Momiao Xiong and Xuesen Wu -- Clustering Studies for Identifying the Role of Environmental Factors in Aetiology of Human Cancers / Richard J.Q. McNally -- Discovering Gene-Gene and Gene-Environment Causal Interactions Using Bioinformatics Approaches / Changwon Yoo -- Gene Environment Interactions and Vascular Lesions / Quentin Felty -- Epigenetic Changes in Cancer: Role of Environment / Zdenko Herceg and Paolo Boffetta -- Approaches to Identify Environmental and Epigenomic Components or Covariates of Cancer and Disease Susceptibility / Alok Deoraj and Deodutta Roy -- Part 2. Environment and Specific Types of Cancer -- Gene-Environment Interaction and Susceptibility to Pediatric Brain Tumors / Brian Kunkle, David Sandberg, Prasanna Jayakar, Quentin Felty and Deodutta Roy -- Genetic Polymorphisms Predisposing Individuals to Breast Cancer Via Gene-Environment Interaction / Keun-Young Yoo, Sue K. Park and Aesun Shin -- Environment, Genetic Immunology and Childhood Cancer / Esma Ucisik-Akkaya and M. Tevfik Dorak -- Exposure to Environmental Mutagens: APC and Colorectal Carcinogenesis / Aruna S. Jaiswal, Melissa L. Armas, Shahnjayla K. Connors, Harekrushna Panda and Satya Narayan -- Gene-Environmental Interactions and Susceptibility to Liver Cancer / John B. Colerangle -- Genetic Epidemiology of Mismatch Repair Deficiency in Ovarian Cancer / Tuya Pal, Jenny Permuth Wey and Thomas A. Sellers -- Part 3. Case Studies -- Betel Nut and Susceptibility to Cancer / Rajesh N. Sharan and Yashmin Choudhury -- Birth Weight and Cancer Associations / Nadia Barahmani and M. Fatih Okcu -- Iron Excess and Cancer / Charronne F. Davis and M. Tevfik Dorak.
  • Epidermal cell tumors 2011, Springer
    Benign melanocytic proliferations -- Essential criteria for diagnosing melanoma -- Histologic mimics of malignant melanoma -- Epidermal neoplasms -- Pilosebaceous neoplasms -- Tumors with eccrine differentiation -- Merkel cell carcinoma.
  • The growing knowledge about disturbances of epigenetic gene regulation in hematopoietic stem cell disorders such as myeloid leukemias and preleukemias (myelodysplasias) is now being translated into treatment approaches that target the epigenetic defects pharmacologically. Such approaches include reactivation of tumor suppressor genes and other antiproliferative genes by reversal of DNA hypermethylation through azanucleosides, and use of HDAC inhibitors to reverse gene silencing mediated by chimeric, leukemia-specific transcription factors. This book first presents the latest evidence derived from preclinical models regarding the epigenetic regulation of hematopoietic stem cell differentiation and hemoglobin production. The significance of DNA methylation abnormalities in hematopoietic disorders and of epigenetic disturbances in lung cancer and other solid tumors is then discussed. A major part of the book, however, relates specifically to the translation of basic research and drug development to clinical applications, and in this context both present and future clinical strategies are considered. Individual chapters are devoted to the use of DNA hypomethylating agents and chromatin-modifying agents, and the treatment of hematologic malignancies and solid tumors by means of epigenetic agents is discussed in detail.
  • Epigenetics 2013, Springer
    Epigenetics is the phenomenon which fine tunes the processes associated with life, beyond that which is specified by the sequence of the genetic material; DNA. The covalent modification of DNA, DNA associated histones, several non histone proteins as well as non coding RNA coherently operate to establish the epigenetic regulation of gene expression in physiological and pathophysiological conditions. This volume presents contributions from worldwide experts presenting their research and findings, including: the evolution of epigenetic machineries from archaea to higher eukaryotes; role of epigenetics in development and transcription regulation; epigenetic landscape of human disease; a chemical biology approach to understanding epigenetic phenomena; exploration of different small molecules as epigenetic therapies.This volume is aimed at students and researchers of chromatin biology and epigenetics and will also be of interest to a broader pharmaceutical audience.
  • Epigenetics and cancer 2013, Springer
    Systems and Network Biology to Investigate Epigenetic De-regulatory Mechanisms of MicroRNAs in Pancreatic Cancer /Irfana Muqbil, Fazlul H. Sarkar, Ramzi M. Mohammad --Role of MicroRNAs in Cancer Epigenetics /Kishore B. Challagundla, Petra Wise, Muller Fabbri --Epigenetic Regulation of EZH2 and Its Targeted MicroRNAs /Sandy Leung-Kuen Au, Irene Oi-Lin Ng, Chun-Ming Wong --Epigenetics and MicroRNAs in Renal Cancer /Shahana Majid ... [et al.] --Epigenetic Regulation of MicroRNA in Colon Cancer /Qiong Zhang, Mukesh Verma, Sharad Khare --Epigenetic Regulation of miRNAs in Breast Cancer Formation and Progression /Zhiqian Zhang ... [et al.] --Epigenetic Variations of Stem Cell Markers in Cancer /Sripathi M. Sureban, Dongfeng Qu, Courtney W. Houchen --Recent Updates on Epigenetic Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer /Karen Chiam, Tanya Kate Day, Tina Bianco-Miotto --Epigenetics and Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer /Benjamin A. Rybicki --Epigenetic Signatures of Breast Cancer Genes /Shrikant Anant, Animesh Dhar, Satish Ramalingam --Exploiting Epigenetic Modifiers to Circumvent Melanoma Dual Resistance to TCR-Engineered Immunotherapy- and BRAF V⁶⁰⁰E-Kinase Inhibitor /Ali R. Jazirehi CLS, --The Role of Epigenetics in Radiation Therapy and the DNA Damage Response /Steven P. Zielske --Plant Polyphenols as Epigenetic Modulators of Glutathione S-Transferase P1 Activity /Vijay S. Thakur, Sanjay Gupta --Epigenetic Regulations of mRNAs and miRNAs by Nutraceuticals /Yiwei Li ... [et al.] --Towards Curative Cancer Therapy with Maspin: A Unique Window of Opportunity to Target Cancer Dormancy /Alexander Kaplun, M. Margarida Bernardo, Sijana Dzinic.
  • The Normal Breast -- Specimen Processing -- Fibrocystic Change and Duct Ectasia -- Adenosis -- Intraductal Proliferative Lesions -- Intraductal Papillary Neoplasms -- Lobular Intraepithelial Neoplasia (LIN) -- Infiltrating Ductal Carcinoma (NOS Type) -- Invasive Lobular Carcinoma (ILC) -- Special Types of Breast Carcinomas -- Biphasic Tumors -- Disease of the Nipple -- Male Breast Lesions -- Mesenchymal Lesions/Tumors -- Myoepithelial Lesions/Neoplasms -- Miscellaneous Lesions -- Cytopathology of Benign and Malignant Lesions (Selected Topics) -- Immunohistochemistry (Selected Topics).
  • This book is updated with evidence from the latest published reviews and is more clinically focused, with an emphasis on application of the trial findings. With increased coverage of trials in the area of supportive care for pediatric cancer patients, each chapter opens with a clinical question and concludes with a summary on the trial findings from an expert commentator.
  • Historical Introduction --Descriptive Biostatistics --Inferential Biostatistics (I): Estimating Values of Biomedical Magnitudes --Inferential Biostatistics (II): Estimating Biomedical Behaviors --Equations: Formulating Biomedical Laws and Biomedical Magnitudes --Systems of Equations: The Explanation of Biomedical Phenomena (I). Basic Questions --Systems of Equations: The Explanation of Biomedical Phenomena (II). Dynamic Interdependencies --Optimal Control Theory: From Knowledge to Control (I). Basic Concepts --Optimal Control Theory: From Knowledge to Control (II). Biomedical Applications --Game Theory.
  • Although it is well established that the worldwide pandemic of overweight and obesity has profound effects on promoting cancer, it is now recognized that alternative aspects of energy balance, namely physical activity and exercise have significant beneficial effects on all aspects of cancer across the spectrum from prevention through treatment and extending through survivorship. While the effect of physical activity and exercise on cancer may be partially mediated through obesity control, it is clear that considerable research is required and is ongoing at both the molecular and clinical levels to better understand the associated mechanisms and to develop optimal exercise strategies. This volume presents the effects of exercise on biological pathways in tumor growth, state of the art exercise strategies and cutting edge research focused on different cancers and patient groups. This important text will provide a basis for ongoing research, experimental approaches and application of evidence based practices to clinical care for patients with cancer.
  • T cell therapy: state-of-the-art -- Extending the use of adoptive T cell immunotherapy for infections and cancer -- Non-T cell therapeutic approaches -- B lymphocytes in cancer immunology -- Monoclonal antibody therapy for cancer -- Natural killer cells for cancer immunotherapy -- Dendritic cell-based cancer vaccines: practical considerations -- Mesenchymal stromal cells: an emerging cell-based pharmaceutical -- T cell therapeutic approaches -- Tumor-specific mutations as targets for cancer immunotherapy -- Counteracting subversion of MHC class II antigen presentation by tumors -- Mechanisms and implications of immunodominance in CD8⁺ T-cell responses -- T regulatory cells and cancer immunotherapy -- Negative regulators in cancer immunology and immunotherapy -- Genetically engineered antigen specificity in T cells for adoptive immunotherapy -- Non-cellular aspects of cancer immunotherapy -- Cytokine immunotherapy -- Transcriptional modulation using histone deacetylase inhibitors for cancer immunotherapy -- Combining cancer vaccines with conventional therapies -- Combining oncolytic viruses with cancer immunotherapy -- Radiation therapy and cancer treatment: from the basics to combination therapies that ignite immunity -- Assessing immunotherapy through cellular and molecular imaging -- Transplantation -- Allogeneic and autologous transplantation therapy of cancer: converging themes.
  • The primary cause of death related to cancers can be traced back to metastases, originated from cancer cells. The presence of metastatic disease, the spread of cancer cells, is the most important prognostic and survival factor in patients with cancer. Although treatment of the primary tumor is well established and usually results in local control, treating metastatic disease is a much more daunting task. At diagnosis, few patients present with clinically detectable metastatic lesions regardless of the clinical prognostic factor. Clinical trials assessing potential therapeutic agents are important in order to define the best specific treatment for a particular patient, which are the basis for patient-oriented research that eventually lead to personalized medicine.This volume aims to comprehensively present the latest research and information about metastasis. Understanding the mechanisms underlying the metastatic phenomenon could have vast implications for the large number of patients who are at a high risk for the development of metastasis.
  • Extranodal lymphomas 2011, ScienceDirect
    Introduction to extranodal lymphomas / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the nervous system and the meninges / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the head and neck / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the thorax / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the esophagus, gastrointestinal tract, hepatobiliary tract, and pancreas / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the spleen / Aliyah R. Sohani and Lawrence R. Zukerberg -- Adrenal lymphomas / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the urinary tract / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the male genital tract / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the female genital tract / Judith A. Ferry -- Cutaneous lymphomas / Lyn M. Duncan, Johanna l. Baran, and Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of bone / Judith A. Ferry -- Lymphomas of the bone marrow / Robert P. Hasserjian -- Intravascular lymphomas / Judith A. Ferry.
  • FDG PET/CT has rapidly emerged as an invaluable combined imaging modality that can identify tumors on the basis of not only anatomical alterations but also metabolic activity, thus allowing the detection of lesions that would otherwise be too small to distinguish. This book, comprising a collection of images from oncology cases, is organized according to the role of FDG PET/CT in the evaluation and management of oncology patients, and only secondarily by organ or tumor entity. In this way, it reflects the issues that clinicians actually address in their daily practice, namely: identification of an unknown or unsuspected primary; determination of the extent of disease; evaluation of response to therapy; and surveillance after response, i.e., detection of recurrent disease. In total, 100 cases involving different primary tumors are presented to illustrate findings in these different circumstances. FDG PET/CT in Clinical Oncology will be of great value to all newcomers to this field, whether medical students, radiology, nuclear medicine, or oncology fellows, or practicing physicians.
  • This book provides a detailed update on all aspects of fine-needle aspiration cytology of breast lesions. It will serve readers as an up-to-date reference and atlas on both new entities in breast pathology, including borderline lesions such as flat epithelial atypia, and the classic benign and malignant lesions. Throughout, emphasis is placed on the characteristic diagnostic features as well as the common pitfalls faced by cytologists. As cytologic features can be highly variable, corresponding cytology and histology images are displayed together, enabling readers to gain a good understanding of the morphologic features of various lesions. Core-needle biopsy and fine-needle aspiration cytology are compared in depth, with attention to their relative strengths and weaknesses and indications. In addition, the impact of molecular classification of breast cancers on cytologic diagnosis is explored, and the use of molecular techniques in diagnostic cytology is discussed.
  • Historical aspects -- Techniques -- Flow cytometry in fine-needle aspiration diagnosis of lymphomas / in collaboration with Anna Porwit-MacDonald -- B cell neoplasms -- T cell neoplasms -- Hodgkin lymphoma -- Lymphadenopathy in HIV-infected patients -- Histiocytic and dendritic neoplasms -- Extranodal lymphomas -- Lymphoma look-alike.
  • History, indications, technique and limitations / Singh, A.D. ... [et al.] -- Cytological preparation / Brainard, J.A., Biscotti, C.V. -- Uveal metastases / Biscotti, C.V., Singh, A.D. -- Uveal lymphoma / Chute, D.J., Biscotti, C.V., Singh, A.D. -- Uveal melanoma : diagnostic features / Biscotti, C.V., Singh, A.D. -- Uveal melanoma : prognostication / Turell, M.E. ... [et al.] -- Vitreous biopsy : specimen preparation and interpretation / Coupland, S.E. -- Fine needle aspiration biopsy of retinal tumors / Ali, M.J. ... [et al.] -- Fine needle aspiration cytology in orbital tumors / Seregard, S., Tani, E. -- Future of ophthalmic fine needle aspiration biopsy / Singh, A.D., Dolan, B., Biscotti , C.V.
  • Fractal analysis is useful in digital image processing for the characterization of shape roughness and gray-scale texture or complexity. Breast masses present shape and gray-scale characteristics in mammograms that vary between benign masses and malignant tumors. This book demonstrates the use of fractal analysis to classify breast masses as benign masses or malignant tumors based on the irregularity exhibited in their contours and the gray-scale variability exhibited in their mammographic images. A few different approaches are described to estimate the fractal dimension (FD) of the contour of a mass, including the ruler method, box-counting method, and the power spectral analysis (PSA) method. Procedures are also described for the estimation of the FD of the gray-scale image of a mass using the blanket method and the PSA method.
  • Cancer survivors -- The medical and psychological concerns of cancer survivors after treatment -- Delivering cancer survivorship care -- Providers of survivorship care: their supply and education and training -- Employment, insurance, and economic issues -- Research.
  • The origin and development of neural crest-derived melanocytes / Debra L. Silver and William J. Pavan -- MITF : a matter of life and death for the developing melanocytes / Heinz Arnheiter ... [et al.] -- MITF : critical regulator of the melanocyte lineage / Erez Feige, Laura L. Poling, and David E. Fisher -- Melanocytes and the transcription factor Sox10 / Michael Wegner -- Human cutaneous pigmentation : a collaborative act in the skin, directed by paracrine, autocrine, and endocrine factors and the environment / Zalfa A. Abdel-Malek and Ana Luisa Kadekaro -- Melanocyte distribution and function in human skin : effects of ultraviolet radiation / Yuji Yamaguchi and Vincent J. Hearing --Altered signal transduction in melanoma / Pablo López Bergami, Anindita Bhoumik, and Ze'ev Ronai -- BRN2 in melanocytic cell development, differentiation, and transformation / Anthony L. Cook ... [et al.] -- The dynamic roles of cell-surface receptors in melanoma development / Dong Fang and Meenhard Herlyn -- Familial melanoma genes, melanocyte immortalization, and melanoma initiation / Dorothy C. Bennett -- Genetic progression from melanocyte to malignant melanoma / Boris C. Bastian -- The multiple roles of the oncogenic protein SKI in human malignant melanoma / Dahu Chen ... [et al.] -- RB/E2F regulation and dual activity in the melanocytic system / Ruth Halaban -- Melanoma development and pigment cell transformation / Claudia Wellbrock -- The biology and genetics of melanoma / Norman E. Sharpless and Lynda Chin -- The biology of xeroderma pigmentosum : insights into the role of ultraviolet light in the development of melanoma / James E. Cleaver -- Divergent pathways to cutaneous melanoma / David C. Whiteman and Adéle C. Green -- Pigmentation, DNA repair, and candidate genes : the risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma in a mediterranean population / Maria Teresa Landi -- Low-penetrance genotypes, pigmentation phenotypes, and melanoma etiology / Peter A. Kanetsky and Timothy R. Rebbeck -- The biology of melanoma progression : from melanocyte to metastatic seeds / A. Neil Crowson, Cynthia Magro, and Martin C. Mihm, Jr. -- Optical imaging analysis of atypical nevi and melanoma / Amanda Pfaff Smith and Dorothea Becker -- Proteomics analysis of melanoma cell lines and cultured melanocytes / Katheryn A. Resing and Natalie G. Ahn --Paradigm of metastasis for malignant melanoma / Stanley P.L. Leong -- Repair of UV-induced DNA damage and melanoma risk / Qingyi Wei -- High risk factors for melanoma metastasis / Neil A. Accortt and Seng-jaw Soong -- Role of melanoma inhibitory activity in early development of malignant melanoma / Anja-Katrin Bosserhoff -- Role and regulation of PAR-1 in melanoma progression / Carmen Tellez and Menashe Bar-Eli -- Molecular mechanisms of melanoma metastasis / Mohammed Kashani-Sabet -- Overview of tumor progression in melanoma / David E. Elder -- The plasticity of melanoma cells and associated clinical implications / Mary J. C. Hendrix ... [et al.] -- The clinical use of molecular markers as predictors of disease outcome and response to therapy in malignant melanoma / Steve R. Martinez, Hiroya Takeuchi, Dave S.B. Hoon -- The role of DCT/TYRP2 in resistance of melanoma cells to drugs and radiation / Brian J. Pak and Yaacov Ben-David -- How melanoma cells evade chemotherapy : role of transporter-dependent and -independent resistance mechanisms / Kevin G. Chen and Michael M. Gottesman -- Apoptosis in melanoma: approaches to therapy / Heicke Röckmann and Dirk Schadendorf -- Role of melanoma-associated antigens / Rishab K. Gupta, Ana M. McElrath-Garza, and Donald L. Morton -- Host responses to melanoma : implications for immunotherapy / Julian A. Kim and Ernest Borden -- Future perspectives / Vincent J. Hearing and Stanley P.L. Leong.
  • "The traditional problem of the poor presentability as well as diagnostic and therapeutic practicability of individual patient care is still unresolved. The present book aims at leading the reader (cancer researchers, pharmacologists, biologists) away-in a scientifically accessible manner-from the daily conflicts between theory and practice and between the generalized and individual tumor patient, so that more personalized diagnostic and therapeutic strategies can be developed for controlling metastatic tumor disease: First, recording the systems concept of tumor biology based on rather different sciences (biochemistry, cell biology, and medical oncology) including their potential contribution to communication, then, giving reductionistically derived systems features an internal communicative context (formal-pragmatic communication theory), and finally, binding the systems features to (tumor-immanent) evolutionary processes (modularity of biochemical and cellular processes, rationalization of biologic functions)"--Back cover.
  • Intraoperative evaluation of colorectal specimens containing cancer -- Intraoperative evaluation for extracolonic disease in colon cancer patients -- Metastases and mimics of colorectal carcinoma -- Non-epithelial tumors of the colorectum -- Frozen section assessment of the colorectum in the pediatric population -- Frozen section evaluation of the appendix -- Frozen section evaluation of anal disease.
  • Introduction -- Bone/Osteoid Producing Lesions -- Cartilage-Producing Lesions -- Fibrous and Fibrohistiocytic Lesions -- Giant Cell-Rich Lesions -- Small/Round Cell Lesions -- Cystic and Vascular Lesions -- Epithelial Lesions.
  • 1. Sentinel Lymph Nodes -- 2. Assessment of the Surgical Margins -- 3. Diagnostic Evaluation of a Breast Mass -- 4. Handling of Specimens with a Nonpalpable Lesion -- 5. Core Needle Biopsies -- 6. Regulatory Requirements for Breast Specimens.
  • General considerations -- Nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses -- Salivary glands -- Oral cavity, pharynx, and larynx -- Neck -- Head and neck presentations of intracranial lesions.
  • Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Potential to reduce the cancer burden through cancer prevention and early detection -- Ch. 3. Lifestyle behaviors contributing to the burden of cancer -- Ch. 4. Modifying health risk behaviors -- Ch. 5. Potential of screening to reduce the burden of cancer -- Ch. 6. Improving participation in cancer screening programs -- Ch. 7. Adopting new technology in the face of uncertain science: the case of screening for lung cancer -- Ch. 8. Professional education and training -- Ch. 9. Federal programs that support cancer prevention and early detection -- Ch. 10. Research trends and opportunities -- Ch. 11. Findings, policy implications, and recommendations.
  • This book presents a comprehensive overview of current state-of-the-art clinical physiological imaging of brain tumors.? It focuses on the clinical applications of various modalities as they relate to brain tumor imaging, including techniques such as blood oxygen level dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging, diffusion tensor imaging, magnetic source imaging/magnetoencephalography, magnetic resonance perfusion imaging, magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging, amide proton transfer imaging, high angular resolution diffusion imaging, sodium imaging, and molecular imaging. Featuring contributions from renowned experts in functional imaging, this book examines the diagnosis and characterization of brain tumors, details the application of functional imaging to treatment planning and monitoring of therapeutic intervention, and explores future directions in physiologic brain tumor imaging. Intended for neuro-oncologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, residents, and medical students, Functional Brain Tumor Imaging is a unique resource that serves to advance patient care and research in this rapidly developing field.
  • Part I. Clinical and therapeutic approach to functional oncological imaging -- part II. Imaging of cancer hallmarks -- part III. Functional imaging techniques in clinical use -- part IV. Molecular imaging techniques in clinical use and in research.
  • Tumors of the CNS and Spinal Cord -- Functional Magnetic Resonance Techniques in CNS Tumors -- MR Imaging Evaluation of Posttreatment Changes in Brain Neoplasms -- Metastasis and Other Tumors of the CNS -- Spinal Cord Tumors: Anatomic and Advanced Imaging -- Head and Neck Cancer -- Chest Malignancies -- Lung Cancer: PET, Perfusion CT, and Functional MR Imaging -- Functional Imaging of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and other Pleural and Chest Wall Lesions -- Functional Imaging of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma and other Pleural and Chest Wall Lesions -- Thymomas and Other Thymic Primary Malignancies of the Chest -- Functional Imaging in Cardiac Tumors -- Women's Cancers -- Breast Cancer -- PET-CT of Gynecological Malignancies and Ovarian Cancer -- Functional MRI of Uterine (Endometrial and Cervical) Cancer -- Functional Imaging of Ovarian Cancer and Peritoneal Carcinomatosis -- Malignancies of the Gastrointestinal System -- Esophagus, Stomach, and Small Bowel Malignancies -- Colorectal Cancer -- Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Malignancies -- Overview of Functional Imaging Techniques for Liver Malignancies in Current Clinical Practice or in a Very Near Future -- Hepatocellular Carcinoma -- Role of Functional MRI in the Management of Liver Metastases -- Other Malignant Lesions of the Liver -- Functional Imaging of Gallbladder and Biliary Malignancies -- Splenic Lesions -- Genitourinary Tract Tumors -- Functional Imaging of Renal Cell Carcinoma -- Functional CT and MRI of the Urinary System and Adrenal Glands -- Prostate Cancer -- Scrotum -- Functional Imaging of Tumors of the Mesenterium and Retroperitoneum -- Malignancies of the Endocrine System -- Functional Oncological Imaging of the Endocrine System -- Hematological Malignancies -- Functional Imaging in Clinical Use for the Assessment of Lymph Nodes in Oncological Patients -- Functional Imaging in Lymphoma -- Multiple Myeloma and Other Hematological Malignancies -- Malignant Tumors of the Musculoskeletal System -- Advanced MRI Techniques of Soft Tissue Tumors -- Bone Malignancies -- Bone Metastasis -- Functional Imaging of Pediatric Malignancies -- Malignant Melanoma.
  • Introduction of cancer prevention -- Assessing human and economic benefits of cancer prevention -- The role of diet, physical activity and body composition in cancer prevention -- Hereditary risk for cancer -- Human categories and health: the power of the concept of ethnicity -- Complementary and alternative approaches to cancer prevention -- The drug development process -- Developing topical prodrugs for skin cancer prevention -- Skin cancer prevention -- Colorectal cancer prevention -- Lung cancer prevention -- Breast cancer prevention -- Prostate cancer prevention -- Cervical and endometrial cancer prevention -- Ovarian cancer prevention -- Cancer survivorship.
  • Gamma knife neurosurgery 2011, Springer
    Introduction and the nature of radiosurgery -- Principles of stereotaxy -- Ionizing radiation and its effects on living tissue -- Biological effects of ionizing radiation -- Ionizing radiation and clinical practice -- Gamma knife development from 1967 to 2010 -- Radiophysics, radiobiology and the gamma knife -- Preparation for treatment planning -- Dose plan indices -- Gamma knife surgery and computer networks -- Aims of gamma knife surgery -- Principles of information and follow up -- Vestibular schwannomas -- Meningiomas -- Gamma knife for cerebral metastases -- Intraparenchymal intrinsic brain tumors -- Tumors of the pituitary region -- Less common skull base tumors -- Gamma knife for cerebral vascular anomalies -- Trigeminal neuralgia -- Diverse functional indications -- Rare tumors and other lesions -- Orbital indications -- Conclusion and possible future trends.
  • Gastrointestinal cancer 2005, Springer
  • PET Physics and Instrumentation /Brad Kemp --PET Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacy /Mark S. Jacobson, Raymond A. Steichen and Patrick J. Peller --PET/CT Interpretation /Patrick J. Peller --Central Nervous System /Jeffrey A. Miller and Terence Z. Wong --Head and Neck /Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, Ujas Parikh and M. Abou-Zied --Chest /Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, D. S. Surasi, Gregory Russo and P. J. Peller --Breast Cancer /Gustavo A. Mercier, Felix-Nicolas Roy and François Bénard --Gastrointestinal /Roland Hustinx --Genitourinary /Jacqueline Brunetti and Patrick J. Peller --Gynecologic /Patrick J. Peller --Musculoskeletal /Jeffrey J. Peterson --Hematology /Rathan M. Subramaniam, Leonne Prompers, A. Agarwal, Ali Guermazi and Felix M. Mottaghy --Dermatological /David Brandon and Bruce Barron --Pediatric /Hossein Jadvar, Frederic H. Fahey and Barry L. Shulkin --Assessment of Response to Therapy /Ali Gholamrezanezhad, Alin Chirindel and Rathan Subramaniam --Metastatic Disease /Patrick J. Peller --Radiotherapy Planning /Minh Tam Truong and Rathan M. Subramaniam --Patients with HIV /Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, Devaki S. Surasi, T. Jackson and T. Cooley --Pitfalls and Artifacts /Geoffrey Bates Johnson and Christopher Harker Hunt.
  • Gene therapy for cancer 2007, Springer
    Adenovector-mediated cancer gene therapy /Bingliang Fang and Jack A. Roth --Efficacy, toxicity, and immunogenicity of adenoviral vectors /Dmitry M. Shayakhmetov --Lentiviral and retroviral vector systems /Renata Stripecke and Noriyuki Kasahara --Vaccinia and pox-virus /Sricharan Chalikonda and David L. Bartlett --Herpes simplex virus as a therapy for cancer /Ian J. Mohr --Alphavirus vectors for gene therapy applications /Kenneth Lundstrom --Vesicular stomatitis virus and RNA viruses as gene therapy vectors /Glen N. Barber --Parvovirus vectors /Selvarangan Ponnazhagan --Nonviral vector systems /Pui-yan Lee and Leaf Huang --Oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes, and apoptosis-inducing genes utilized in cancer gene therapy /Lidong Zhang and Bingliang Fang --Gene silencing therapy against cancer /Chao-Zhong Song --Tumor targeting-retargeted adenovirus /Masato Yamamoto and David T. Curiel --Oncolytic herpes simplex for gene therapy in preclinical and clinical trials /Richard H. Pin ... [et al.] --Cytokine gene therapy for genitourinary cancer /Terry L. Timme ... [et al.] --Combination of gene therapy with radiation /Anupama Munshi and Raymond E. Meyn --Gene transfer for chemoprotection and enrichment of hematopoietic stem cells /Justin C. Roth and Stanton L. Gerson --Nonviral genetic vaccines for cancer /Steven R. Little, Daniel G. Anderson, and Robert Langer --Gene therapy targeted at angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis for cancer treatment /Anita T. Tandle and Steven K. Libutti --Tumor-specific replicating adenoviruses : delta 24 for human gliomas /Giacomo G. Vecil, Juan Fueyo, and Frederick F. Lang --Problems, side effects, and disappointments in clinical cancer gene therapy /Ta-Chiang Liu and David H. Kirn --Trials and tribulations in developing clinical trials of gene therapy : E1A for breast or ovarian cancer /Naoto T. Ueno ... [et al.] --Phase I clinical experience with intravenous administration of PV701, an oncolytic virus /Andrew L. Pecora and Robert M. Lorence --MDA-7/IL-24 as a multi-modality therapy for cancer /Sunil Chada ... [et al.] --Development of therapeutic genes for breast cancer treatment /Mien-Chie Hung and Duen-Hwa Yan --Steps in a translational cancer gene therapy trial /Urs W. von Holzen and Stephen G. Swisher.
  • General principles of tumor immunology -- A perspective on cancer immunology and immunotherapy -- Tumor antigens -- T cells and antigen recognition -- The role of natural killer T cells in tumor immunity -- Immunomodulatory molecules of the immune system -- HLA class I antigen abnormalities in tumors -- The local tumor microenvironment -- Tumor vaccines -- Peptide and protein vaccines for cancer -- DNA vaccines against cancer -- Recombinant viral and bacterial vaccines -- Dendritic cell vaccines -- Whole cell vaccines -- Carbohydrate vaccines against cancer -- Passive immunotherapy approaches -- Monoclonal antibody therapy of cancer -- Adoptive cellular therapy for the treatment of cancer -- Checkpoint blockade and combinatorial immunotherapies -- Clinical tumor immunotherapy -- General approaches to measuring immune responses -- Interferon therapy -- High dose interleuken-2 therapy -- Monoclonal antibodies in cancer therapy -- Unmasking tumor cell immunogenicity by chemotherapy: implications for therapy.
  • This state-of-the-art book is written by a group of international experts to provide insight into the newest breakthroughs from basic pathogenesis to clinical aspects of multiple myeloma. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the genetic and molecular epidemiology of multiple myeloma in order to get a more refined and conclusive understanding of this disease. Areas, which are covered include the characterization of different myeloma entities by genomics and proteomics, notch signaling and targeting protein translation as a new treatment for multiple myeloma, cell cycle control of plasma cell differentiation, the role of bone disease in the pathogenesis of multiple myeloma as well as the molecular interaction of multiple myeloma with a microenvironment. Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of Multiple Myeloma is a valuable resource for cancer researchers, medical, surgical, and radiation oncologists.
  • Genetic recombination in cancer 2003, ScienceDirect
  • Overview of designing genetically engineered mouse (GEM) models -- Use of Cre-loxP technology and inducible systems to generate mouse models of cancer -- Using recombineering technology to create genetically engineered mouse models -- Insertional mutagenesis for generating mouse models of cancer -- RCAS/TVA somatic gene transfer method in modeling human cancer -- Target-selected ENU mutagenesis to develop cancer models in the rat -- Tumor pathology of genetically engineered mice: genomic pathology -- Genomic DNA copy number alterations in mouse cancer models and human cancer -- Characterization of chromosomal translocations in mouse models of hematological malignancies using spectral karyotyping, FISH, and immunocytochemistry -- Expression profiling of mouse models of human cancer: model categorization and guidance for preclinical testing -- Imaging mouse models of human cancer -- Identifying mammary epithelial stem and progenitor cells -- Differentiation programs in development and cancer -- Roles of p53 and pRB tumor suppressor networks in human cancer: insight from studies in the engineered mouse -- Mouse models for colorectal cancer -- Src family tyrosine kinases: implications for mammary tumor progression -- Maspin and suppresion of tumor metastasis -- Epigenetic mouse models -- Modeling transforming growth factor-ss signalling in cancer -- Modeling stromal-epithelial interactions -- Utilizing mouse models of human cancer for assessing immune modulation of cancer development -- Transplanted tumor models for preclinical drug testing and the potential benefit of genetically engineered mouse models -- Development and use of genetically tractable preclinical mouse models -- Animal models for breast cancer prevention research -- Oncogene addiction: mouse models and clinical relevance for molecularly targeted therapies -- Mouse models in preclinical drug development: applications to CNS models -- Mouse models of human cancer: role in preclinical testing and personalized medicine -- Mighty, bow how useful? The emerging role of genetically engineered mice in cancer drug discovery and development.
  • Genetics for surgeons 2005, NCBI Bookshelf
  • Genomic experimental approaches in oncology -- Pharmacogenomics of toxicity and response of chemotherapy -- Pharmacogenomics in clinical drug development in oncology.
  • Geocoding health data 2008, CRCnetBASE
  • Geriatric oncology 2009, Springer
    Aging and cancer, what oncologists need to know / Arti Hurria, Lodovico Balducci -- Assessing the older cancer patient / Melissa Cohen, David Reuben, Arash Naeim -- Cancer screening in older adults / Louise C. Walter -- Physiological consequences of aging / Bindu Kanapuru, William B. Ershler -- Assessment and impact of comorbidity in older adults with cancer / Athanasios Karampeasiz, Martine Extermann -- Geriatric syndromes defined and explained for oncology practice / Miriam B. Rodin -- Family caregivers / Betty R. Ferrell, Polly Mazanec -- Surgical management of the older patient with cancer / David M. Heimann, M. Margaret Kemeny -- Chemotherapy for the older adult with cancer / Supriya Mohile, Nail Nagovskiy, Lodovico Balducci -- Radiation therapy in geriatric oncology / Sarah E. Hoffe, Mark S. Russell -- Palliative care, special considerations for older adults with cancer / Genevieve N. Thompson, Harvey M. Chochinov.
  • Glioblastoma 2010, Springer
  • Glioma 2012, Springer
    Molecular biology of glioma / Tomotoshi Marumoto and Hideyuki Saya -- Recent surgical management of gliomas / Nader Sanai and Mitchel S. Berger -- Recent medical management of glioblastoma / Derek R. Johnson and Susan M. Chang -- Basic concepts in glioma immunology / Ian F. Parney -- Mechanisms of immune evasion by gliomas / Cleo E. Rolle, Sadhak Sengupta, and Maciej S. Lesniak -- Glioma antigen / Masahiro Toda -- Cytokine therapy / Masasuke Ohno, Atsushi Natsume, and Toshihiko Wakabayashi -- Immunotherapeutic approach with oligodeoxynucleotides containing CpG motifs (CpG ODN) in malignant glioma / Renata Ursu and Antoine F. Carpentier -- Adoptive cell transfer therapy for malignant gliomas / Eiichi Ishikawa ... [et al.] -- Monoclonal antibody therapy for malignant glioma / Kevin S. Chen and Duane A. Mitchell -- Animal models for vaccine therapy / Dong-Sup Chung, Chang-Hyun Kim, and Yong-Kil Hong -- Immunogene therapy / Terry Lichtor and Roberta P. Glick -- Peptide vaccine / Shuichi Izumoto -- Active immunotherapy : oncolytic virus therapy using HSV-1 / Tomoki Todo -- Dendritic cell vaccines / Ryuya Yamanaka and Koji Kajiwara -- Antigen-receptor gene-modified T cells for treatment of glioma / Hiroaki Ikeda and Hiroshi Shiku -- Glioma stem cell research for the development of immunotherapy / Qijin Xu, Xiangpeng Yuan, and John S. Yu.
  • Glioma signaling 2013, Springer
  • Gliomas 2009, Springer
    Part I. Gliomas -- Astrocytic tumors / Markus J. Riemenschneider and Guido Reifenberger -- Molecular pathology of oligodendroglial tumors / Christian Hartmann and Andreas von Deimling -- Ependymal tumors / Martin Hasselblatt -- Pediatric gliomas / Stefan Pfister and Olaf Witt -- Hereditary tumor syndromes and gliomas / David Reuss and Andreas von Deimling -- Part II. Management of gliomas -- Surgical management of intracranial gliomas / Matthias Simon and Johannes Schramm -- Radiation therapy / Stephanie E. Combs -- Adjuvant therapy / Wolfgang Wick and Michael Weller -- Other experimental therapies for glioma / Manfred Westphal and Katrin Lamszus -- Neurotoxicity of treatment / Pasquale Calabrese and Uwe Schlegel -- Neuroimaging / R. Klingebiel and G. Bohner -- Part III. Angiogenesis in gliomas / Marcia Machein and Lourdes Sánchez de Miguel -- Gene regulation by methylation / Wolf C. Mueller and Andreas von Deimling -- Brain tumor stem cells / Christian Nern, Daniel Sommerlad, Till Acker and Karl H. Plate.
  • Recent years have seen a considerable emphasis on growth factors and the elucidation of their mode of function, which has led to the recognition that growth factors, their receptors as well as downstream elements of signalling associated with their function might be potential targets in therapeutic management of human diseases. Humanised monoclonal antibodies raised against growth factor receptors have proved to be valuable for targeted cancer treatment and in patient management. This book reviews the latest developments providing insights into the signalling processes involved in morphogenesis and pathogenesis with emphasis on using the elements of the signalling cascades as targets for therapeutic deployment. Provides a fundamental understanding of the basic functions of growth factors and their receptors, describing how they are linked in biological processes. Aids the development of therapeutic treatments for cancer. Focuses on the interrelationships and convergence of growth factors and their receptors in development and pathogenesis and encourages greater cooperation and integration in the areas of developmental, cancer and cancer therapeutic research.
  • Regulation of tumor initiation and metastatic progression by eph receptor tyrosine kinases / Jin Chen -- Essential roles of EphB receptors and EphrinB ligands in endothelial cell function and angiogenesis / Ombretta Salvucci, Giovanna Tosato -- Semaphorin signals tweaking the tumor microenvironment / Claudia Muratori, Luca Tamagnone -- Guidance for life, cell death, and colorectal neoplasia by netrin dependence receptors / Christian Gespach -- Roundabout way to cancer / Mimmi S. Ballard, Lindsay Hinck -- Role of the VEGF/VEGFR axis in cancer biology and therapy.
  • This study (EGF104911) is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of lapatinib in patients with advanced or metastatic breast cancer. Eligible subjects must have ErbB2 overexpressing tumors and are refractory to treatment with anthracycline, taxanes and trastuzumab containing regimens. The study data obtained from EGF104911 will be combined with the data from EGF100642 and integrated analysis will be carried out in order to enhance the credibility of the study results.
  • Gynecologic cancer 2006, Springer
    Multidisciplinary care of patients with gynecologic cancers / David M. Gershenson ... [et al.] -- Prevention and early detection of endometrial and ovarian cancers / Karen H. Lu -- Preinvasive disease of the lower genital tract / Andrea Milbourne -- Selected topics in gynecologic pathology / Anais Malpica, Michael T. Deavers, and Elvio G. Silva -- Imaging of gynecologic malignancies / Revathy Iyer -- Contemporary treatment of vaginal and vulvar cancers / Patricia J. Eifel and Thomas W. Burke -- Treatment of early cervical cancer / Charles F. Levenback -- Treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer / Anuja Jhingran, Patricia J. Eifel, and Pedro T. Ramirez -- Uterine sarcomas / Lois M. Ramondetta ... [et al.] -- Treatment of endometrial cancer / Lois M. Ramondetta ... [et al.] -- Surgery for ovarian cancer / Judith K. Wolf and J. Taylor Wharton -- Chemotherapy for epithelial ovarian cancer / Michele L. Donato ... [et al.] -- Treatment of rare ovarian malignancies / Jubilee Brown and David M. Gershenson -- Gestational trophoblastic disease / Hui T. See ... [et al.] -- Fertility-sparing options for treatment of women with gynecologic cancers / Pedro T. Ramirez -- Quality of life and sexual functioning / Diane C. Bodurka and Charlotte C. Sun -- Palliative care for gynecologic malignancies / Florian Strasser, Michael W. Bevers, and Eduardo Bruera.
  • Imaging of gynecologic malignancies -- The use of sectional imaging with CT and MRI for image-guided therapy -- The physics of CT and MR imaging -- The use of positron emission tomographic imaging for image-guided therapy -- Image-guidance in external beam planning for locally advanced cervical cancer -- Physics perspectives on the role of 3D imaging -- Image-guided treatment planning and therapy in postoperative gynecologic malignancies -- The integrating of 3D imaging with conformal radiotherapy for vulvar and vaginal cancer -- Adaptive contouring of the target volume and organs at risk -- Clinical aspects of treatment planning -- Radiobiological aspects of brachytherapy in the era of 3D imaging -- Physics for image-guided brachytherapy -- Australia: Peter Maccullum Cancer Center, Melbourne -- Austria: Medical University of Vienna, Vienna -- Belgium: University Hospital, Leuven -- Denmark: Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus -- France: Institut Gustave-Roussy, Paris -- Great Britain: Mount Vernon Cancer Center, Middlesex -- India: Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai -- The Netherlands: University Medical Center, Utrecht -- USA: Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston -- USA: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee -- Postoperative vaginal cylinder brachytherapy in an era of 3D imaging -- Image-based approaches to interstitial brachytherapy -- Outcomes related to the disease and the use of 3D-based external beam radiation and image-guided brachytherapy -- Morbidity related to the use of 3D-based external beam radiation and image-guided brachytherapy.
  • Gynecological imaging 2013, Springer
    This book provides a detailed guide to the use and interpretation of color Doppler ultrasound, CT, and MR imaging in patients with gynecological disorders. The advantages and limitations of each modality in imaging different pathologies are clearly presented, and advice is provided on the most appropriate option when ultrasound does not permit a definite diagnosis or fails to determine the precise extension of a lesion. Throughout, emphasis is placed on the importance of microscopic and macroscopic findings for a full understanding of the radiological appearances, and relevant points from the basic sciences are also highlighted. Special attention is paid to issues of differential diagnosis and imaging results that are characteristic of a particular type of lesion. The authors are recognized experts in the field who draw upon their considerable experience to provide an up-to-date reference book highly relevant to everyday clinical practice.
  • There are many steps on the road from discovery of an anticancer drug to securing its final approval by the Food and Drug Administration. In this thoroughly updated and expanded second edition of the Handbook of Anticancer Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, leading investigators synthesize an invaluable overview of the experimental and clinical processes of anticancer drug development, creating a single indispensable reference that covers all the steps from the identification of cancer-specific molecular targets to screening techniques and the development and validation of bioanalytical methods to clinical trial design and all phases of clinical trials. The authors have included new material on phase 0 trials in oncology, organ dysfunction trials, drug formulations and their impact on anticancer drug PK/PD including strategies to improve drug delivery, pharmacogenomics and cancer therapy, high throughput platforms in drug metabolism and transport pharmacogenetics, imaging in drug development and nanotechnology in cancer. Authoritative and up-to-date, Handbook of Anticancer Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics, 2nd Edition provides in one comprehensive and highly practical volume a detailed step-by-step guide to the successful design and approval of anticancer drugs. Road map to anticancer drug development from discovery to NDA submission Discussion of molecular targets and preclinical screening Development and validation of bioanalytical methods Chapters on clinical trial design and phase 0, I, II, III clinical trials Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics, and pharmacogenetics of anticancer agents Review of the drug development process from both laboratory and clinical perspectives New technological advances in imaging, high throughput platforms, and nanotechnology in anticancer drug development.
  • Biologic and pharmacologic basis of cancer chemotherapy and biotherapy / Roland T. Skeel and Samir N. Khleif -- Systemic assessment of the patient with cancer and long-term consequences of treatment / Roland T. Skeel -- Selection of treatment for the patient with cancer / Roland T. Skeel -- Antineoplastic drugs and biologic response modifiers : classification, use, and toxicity of clinically useful agents / Roland T. Skeel -- High-dose chemotherapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in hematologic malignancies / Roberto Rodriguez and Chatchada Karanes -- Carcinomas of the head and neck / Harlan A. Pinto -- Carcinoma of the lung / Sophie Sun and Joan H. Schiller -- Carcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract / Al B. Benson, III -- Carcinomas of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, and bile ducts / Rekha T. Chaudhary -- Carcinoma of the breast / Iman Mohamed -- Gynecologic cancer / Stephen Andrews -- Urologic and male genital cancers / Joseph S. Chan, Scott B. Saxman, and Craig R. Nichols -- Kidney cancer / Walter D. Y. Quan, Jr. and Mikhail Vinogradov -- Thyroid and adrenal carcinomas / Haitham S. Abu-Lebdeh and Samir N. Khleif -- Melanomas and other skin malignancies / Karen S. Milligan and Walter D. Y. Quan, Jr. -- Primary and metastatic brain tumors / April F. Eichler and Tracy T. Batchelor -- Soft tissue sarcomas / Robert S. Benjamin --Bone sarcomas / Robert S. Benjamin -- Acute leukemias / Olga Frankfurt and Martin S. Tallman -- Chronic leukemias / Peter White and Paul R. Walker -- Myeloproliferative diseases and myelodysplastic syndromes / Peter White and Paul R. Walker -- Hodgkin's lymphoma / Richard S. Stein and David S. Morgan -- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma / Richard S. Stein and John P. Greer -- Multiple myeloma, other plasma cell disorders , and primary amyloidosis / Rachid Baz and Mohamad A. Hussein -- Metastatic cancer of unknown origin / James M. Leonardo -- Human immunodeficiency virus / Mary E. Cianfrocca -- Side effects of cancer chemotherapy / Janelle M. Tipton -- Infections : etiology, treatment, and prevention / Joan M. Duggan -- Transfusion therapy, bleeding, and clotting / Mary R. Smith and NurJehan Quraishy -- Oncology emergencies and critical care issues, anaphylaxis, spinal cord compression, cerebral edema, superior vena cava syndrome, hypercalcemia, tumor lysis syndrome, and respiratory failure / Roland T. Skeel -- Malignant pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial effusions and meningeal infiltrates / Rekha T. Chaudhary -- Cancer pain / Michael J. Fisch and Charles S. Cleeland -- Emotional and psychiatric problems in patients with cancer / Kathleen S. N. Franco-Bronson and Kristi S. Williams.
  • SECTION I: BASIC PRINCIPLES AND CONSIDERATIONS OF RATIONAL CHEMOTHERAPY AND MOLECULAR THERAPY -- 1. Biologic and pharmacologic basis of cancer chemotherapy / Roland T. Skeel -- 2. Biologic basis of molecular targeted therapy / Osama E. Rahma, Samir N. Khleif -- 3. Systemic assessment of the patient with cancer and consequences of treatment / Roland T. Skeel -- 4. Selection of treatment with the patient with cancer / Roland T. Skeel -- SECTION II: CHEMOTHERAPY AND MOLECULAR THERAPY OF HUMAN CANCER -- 5. Carcinonas of the head and neck / Barbara A. Murphy -- 6. Carcinomas of the lung / David E. Gerber, Joan H. Schiller -- 7. Carcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract / Maxwell Vergo, AI B. Benson III -- 8. Carcinomas of the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, and bile ducts / Timothy J. Kennedy, Steven K. Libutti -- 9. Carcinomas of the breast / Patrick Glyn Morris, Clifford A. Hudis -- 10. Gynecologic cancer / Thomas McNally, Richard T. Penson, Chau Tran, Michael J. Birrer -- 11. Urologic and male genital cancers / Brendan D. Curti, Craig R. Nichols -- 12. Kidney cancer / Mark T. Andolina, Colleen Darnell, Olivier Rixe -- 13. Thyroid and adrenal cancinomas / Haitham S. Abu-Lebdeh, Michael E. Menefee, Keith C. Bible -- 14. Melanomas and other cutaneous malignancies / Ragini Kudchadkar, Jeffrey S. Weber -- 15. Primary and metastatic brain tumors / April Fitzsimmons Eichler, Tracy T. Batchelor -- 16. Soft tissue sarcomas / Robert S. Benjamin -- 17. Bone sarcomas / Robert S. Benjamin -- 18. Acute leukemias / Olga Frankfurt, Martin S. Tallman -- 19. Chronic leukemias / Khaled el-Shami, Bruce D. Cheson -- 20. Myeloproliferative neoplasms and myledysplastic syndromes / Elias Jabbour, Hagop Kantarjian -- 21. Hodgkin lymphoma / Richard S. Stein, David S. Morgan -- 22. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma / Mark Roschewski, Wyndham H. Wilson -- 23. Multiple myeloma, other plasma cell disorders, and primary amyloidosis / Rachid Baz, Mohamad A. Hussein -- 24. Metastatic cancer of unknown origin / James M. Leonardo -- 25. HIV-associated malignancies / Thomas S. Uldrick, Mark N. Polizzotto, Robert Yarchoan -- SECTION III: SUPPORTIVE CARE OF PATIENTS WITH CANCER -- 26. Side effects of chemotherapy and molecular targeted therapy / Janelle M. Tipton -- 27. Infections: etiology, treatment, and prevention / Thomas J. Walsh, Joan M. Duggan -- 28. Transfusion therapy, bleeding, and clotting / Mary R. Smith, NurJehan Quraishy -- 29. Oncology emergencies and critical care issues: spinal cord compression, cerebral edema, Superior Vena Cava Syndrome, anaphylaxis, respiratory failure, Tumor Lysis Syndrome, hypercalcemia, and bone metastasis / Roland T. Skeel -- 30. Malignant pleural, peritoneal, and pericardial effusions and meningeal infiltrates / Rekha T. Chaudhary -- 31. Cancer pain / Richard T. Lee, Michael J. Fisch -- 32. Emotional and psychiatric problems in patients with cancer / Kristi Skeel Williams, Kathleen S.N. Franco-Bronson -- SECTION IV: CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AND MOLECULAR TARGETED AGENTS AND THEIR USE -- 33. Classification, use, and toxicity of clinically useful chemocherapy and molecular targeted therapy / Roland T. Skeel -- Appendix A: Nomogram for determining body surface area of adults from height and mass -- Appendix B: Nomogram for determining boy surface area of children from height and mass.
  • Part I: --Burden --Cancer survivorship: a bird's eye view from an insider /Michael Feuerstein --The burden of cancer survivorship: a pandemic of treatment success /Steven N. Wolff --Quality of care /Craig C. Earle --Quality of life in long-term cancer survivors /Joan Bloom, Soo H. Kang, Dana M. Petersen, and Susan L. Stewart --Health care disparities /Salewa Oseni and Ismail Jatoi --Measuring quality of life in cancer survivors /David Victorson, David Cella, Lynne Wagner, Laura Kramer, and Mary Lou Smith --Part II: --Common problems --Exercise motivation and behavior change /Kerry S. Corneya, Kristina H. Karvinen, and Jeffrey K.H. Vallance --Fatigue /Alexander V. Ng, Carlynn A. Alt, and Elizabeth M. Gore --Pain /Victor T. Chang and Ryuichi Sekine --Depression /Peter C. Trask and Timothy Pearman --Interpersonal relationships /Andrea A. Thorton and Martin A. Perez --Adaptation in the face of advanced cancer /Carissa A. Low, Tammy Beran, and Annette L. Stanton --Part III: --Secondary prevention --Restoring emotional well-being: a model /Robert W. Lent --Physical activity for cancer survivors: potential benefits and guidelines /Clare Stevinson, Kristin L. Campbell, Christopher M. Sellar, and Kerry S. Courneya --Nutrition and weight management in cancer survivors /Virginia Uhley and K. L. Catherine Jen --Management of chemotherapy related cognitive dysfunction /Robert J. Ferguson, Raine Riggs, Tim Ahles, and Andrew J. Saykin --Smoking cessation and cancer survivors /Jamie S. Ostroff and Lara K. Dhingra --Psychological distress, depression, and anxiety /Arthur M. Nezu and Christine Maguth Nezu --Managing daily and long-term stress /Linda E. Carlson and Michael Speca --Pain and function: a psychosocial perspective /Michael J.L. Sullivan, Pascal Thibault, Andre Savard, and Ana Velly --Work /Jos Vebeek and Evelien Spelten --Comprehensive long-term follow-up: cancer survivorship centers /Linda A. Jacobs, Jane Alavi, Angela DeMichele, Steven Palmer, Carrie Stricher, and David Vaughn --Part IV: --Survivor and provider perspectives --Survivor perspectives on quality care /Kathryn McPherson and Rod MacLeod --Living with advanced cancer /Sheila Payne --Part V: --International perspective --Global considerations /Patricia A. Findley --Part VI: --Future directions --Cancer survivorship: research, practice, and policy /Michael Feuerstein.
  • Introduction to Cutaneous Melanoma --Clinical Features and Classification --Diagnosis, Staging, and Follow-up --Treatment of Primary Tumor and Locoregional Disease --Treatment of Distant and Irresectable Metastatic Disease --Emerging Therapies and Combination Approaches.
  • Skin cancer -- Central nervous system -- Malignant and benign diseases of the eye and orbit -- Cancer of the ear -- Nasopharyngeal cancer -- Nasal cavity and paranasal sinus cancer -- Oropharyngeal cancer -- Cancer of the lip and oral cavity -- Larynx and hypopharynx cancer -- Salivary gland tumors -- Thyroid cancer -- Unusual neoplasms of the head and neck -- Management of the neck and unknown primary of the head and neck -- Small cell lung cancer -- Non-small cell lung cancer -- Mesothelioma and thymic tumors -- Breast cancer -- Esophageal cancer -- Gastric cancer -- Pancreatic cancer -- Hepatobiliary cancer -- Colorectal cancer -- Anal cancer -- Renal call carcinoma -- Bladder cancer -- Prostate cancer -- Cancer of the penis -- Testicular cancer -- Cervical cancer -- Endometrial cancer -- Ovarian cancer -- Vaginal cancer -- Vulvar cancer -- Urethral cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Cutaneous lymphomas -- Multiple myeloma and plasmacytoma -- Bone tumors -- Soft-tissue sarcoma -- Pediatric (Non-CNS) tumors -- Palliation and benign conditions -- Clinical radiobiology and physics.
  • v. 1. Molecular genetics; Lung and breast carcinomas -- v. 2. Molecular pathology; Colorectal carcinoma and prostate carcinoma -- v. 3. Molecular genetics; Liver carcinoma and pancreatic carcinoma -- v. 4. Molecular genetics; Gastrointestinal carcinoma and ovarian carcinoma.
  • Pt. 1. Phase I trials -- pt. 2. Phase II trials -- pt. 3. Phase III trials -- pt. 4. Exploratory and high -dimensional data analyses.
  • 1. Overview : therapeutic biomarkers in cancer / Sherry X. Yang and Janet E. Dancey -- 2. Statistical considerations in the development and evaluation of therapeutic biomarkers in cancer / Lisa M. McShane, Edward L. Korn, and Boris Freidlin -- 3. Role of biomarkers in clinical development of cancer therapies / Helen X. Chen -- 4. HER-2 as a prognostic and predictive biomarker in cancer / Suparna B. Wedam and Stanley Lipkowitz -- 5. Hormone receptors and endocrine therapy in breast cancer / Sherry X. Yang -- 6. Predictive biomarkers for epidermal growth factor receptor agents in non-small cell lung cancer / John Hilton, Penelope A. Bradbury, and Janet Dancey -- 7. Markers of sensitivity and resistance to EGFR inhibitors in colorectal cancer / Jose G. Monzon and Janet Dancey -- 8. Targeting BCR-ABL for molecular therapy of chronic myelogenous leukemia / Shamudheen Rafiyath, Guoqing Wei, and Delong Liu -- 9. Gastrointestinal stromal tumors : from molecular pathogenesis to therapy / Joaquina Baranda, Rashna Madan, and Andrew K. Godwin -- 10. PML/RARa fusion gene and response to retinoic acid and arsenic trioxide treatment / Alicja M. Gruszka and Myriam Alcalay -- 11. Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency and 5-fluorouracil toxicity -- 12. UGT1A1 polymorphisms and mutations lead to irinotecan-induced toxicity / K.M. Reece and W.D. Figg -- 13. The 21-gene recurrence score and benefit of chemotherapy in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer / Petra Rietschel and Joseph A. Sparano -- 14. Mammaprint for individualized recurrence risk assessment and treatment recommendations for early-stage breast cancer patients / Sonal J. Desai and Tianhong Li -- 15. BRCA mutation and PARP inhibitors / Marcie K. Weil ... [et al.] -- 16. EML4-ALK fusion gene and therapy with ALK-targeted agents in non-small cell lung cancer / Vimal Patel and Biren Saraiya -- 17. BRAF-targeted therapy in metastatic melanoma / Noori Kim and April Deng.
  • Head & neck cancer 2013, Springer
    This book is a collection of Chapters that provide an up to date overview of all aspects of Head and Neck cancer. It is written by professionals, and is not only intended for other professionals, but students, patients, policy makers, etc. There are so many aspects to this group of diseases that even the most seasoned professional will learn something from having read this book. This volume covers Head and Neck cancer in such a way that it covers the ancient history of these tumors to modern diagnostic methods. It covers the various aspects of treatment and the healing of the these patients. Various aspects of molecular biology, the histology, and diagnostic methods are also discussed. Links are made between subject matter that will give readers new insight to these tumors. This volume will give a broad understanding to the various aspects related to Head and Neck cancer in general, and will provide the foundation for anyone to explore the subject matter in greater detail.
  • Head and neck cancer 2011, Springer
    Epidemiology and Aetiology of Head and Neck Cancers -- Head and Neck Cancer Prevention -- Cellular and Molecular Pathology of Head and Neck Tumors -- Oncogenomics/Proteomics of Head and Neck Cancers -- Genetics and Epigenetics of Head and Neck Cancer -- Immunology of Head and Neck Cancer -- HPV and EBV in Head and Neck Cancer -- Head and Neck Cancer Staging and Prognosis: Perspectives of the UICC and the AJCC -- Biomarkers in Head and Neck Cancer -- Hypoxia in Head and Neck Cancers: Clinical Relevance and Treatment -- Translational Research in Head and Neck Oncology -- Preclinical Models of Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma -- Morphologic Investigations in Head and Neck Cancer -- Ultrasound Investigations in Head and Neck Cancer Patients -- Functional Imaging -- Sentinel Node Biopsy for Head and Neck Cancer -- Approaches to Supportive Care -- Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer -- Principles of Systemic Chemotherapy for Squamous Cell Head and Neck Cancer -- Molecular Targeted Therapies in Head and Neck Cancer -- Phase I Study Methodology in Head and Neck Oncology -- Evidence-Based Head and Neck Oncology: Principles and Pitfalls -- Programs of Organ and Function Preservation -- Multidisciplinary Approach of Unresectable Head and Neck Cancer -- Laser Endoscopic Treatment -- Multidisciplinary Management of Skull Base and Superstructure Tumors.Multidisciplinary Management of Oral Cavity and Maxillary Sinus Cancers -- Cancers of the Larynx: Tis, T1, T2 Evaluation and Management -- Multidisciplinary Management of Oropharynx Carcinomas -- Multidisciplinary Management of Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma -- Cancers of the Larynx: Tis, T1, T2 Evaluation and Management -- Diagnosis and Multidisciplinary Treatment of Laryngeal Cancers -- Principles and New Approaches in Surgical Reconstruction -- Multidisciplinary Treatment of the Neck -- Postoperative Management of High-Risk Resectable Head and Neck Cancer -- Management of Salivary Gland Cancer -- Head and Neck Melanoma -- Cervical Lymph Node Metastases of Squamous Cell Carcinoma from an Unknown Primary Site -- Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Cancers -- Head and Neck Paragangliomas --Treatment of the Elderly Head and Neck Cancer Patient -- Interstitial Radiation Therapy in Cancer of the Oropharynx and Oral Cavity -- Proton Beam Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer -- Normal Tissue Complications and Protection in Head and Neck Cancer Patients -- Rehabilitation of Heavily Treated Head and Neck Cancer Patients -- Salvage Therapy in Head and Neck Cancer Patients -- Systemic Treatment of Recurrent/Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck -- Best Supportive Care for Palliative Treatment -- Quality of Life in Head and Neck Cancer Patients -- Quality Assurance of Clinical Trials in the Management of Cancer in the Head and Neck.
  • Head and neck cancer 2003, ScienceDirect
  • General principles of head and neck pathology -- Clinical evaluation of the head and neck cancer patient -- Prognostic factors in patients with head and neck cancer -- Radiologic evaluation of the head and neck cancer patient -- Novel radiation therapy techniques in the management of head and neck cancer -- New approaches: robotics and endoscopic head and neck surgery -- Targeted agents in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck -- Multidisciplinary reconstruction of the head and neck: general principles -- Dental oncology and maxillofacial prosthetics -- Interdisciplinary symptom management -- Evaluation and rehabilitation of speech, voice, and swallowing functions after treatment of head and neck cancer -- Human papillomavirus -- associated head and neck carcinoma -- Chemoprevention -- Management of the neck -- Metastatic cancer to the neck from an unknown primary site -- Cancer of the oral cavity -- Cancer of the oropharynx -- Cancer of the larynx -- Cancers of the hypopharynx and cervical esophagus -- Cancer of the nasal vestibule, nasal cavity paranasal sinuses, anterior skull base, and orbit: surgical management -- Cancer of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinus: radiation therapy and chemotherapy management -- Cancer of the nasopharynx -- Basal and squamous cell skin cancers -- Melanoma of the head and neck -- Management of salivary gland tumors -- Primary and recurrent disease of the lateral skull base -- Paragangliomas of the head and neck -- Cancer of the thyroid and parathyroid -- Soft tissue and bone sarcomas of the head and neck -- Systemic targeted therapy for recurrent and metastatic head and neck squamous cell cancer.
  • "Part of the popular Foundations in Diagnostic Pathology Series, Head and Neck Pathology delivers vital diagnostic guidance in a compact, high-yield format. Concise and easy to use, this pathology reference offers a practical, well-organized approach to evaluating a wide range of specimens in both head and neck and related endocrine pathology. Easily review normal histology before examining abnormal findings so you can avoid false positives. Reach accurate diagnostic conclusions easily with a consistent, user-friendly format that explores each entity's clinical features, pathologic features (gross and microscopic), ancillary studies, differential diagnoses, and prognostic and therapeutic considerations. Apply the latest diagnostic criteria for all of the most commonly seen neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions of the larynx, hypopharynx, and trachea; nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, and nasopharynx; oral cavity and oropharynx; salivary glands; ear; and temporal bone. Gain a superb visual understanding of important histologic features with hundreds of full-color illustrations representing a wide variety of pathologic lesions. Quickly reference key information with convenient, at-a-glance clinical and pathologic boxes throughout."--Summary of the editor.
  • Specific Challenges in Optimizing Health Care for Cancer Survivors -- What Is Quality Health Care for Cancer Survivors? -- Managing Symptoms over Time -- Health Behaviors and Wellness -- Rehabilitation in the Context of Cancer Survivorship -- Long-Term Psychological Well-Being: Strategies for Assessment and Intervention -- Disparities in Care for Cancer Survivors -- Cancer Survivorship Plans: A Paradigm Shift in the Delivery of Quality Cancer Care -- Optimizing Health: Primary Care -- Optimizing Health: Oncology Care -- Optimizing Survivorship Care: Academic and Community Clinic Models -- The Final Phase of Cancer Survivorship: End-of-Life Care -- Building a Critical Mass of Health-Care Providers, Administrators, and Services for Cancer Survivors -- Epidemiology of Cancer Recurrence, Second Primary Cancer, and Comorbidity Among Cancer Survivors -- Health Economics and Cancer Survivorship -- Human Factors Engineering: Targeting Systems for Change -- Cancer Survivorship and National Health Reform -- Quality Health Care for Cancer Survivors.
  • The Nature of cancer and its psychosocial challenges -- Why work with couples? -- Assessing the couple's adjustment to cancer -- Integrating tasks of illness into the couple's daily routine -- Building cognitive coping skills -- Communicating support -- Expanding the couple's coping skills -- Enhancing sexuality and body image -- Helping children to cope when a mother has cancer -- Living with cancer after treatment ends.
  • Hematologic cancers 2012, Springer
    B Cell Growth, Differentiation and Malignancies / Jianguo Tao and Chih-Chi Andrew Hu -- Follicular Lymphoma: Recent Advances / Alyssa Bouska, SharathKumar Bagvati, Javeed Iqbal, Basem M. William and Wing C. Chan -- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: From Pathobiology to Targeted Therapy / Javier Pinilla-Ibarz and Chih-Chi Andrew Hu -- Genetic and Environmental Determinants in Multiple Myeloma: Implications for Therapy / Kenneth H. Shain and William S. Dalton -- EBV-Positive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma of the Elderly / Jorge J. Castillo -- HIV and Lymphoma / Lubomir Sokol and Brady E. Betran -- Molecular Biology of Mantle Cell Lymphoma / Bijal Shah, Peter Martin, Jianguo Tao and Eduardo M. Sotomayor -- Pathogenesis of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Derived from Inflammatory, Autoimmune or Immunologic Disorders / Ling Zhang and Jianguo Tao -- Pathogenesis of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Derived from Infection Diseases / Ling Zhang and Roger Klein -- Hodgkin Lymphoma: From Molecular Pathogenesis to Targeted Therapy / Ádám Jóna, Árpád Illés and Anas Younes -- Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Grant E. Nybakken and Adam Bagg -- Chronic Myeloproliferative Disorders:From Molecular Pathogenesis to Targeted Therapy / Richard A. Walgren and Josef Prchal -- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia / Kapil Bhalla, Celalettin Ustun and Warren Fiskus -- Novel Targeted Therapeutics for Acute Myeloid Leukemia / Vu Duong and Jeffrey Lancet -- Novel Targeted Therapeutics for Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma / Owen O. Connor, Salvia Jain and Jasmine Zain -- Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia - From Molecular Pathogenesis to Targeted Therapy / Mithun Vinod Shah and Thomas P. Loughran Jr. -- Epigenetic Regulation and Therapy in Lymphoid Malignancies / Yizhuo Zhang, Shanqi Guo and Haifeng Zhao.
  • Hematologic malignancies 2007, Springer
  • Part 1. Background: Biology, Physiology and Pharmacology -- Part 2. The Colony-Stimulating Factors -- Part 3. The Erythroid-Stimulating Agents -- Part 4. The Thrombopoietic Agents -- Part 5. Special Considerations.
  • Anatomy -- Surgical instrument and dissection technique -- Surgical procedures -- Approaches to the caudate lobe -- Classification of caudate lobe resection -- Retrograde resection of caudate lobe -- Measures for safe resection of caudate lobe -- Laparoscopic resection of the caudate lobe.
  • Epidemiology and pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma -- Biology of hepatocellular carcinoma -- Hepatocellular cancer: pathologic considerations -- Screening program in high-risk populations -- Staging of hepatocellular carcinoma -- Multidisciplinary care of the hepatocellular carcinoma patient -- Evidence-based guidelines for treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan -- Hepatocellular carcinoma arising in the non-viral, non-alcoholic liver -- Liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Ultrasound-guided liver resection for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Portal vein embolization prior to resection -- Laparoscopic liver resection for HCC: a European perspective -- Laparoscopic liver surgery for the management of hepatocellular carcinoma: the American perspective -- Liver transplant for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Vascular resection for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Microwave ablation and hepatocellular carcinoma -- Transarterial chemoembolization -- Chemoembolization with drug-eluting beads -- Yttrium-90 radioembolotherapy for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Cytotoxic chemotherapy and endocrine therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Targeted therapies for hepatocellular carcinoma -- The future: combination systemic therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Follow-up and salvage therapy for recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Epidemiology of hepatocellular carcinoma -- Environmental carcinogens and risk for human liver cancer -- Primary liver cancer: chemical carcinogenesis -- Molecular mechanisms of hepatocellular carcinoma: insights to therapy -- Genomic profiling of human hepatocellular carcinoma -- Pathologic aspects of hepatocellular tumors -- Hepatocellular carcinoma associated with hepatitis B virus -- Hepatitis C and hepatocellular carcinoma -- Metabolic disease and hepatocellular carcinoma -- Clinical features and a clinician's diagnostic approach to hepatocellular carcinoma -- Screening and biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Use of imaging techniques to screen for hepatocellular carcinoma -- MRI for detection and evaluation of hepatocellular carcinoma -- Ultrasound of hepatocellular carcinoma: the important contribution of contrast enhancement -- Percutaneous ethanol injection -- Radiofrequency ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma -- Resection of hepatocellular carcinoma -- Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Living donor liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Medical therapy of HCC -- Percutaneous interventional technique for intra-arterial chemoembolization -- Molecular targeted therapies for HCC -- Radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma -- Psychosocial issues in hepatocellular carcinoma -- Putting it all together.
  • Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US and the third most recently linked to cancer deaths. The national annual incidence rate of colorectal cancer is approximately 148,000+, striking slightly more females than males. The lifetime risk of colorectal cancer is 5-6percent, however patients with a familial risk (with two or more first or second degree relatives) make up 20percent of the patients. Persons who carry genetic mutations linked to hereditary colorectal cancer are the most likely to develop the disease.
  • High-grade gliomas 2007, Springer
    Histologic classification of high-grade gliomas / Richard A. Prayson -- Molecular classifications / Gregory N. Fuller-- Pediatric high-grade glioma / Bruce H. Cohen -- Adult high-grade glioma / Nicholas Butowski, Susan Chang -- Computerized tomography / Manzoor Ahmed, Thomas J. Masaryk -- Magnetic resonance imaging / Paul M. Ruggieri -- Magnetic resonance spectroscopy / G. Evren Keles, Soonmee Cha, Mitchell S. Berger -- Imaging tumor biology: physiological and molecular insights / Timothy P. L. Roberts, Andrea Kassner -- Nuclear imaging of gliomas / Alexander M. Spence ... [et al.] -- Magnetoencephalography / Michael P. Steinmetz, Jurgen Luders, Edward C. Benzel -- General considerations / Glen H. J. Stevens -- Surgical techniques / Gene H. Barnett -- Radiation therapy / Hiral K. Shah, Minesh P. Mehta -- Brachytherapy / Marcus L. Ware, P. K. Sneed, Michael W. McDermot -- Radiosurgery / John H. Suh, Gene H. Barnett -- Chemotherapy / Manmeet Singh Ahluwalia, David M. Peereboom -- Nursing considerations / Kathleen Lupica, Gail Ditz -- Convection-enhanced delivery / Andrew A. Kanner -- Immunotoxins for glioma therapy / Syed Rafat Husain, Raj K. Puri -- Small molecule agents / Michael Vogelbaum, Tina Thomas -- Cytokine immuno-gene therapy for malignant brain tumors / Roberta P. Glick ... [et al.] -- Monoclonal antibodies / Abraham Boskovitz ... [et al.] -- Clinical trials of oncolytic viruses for gliomas / E. Antonio Chiocca, M. L. Lamfers -- Biological modifiers / Alexander Mason, Steven Toms, Aleck Hercbergs -- Gene therapy / Maciej S. Lesniak, Alessandro Olivi -- Boron neutron capture therapy of brain tumors: current status and future prospects / Rolf F. Barth ... [et al.] -- Photodynamic therapy / Bhadrakant Kavar, Andrew H. Kaye.
  • Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma 2013, Springer
    This is a multi-author book on hilar cholangiocarcinoma, written by an international team of world-renowned experts covering topics in their respective areas of expertise. There are altogether 71 authors from 14 countries/regions, mainly Argentina, Australia, China, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.This book aims to provide an up-to-date, fully referenced text that is as succinct as possible, but as comprehensive as necessary, addressing all topics in hilar cholangiocarcinoma.
  • The histopathologic interpretation of melanocytic neoplasms is probably the most difficult task in the field of dermatopathology. The second edition of this text and atlas depicts a broad range of the most important and most challenging melanocytic lesions that histopathologists might encounter. Each case is illustrated with at least three high-quality color photographs and is commented on at length, highlighting the diagnostic clues. The goal of the authors is to assist both general pathologists and dermatopathologists in making an accurate diagnosis applicable to their daily practice, and one that can be understood by clinicians. They achieve this by providing criteria that can serve as a sound basis for an unequivocal diagnosis in most cases. The reader will find Histological Diagnosis of Nevi and Melanoma to be an invaluable guide to correct diagnosis even in difficult or rare cases.
  • Histone code and beyond 2006, Springer
  • Histone deacetylases 2006, Springer
    Histone deacetylase 1 / Dominique Meunier and Christian Seiser -- Biochemistry of multiprotein HDAC complexes / Alejandro Vaquero, Michael Scher, and Danny Reinberg -- The biology of HDAC3 / Edward Seto -- The biology of HDAC8, a unique class I histone deacetylase / David Waltregny and Vincent Castronovo -- Regulation of muscle gene expression by histone deacetylases / Timothy A. McKinsey and Eric N. Olson -- The class IIA histone deacetylases: functions and regulation / Herbert G. Kasler and Eric Verdin -- Histone deacetylases in the response to misfolded proteins / J. Andrew McKee and Tso-Pang Yao -- Evolution of sirtuins from archaea to vertebrates / Roy A. Frye -- Structure of the Sir2 family of NAD+-dependent histone/protein deacetylases / Kehao Zhao and Ronen Marmorstein -- The enzymology of Sir2 proteins / Margie T. Borra and John M. Denu -- The class III protein deacetylases: homologs of yeast Sir2P / Bjoern Schwer ... [et al.] -- HDAC inhibitors: discovery, development, and clinical impacts / Akihiro Ito, Norikazu Nishino, and Mitsuaki Yoshida -- Cell cycle targets of histone deacetylase inhibitors / Brian Gabrielli -- HDAC inhibitors: an emerging anticancer therapeutic strategy / Paul Kwon, Meier Hsu, Dalia Cohen, and Peter Atadja.
  • Histone deacetylases 2011, Springer
    K-acetylation and its enzymes: overview and new developments / Juliette Adjo Aka, Go-Woon Kim, Xiang-Jiao Yang.-- Biology of HDAC in cancer: the nuclear and epigenetic components / Astrid Hagelkruys, Anna Sawicka, Magdalena Rennmayer, Christian Seiser.-- Deacetylation of nonhistone proteins by HDACs and the implications in cancer / Lirong Peng, Edward Seto.-- Biology and therapeutic implications of HDACs in the heart / Timothy A. McKinsey.-- HDACs in skeletal muscle remodeling and neuromuscular disease / Bryan J. Simmons, Todd J. Cohen, Richard Bedlack, Tso-Pang Yao.-- Rationale for HDAC inhibitor therapy in autoimmunity and trasplantation / Wayne W. Hancock.-- Role of mammalian sirtuins in the regulation of metabolism, aging, and longevity / Akiko Satoh, Liana Stein, Shin Imai.-- Mictochondrial sirtuins in the regulation of mictochondrial activity and metabolic adaption / David B. Lombard, Daniel X. Tishkoff, Jianjun Bao.-- Characterization of nuclear sirtuins: molecular mechanisms and physiological relevance / Debra Toiber, Carlos Sebastian, Raul Mostoslavsky.-- Structural biology of human netal-dependent histone deacetylases / Matthieu Schapira.-- Sirtuin modulators / Sumit S. Mahajan, Vid Leko, Julian A. Simon, Antonio Bedalov.
  • This bookprovides an easily comprehensible and practicable framework for standardised histopathology reports in surgical cancer. It details the gross description, histological classification, tumor differentiation, extent of local tumor spread, involvement of lymphovascular channels, lymph nodes and excision margins of the common carcinomas and also summarises non-carcinomatous malignancies. The 7th edition TNM and WHO classifications of cancers are incorporated, with comments on any associated pathology, diagnostic clues and prognostic criteria. Staging information is supplemented visually by line diagrams. Each chapter has a more formal introductory paragraph than in the previous edition,giving epidemiological, clinical, investigative and treatment summary details, and chapter references are updated; specimen type notes new clinical procedures. Other pathology includes updated immunophenotypic expression with use of newantibodies and molecular techniques. The impact of these ancillary investigations on diagnosis, and as biomarkers of prognosis and prediction of response to treatment is summarised. The effect of adjuvant treatments on cancers is also noted. Experience based clues are given throughout as aids to tumor typing, grading, staging and gauging prognosis and response to treatment. The key information in this book equips the pathologist to produce high quality, clinically appropriate histopathology reports, and to participate in contemporary multidisciplinary team management of patients with surgical cancer. Histopathology Reporting: Guidelines for Surgical Cancer, Third Edition is invaluable for trainee and consultant diagnostic histopathologists all over the world.
  • Hodgkin lymphoma 2011, Springer
  • Household Use of Solid Fuels -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale -- -- High-temperature Frying -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale
  • HPV and cancer 2012, Springer
    "HPV and Cancer" is a concise read that covers all aspects of the Human Papilloma Virus as it relates to human cancers. While written by professionals, it design to be understandable by those that are not in the field, yet it has the technical details that professionals want to stay abreast of this changing field. The book starts out the history of HPV and progresses into the molecular biology of the virus and our current understand of the structure and functions of the proteins and genes it encodes.
  • HPV and cervical cancer 2012, Springer
    Infection and Cervical Cancer: An Old Fact with a Recent Solution /Lutz Gissman --Human Papillomavirus: Natural History of a Viral Infection in the Genesis of a Cancer /Franco Borruto and Ciro Comparetto --The Immunobiology of Human Papillomavirus Associated Oncogenesis /Peter L. Stern and Mark H. Einstein --The Epidemiology of Cervical Cancer /Xavier Castellsagué, Laia Bruni, Laia Alemany, Mireia Diaz and Silvia de Sanjosé, et al. --The Basic Elements of a Correct Diagnosis: From Cytohistopathology to Screening /Franco Borruto and Ciro Comparetto --Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing: What, How, and When /Ciro Comparetto and Franco Borruto --Colposcopic Appearance of HPV Infection /Santiago Dexeus, Montserrat Cararach and Damian Dexeus --Multiple Aspects of Human Papillomavirus Infections /Franco Borruto and Ciro Comparetto --Prevention of HPV-Associated Diseases in the United States /Diane M. Harper --Immunogenicity, Efficacy, Effectiveness and Overall Impact of HPV Vaccines /Matti Lehtinen, Pekka Nieminen, Dan Apter, Proscowa Namujju and Kari Natunen, et al. --Treatment, Follow-up, and Prevention of Papillomavirus Infection and Cervical Cancer /Franco Borruto and Ciro Comparetto --Therapeutic Vaccines for HPV Infection /Margaret Stanley --Perspectives on Therapeutic HPV Vaccines: Where Are We Now? /Connie Wang, Barbara Ma, Alexander Chen, Chien-Fu Hung and T. C. Wu.
  • Human cancer viruses 2008, Karger
    Molecular epidemiology of human papillomavirus infection -- / Gillison, M.L -- Molecular pathogenesis of the human papillomavirus / Mao, C.-P., Wu, T.-C -- Human papillomavirus vaccines / Roden, R., Hung, C.-F., Monie, A., Wu, T.-C -- Hepatitis C virus genetics and the discovery of mechanism based inhibitors of the Ns3/4A protease and NS5B polymerase / LaFemina, R.L -- Role of the hepatitis B virus in hepatocellular carcinoma / Toh, S.-T., Lee, C.G -- Carcinogenesis induced by hepatitis B virus / Cougot, D., Buendia, M.-A., Neuveut, C -- Disease and pathogenesis associated with Epstein-Barr virus / Ambinder, R.F -- The biology and molecular biology underlying Epstein-Barr virus oncogenesis / Martin, H.J., Hayward, S.D -- Kaposi-sarcoma-associated herpesvirus clinical diseases and viral pathogenesis / Damania, B., Dittmer, D.P. -- Molecular biology of human herpesvirus 8 neoplasia / Chaudhary, P.M., Nicholas, J -- Human cancer viruses. Human T cell leukemia virus type 1 and 2: mechanisms of pathogenesis / Arnold, J., Green, P.L -- Chromosomal instability and human T cell leukemia virus 1 transformation / Chi, Y.-H., Jeang, K.-T.
  • Pt. 1. Multistep models -- pt. 2. Prostate cancer/stem cells -- pt. 3. Breast cancer/stem cells -- pt. 4. Multistep/genes.
  • Human papillomavirus 2009, Springer
  • 1. Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of animal papillomaviruses -- 4. Molecular mchanisms of HPV-induced carcinogenesis -- 5. Summary of data reported and evaluation -- 6. References
  • Association between cancer and "acid mucopolysaccharides" : an old concept comes of age, finally -- Hyaluronan-CD44 interactions and chemoresistance in cancer cells -- Growth factor regulation of hyaluronan deposition in malignancies -- Hyaluronan binding protein 1 (HABP1/p32/gClqR) : a new perspective in tumor development -- CD44 meets Merlin and Ezrin : their interplay mediates the pro-tumor activity of CD44 and tumor-suppressing effect of Merlin -- Hyaluronan-mediated CD44 interaction with receptor and non-receptor kinases promotes oncogenic signaling, cytoskeleton activation, and tumor progression -- Adhesion and penetration : two sides of CD44 signal transduction cascades in the context of cancer cell metastasis -- Involvement of CD44, a molecule with a thousand faces, in cancer dissemination -- RHAMM/HMMR : an itinerant and multifunctional hyaluronan binding protein that modifies CD44 signaling and mitotic spindle formation -- Altered hyaluronan biosynthesis in cancer progression --Hyaluronidase : both a tumor promoter and suppressor -- The hyaluronidases in cancer biology -- Hyaluronan fragments : informational polymers commandeered by cancers -- Hyaluronan in human tumors : importance of stromal and cancer cell-associated hyaluronan -- The oncofetal paradigm revisited : MSF and HA as contextual drivers of cancer progression -- Hyaluronan synthesis and turnover in prostate cancer -- Role of hyaluronan in melanoma progression -- Role of hyaluronan metabolism in the initiation, invasion, and metastasis of breast cancer -- Clinical use of hyaluronidase in combination cancer chemotherapy : a historic perspective -- Exploring the hyaluronan:CD44 interaction for cancer therapy -- Hyaluronidase-2 and its role as a cell-entry receptor for sheep retroviruses that cause contagious respiratory tract cancers.
  • Ch. 1. Emerging roles for hyaluronidase in cancer metastasis and therapy -- Ch. 2. Targeting hyaluronic acid family for cancer chemoprevention and therapy -- Ch. 3. Aberrant posttranscriptional processing of hyaluronan synthase 1 in malignant transformation and tumor progression -- Ch. 4. Hyaluronan synthases posttranslational regulation in cancer -- Ch.4. Hyaluronan synthases posttranslational regulation in cancer -- Ch. 5. Hyaluronan-coated extraellular vesicles, a novel link between hyaluronan and cancer -- Ch.6.Hyaluronan in the healthy and malignant hematopoietic microenvironment -- Ch. 7. Hyaluronan regulation of endothelial barrier function in cancer -- Ch. 8. HAS2 and CD44 in breast tumorigenesis -- Ch. 9. CD44 is a multidomain signaling platform that integrates extracellular matrix cues with growth factor and cytokine signals -- Ch. 10. Hyaluronan-CD44 interaction promotes oncogenic signaling, microRNA functions, chemoresistance, and radiation resistance in cancer stem cells leading to tumor progression -- Ch. 11. Advances and advantages of nanomedicine in the pharmacological targeting of hyaluronan-CD44 interactions and signaling in cancer -- Ch.12. Hyaluronan/RHAMM interactions in mesenchymal tumor pathogenesis: role of growth factors -- Ch. 13. CD147: regulator of hyaluronan signaling in invasiveness and chemoresistance -- Index.
  • "Advances in computed tomography have made it possible to detect small lung cancers, which has changed lung cancer surgery from lobectomy to a lesser lobar resection such as a segmentectomy or wedge resection. Although wedge resection is a simple procedure, it has a higher risk of hilar lymph node or surgical margin recurrence than does a lobectomy. On the other hand, segmentectomy is a well-known curative surgery for small lung cancers. It is difficult to perform accurately, however, because of its anatomical complexity, which makes surgeons hesitant to use it. Illustrated Anatomical Segmentectomy for Lung Cancer provides readers a detailed explanation of segmentectomy with numerous easy-to-understand color illustrations showing the precise segmental anatomies for each pattern of the procedure. To better illustrate an accurate anatomical segmentectomy, the text shows details of anatomy during the procedure. Up to 25 patterns can be involved, each of which is shown in approximately 10 illustrations."--publisher's website
  • Image-Guided Prostate Cancer Treatments is a comprehensive reference and practical guide on the technology and application of ultrasound and MRI in the male pelvis, with special attention to the prostate. The book is organized into three main sections, the first of which is devoted to general aspects of imaging and image-guided treatments. The second section provides a systematic overview of the application of ultrasound and MRI to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the lower urinary tract. Performance of the ultrasound and MRI studies is explained, and the normal and abnormal pathological anatomy is reviewed. Correlation with the ultrasound in the same plane is provided to assist in understanding the MRI sequences. Biopsy and interventional procedures, ultrasound-MRI fusion techniques, and image-guided therapies, including focused ultrasound, photodynamic therapy, microwave and laser ablation, are all fully covered. The third section focuses on securing treatment effectiveness and the use of follow-up imaging to ensure therapeutic success and detect tumor recurrence at an early stage, which is vital given that prompt focal treatment of recurrence is very successful. Here, particular attention is paid to the role of Doppler ultrasound and DCE-MRI technologies. This book, containing a wealth of high-quality illustrations based on high-end equipment, will acquaint beginners with the basics of prostate ultrasound and MRI, while more advanced practitioners will learn new skills, means of avoiding pitfalls, and ways of effectively relating the imaging and image-guided treatments to the clinical situation.
  • "This book provides complete descriptions of the techniques involved in medical image processing, using sufficient descriptions and practical references. Chapters cover topics of deformable registration, segmentation, image reconstruction, and integration of these practices into the radiation therapy environment. The four sections provide an overview of the image segmentation and reconstruction techniques using image processing across all modalities, and applications of these approaches in radiation therapy. The book also addresses the applications of registration, segmentation, and image reconstruction for radiation therapy, including adaptive radiotherapy, monitoring and tracking of treatment delivery, quantifying accuracy, and visualizing results"--Provided by publisher.
  • Image-Guided Cancer Therapy: A Multidisciplinary Approach provides clinicians with in-depth coverage of the growing, dynamic field of interventional oncology. Combining the knowledge of expert editors and authors into one powerhouse reference, this book looks at tumor ablation, HIFU, embolic therapies, emerging technologies, and radiation therapy throughout the body (liver, bone, breast, gynecologic and prostate cancers, to name just a few), and includes discussion of different imaging modalities. In the words of Peter Mueller, MD, author of the books Foreword: The senior authors are all world renowned experts in interventional oncology, which is another example of the high quality authorship and experience that is brought to this book. The later chapters discuss therapies that are simply not covered in any other source. Everyone who is doing or wants to do ablation therapies and interventional oncology will face a time when they will be asked to use their expertise in less used and less investigated areas. There is nowhere else where the reader can get information on the prostate, breast, and gynecologic areas, and especially pediatrics. This book is an outstanding contribution to the literature and will become a must read for all physicians who are interested in Interventional Oncology.
  • "Preface This book presents key image-guided radiation treatment (IGRT) technologies for external beam radiotherapy and caps a multidecade phase of technology development in the realm of conformal, customized radiation treatment. This development phase has been somewhat brief and vigorous, with new IGRT innovations such as increased image fidelity and adaptive radiotherapy continuing through the present day. IGRT had been in development in earnest since the early 1990s as a desired companion to intensity-modulated radiation treatment (IMRT). It was known at the time that beam-intensity modulation would be proven to enable beamlets of radiation dose to be formed and delivered to give highly conformal treatment to target volumes, while at the same time providing avoidance of even nearby normal structures. IMRT was being developed with pathways that were based on particular technological features of each vendor's designs for their multileaf collimators (MLCs) and linear accelerators, e.g., leaf design (width, height, focus, speed, etc.), dose rate control, error checking, and gantry motion control. In a previous decade, the 1980s into the mid-1990s, three-dimensional conformal radiation treatment (3D-CRT) had been developed such that for the first time, using static pretreatment 3D images from computed tomography (CT), anatomical volumes could be identified and segmented for the target, normal structures, and the external contour. As 3D-CRT and IMRT technologies developed, it was recognized that confirming "correct" treatment geometry for every individual fraction might be important, since daily variations in treatment position and the locations of internal structures would lead to blurring (degradation) of the cumulative dose distribution"--Provided by publisher.
  • Imaging and Focal Therapy of Early Prostate Cancer evaluates the scientific evidence for the evolving trend to treat low to intermediate risk, clinically localized prostate cancer in a focally ablative manner with novel gland-preserving, focal therapy methods. Various ablative devices such as high intensity focused ultrasound, irreversible electroporation, photodynamic therapy, cryotherapy and laser ablation, among others, are discussed in regard to their strengths and limitations as a therapeutic modality. Emphasis is placed on tumor stage shift towards early stage disease with an increase in unilateral versus bilateral cancers validated by final pathology assessment of large prostatectomy series. Current and new approaches to image cancer foci within the prostate (3-Dimensional contrast-enhanced transrectal ultrasonography, multiparametric magnetic resonance image with spectroscopy, ETC) are presented along with biopsy techniques to map prostate cancer. Patient selection, treatment strategy, outcomes and safety concerns that may provide acceptable cancer control and improved quality of life for patients are all covered in detail. Written by experts in the field and lavishly illustrated with detailed line-art and photographs, Imaging and Focal Therapy of Early Prostate Cancer is a resourceful volume beneficial to practitioners specializing in the treatment and management of prostate cancer.
  • This atlas is a detailed guide to the imaging appearances of gliomas following treatment with neurosurgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy. Normal and pathological findings are displayed in detailed MR images that illustrate the potential modifications due to treatment. Particular emphasis is placed on characteristic appearances on the newer functional MR imaging techniques, including MR spectroscopy, diffusion-weighted imaging, and perfusion imaging. These techniques are revolutionizing neuroradiology by going beyond the demonstration of macroscopic alterations to the depiction of preceding metabolic changes at the cellular and subcellular level, thereby allowing earlier and more specific diagnosis. A key section comprising some 40 clinical cases and more than 500 illustrations offers an invaluable clinical and research tool not only for neuroradiologists but also for neurosurgeons, radiotherapists, and medical oncologists.
  • Imaging in oncology 2008, Springer
    Anatomic, physiologic and metabolic imaging in neuro-oncology / Sanjeev Chawla, Harish Poptani, and Elias R. Melhem -- Imaging of spinal tumors / Izlem Izbudak ... [et al.] -- PET imaging of brain tumors / Alan J. Fischman -- Extracranial head and neck neoplasms: role of imaging / Myria Petrou and Suresh K. Mukherji -- Imaging of thoracic malignancies / Subba R. Digumarthy and Suzanne L. Aquino -- Imaging of mediastinal tumors / Scott Moore, Hetal Dave-Verma, and Ajay Singh -- Imaging cardiac tumors / Mannudeep K. Kalra and Suhny Abbara -- Diagnostic imaging and image-guided interventions of hepatobiliary malignancies / Unni Udayasankar ... [et al.] -- Recent advances in imaging of pancreatic neoplasms / Chad B. Rabinowitz, Hima B. Prabhakar, and Dushyant V. Sahani -- Imaging of colorectal carcinoma / Jorge A. Soto -- Imaging of primary malignant tumors of peritoneal and retroperitoneal origin / J. Louis Hinshaw and Perry J. Pickhardt -- Imaging of urinary tract tumors / Michael A. Blake and Mannudeep K. Kalra -- Current status of imaging for adrenal malignant involvement / Michael A. Blake and Mannudeep K. Kalra -- Recent advances in imaging of male reproductive tract malignancies / Jurgen J. Fütterer and J. Roan Spermon -- Imaging of malignant skeletal tumors / Jay Pahade, Aarti Sekhar, and Sanjay K. Shetty -- Radiology of soft tissue tumors including melanoma / M.J. Shelly, P.J. MacMahon, and S. Eustace -- Reticuloendothelium malignancy: current role of imaging / Sunit Sebastian and Brian C. Lucey -- Pediatric malignancies: synopsis of current imaging techniques / Sabah Servaes ... [et al.] -- Interventional radiology in oncology / O.J. O'Connor, J. M. Buckley, and M. M. Maher -- Breast tumor imaging / Deirdre Coll
  • Epidemiology, histologic classification, and clinical course of brain tumors -- Imaging modalities in brain tumors -- Molecular abnormalities in gliomas -- The clinical applicability of fMRI and DTI in patients with brain tumors -- Low-grade gliomas -- High-grade gliomas -- Pineal tumors -- Embryonal tumors -- Tumors of the cranial nerves -- Meningeal tumors -- Central nervous lymphomas and hemopoietic neoplasms -- Masses of the sellar and junxtasellar region -- Brain metastasis -- Scintigraphy for brain tumors.
  • Imaging of kidney cancer 2006, Springer
  • Origin and classification of soft tissue tumors -- Soft tissue tumors in a large referral population: prevalence and distribution of diagnoses by age, sex, and location -- Imaging of soft tissue tumors -- Lipomatous tumors -- Vascular and lymphatic tumors -- Benign fibrous and fibrohistiocytic tumors -- Malignant fibrous and fibrohistiocytic tumors -- Muscle tumors -- Neurogenic lesions -- Synovial tumors -- Extraskeletal osseous and cartilaginous lesions -- Tumors of uncertain histogenesis -- Masses which may mimic soft tissue tumors -- Compartmental anatomy.
  • Which cells control the anti-cancer T cell immune response? -- Antigen presentation -- T cells and cancer cells : components of immune-based anti-cancer therapy -- Anti-cancer vaccines : new approaches -- How and why do we get cancer and can immune-based anti-cancer therapy save us? -- Immunotherapeutic approaches to the treatment of leukemia -- Cancer-induced autoimmunity -- Can we solve the cancer stem cell program and cure cancer using T cell-based immunotherapy? -- Translational immunology and its impact on anti-cancer T cell immunity and the development of immunotherapeutic treatments for cancer -- Dendritic cells, immunotherapy, and the anti-cancer T cell response -- Regulatory T cells, dendritic cells, and the success of immunotherapeutic treatments for cancer -- NK cells and their role in the development of immune-based anti-cancer therapy -- How cancer cells influence the anti-cancer T cell imune response and why this is a problem during the immunotherapeutic treatment of cancer -- The T cell anti-cancer response, T cell regulation, and immunotherapy of neural crest cancers -- The immunological hole : will we fall in?
  • A General Description of HSPs, The Molecular Structure of HSP70 and The HSP70 Cycle --The Functions of HSP70 in Normal Cells --HSP70 in Damaged Cells --Mechanisms of Activation and Inactivation of HSP70 Synthesis --HSP70 in the Immune Responses --HSP70 in Carcinogenesis --HSP70 in aging --The role of HSP70 in the protection of: (A) The brain in alzheimer's disease and (B) The heart in cardiac surgery.
  • Immunotherapy of cancer 2006, Springer
    Discovery of target molecules for cancer immunotherapy by genetic and bioinformatic approaches -- Current strategies for the identification of immunogenic epitopes of tumor antigens -- Current and future role of natural-killer cells in cancer immunotherapy -- The role of immune monitoring in evaluating cancer immunotherapy -- Statistical analysis of immune response assays -- DNA vaccines for cancer immunotherapy -- Dendritic cells -- Different approaches to dendritic cell-based cancer immunotherapy -- Anti-idiotype antibody vaccines for the immunotherapy of cancer -- Autologous tumor-derived heat shock protein vaccine as a new paradigm for individualized cancer therapeutics -- Tumor-reactive T-cells for adoptive immunotherapy -- T-cell adoptive immunotherapy of cancer: from translational models to clinical significance -- Retroviral-mediated gene transfer for engineering tumor-reactive T-cells -- Harnessing the potential of graft-vs-tumor -- Tumor-induced immune suppression and immune escape: mechanisms and impact on the outcome of immunotherapy of malignant disease -- The tumor microenvironment: regulation of antitumor immunity and implications for immunotherapy -- Manipulation of lymphocyte homeostasis for enhancing antitumor immunity -- Fast-lane evolution in the tumor microenvironment -- Manipulating immunological checkpoints to maximize antitumor immunity -- Interleukin-2 as cancer therapy -- Biological and clinical properties of the type 1 interferons -- Promising g [gamma]-chain cytokines for cancer immunotherapy: interleukins-7, -15, and -21 as vaccine adjuvants, growth factors -- The therapeutic use of natural-killer cells in hematological malignancies -- Antibody therapy for solid tumors -- Antibody therapy for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma -- Approaches to in vivo imaging of cancer immunotherapy -- Design issues for early-stage clinical trials for cancer vaccines -- Monoclonal antibody therapy for cancer.
  • Immunotherapy of cancer 2010, Springer Protocols
    Hypoxic tumors and their effect on immune cells and cancer therapy / Patricia Yotnda, Danli Wu, and Anna May Swanson -- Characterization of regulatory T cells in tumor suppressive microenvironments / Guangyong Peng -- Generation of cytotoxic T lymphocytes for immunotherapy of EBV-associated malignancies / Corey Smith and Rajiv Khanna -- Acquisition, preparation, and functional assessment of human NK cells for adoptive immunotherapy / Dean A. Lee, Michael R. Verneris, and Dario Campana -- Enhanced migration of human dendritic cells expressing inducible CD40 / Natalia Lapteva -- Differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into hematopoietic cells in vitro / Eun-Mi Kim and Nicholas Zavazava -- Gene therapy to improve migration of T cells to the tumor site / Antonio Di Stasi, Biagio De Angelis, and Barbara Savoldo -- Gene therapy to improve function of T cells for adoptive immunotherapy / Concetta Quintarelli, Barbara Savoldo, and Gianpietro Dotti -- Cytokine-FC fusion genes as molecular adjuvants for DNA vaccines / Daniel Hirschhorn-Cymerman and Miguel-Angel Perales -- Pharmacology of anti-CD3 diphtheria immunotoxin in CD3 positive T-cell lymphoma trials / Jung Hee Woo ... [et al.] -- Construction of human antibody gene libraries and selection of antibodies by phage display / Thomas Schirrmann and Michael Hust -- Identification of immunogenic peptides of the self-tumor antigen : our experience with telomerase reverse transcriptase / Xochitl Cortez-Gonzalez and Maurizio Zanetti -- Rescue, amplification, purification, and PEGylation of replication defective first-generation adenoviral vectors / Michael A. Barry, Eric A. Weaver, and Sean E. Hofherr -- Adenovirus-mediated interleukin (IL)-24 immunotherapy for cancer / Rajagopal Ramesh ... [et al.] -- Liposomes for gene transfer in cancer therapy / Nancy Smyth Templeton -- Oncolytic HSV as a vector in cancer immunotherapy / Hongtao Li and Xiaoliu Zhang -- Generation of chimeric T-cell receptor transgenes and their efficient transfer in primary mouse T lymphocytes / Linda J. Howland, Nicole M. Haynes, and Phillip K. Darcy -- Multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) synthesis, preparation, labeling, and functionalization / Babak Kateb ... [et al.] -- Cellular immunotherapy of cancer / Fatma V. Okur and Malcolm K. Brenner.
  • Novel antineoplastics targeting genetic changes in colorectal cancer / Jamal Joudeh...[et al.] -- Update on clinical trials: genetic targets in breast cancer / Bora Lim, Leah V. Cream, Harold A. Harvey -- Impace of genetic targets on cancer therapy in esophagogastric cancer / Yixing Jiang -- Impact of genetic targets on cancer therapy: hapatocellular cancer / Osama Hamed...[et al.] -- Toward the goal of personalizaed therapy in pancreatic cancer by targeting the molecular phenotype / Nelson S. Yee -- Impact of genetic markers on treatment of non-small cell lung cancer / Nicholas Lamparella, Amit Barochia, Salah Almokadem -- Impact of genetic targets on therapy in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma / Irina Chaikhoutdinov, David Goldenberg -- Tyrosine kinase targeted treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia and other myeloproliferative neoplasms / Ajit Bisen, David F. Claxton -- Targeted tehrapy of multiple myeloma / Nathan G. Dolloff, Giampaolo Talamo -- Current and future trials of targeted therapies and cutaneous melanoma / Matthew S. Evans...[et al.] -- Current approaches to epigenetic therapy for the treatment of mantle cell lymphoma / Vikas Ghai...[et al.] -- Impact of genetic targets on primary brain tumor therapy: what's ready for prime time / O. Zalatimo...[et al.] -- Rational therapy for renal cell carcinoma based on its genetic targets / Jaime Messer, Joseph Drabick, Matthew Kang -- Molecular and genetic markers of follicular-cell thyroid cancer : etiology and diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities / Neerav Goyal...[et al.] -- Genetic targets in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia / Chandrika Gowda, Sinisa Dovat -- Emerging molecular therapies for the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia / Monali Vasekar...[et al.] -- Impact of genetic targets on prostate cancer therapy / Hassan Sheikh...[et al.] -- Small-cell lung cancer : an update on targeted therapues / Monika Joshi, Ayodele Ayoola, Chandra P. Belani -- Impact of genetic targets on cancer therapy in acute myelogenous leukemia / Mithun Vinod Shah, Amit Barochia, Thomas P. Loughran.
  • IMRT, IGRT, SBRT 2007, Karger
  • Over the last 4 years, IMRT, IGRT, SBRT: Advances in the Treatment Planning and Delivery of Radiotherapy has become a standard reference in the field. During this time, however, significant progress in high-precision technologies for the planning and delivery of radiotherapy in cancer treatment has called for a second edition to include these new developments. Thoroughly updated and extended, this new edition offers a comprehensive guide and overview of these new technologies and the many clinical treatment programs that bring them into practical use. Advances in intensity-modulated radiothera.
  • Induction chemotherapy 2011, Springer
  • In remembrance of Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902) / Schmidt, A. -- In memoriam of Rudolf Virchow: a historical retrospective including aspects of inflammation, infection and neoplasia / Schmidt, A., Weber, O.F. -- Aneuploidy and cancer: from correlation to causation / Duesberg, P. ... [et al.] -- Adult stem cell theory of the multi-stage, multi-mechanism theory of carcinogenesis: role of inflammation on the promotion of initiated stem cells / Trosko, J.E., Tai, M.-H. -- Helicobacter pylori and gastric neoplasia / Leung, W.K. -- Schistosomiasis and neoplasia / Yosry, A. -- Relevant oncogenic viruses in veterinary medicine: original pathogens and animal models for human disease / Truyen, U., L"chelt, M. -- The inflammatory tumor microenvironment and its impact on cancer development / de Visser, K.E., Coussens, L.M. -- Co-opting macrophage traits in cancer progression: a consequence of tumor cell fusion? / Pawelek, J. ... [et al.] -- Carcinogenesis driven by bone marrow-derived stem cells / Dittmar, T. ... [et al.] -- Chemokine-directed metastasis / Gomperts, B.N., Strieter, R.M. -- Involvement of chemokine receptors in organ-specific metastasis / Zlotnik, A. -- Visualization of tumor cell extravasation / Heyder, C. ... [et al.] -- Options for visualizing metastatic disease in the living body / Helms, M.W., Brandt, B.H., Contag, C. -- Infection, inflammation and neoplasia: an interdisciplinary challenge / Zaenker, K.S.
  • The Criteria of Inclusion of Infectious Agents in the List of Biological Carcinogens -- General Mechanisms of Biological Carcinogenesis -- The Role of Bacteria in Cancer Development -- The Role of Protozoa in Cancer Development -- The Role of Helminthes and Fungi in Cancer Development -- Organ Microbiota in Cancer Development: The Holy Grail of Biological Carcinogenesis -- Conclusions: Are We There Yet?
  • While advances in both the treatment of cancer and the management of its complications have led to significant improvement in patient survival, infections remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with neoplastic disease. In this patient population, infection risk results from a complex interplay between the host's underlying immunodeficiencies, local tumor effects, and treatment-induced immunosuppression. New chemotherapeutic approaches and antimicrobial prophylaxis and treatment practices continue to shape the spectrum of infections in these patients. Clinicians who treat infections in cancer patients are continually challenged by the emergence of new pathogens and by the increasing antimicrobial resistance of established ones. The aim of this book, is to emphasize unique aspects of management of infectious diseases in the cancer patient. With the increasing complexity of this patient population, optimal management requires a multidisciplinary approach, and this fact is fully reflected in the contributions, all from recognized authorities in the field. Ultimately, it is hoped that this volume will assist specialists in infectious diseases and haematology/oncology in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of infection and optimization of the overall care of patients with malignancies.
  • Inflammation and cancer 2014, Springer
    The role of inflammation in lung cancer / Mónica Gomes, Ana Luísa Teixeira, Ana Coelho, António Araújo and Rui Medeiros -- The role of inflammation in colon cancer / Naveena B. Janakiram and Chinthalapally V. Rao -- The role of inflammation in inflammatory breast cancer / Tamer M. Fouad, Takahiro Kogawa, James M. Reuben and Naoto T. Ueno -- The role of inflammation in brain cancer / James L. Sowers, Kenneth M. Johnson, Charles Conrad, Joel T. Patterson and Lawrence C. Sowers -- The role of inflammation in head and neck cancer / Marcelo Bonomi, Alexis Patsias, Marshall Posner and Andrew Sikora -- The role of inflammation in pancreatic cancer / Simone Hausmann, Bo Kong, Christoph Michalski, Mert Erkan and Helmut Friess -- The role of inflammation in prostate cancer / Karen S. Sfanos, Heidi A. Hempel and Angelo M. De Marzo -- The role of inflammation in bladder cancer / Georgios Gakis -- The role of inflammation in kidney cancer / Antonio Roma De Vivar Chevez, James Finke and Ronald Bukowski -- The role of inflammation in gastric cancer / Kazim Senol, Murat Bulut Özkan, Selahattin Vural and Mesut Tez -- The role of inflammation in sarcoma / Jürgen Radons -- The role of inflammation in lymphoma / Antonino Carbone, Claudio Tripodo, Carmelo Carlo-Stella, Armando Santoro and Annunziata Gloghini -- The role of inflammation in leukaemia / Janusz Krawczyk, Michael O'Dwyer, Ronan Swords, Ciara Freeman and Francis J Giles -- The role of inflammatory cells in angiogenesis in multiple myeloma / Domenico Ribatti and Angelo Vacca -- The role of inflammation in cervical cancer / S. Deivendran, K. Hezlin Marzook and M. Radhakrishna Pillai -- The role of inflammation in liver cancer / Anupam Bishayee -- The role of inflammation in skin cancer / Girish B. Maru, Khushboo Gandhi, Asha Ramchandani and Gaurav Kumar.
  • Inflammation and cancer v. 1-2, 2009, Springer Protocols
    v. 2, 2009 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Experimental models and practical approaches -- v. 2. Molecular analysis and pathways.
  • Basic concepts of inflammation and its role in carcinogenesis -- Inherited syndromes predisposing to inflammation and GI cancer -- Stem cells and inflammation in the intestine -- Acid reflux and oesophageal cancer -- Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer -- Inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer -- Primary sclerosing cholangitis -- Chronic inflammation and hepatocellular carcinoma -- Gastrointestinal cancer: current screening strategies -- Targeted drug therapies and cancer -- Genetics of inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract and how it can cause cancer -- Endoscopic methods.
  • Section I. Inflammation, oxidative stress, nutritional phytochemicals, and cancer -- section II. Signal transduction, molecular targets, and biomarkers of dietary cancer-preventive phytochemicals -- section III. In vivo absorption and pharmacokinetics of nutritional phytochemicals -- section IV. Vitamins A, D, and E cancer prevention and clinical perspective -- section V. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids -- section VI. Flavonoids and polyphenols -- section VII. Garlic organosulfur compounds and crucifer glucusinolates -- section VIII. Selenium, herbal medicines, alpha lipoic acid, and cancer prevention -- section IX. Epigenetics and chronic inflammation.
  • Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare and aggressive form of breast cancer that occurs in women of all ages, and, rarely, in men. Variable disease presentation means that this disease is often undetected and patients with this diagnosis have a poor prognosis.Inflammatory Breast Cancer brings together the existing clinical information on inflammatory breast cancer. The content covers epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, histopathology and staging, therapy and management of patients with this disease. Recent advances in therapy have improved the prognosis of this type of cancer considerably, making this text a timely addition to the literature.This book is an essential tool for medical, surgical and clinical oncologists specialising in breast cancer, who will inevitably encounter this rare but pernicious disease.
  • Introduction: Why IBC Now? /Naoto T. Ueno and Massimo Cristofanilli --Epidemiology of Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Shannon Wiggins, Sarah Taylor and Melissa Bondy --Clinical Aspect of Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Diagnosis, Criteria, Controversy /Shaheenah Dawood and Vicente Valero --Inflammatory Breast Cancer Registry /Jie S. Willey and Naoto T. Ueno --Pathology: Histomorphometrical Features of IBC - Angiogenesis, Lymphangiogenesis, and Tumor Emboli /Sanford H. Barsky and Fredika M. Robertson --Imaging for the Diagnosis and Staging of IBC /Wei Tse Yang --Surgical Therapy for Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Sarah M. Gainer, Hideko Yamauchi and Anthony Lucci --Radiation Therapy for Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Thomas A. Buchholz, Ian Bristol and Wendy Woodward --Systemic and Targeted Therapy /Hideko Yamauchi, Teruo Yamauchi, Naoto T. Ueno and Vicente Valero --Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Chemotherapy of Metastatic Disease /Anthony Gonçalves and Patrice Viens --The Role of the Multidisciplinary Team in Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Nabila Chowdhury and Sandra M. Swain --High-Dose Chemotherapy with Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Yee Chung Cheng and Naoto T. Ueno --Models of Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Lara Lacerda and Wendy A. Woodward --Signaling Pathways in Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Dongwei Zhang and Naoto T. Ueno --Molecules That Drive the Invasion and Metastasis of Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Madhura Joglekar and Kenneth L. van Golen --Inflammatory Mediators as Therapeutic Targets for Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Fredika M. Robertson, Khoi Chu, Rita Circo, Julia Wulfkuhle and Lance Liotta, et al. --Immunology of Inflammatory Breast Cancer /James M. Reuben and Bang-Ning Lee --Angiogenesis and Lymphangiogenesis in IBC: Insights from a Genome-Wide Gene Expression Profiling Study /Peter B. Vermeulen, Gert Van den Eynden, Pascal Finetti, Daniel Birnbaum and Naoto T. Ueno, et al. --Microarray Analysis Identifies an Expression Signature for Inflammatory Breast Cancer /François Bertucci, Pascal Finetti, Max Chaffanet, Patrice Viens and Daniel Birnbaum --Cell Gene Expression Signatures in Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Wendy A. Woodward --The Effect of Systemic Chemotherapy on Minimal Residual Disease in the Blood and Bone Marrow of Patients with Inflammatory Breast Cancer /Luc Y. Dirix, Dieter Peeters, Steven Van Laere and Peter B. Vermeulen --Perspective of Patient Advocacy /Michelle Esteban and Patti Bradfield.
  • "A complete overview of the subject, this book discusses the role of information in the process of radiation oncology, acquisition, communication, and display of data; infrastructure requirements; and the use of data in clinical evaluation and research. It describes essential informatics tools, including various imaging techniques and image management systems, treatment planning systems, radiation oncology management systems, and the electronic medical record. Expert contributors explain how to obtain imaging and other diagnostic information as well as treatment prescriptions, treatment setup and delivery data, and outcome reviews"--Provided by publisher.
  • Ingested nitrate and nitrite -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale -- -- Cyanobacterial peptide toxins -- 1. Exposure data -- 2. Studies of cancer in humans -- 3. Studies of cancer in experimental animals -- 4. Mechanistic and other relevant data -- 5. Summary of data reported -- 6. Evaluation and rationale
  • Obtaining and using genetic information -- Cancer and genetic counseling -- An ethos of genetic testing -- Hereditary breast cancer syndromes -- Gastrointestinal polyposis syndromes -- Familial colorectal cancer type X -- The familial atypical multiple mole melanoma (FAMMM)-pancreatic carcinoma (PC) syndrome -- Desmoid disease -- Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer -- Hereditary ovarian cancer and other gynecologic malignancies.
  • "There has been major growth in understanding innate immune signaling, inflammation, immune suppression and cancer immunotherapy. Innate immune regulation and cancer immunotherapy highlights emerging research about the underlying mechanisms of innate immunity and signaling regulation, inflammation and immune suppression that promote or inhibit cancer development and progression, and offers novel ideas and strategies to develop therapeutic cancer drugs or cell therapy by manipulating or blocking these negative signaling pathways and generating potent antitumor immunity. Recent studies have identified key innate immune receptors or sensors, novel signaling molecules and immune regulatory molecules that control immune responses, inflammation and immune suppression in cancer and other diseases. Major progresses in understanding of tumor antigens, immune suppressive molecules and cell population and novel vaccine strategies bring therapeutic cancer vaccines and drugs in realty. With chapters written by internationally recognized contributors, this book provides essential introduction and guide for immunologists, basic, translational and clinical cancer researchers."--Publisher's website.
  • 1. Insertional Mutagenesis: A Powerful Tool in Cancer Research -- 2. Retroviral Insertional Mutagenesis in Mouse Models of Leukemia and Lymphoma -- 3. Gene Discovery by MMTV Mediated Insertional Mutagenesis -- 4. Chicken Models of Retroviral Insertional Mutagenesis -- 5. Sleeping Beauty Models of Cancer -- 6. Insertional Mutagenesis in Hematopoietic Cells: Lessons Learned from Adverse Events in Clinical Gene Therapy Trials -- 7. Bioinformatics of High-Throughput Insertional Mutagenesis -- Index.
  • Insulin and the Physiology of Carbohydrate Metabolism -- Insulin/IGF-1 Signaling Nodes and their Role in Carcinogenesis -- The Mechanisms and Impact of Obesity and Insulin Resistance on Breast Cancer Incidence -- Obesity and Cancer: Epidemiology -- Insulin, Insulin Resistance, and Cancer Associations -- Animal Models of Hyperinsulinemia, Insulin Resistance, and Cancer -- Potential Mechanisms Linking Insulin to Cancer -- Actions of Insulin As a Survival and Growth Factor: Akt, mTOR, and Regulation of Translation -- AMP-Activated Protein Kinase and Cancer Cell Metabolism -- The Role of the IGF Axis in Human Malignancy: Evidence from Epidemiological Studies and Tissue Analysis -- IGF-I and Insulin Receptor Families in Cancer -- Insulin Resistance: Clinical Implications for Cancer Treatment and Prevention.
  • Epidemiology of IGF-1 and cancer / Katharina Nimptsch and Eward Giovannucci -- Aging and cancer : the IGF- I connection / Kalina Biernacka, Claire Perks, and Jeff Holly -- Obesity, type 2 diabetes and cancer / Rosalyn D. Ferguson and Derek LeRoith -- IGF system and breast cancer / Marc A. Becker and Douglas Yee -- The role of insulin-like growth factor signaling in prostate cancer development and progression / Bruce Montgomery, James Dean, and Stephen Plymate -- IGF-1 cellular action and its relationship to cancer : evidence from in vitro and in vivo studies / Rosalyn D. Ferguson ... [et al.] -- Insulin-like growth factor signaling in pediatric sarcomas / Xiaolin Wan, Su Young Kim, and Lee J. Helman -- Cancer genes, tumor suppressors, and regulation of IGF1-R gene expression in cancer / Haim Werner ... [et al.] -- Mouse models of IGF-1R and cancer / Craig I. Campbell, James J. Petrik, and Roger A. Moorehead -- Targeting the insulin-like growth factor-I receptor in cancer therapy / David R. Clemmons -- Targeting insulin-like growth factor receptor 1 (IGF-1R) and insulin receptor signaling by tyrosine kinase inhibitors in cancer / Joan M. Carboni, Mark Wittman, and Fei Huang -- Calories and cancer : the role of insulin-like growth factor-1 / Stephen D. Hursting ... [et al.] -- Cancer cell metabolism / Akash Patnaik, Jason W. Locasale, and Lewis C. Cantley -- Overlaps between the insulin and IGF-I receptor and cancer / Antonino Belfiore and Roberta Malaguarnera.
  • Microenvironmental effects on tumour progression and metastasis -- Role of microenvironment on gene expression, angiogenesis and microvascular function in tumors -- Imaging of angiogenesis in vivo with fluorescent proteins -- The epigenetic influence of the tumor microenvironment on melanoma plasticity -- Dynamics of cell adhesion interactions during melanoma development -- Matrix metalloproteinases: mediators of tumour-host cell interactions -- Role of brain microenvironments in brain metastases -- Influence of the bone microenvironment on breast cancer metastasis to bone -- Interaction of tumour with host stroma in hepatocellular carcinoma -- Dynamic nature of tumour-host interactions within the tumor microenvironment -- Breast cancer progression: a "vicious cycle" of pro-malignancy activities is mediated by inflammatory cells, chemokines and cytokines -- Tumor and host endothelial cell selective interactions and modulation by microenvironmental chemokines: tumor-endothelial cell cross talk specificity -- The role of chemokine receptors, in particular CXCR4, in lymphoma and carcinoma metastasis --Energy homeostasis and the tumor/host interaction: the role of the brain -- Anti-angiogenic and pro-apoptotic effects of dietary restriction in experimental brain cancer: role of glucose and ketone bodies -- Dietary restriction of specific amino acids modulates tumor and host interactions -- Role of tumour microenvironment in chemoresistance -- Integrin-mediated resistance to chemotherapy-induced apoptosis in cancer cells -- Bone metastasis microenvironment participates in the development of androgen ablation refractoriness and chemotherapy resistance of prostate cancer cells residing in the skeleton: clinical implications -- Current and future therapeutic targets of the tumour-host microenvironment -- Bone stromal cells as therapeutic targets in osseous metastasis -- Organtropism of lung cancer metastasis and its molecular targeted therapy -- Maspin: a novel serine protease inhibitor -- Metastasis suppressor genes: a brief review of an expanding field -- Tumor-host interactions at the metastatic site: MKK4, signal transduction and the stress response.
  • Integrative oncology 2008, Springer
    Introduction -- A word of caution: risk of harm associated with alternative complementary/integrative approaches in cancer management and the critical need for quality research to understand and decrease that risk -- Using legal and ethical principles to guide clinical decision making in complementary/integrative cancer medicine -- Communicating with patients about the use of complementary and integrative medicine in cancer care -- The integrative medicine program at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center -- The integrative medicine service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center -- Integrative oncology-Leonard P. Zakim Center: the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experience -- The Johns Hopkins complementary and integrative medicine service -- Integrative oncology at Mayo Clinic: research informing practice -- Mind-body research in cancer -- Herbs and other botanicals: interactions with pharmaceuticals -- Acupuncture in cancer care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: an integrative medical practice -- Acupuncture for the side effects of cancer treatments.
  • This practice-oriented handbook covers complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices in pediatric oncology worldwide, with a focus on methods used in Western countries. Provides a road map for establishing integrative pediatric oncology worldwide.
  • Prostate brachytherapy has been the subject of heated debate among surgeons and the proponents of the various brachytherapy methods. This very first interdisciplinary book on the subject provides a comprehensive overview of innovations in low dose rate (LDR), high dose rate (HDR), and pulsed dose rate (PDR) interstitial brachytherapy for the management of local or locally advanced prostate cancer. In addition to detailed chapters on patient selection and the use of imaging in diagnostics, treatment guidance, and implantation control, background chapters are included on related medical physics issues such as treatment planning and quality assurance. The results obtained with the different treatment options and the difficult task of salvage treatment are fully discussed. All chapters have been written by internationally recognized experts in their fields who for more than a decade have formed the teaching staff responsible for the successful GEC-ESTRO/EAU Prostate Brachytherapy Teaching Course. This book will be invaluable in informing residents and others of the scientific background and potential of modern prostate brachytherapy. It will also prove a useful source of up-to-date information for those who specialize in prostate brachytherapy or intend to start an interstitial brachytherapy service.
  • Interventional oncology 2012, Springer
    Interventional Oncology is a fast-growing new field, as well as an emerging specialty. Many minimally-invasive, imaging-guided procedures seem set to replace more traditional open surgical techniques of treating solid tumors in a variety of organs. The aim of this book is to describe new interventional radiological methods in a succinct and practical form. Diagnostic radiological considerations relevant to the selection and follow-up of patients are also covered. The book begins with an overview of the basic principles of current interventional techniques, including thermal ablation, high intensity focused ultrasound, and embolization. Later chapters focus on tumors of the liver, kidney, lung, and bone, placing new interventional techniques in context by referring to the surgical and oncologic methods of treating the same conditions. With an emphasis on best practices, Interventional Oncology: A Practical Guide for the Interventional Radiologist will serve as a definitive guide to practicing physicians involved in this rapidly evolving field.
  • The Techniques in Interventional Radiology series of handbooks describes in detail the various interventional radiology procedures and therapies that are in current practice.The series comprises a number of titles, which cover procedures in angioplasty and stenting, transcatheter embolization and therapy, biopsy and drainage, ablation, pediatric interventional radiology and neurointerventional radiology. Each book is laid out in bullet point format, so that the desired information can be located quickly and easily. Interventional radiologists at all stages, from trainees through to specialists, will find this book a valuable asset for their practice.Interventional Radiology Techniques in Ablation is a practical and concise guide to contemporary techniques in image-guided tumor ablation. This handbook is intended to serve as a quick reference for physicians in interventional radiology training as well as a resource for IR technologists, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
  • Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine is an important new volume that addresses all areas of interventional pulmonology, a minimally invasive endoscopic way to diagnose and treat lung disorders. This volume contains dedicated chapters that outline the many issues related to lung cancer, both in early and advanced stages, from diagnosis to personalized treatment. It also covers bronchoscopic therapeutic options to benign conditions that are highly prevalent, such as COPD and asthma. Techniques described in this volume are: laser therapy, argon plasma coagulation therapy, cryotherapy, brachytherapy, placement of intrapleural drainage systems, endoscopic treatment of emphysema, stents in the airway, and thermoplasty for bronchial asthma. Diagnostic procedures that are covered are: medical thoracoscopy, flexible and rigid bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, electromagnetical navigation, and trends in personalized treatment for lung cancer and other benign lung conditions. Chapters are written by experts and the developers of the techniques that are currently considered gold standard. Evidence-based reviews are presented for all topics and indications, and contraindications are discussed. Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine is a must have for pulmonologists, endoscopists, pulmonary oncologists, ENT physicians, thoracic surgeons, anesthesiologists, and intensive care specialists and their teams.
  • This volume acquaints the non-neuropathologist with the advantages of clinical-radiologic-pathologic correlation in neuropathology specimens, particularly in the intra-operative environment. This volume covers the enormous and sometimes insurmountable artifacts involed with freezing tissue, especially central nervous system tissue and how a good cytology preparation can add to, or even supply in isolation, a diagnosis. The text presents how to perform, and stain the cytologic preparations, and how to interpret them. The advantages and disadvantages of both frozen sections and cytologic preparations of various kinds are discussed. The presentation and format is very visual with diagrams, tables (including pearls and pitfalls), and many figures (therefore easy reading).An introductory chapter presents the pros and cons of supplemental cytology, the advantages and disadvantages of frozen sections, and the artifacts in both. Also included is an argument for knowing what the scans reveal and the impact of relevant patient history. The volume uses a case-based approach to show correlation between scan, history, frozen section and cytologic preparations.With the combination of extensive correlation of scans, cytology and frozen section with differential diagnosis, and analysis of the information crucial to the neurosurgeon in a case-based approach and with a special chapter written by a neuroradiologist, this volume is unique in presentation and utility and will be of great value to the trainee in pathology (residents/fellows), and practicing pathologists who include neuropathology in their practice, but do not have formal fellowship training in neuropathology.
  • Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (IPMNs) represent an opportunity to treat pancreatic tumors before they develop into aggressive, hard-to-treat cancers. Beginning with morphological classification and its clinical significance, natural history, and malignant change of both main duct and branch duct IPMNs, this book covers the whole field of IPMNs of the pancreas. It reviews the various methods of investigation: imaging, diagnostic investigation of cyst fluid, and those using pancreatic juice; and also examines aspects ranging from the development of malignancy to the timing and method of resection, focusing on both main duct and branch duct IPMNs. Aimed at residents, clinical fellows, and pancreatologists who treat patients with this common disease of the pancreas, this book is a landmark in the current understanding and future perspectives of IPMNs of the pancreas.
  • General rationale and historical perspective -- Rationale and historical perspective of intraoperative irradiation -- Biology of large dose per fraction irradiation -- Methods and techniques of treatment -- Intraoperative electron beam irradiation: physics and techniques -- HDR-IORT: physics and techniques -- Electronic brachytherapy/low KV-IORT: physics and techniques -- IORT with electron-beam, high-dose-rate brachytherapy or low-KV/electronic brachytherapy: methodological comparisons -- Normal tissue tolerance: IORT -- Normal-tissue tolerance to IOERT, EBRT, or both: animal and clinical studies -- Results of IORT alone or plus EBRT by disease site -- Central nervous system tumors -- Head and neck cancer -- Breast cancer -- Lung cancer -- Gastric cancer -- Pancreas cancer -- Bile duct and gallbladder cancer -- Primary colorectal cancer -- Recurrent colorectal cancer -- Retroperitoneal sarcomas -- Extremity and trunk soft-tissue sarcomas -- Bone sarcomas -- Gynecologic malignancies -- Genitourinary cancer -- Pediatric malignancies -- Conclusions and future possibilities -- Conclusions and future possibilities: IORT.
  • Management of ovarian cancer : the theory / Maurie Markman -- Management of ovarian cancer : clinical trials / Maurie Markman -- A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials / Kenneth Jaaback -- Immunobiology and intraperitoneal immunobiologics in ovarian cancer / Ralph S. Freedman -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy : technique and complications / Joan L. Walker -- Hyperthermia and chemotherapy : the science / Roger A. Vertrees, Jeffrey M. Jordan, and Joseph B. Zwischenberger -- Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy in nongynecologic cancers / Bing Yi, Jason M. Foster, and Brian W. Loggie -- Peritoneal carcinomatosis of colorectal origin / Frans A.N. Zoetmulder -- Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer : experience in France / Olivier Glehen and Francois-Noel Gilly -- Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer : world experience / C. William Helm -- Techniques of delivering hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy / Jesus Esquivel, Paul H. Sugarbaker, and C. William Helm -- Future directions in the delivery of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy / Scott Richard and Robert P. Edwards.
  • Current chemotherapy of ovarian cancer -- Principles of intraperitoneal chemotherapy -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy: phase III trials -- Criteria for using intraperitoneal (IP) chemotherapy for advanced ovarian cancer -- Selection and placement of intraperitoneal catheters for IP chemotherapy for ovarian cancer -- Selection of drugs for intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer -- Administration guidelines for intraperitoneal chemotherapy for ovarian cancer -- Novel drugs for intraperitoneal therapy for ovarian cancer -- Cytoreductive surgery and perioperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy: an ongoing research effort -- Health-related quality of life and patient-reported outcomes.
  • Invasive bladder cancer 2007, Springer
  • Invasive cytopathologist 2014, Springer
    Chapter 1. Ultrasound, general considerations -- Chapter 2. The interventional cytopathologist -- Chapter 3. The thyroid gland -- Chapter 4. The parathyroid gland -- Chapter 5. The salivary glands -- Chapter 6. The head and neck, miscellaneous lesions -- Chapter 7. The lymph nodes -- Chapter 8. The breast -- Index.
  • The use of structured frameworks in chemical risk assessment promotes transparent, harmonized approaches. This publication presents two IPCS frameworks originally published in Critical Reviews in Toxicology. Part 1 contains the IPCS Framework for Analyzing the Relevance of a Cancer Mode of Action for Humans, along with three case studies illustrating its application. Part 2 contains the IPCS Framework for Analyzing the Relevance of a Non-Cancer Mode of Action for Humans. The frameworks provide a means of ensuring a transparent evaluation of the data, identification of key data gaps and of information that would be of value in the further risk assessment of the chemical in question.--Publisher's description.
  • "Kidney Cancer: Principles and Practice is an interdisciplinary textbook that encompasses all clinically relevant aspects of the disease and is designed to be as user-friendly as possible in order to meet the needs of the busy practitioner. To this end, the informative text is complemented by helpful boxed sections that present essential 'take home' points and patient-oriented cases demonstrating the clinical application of elements discussed in the chapter in question. Original high-quality images, some in color, are included whenever necessary to simplify particularly complex material. The authors are an international group of acknowledged experts in kidney cancer epidemiology, molecular biology, pathology, diagnosis, clinical features, staging, prognostic and predictive factors, surgery, systemic therapy, and emerging investigational approaches, among others. This clinically oriented volume will be of great interest to clinicians, researchers, residents, and fellows, as well as to students and knowledgeable lay people."--Publisher's website.
  • Killer lymphocytes 2005, Springer
  • Kinetochore 2009, Springer
    Centromeres and kinetochores : an historical perspective /Kerry S. Bloom --The basics of chromosome segregation /Mitsuhiro Yanagida --The centromere /Beth A. Sullivan --Neocentromeres /Owen J. Marshall and K.H. Andy Choo --Human artificial centromeres : de novo assembly of functional centromeres on human artificial chromosomes /Hiroshi Masumoto, Teruaki Okada, and Yasuhide Okamoto --Kinetochore composition, formation, and organization /Tatsuo Fukagawa and Peter De Wulf --Evolution of centromeres and kinetochores : a two-part fugue /Paul B. Talbert, Joshua J. Bayes, and Steven Henikoff --Mitotic spindle assembly mechanisms /Rebecca Heald and Claire E. Walczak --Kinetochore-microtubule interactions /Lesley Clayton and Tomoyuki U. Tanaka --Post-translational modifications that regulate kinetochore activity /Chitra V. Kotwaliwale and Sue Biggins --The role of the kinetochore in spindle checkpoint signaling /P. Todd Stukenberg and Daniel J. Burke --Kinetochore regulation of anaphase and cytokinesis /Scott Thomas and Kenneth B. Kaplan --Roles of centromeres and kinetochores in meiosis /Adele L. Marston --The kinetochore-cancer connection /Takeshi Tomonaga --The kinetochore as target for cancer drug development /Song-tao Liu and Tim J. Yen.
  • Indication, Collection, and Laboratory Processing of Cytologic Samples -- The Cellular and Acellular Components of the Urinary Sediment -- The Cytologic Makeup of the Urinary Sediment According to the Collection Technique -- Cytologic Manifestations of Benign Disorders Affecting Cells of the Lower Urinary Tract -- Tumors and Related Conditions of the Bladder and Lower Urinary Tract -- Urine-Based Assays Complementing Cytologic Examination in the Detection of Urothelial Neoplasm.
  • "Written by an internationally recognized multidisciplinary team of authors, Kuerer's Breast Surgical Oncology is the first text specifically dedicated to breast surgical oncology. ... Kuerer's examines all clinically relevant knowledge in the field, from the pathology of the breast and clinical management, to follow-up and complications following diagnosis and therapy. The book also focuses on the next wave of molecular studies that represent the future of the discipline."--BOOK JACKET.
  • Part I. Overview of brain tumor survivorship -- Introduction to brain tumor survivorship and historical perspective / Stewart Goldman and Christopher D. Turner -- Late effects of neurosurgery / Arthur J. DiPatri, Martin Pham, and Kenji Muro -- Late effects of CNS radiation therapy / Helen A. Shih, Jay S. Loeffler, and Nancy J. Tarbell -- Late effects of chemotherapy / Sridharan Gururangan -- Late effects of stem cell transplantation in brain tumor survivors / Karina Danner-Koptik, David A. Jacobsohn, and Kimberley J. Dilley -- Effect of cancer treatment on neural stem and progenitor cells / Jörg Dietrich and Santosh Kesari -- The pediatric brain tumor late effects clinic / Kimberly J. Dilley and Barbara Lockart -- Part II. Medical late effects of brain tumor treatment -- Neurological complications in adults / Michelle Monje and Patrick Y. Wen -- Neurological complications in children / Sonia Partap and Paul Graham Fisher -- Strokes among childhood brain tumor survivors / Daniel C. Bowers -- Endocrine late effects: manifestations and treatments / Jason R. Fangusaro and Elizabeth Eaumann Littlejohn -- Ocular consequences and late effects of brain tumor treatments / María E. Echevarría and Joanna L. Weinstein -- Auditory late effects of chemotherapy / Anna K. Meyer and Nancy M. Young -- Reproductive health issues in survivors of childhood and adult brain tumors / Tress Goodwin, B. Elizabeth Delasobera, and Paul Graham Fisher -- Cancer predisposition syndromes / Joanna L. Weinstein, Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar, and Melody A. Watral -- Secondary neoplasms following treatment for brain tumors / Joanna L. Weinstein, Kanyalakshmi Ayyanar, and Melody A. Watral.
  • Anatomy and physiology of the leptomeninges and CSF space / Neil Barshes, Alexis Demopoulos and Herbert H. Engelhard -- Leptomeningeal neoplasia: epidemiology, clinical presentation, CSF analysis and diagnostic imaging / Roelien H. Enting -- Leptomeningeal metastases from solid tumors (Meningeal carcinomatosis) / Michiko Kimura Bruno and Jeffrey Raizer -- Leptomeningeal metastases from leukemias and lymphomas / Craig P. Nolan and Lauren E. Abrey -- Leptomeningeal metastasis of primary central nervous system (CNS) neoplasms / Herbert H. Engelhard and Luke A. Corsten -- Leptomeningeal cancer in the pediatric patient / Kathleen A. Neville and Susan M. Blaney -- Neurosurgical interventions for leptomeningeal tumor / Jeffrey P. Greenfield and Mark H. Bilsky -- Current treatment of leptomeningeal metastases: systemic chemotherapy, intrathecal chemotherapy and symptom management / Stacey L. Berg and Marc C. Chamberlain -- Radiation therapy for leptomeningeal cancer / Minesh Mehta and Kristin Bradley -- Animal models of leptomeningeal cancer / Ali Raja and Herbert H. Engelhard -- Improving the outcome of patients with leptomeningeal cancer: new clinical trials and experimental therapies / Kurt Jaeckle.
  • Leukaemia 2003, Wellcome Trust
  • Leukemia 2009, Springer Protocols
    An overview: from discovery of candidate mutations to disease modeling and transformation mechanisms of acute leukemia / C.W. So -- Backtracking of leukemic clones to birth / J. Wiemels, M. Kang and M. Greaves -- Fluorescence In situ hybridization (FISH) as a tool for the detection of significant chromosomal abnormalities in childhood leukaemia / Z.J. Konn ... [et al.] -- Specialized fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) techniques for leukaemia research / L. Kearney and S. Colman -- LDI-PCR: identification of known and unknown gene fusions of the human MLL gene / C. Meyer and R. Marschalek -- Panhandle PCR approaches to cloning MLL genomic breakpoint junctions and fusion transcript sequences / B.W. Robinson and C.A. Felix -- MRD detection in acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients using Ig/TCR gene rearrangements as targets for real-time quantitative PCR / V.H. van der Velden and J.J. van Dongen -- Array-based comparative genomic hybridization as a tool for analyzing the leukemia genome / J.C. Strefford and H. Parker -- Application of SNP genotype arrays to determine somatic changes in cancer / M. Gupta and B.D. Young -- Retroviral/Lentiviral transduction and transformation assay / B.B. Zeisig and C.W. So -- Gene expression profiling of leukemia stem cells / A.V. Krivtsov ... [et al.] -- Humanized model to study leukemic stem cells / D. Bonnet -- Model systems for examining effects of leukemia-associated oncogenes in primary human CD34+ cells via retroviral transduction / M. Wunderlich and J.C. Mulloy -- Ex vivo assays to study self-renewal and long-term expansion of genetically modified primary human acute myeloid leukemia stem cells / J.J. Schuringa and H. Schepers -- Identification and characterization of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell populations in mouse bone marrow by flow cytometry / J. Yeung and A.C. Wai Eric So -- In vitro differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells as a model of early hematopoietic development / P. Sroczynska ... [et al.] -- Analysis of the mouse placenta as a hematopoietic stem cell niche / K. Ottersbach and E. Dzierzak -- Identification of protein interaction partners by the yeast two-hybrid system / M.P. Garcia-Cuellar, D. Mederer and R.K. Slany -- Complete array of HOX gene expression by RQ-PCR / G.J. Dickson, T.R. Lappin and A. Thompson -- Genome-wide determination of DNA methylation by Hpa II tiny fragment enrichment by ligation-mediated PCR (HELP) for the study of acute leukemias / M.E. Figueroa, A. Melnick and J.M. Greally -- Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) for analysis of histone modifications and chromatin-associated proteins / T.A. Milne, K. Zhao and J.L. Hess.
  • Artificial light and human temporal organization. Artificial light and its physiochemical properties -- Light and dark cycles as a basis of temporal organization -- Biological clock and its entrainment by photoperiod -- Light at night (LAN) exposure and its potential effects on daily rhythms and seasonal disruptions -- Melatonin : "hormone of darkness" and a "Jack of all traits" -- Light pollution, its known health effects and impact on energy conservation. Introduction and spread of artificial illumination : a human history retrospective -- Biological definition of light pollution -- Light-at-night (LAN) as a general stressor -- Effects of light pollution on animal daily rhythms and seaonality : ecological consequences -- Light polluiton and hormone-dependent cancers : a summary of accumulated empirical evidence -- Light pollution and its potential links to breast and prostate cancers. Geographic patterns of breast and prostate cancers (BC&PC) worldwide -- Light pollution and its associations with BC&PC in population-level studies -- Selected methodological issues of LAN-BC&PC reserach -- Dark-less world : what is next? (conclusions and prospects for future research).
  • Inflammation and cancer: the role of the immune response and angiogenesis /Angus G. Dalgleish and Ken O'Byrne --Chronic inflammation and pathogenesis of GI and pancreatic cancers /Lindsey N. Jackson and B. Mark Evers --Cytokines, NF-[kappa]B, microenvironment, intestinal inflammation and cancer /Arndt J. Schottelius and Harald Dinter --Regulation of NF-[kappa]B transcriptional activity /Linda Vermeulen, Wim Vanden Berghe and Guy Haegeman --The role of immune cells in the tumor microenvironment /Theresa L. Whiteside --Tumor-microenvironment interactions: the seletcin-selectin ligand axis in tumor-endothelium cross talk /Isaac P. Witz --CD95L/FasL and trail in tumour surveillance and cancer therapy /Harald Wajant --Infection & neoplastic growth 101: the required reading for microbial pathogens aspiring to cause cancer /Jessica Berout and Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko --Cytokines as mediators and targets for cancer cachexia /Josep M. Argilés, Sílvia Busquets and Francisco J. López-Soriano --Targeting NF-[kappa]B in anticancer adjunctive chemotherapy /Burkhard Haefner.
  • Lip cancer 2014, Springer
    The lip is the most common site of malignancy in the head and neck region. Although high cure rates can be achieved by early treatment, a significant percentage of lip cancers demonstrate aggressive behaviour, posing management difficulties. Given the aesthetic and functional significance of the lip, reconstruction post surgery is also extremely important, yet this, too, can be challenging. This textbook is intended as a comprehensive reference that will provide easy-to-follow and well-organized guidance on the management of lip cancer, from diagnosis to treatment and reconstruction. After discussion of anatomy and premalignant conditions, detailed attention is paid to squamous cell carcinoma of the lip. Surgical management is explained, and the roles of radiation therapy and chemotherapy, discussed. Reconstruction techniques following ablative surgery are then described in depth, with reference to defect size and complexity. In addition, the potential complications of treatment and reconstruction are presented, with advice on their management. The closing chapter considers other malignant lesions of the lip. The informative text is complemented by high-quality illustrations and clinical and radiographic material. The contributors all have extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the topics they address.
  • Structure and synthesis of lipid A / Shoichi Kusumoto, Masahito Hashimoto and Kazuyoshi Kawahara -- Conformation and supramolecular structure of lipid A / Klaus Brandenburg and Ulrich Seydel -- Interactions between lipid A and serum proteins / Jèorg Andrèa ... [et al.] -- The lipid A receptor / Kiyoshi Takeda -- Lipid A receptor TLR4-mediated signaling pathways / Masahiro Yamamoto and Shizuo Akira -- Lipid A-induced responses in vivo / Néjia Sassi ... [et al.] -- Lipid A-mediated tolerance and cancer therapy / Cheryl E. Rockwell, David C. Morrison and Nilofer Qureshi -- Lipid A in cancer therapies : preclinical results / Daniele Reisser and Jean-François Jeannin -- Monophosphoryl lipid A (MPL) as an adjuvant for anti-cancer vaccines : clinical results / Christopher W. Cluff -- Antitumoral effects of lipids A : clinical studies / Marc Bardou and Danièle Reisser.
  • Liver cancer 2009, Springer
  • Liver metastases 2009, Springer
  • Liver metastasis 2011, Springer
    Liver metastases are a frequent and often fatal occurrence in cancer patients, particularly those with malignancies of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. While recent improvements in surgical techniques and a more aggressive approach to resection of liver metastases have improved long term survival for some patients, most patients with hepatic metastases still succumb to their disease. To improve these dismal statistics, a better understanding of the biology of liver metastasis, particularly the early stages that can be targeted for prevention, is essential. Once cancer cells enter the liver, several different scenarios may occur. The cancer cells may be immediately destroyed by local defence mechanisms, they may enter a state of dormancy as solitary cells and never produce a metastasis, initiate a short-lived process of proliferation that is aborted before a metastasis is established or actively proliferate to form macrometastases. The chapters in Part I of this book provide insight into the cellular/molecular mechanisms that determine which of these scenarios prevails. Written by experts researchers in the filed of metastasis, these chapters provide state-of-the art reviews on the cellular and molecular processes that impact the early stages of the metastatic process. The unique microenvironment of the liver, its various anatomical, cellular and molecular features and the impact they have on metastasis are highlighted. In addition, the role of inflammation (pre-existing and tumor-induced), host innate and adaptive immune responses, cytokines, chemokines, growth factors and the unique molecular signatures of metastatic tumor cells are reviewed with an underscoring of the translational implications of the current state of knowledge. Against this background, the chapters in Part II of the book provide critical reviews on major aspects of the clinical management of hepatic metastases. These include imaging strategies, surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment approaches and the use of targeted biological therapeutics such as anti-angiogenic drugs as treatment modalities. By combining information on biological and clinical aspects of liver metastasis, this volume will serve as an excellent resource for scientists, clinicians, clinician/ scientists and trainees in the domains of oncology, surgical oncology, hepatobiliary physiology and radiology.
  • OBJECTIVES: We prepared this report on the comparative effectiveness and harms of lung-directed nonsurgical therapies for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in three distinct patient populations: (1) patients with stage I NSCLC who are not surgical candidates (Key Question 1), (2) patients with stage I NSCLC who are deemed operable but decline surgery (Key Question 2), and (3) patients with endoluminal NSCLC causing obstruction (Key Question 3). For stage I NSCLC, the local nonsurgical interventions could include conformal radiotherapy modalities and radiofrequency ablation (RFA). For patients with airway obstruction due to an endoluminal NSCLC, local nonsurgical interventions could include those for the stage I setting, as well as conventional wide-field radiotherapy, brachytherapy, laser and mechanical debridement, endoluminal stents, cryoablation, and photodynamic therapy. Surgical resection of any type is not considered as a comparator for any of the Key Questions. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE(r), Embase(r), and the Cochrane Controlled Trials Registry were searched from January 1, 1995, to July 25, 2012. A search of the gray literature included databases with regulatory information, clinical trial registries, abstracts and conference papers, and information from manufacturers. REVIEW METHODS: We sought studies reporting overall survival, cancer-specific survival, local control, symptom relief, adverse events, and quality of life among our populations of interest. Data were abstracted for each Key Question by a team of reviewers, with independent data verification. Study quality and the risk of bias of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) were assessed using the United States Preventive Services Task Force criteria. The quality and risk of bias of single-arm studies were assessed using the Carey and Boden criteria. The strength of the body of evidence was assessed according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Methods Guide. RESULTS: In our searches, we identified 4,648 unique titles and screened 1,178 in full text. Of the latter, 55 met the inclusion criteria. Thirty-five studies were relevant to Key Question 1, considering medically inoperable patients with stage I NSCLC; 6 were relevant to Key Question 2, considering medically operable patients with stage I NSCLC who decline surgery; and 17 were relevant to Key Question 3, considering patients with inoperable endoluminal NSCLC causing symptoms of obstruction. Three studies addressed both Key Questions 1 and 2. All studies relevant to Key Questions 1 and 2 were single-arm design, prospective (n=15), retrospective (n=21), or not specified (n=2). Among 17 papers included for Key Question 3, 5 were RCTs, 1 was a nonrandomized comparative study, and 11 were single-arm studies. Because comparative study evidence on RFA and debridement and stenting was unavailable for Key Question 3, we included evidence from two single-arm studies involving stents and one on RFA. All RCTs were of poor quality. Only one comparison was available per study, with no two studies examining the same set of interventions. Outcomes of therapy for all Key Questions included overall survival, adverse effects, and quality of life. CONCLUSIONS: Evidence on localized nonsurgical therapies for patients with stage I NSCLC who are not surgical candidates or who decline surgery consists only of single-arm studies, with no direct comparisons among interventions. The best evidence for NSCLC patients with endoluminal obstruction consists of poor-quality single RCTs for each comparison; we did not identify evidence that permitted us to draw conclusions based on indirect comparisons. Overall, evidence is insufficient to permit conclusions on the comparative effectiveness of local nonsurgical therapies for inoperable or operable patients with stage I NSCLC or inoperable NSCLC patients with endoluminal tumor causing pulmonary symptoms.
  • Lung cancer 2010, Springer
  • Lung cancer 2003, Springer Protocols
    v. 2 Springer Protocols
    v. 1. Molecular pathology methods and reviews -- v. 2. Diagnostic and therapeutic methods and reviews.
  • Lung cancer imaging 2013, Springer
    While specialists often guide the care to lung cancer patients, it is often a general radiologist who is left to interpret studies that impact patient care and management. Lung Cancer Imaging provides a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis, staging and overview of the management of lung cancer relevant to practicing radiologists so that they can better understand the decision making issues and provide more directed and useful communication to the treating physicians. It Primary Care physicians will also find this book valuable to understand the relevant issues that they face when one of their.
  • Lung cancer metastasis 2009, Springer
    Lung Cancer: Overview / Shirish M. Gadgeel and Gregory P. Kalemkerian -- Hallmarks of Metastasis / M. Roshni Ray and David M. Jablons -- Tumor Stem Cells and Metastasis / Jaclyn Y. Hung -- Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition as a Mechanism of Metastasis / Katia Savary, Stefan Termén, Sylvie Thuault, Venkateshwar Keshamouni and Aristidis Moustakas -- Mechanisms of Tumor Cell Migration and Invasion in Lung Cancer Metastasis / Charles Kumar Thodeti and Kaustabh Ghosh -- Immunologic Mechanisms in Lung Carcinogenesis and Metastasis / Jay M. Lee, Jane Yanagawa, Saswati Hazra, Sherven Sharma and Tonya Walser, et al. -- Angiogenesis and Angiogenic Diversity in Lung Cancer Metastasis / Douglas A. Arenberg -- Chemokines in Lung Cancer Metastasis / Borna Mehrad, Ellen C. Keeley and Robert M. Strieter -- Molecular Control of Lymphatic Metastasis in Lung Cancer / Mark M. Fuster and Judith A. Varner -- Carcinoma-Associated Fibroblasts in Lung Cancer / Roya Navab, Bizhan Bandarchi and Ming-Sound Tsao -- The Role of Tumor-Associated Macrophages and Other Innate Immune Cells in Metastatic Progression of Lung Cancer / Zvi G. Fridlender, M. Cecilia Crisanti and Steven M. Albelda -- Experimental Animal Models for Studying Lung Cancer / Jiang Liu and Michael R. Johnston -- Molecular Imaging in Lung Cancer Metastases / Mahaveer Swaroop Bhojani, Shyam Nyati, Hyma R. Rao, Brian D. Ross and Alnawaz Rehemtulla -- Biomarker Discovery for Metastatic Disease / Gilbert S. Omenn and James D. Cavalcoli -- Current Clinical Management of Metastatic Lung Cancer / Bryan J. Schneider and Suresh S. Ramalingam -- Site-Directed Therapy for Lung Cancer Metastases / Kevin S Oh, Baskaran Sundaram, Venkataramu Krishnamurthy, Allan Pickens and Malini Venkatram, et al. -- Systems Approach for Understanding Metastasis / Peter J. Woolf, Angel Alvarez and Venkateshwar G. Keshamouni.
  • Etiology and epidemiology -- Lung cancer biology -- Screening/early detection/prevention -- Pathology and molecular classification -- Clinical presentation, diagnosis, staging, and prognosis -- Surgery -- Radiation therapy -- Chemotherapy -- Multimodality therapy of NSCLC -- Treatment of small cell lung cancer -- Novel therapeutic strategies -- Palliation and special considerations -- Other thoracic tumors.
  • "Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Early diagnosis can improve the effectiveness of treatment and increase a patient's chances of survival. Thus, there is an urgent need for new technology to diagnose small, malignant lung nodules early as well as large nodules located away from large diameter airways because the current technology, namely, needle biopsy and bronchoscopy, fail to diagnose those cases. However, the analysis of small, indeterminate lung masses is fraught with many technical difficulties. Often patients must be followed for years with serial CT scans in order to establish a diagnosis, but inter-scan variability, slice selection artifacts, differences in degree of inspiration, and scan angles can make comparing serial scans unreliable. Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis brings together researchers in pulmonary image analysis to present state-of-the-art image processing techniques for detecting and diagnosing lung cancer at an early stage. The book addresses variables and discrepancies in scans and proposes ways of evaluating small lung masses more consistently to allow for more accurate measurement of growth rates and analysis of shape and appearance of the detected lung nodules. Dealing with all aspects of image analysis of the data, this book examines: Lung segmentation, Nodule segmentation, Vessels segmentation, Airways segmentation, Lung registration, Detection of lung nodules, Diagnosis of detected lung nodules, Shape and appearance analysis of lung nodules. Contributors also explore the effective use of these methodologies for diagnosis and therapy in clinical applications. Arguably the first book of its kind to address and evaluate image-based diagnostic approaches for the early diagnosis of lung cancer, Lung Imaging and Computer Aided Diagnosis constitutes a valuable resource for biomedical engineers, researchers, and clinicians in lung disease imaging"--Provided by publisher.
  • Lymphoma 2013, Springer
    Recently, understanding the molecular pathogenesis of malignant lymphomas has led to improvement in the diagnostic precision and to the identification of a variety of molecular therapeutic targets. In addition, new drugs have been approved in the US and Europe, resulting in changes in the standard of care of several types of lymphoid malignancies. Comprehensive in scope and developed by a team of internationally renowned authors, Lymphoma: Diagnosis and Treatment provides a timely update on the most important advances in the biology, diagnosis, and therapy of lymphomas. As part of the Current Clinical Oncology series, Lymphoma: Diagnosis and Treatment will be of value to medical oncologists, hematologists, radiation oncologists, and all physicians involved in the care of patients with lymphoid malignancies.
  • Lymphoma 2005, Springer Protocols
  • Pt. 1. Introduction -- pt. 2. Central nervous system lymphomas -- pt. 3. Primary CNS lymphoma -- pt. 4. Variants of CNS lymphoma -- pt. 5. Neurological complications of lymphomas and leukemias -- pt. 6. Neurological complications of therapy for lymphomas and leukemias.
  • 1. Noninvasive Breast Cancer /Robert H. I. Andtbacka ... [et al.] --2. Invasive Breast Cancer /Jonathan S. Zager ... [et al.] --3. Melanoma /Timothy M. Pawlik and Jeffrey E. Gershenwald --4. Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer /Nestor F. Esnaola and Keith M. Heaton --5. Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcoma /Keith A. Delman and Janice N. Cormier --6. Cancer in the Head and Neck /Kenneth A. Newkirk and F. Christopher Holsinger --7. Thoracic Malignancies /Shanda H. Blackmon and Ara A. Vaporciyan --8. Esophageal Carcinoma /Alexander A. Parikh, Ara A. Vaporciyan, and Wayne L. Hofstetter --9. Gastric Cancer /Waddah B. Al-Refaie and Paul F. Mansfield --10. Small-Bowel Malignancies and Carcinoid Tumors /Keith D. Amos and Rosa F. Hwang --11. Cancer of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus /George J. Chang and Barry W. Feig --12. Hepatobiliary Cancers /Eugene A. Choi, Steven E. Rodgers, Syed A. Ahmad, and Eddie K. Abdalla --13. Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma /Rosa F. Hwang ... [et al.] --14. Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia /Jeffrey T. Lenert ... [et al.] --15. Adrenal Tumors /Ricardo J. Gonzalez and Jeffrey E. Lee --16. Carcinoma of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands /Keith D. Amos, Mouhammed A. Habra, and Nancy D. Perrier --17. Hematologic Malignancies and Splenic Tumors /Wayne A. I. Frederick ... [et al.] --18. Cancer of Unknown Primary Site /Gauri R. Varadhachary --19. Genitourinary Cancer /Christopher G. Wood and Colin P.N. Dinney --20. Gynecologic Cancers /Brian M. Slomovitz, Pamela T. Soliman, Judith K. Wolf --21. Oncologic Emergencies /Jeffrey D. Wayne and Richard J. Bold --22. Biologic Cancer Therapy /Daniel Albo, Thomas N. Wang, and George P. Tuszynski --23. Pharmacotherapy of Cancer /Judy L. Chase and Chad M. Barnett --24. Reconstructive Surgery in the Cancer Patient /Jules A. Feledy, Jr. Matthew M. Hanasono, and Geoffrey L. Robb --Index.
  • Malignant effusions 2012, Springer
    Morphological and Functional Characteristics of Serous Cavities /Olga V. Lebedinskaya, Irina Zh Shubina, Natalia Yu Anisimova, Alexey N. Kopylov and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Pathogenesis of Malignant Effusions /Irina O. Chikileva, Natalia Yu Anisimova, Irina Zh Shubina and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Diagnosis and Treatment of Malignant Pleural Effusion /Sergi Call, David Sánchez and Ramón Rami-Porta --Malignant Ascites: Diagnosis and Treatment /Fausto Petrelli and Sandro Barni --Malignant Pericardial Disease /Caroline Chiles and Girish Shroff --Adoptive Immunotherapy of Malignant Effusions /Irina Zh Shubina, Konstantin S. Titov, Irina O. Chikileva, Lev V. Demidov and Mikhail V. Kiselevsky --Hyperthermia and Intracavitary Chemotherapy in Prevention and Treatment of Malignant Effusions /Gianfranco Baronzio, Giammaria Fiorentini, Marco Ballerini, Valter Cassuti and Giorgio Forzenigo, et al.
  • Malignant mesothelioma 2005, Springer
  • Malignant mesothelioma 2011, Springer
    Mineralogy of Asbestos -- Epidemiology of Mesothelioma and Historical Background -- Imaging of Mesothelioma -- Biopsy Techniques for the Diagnosis of Mesothelioma -- Pathohistological Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis -- Mesothelioma and Analysis of Tissue Fiber Content -- Surgical Therapy of Mesothelioma -- Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy for Mesothelioma -- Genetics and Molecular Biology of Mesothelioma -- Early Stages of Mesothelioma, Screening and Biomarkers.
  • Gastroesophageal cancers : providing an update / Jaffer A. Ajani -- Epidemiology and etiology of gastric cancer / Amitesh Roy, David Cunningham & Ian Chau -- Surgery of esophagogastric cancer : standards and challenges / Markus Moehler, Anne Palmqvist, Hauke Lang, Hans-Joachim Meyer & Ines Gockel -- Chemotherapy / Vincenzo Catalano & Francesco Graziano -- Targeted therapies / David H. Ilson & Elizabeth C. Smyth -- Guidelines for managing gastric cancer / Vikas Ghai & Yixing Jiang.
  • 1. Background and Epidemiology -- Basic Science of Breast Cancer in Older Patients / Irmgard Irminger-Finger -- Tumor Biology and Pathology / Virginie Durbecq and Denis Larsimont Clinical Epidemiology and the Impact of Co-Morbidity on Survival / Adri C. Voogd, Marieke J. Louwman and Jan Willem W. Coebergh -- 2. Special Considerations in the Management of Older Women -- Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment / Margot A. Gosney -- A Practical Mini-Guide to Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment / Siri Rostoft Kristjansson -- Impact of the Physiological Effects of Aging on the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Breast Cancer Treatment / Paul Hamberg, Maja J. A. de Jonge and Caroline M. Seynaeve -- Impact of Hormone Replacement Therapy on Breast Cancer / Toral Gathani and Valerie Beral -- Experiences of a Multidisciplinary Elderly Breast Cancer Clinic: Using the Right Specialists, in the Same Place, with Time / Anne Stotter, Mohammad Tahir, Robert S. Pretorius and Thompson Robinson -- 3. Therapeutics -- Mammographic Breast Screening in Elderly Women / Lynda Wyld -- Primary Endocrine Therapy for the Treatment of Early Breast Cancer in Older Women / Lynda Wyld and Daniel Hind -- Peroperative Radiotherapy / Roberto Orecchia, Giovanni Battista Ivaldi and Maria Cristina Leonardi -- General and Local Anesthetics / Bernadette Th. Veering -- The Surgical Management of Breast Cancer in Elderly Women / Malcolm W. R. Reed, Lynda Wyld and Riccardo A. Audisio -- Breast Reconstruction / Marcus J. D. Wagstaff, Malcolm W. R. Reed and Christopher M. Caddy -- Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy / Laura Biganzoli -- Adjuvant Chemotherapy / Sumanta Kumar Pal, Nilesh Vora and Arti Hurria -- Adjuvant Radiotherapy / Pierre G. M. Scalliet -- Prevention and Treatment of Skeletal Complications / Matthew C. Winter, Helen L. Neville-Webbe and Robert E. Coleman -- Medical Management of Advanced Disease / Hans P. M. W. Wildiers -- The Use of Chemotherapy in Elderly Cancer Patients: Dose Adjusting, Drug Interactions, and Polypharmacy / Lazzaro Repetto and Claudia Di Bartolomeo -- 4. Psychosocial Considerations -- Delayed Presentation of Breast Cancer in Older Women / Lindsay J. L. Forbes and Amanda J. Ramirez -- Patient Decision Making / Martine Extermann -- Culture, Ethnicity, and Race: Persistent Disparities in Older Women with Breast Cancer / Antonella Surbone and Marjorie Kagawa-Singer -- Supportive, Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Older Breast Cancer Patients / Elaine Cachia, Ruth Broadhurst and Sam H. Ahmedzai.
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Breast -- Congenital and Developmental Abnormalities of the Breast -- Nipple Discharge -- Mastalgia -- Management of Common Lactation and Breastfeeding Problems -- Evaluation of a Breast Mass -- Breast Cancer Epidemiology -- Breast Cancer Screening -- Breast Imaging -- Premalignant and Malignant Breast Pathology -- Lobular Carcinoma in Situ -- Ductal Carcinoma in Situ -- Surgical Considerations in the Management of Primary Invasive Breast Cancer -- Sentinel Node Concept -- Breast Reconstructive Surgery -- The Role of Radiotherapy in Breast Cancer Management -- Adjuvant Systemic Therapy for Breast Cancer: An Overview -- Endocrine Therapy -- Chemotherapeutic Agents -- HER2-Targeted Therapy -- Inflammatory and Locally Advanced Breast Cancer -- Preoperative (Neoadjuvant) Systemic Therapy -- Metastatic Breast Cancer -- Hormone Replacement Therapy: A Critical Review -- Breast Diseases in Males -- Breast Cancer in the Elderly -- Breast Cancer in Younger Women -- Psychological Support for the Breast Cancer Patient -- Management of the Patient with a Genetic Predisposition for Breast Cancer -- Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer -- Design, Implementation, and Interpretation of Clinical Trials -- Structure of Breast Care Center -- Medicolegal Pitfalls in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Management.
  • Management of cancer in older people v. 1-, 2013-, Springer
    v. 2 Springer
    v. 3 Springer
    v. 4 Springer
  • Section 1. Screening/prevention -- section 2. Diagnosis/assessment -- section 3. Treatment -- section 4. Supportive care -- section 5. Rehabilitation/survivorship -- section 6. Special issues.
  • The risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy. Management of Colorectal Cancers in Older People focuses on treatment strategies of colorectal cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older people, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older colorectal cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research. The third volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series, this book will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical and radiation oncologists, gerontologists, proctologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly colorectal cancer patients.
  • The risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy.Management of Gynecological Cancers in Older Women focuses on treatment strategies of gynecological cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older women, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older gynecological cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research.The second volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series, this book will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, gerontologists, gynecologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly gynecological cancer patients.
  • This book aims to provide an up-to-date review of the literature in each of the major areas relating to the management of older lung cancer patients, and makes recommendations for best practice and future research. The authors come from a broad geographic spread including the UK, mainland Europe and North America to ensure a worldwide relevance.
  • This book pursues a multidisciplinary approach, presenting chapters with updated information on various aspects of treatment for patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Authors have been selected from expert centers in Europe and the United States. The goal of this book is to comprehensively summarize recent data and provide inspiring ideas to optimize the care of patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Neuroendocrine tumors are fascinating multifaceted diseases that can primarily localize in many organs with various presentations. These tumors are rare but their increasing incidence renders likely that physicians caring for cancers may have either already faced or may be certainly exposed to diagnose and/or treat a patient with neuroendocrine tumors. Over the last years, novel therapeutic options have emerged for neuroendocrine tumors, profoundly challenging practices that had previously been the standards for decades. These include - but are not limited to - somatostatin analogues, targeted therapies such as tyrosine kinase and mTOR inhibitors, antiangiogenic compounds, but also peptide-receptor targeted therapy or radioembolization. This changing field has generated novel treatment algorithms to guide medical decisions. To better understand and handle the multidisciplinary approaches that are required for optimizing the care of neuroendocrine tumor patients, physicians are now looking for references from experts and comprehensive reviews summarizing current knowledge on treatments for patients with neuroendocrine tumors.
  • Management of Penile Cancer provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to the field of penile cancer. The sections of the book are structured to review the overall scope of issues of penile cancer, including diagnosis and staging, surgical approaches, and the treatment of advanced disease. As multidisciplinary care is an integral part of the treatment of penile cancer, this book is unique in the inclusion of collaborating authors from a variety of integrated disciplines, including urology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, and reconstructive surgery. Written by recognized experts in their field, Management of Penile Cancer is a unique and valuable resource in the field of penile cancer, both for those currently in training and for those already in clinical or research practice.
  • Epidemiology of Prostate Cancer in Europe /Ruben G. Cremers and Lambertus A. Kiemeney --Chemoprevention of Prostate Cancer /Bertrand Tombal --Individual and Mass Screening /Chris H. Bangma, Pim J. van Leeuwen and Monique J. Roobol --Anatomo-Pathology /Theodorus H. Van der Kwast --Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer /Gisele H. J. M. Leyten, Peter F. A. Mulders and Jack A. Schalken --Diagnosis, Clinical Work Up, TNM Classification, Markers /Jean-Luc Descotes and Anne-Sophie Gauchez --Active Surveillance for Favorable Risk Prostate Cancer: Background, Patient Selection, Triggers for Intervention, and Outcomes /Laurence Klotz --Open Radical Prostatectomy /Hein van Poppel and Steven Joniau --Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy /Stefan Carlsson and Nils Peter Wiklund --Permanent Prostate Brachytherapy /Jan J. Battermann --High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy: Indications, Technique, and Results /Alberto Bossi, Rodolfe Verstraet, Lucie Calmels and Pierre Blanchard --Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer /Olivier Chapet, Corina Udrescu and Ciprian Enachescu --Combination of Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced and Localized Prostate Cancer /Michel Bolla and Camille Verry --Postoperative Irradiation: Immediate or Early Delayed? /Dirk Bottke and Thomas Wiegel --High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for Prostate Cancer /Albert Gelet, Sebastien Crouzet, Olivier Rouviere and Jean-Yves Chapelon --Cryotherapy /Matvey Tsivian and Thomas J. Polascik --Follow-up After Radical Treatments and Relapse /Nicolas Mottet --First-Line Hormonal Manipulation of Prostate Cancer /Suresh Venugopal and John Anderson --Resistance to Chemical Castration: Second-Line Hormonal Treatment /Yohann Loriot, Christophe Massard and Karim Fizazi --Targeted Therapies and Vaccination /Guru Sonpavde and Cora N. Sternberg --How to Interpret Results? /Laurence Collette --Management of Prostate Cancer: EAU Guidelines on Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment /Axel Heidenreich --Better Patients' Perspective /Louis J. Denis.
  • Epidemiology and risk factors / Ranko Miocinovic -- Twenty years and counting : is PSA still useful in 2010? / Haluk Ozen and Sertac Yazici -- Prostate cancer screening : a review of the evidence with clinical practice implications / Timothy J. Wilt -- Beyond PSA : promising new markers for prostate cancer / Leonard Marks -- Hereditary prostate cancer and genetic risk / Adam C. Reese, Graham Casey, and John S. Witte -- Prostate inflammation and prostate cancer / William G. Nelson ... [et al.] -- Molecular progression of prostate cancer : androgens and estrogens / Stephen A. Boorjian and Donald J. Tindall -- The role of obesity and diet in prostate cancer / Jean-Alfred Thomas II and Stephen J. Freedland -- Prostate cancer risk reduction by chemoprevention / Kenneth G. Nepple, Adam S. Kibel, and Gerald L. Andriole -- Current issues in pathologic evaluation / Sara M. Falzarano, Howard S. Levin, and Cristina Magi-Galluzzi -- Optimum prostate biopsy : techniques and strategies / Osama M. Zaytoun and J. Stephen Jones -- The utility of nomograms in routine clinical practice / Carvell T. Nguyen and Michael W. Kattan -- Active surveillance comes of age / Laurence Klotz -- Focal therapy : prostate hemiablation as the first historical treatment model for focal therapy of early stage prostate cancer / Vladimir Mouraviev and Thomas J. Polascik -- Contemporary external beam radiotherapy / Rahul Tendulkar and Kevin Stephans -- Surgery, brachytherapy, or external beam radiation for low- and intermediate-risk disease? / Jay P. Ciezki and Eric A. Klein -- The role for radical prostatectomy in advanced prostate cancer / R. Jeffrey Karnes and Michael L. Blute -- Radiation therapy in the management of locally advanced prostate cancer / Joseph D. Mancias and Anthony L. Zietman -- Clinical implications of measuring quality-of-life in early stage prostate cancer / Peter Chang, Mehrdad Alemozaffar, and Martin G. Sanda -- Treatment modalities of post-prostatectomy incontinence : a historical perspective as well as current therapy options / Christina Ching and Drogo K. Montague -- Management of biochemical recurrence after localized treatment for prostate cancer / Stephen B. Williams and Toni K. Choueiri -- Management of newly diagnosed metastatic disease / C. Lance Cowey and Thomas E. Hutson -- Pitfalls of androgen deprivation therapy / Alicia K. Morgans and Matthew R. Smith -- Current management of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) / Jorge A. Garcia and Robert Dreicer -- Beta-emitting radiopharmaceuticals and bone metastasis / Oliver Sartor.
  • Section 1 CNS tumors -- Germinal tumours of the central nervous system in adult patients -- Atypical and malignant meningiomas -- Primary central nervous system lymphoma -- Treatment of Medulloblastoma in adults -- Cerebellar glioblastoma multiforme -- Chordoma and chondrosarcoma of the skull base -- Primary spinal epidural lymphoma -- Section 2 Heads and neck tumors -- Esthesioneuroblastoma -- Extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma, nasal-type -- Uncomon tumours of the nasopharynx -- Rare malignant tumours of the larynx and hypopharynx -- Primary orbital lymphoma -- Primary MALT lymphoma of the salivary glands -- Section 3 Gastro-intestinal tumors -- Mucosal melanoma of the upper aero-digestive tract -- Gastrointestinal stromal tumours -- Small cell carcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract -- Small cell carcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract -- Anorectal Melanoma -- Uncommon Hepatobiliary Tumours -- Unusual pancreatic tumours -- Section 4 Genitourinary -- Rare tumours of the renal pelvis and ureter -- Rare tumours of the urethra -- Uncommon bladder cancers -- Neuroendocrine small cell carcinoma of the prostate: A brief review of pathology, clinical characteristics and treatment guidelines -- Uncommon tumours of the testis -- Primary Testicular lymphoma -- Human chorionic gonadotropin-producing seminoma -- Section 5 Gynecological -- Rare ovarian cancers -- Extraovarian primary peritoneal carcinoma -- Uterine papillary serous carcinoma -- Uterine sarcomas and rare endometrial carcinomas -- Uterine sarcomas and rare endometrial carcinomas -- Rare tumours of the uterine cervix -- Tumours of the vagina and tumours of the vulva -- Section 6 Breast -- Invasive breast cancer and ductal carcinoma in situ in young women -- Tubular carcinoma of the breast -- Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the breast -- Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the breast -- Primary breast lymphoma -- Phyllodes tumours of the breast -- Primary breast sarcomas -- Angiosarcoma of the breast -- Male breast cancer -- Section 7 Lung and intrathoracic malignancies -- Primary uncommon tumours of the lung: lymphomas, sarcomas and melanomas -- Thymoma and thymic carcinoma -- Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung -- Neuroendocrine tumours of the lung -- Pleural mesothelioma -- Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma and adenocarcinoma with bronchioloalveolar carcinoma features: a clinico-pathological spectrum -- Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the trachea and bronchus -- Tracheal cancers -- Section 8 Malignancies of the skin -- Unusual cutaneous malignancies: cutaneous adnexal tumours -- Kaposi's sarcoma -- Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) -- Merkel cell carcinoma: A challenge in cancer management -- Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) -- Section 9 Other malignancies -- Primary bone lymphoma (osteolymphoma) -- Erdheim-Chester disease -- Solitary plasmacytoma -- Neuroendocrine tumours.
  • Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma addresses the diagnosis and best current management of adult soft tissue sarcomas. Edited by world renonwed experts, this book dileneates and discusses each different sarcoma subtype individually --source other than Library of Congress.
  • Management of the Patient at High Risk for Breast Cancer provides a state-of-the art review of patients who are at high risk for breast cancer, how to identify them, the tools available for risk assessment and quantification and indications for genetic counseling and testing. The book summarizes the high risk breast imaging options, including newest techniques and schedules. Pathologic evaluation of high risk lesions are featured as well as the management issues surrounding these lesions. The volume also covers the management of concomitant cancer risk and screening strategies.
  • The risk of cancer increases with age and the number of older adults seeking treatment is rising dramatically in line with the aging population. The care of older patients differs from that of younger adults because of variation in the biology of the tumor, age-related variation in host physiology, co-morbidity burden and psychosocial issues, which might impact the efficacy and side effects of cancer therapy.Management of Urological Cancers in Older People focuses on treatment strategies of urological cancers and provides guidance on the issues specific to older patients, spanning background and epidemiology, special considerations in the care of older people, therapeutics, and psychosocial considerations. This book offers a thorough review of current approaches to treating older urological cancer patients, detailing the special issues and considerations involved. The discipline-spanning coverage outlines best practice and proposes topics for future research.This first volume in the Management of Cancer in Older People series will be of interest to all surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, gerontologists, urologists and other members of the multidisciplinary team involved in the care of elderly urological cancer patients.
  • Managing Cancer Breakthrough Pain is a comprehensive review of cancer breakthrough pain (cBTP) and rapid-onset opioids (ROO), the only treatment approved for cBTP episodes. The book was originally commissioned due to the current rapid growth of the ROO market and the epidemic of ROO abuse. This book will review the historical background and definitions of cBTP and ROOs, assessment methods to determine types of cBTP, US- and EU-approved ROOs, case studies (which will provide practical applications of ROO treatment options), ROO abuse and screening methods, and the FDA-mandated TIRF REMS Access program (Transmucosal Immediate Release Fentanyl Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies Access program). Busy healthcare professionals who have a basic understanding of cancer pain but want to learn more about cBTP and ROOs will benefit from this concise guide that will help them quickly understand the complexities of cBTP episodes and ROOs.
  • Managing skin cancer 2010, Springer
    Diagnosis of Skin Cancer -- Histopathology of Skin Cancer -- Basal Cell Carcinoma -- Squamous Cell Carcinoma In Situ -- Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin -- Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma -- Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Cutaneous Lymphomas -- Kaposi Sarcoma -- Other Skin Cancers. Fibrohistiocytic Skin Cancers and Extramammary Paget's Disease -- Skin Cancer Under Special Circumstances -- Skin Cancer Prevention.
  • This textbook explores the latest trends in enhanced recovery from colorectal surgery, covering post-surgical fluid management and more, with examples of enhanced recovery pathways and tips on pain control, feeding, mobilisation and criteria for discharge.
  • Chapter 1. Classification and Diagnosis of Anemia in Children -- Chapter 2. Anemia During the Neonatal Period -- Chapter 3. Iron-Deficiency Anemia -- Chapter 4. Megaloblastic Anemia -- Chapter 5. Hematologic Manifestations of Systemic Illness -- Chapter 6. Bone Marrow Failure -- Chapter 7. Red Cell Membrane and Enzyme Defects -- Chapter 8. Hemoglobinopathies -- Chapter 9. Extracorpuscular Hemolytic Anemia -- Chapter 10. Polycythemia -- Chapter 11. Disorders of White Blood Cells -- Chapter 12. Disorders of Platelets -- Chapter 13. Hemostatic Disorders -- Chapter 14. Thrombotic Disorders -- Chapter 15. Lymphadenopathy and Splenomegaly -- Chapter 16. Lymphoproliferative Disorders, Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Myeloproliferative Disorders -- Chapter 17. Leukemias -- Chapter 18. Histiocytosis Syndromes -- Chapter 19. Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Chapter 20. Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Chapter 21. Central Nervous System Malignancies -- Chapter 22. Neuroblastoma -- Chapter 23. Renal Tumors -- Chapter 24. Rhabdomyosarcoma and Other Soft-Tissue Sarcomas -- Chapter 25. Malignant Bone Tumors -- Chapter 26. Retinoblastoma -- Chapter 27. Germ Cell Tumors -- Chapter 28. Hepatic Tumors -- Chapter 29. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation -- Chapter 30. Management of Oncologic Emergencies -- Chapter 31. Supportive Care of Patients with Cancer -- Chapter 32. Evaluation, Investigations and Management of Late Effects of Childhood Cancer -- Chapter 33. Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer for Children and their Families.
  • Cancer symptoms and side effects of treatment -- Cancer pain -- Cancer-related fatigue -- Palliative care: end-of-life symptoms -- Supportive care in elderly cancer patients -- Supportive care in pediatric oncology -- Quality-of-life assessment: the challenge of incorporating quality-of-life and patient-reported outcomes into investigative trials and clinical practice -- Cardiac toxicities of cancer therapies: challenges for patients and survivors of cancer -- Malignant pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade (cardiac and pericardial symptoms) -- The vena cava syndrome -- Pulmonary toxicity of therapy -- Management of respiratory symptoms in people with cancer -- Endocrine and metabolic symptoms of cancer and its treatment -- Sexual problems in patients with cancer -- Sterility, infertility, and teratogenicity -- Menopause symptoms -- Preserving cardiac health in the breast cancer patient treated with anthracyclines -- Thrombosis and bleeding in cancer patients -- Lymphedema care -- Infections and cancer --Cancer cachexia and anorexia -- Xerostomia and dental problems in the head and neck radiation patient -- Dysphagia, reflux, and hiccups -- Nausea and vomiting -- Mucositis (oral and gastrointestinal) -- Diarrhea, constipation, and obstruction in cancer management -- Ascites -- Hepatotoxicity and hepatic dysfunction -- Urological symptoms and side effects of treatment -- Gynecological symptoms -- Central nervous system symptoms: headache, seizures, encephalopathy, and memory impairment -- Neuromuscular disease and spinal cord compression -- Eye symptoms and toxicities of systemic chemotherapy -- Extravasation -- Dermatologic toxicities -- Chemotherapy-induced alopecia: overview and methodology for characterizing hair changes and regrowth -- Rehabilitation in cancer -- Oral health and survivorship: late effects of cancer and cancer therapy -- Survivorship: psychosocial, physical issues, and insomnia -- Spiritual issues in supportive cancer care.
  • Mast cells and tumours 2011, Springer
    Mast cells are versatile, tissue-homing secretory cells, which were first described by Paul Ehrlich in 1878. Mast cells have long been implicated in the pathogenesis of allergic reactions and certain protective responses to parasites. Their functional role, however, has been discovered to be increasingly complex and multifarious. Mast cells have been implicated in various cell-mediated immune reactions, being found in tissues from multiple disease sites, and as a component of the host reaction to bacteria, parasite, and even virus infections. They have also been shown to participate to angiogenic and tissue repair processes after injury. The importance of a possible functional link between chronic inflammation and cancer has long been recognized. As most tumours contain inflammatory cell infiltrates, which often include plentiful mast cells, the question as to the possible contribution of mast cells to tumour development has progressively been emerged. In this book, the general biology of these cells, their development, anatomical distribution and phenotype as well as their secretory products will first be discussed. The biology of tumour cells, their structural and molecular characteristics, the specificity of the tumour microenvironment and the development of a vascular network in the tumour context will be analyzed. The involvement of mast cells in tumour biology and tumour fate will then be considered, with particular emphasis on the capacity of these cells to stimulate tumour growth by promoting angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis. The last chapter suggest that mast cells may serve as a novel therapeutic target for cancer treatment.
  • 1. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Lung Cancer / Constance L.L. Saw, Lita S.J. Chew, and Xiaofeng G. Cai -- 2. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Colorectal Cancer / Minsig Choi, Ramzi Mohammad, M. Wasif Saif, and Richard Kim -- 3. An Overview of the Current Development of Phytoremedies for Breast Cancer / Chun-Hung Lin, Wai-Leng Lee, and Lie-Fen Shyur -- 4. Evidence-based Anticancer Kampo Medicine for Gastric Cancer / Koji Tanaka, Takeshi Omori, and Toshiro Nishida -- 5. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Hepatocellular Carcinoma / Lei Wan -- 6. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Prostate Cancer / Yi-Ren Chen, Pei-Wen Hsiao, Feng-Ming Lin, Guan-James Wu, and Chin-Hsien Tsai -- 7. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Cervical Cancer / Tatjana Stanojković, Aleksandra Konić-Ristić, Teodora Janković, Gordana Zdunić, and Katarina Šavikin -- 8. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Esophageal Cancer / Taixiang Wu, Minawaer Abudou, and Shou Chen -- 9. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Lymphoma / Eran Ben-Arye, Tamar Tadmor, Aaron Polliack, and Elad Schiff -- 10. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Bladder Cancer / Dawei Ye, Pingping Gu, Hongyu Zhao, Michelle Chow, Xiaoqing Guo, and Jianyu Rao -- 11. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Pancreatic Cancer / Shwu-Huey Liu and M. Wasif Saif -- 12. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Leukemia / Min Li-Weber -- 13. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma / Guangcun Deng, Jihui Yang, and Yujiong Wang -- 14. Evidence-based Anticancer Materia Medica for Brain Tumors / Prabha Balaram and Faizah Harun -- 15. Evidence-based Materia Medica for Cancer Chemoprevention / Sunil Prabhu, Ying Huang, and Jeffrey Wang -- 16. Pharmacokinetics of Anticancer Materia Medica in Humans / Shu-Feng Zhou.
  • Part I. Leukemia -- Chapter 1. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia -- Chapter 2. Adult Acute Myeloid Leukemia -- Chapter 3. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia and Associated Disorders -- Chapter 4. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia -- Chapter 5. Myelodysplastic Syndromes: The MD Anderson Cancer Center Approach -- Chapter 6. Philadelphia Chromosome-Negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasms -- Part II. Lymphoma and Myeloma -- Chapter 7. The Indolent Lymphomas -- Chapter 8. Aggressive and Highly Aggressive B-Cell Lymphomas -- Chapter 9. T-Cell Lymphomas -- Chapter 10. Hodgkin Lymphoma -- Chapter 11. Multiple Myeloma and Other Plasma Cell Dyscrasias -- Part III. Stem Cell Transplantation -- Chapter 12. Allogeneic Transplantation -- Chapter 13. Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation -- Part IV. Lung Cancer -- Chapter 14. Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lungs -- Chapter 15. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer -- Part V. Head and Neck Cancer -- Chapter 16. Head and Neck Cancer -- Part VI. Gastrointestinal Carcinomas -- Chapter 17. Gastric and Esophageal Cancer -- Chapter 18. Pancreatic Cancer -- Chapter 19. Hepatobiliary Malignancies -- Chapter 20. Small Bowel Cancer and Appendiceal Tumors -- Chapter 21. Colorectal Cancer -- Chapter 22. Anal Cancer -- Chapter 23. Neuroendocrine Tumors -- Part VII. Breast Cancer -- Chapter 24. Early-Stage and Locally Advanced Breast Cancer -- Chapter 25. Metastatic Breast Cancer --Chapter 26. Inflammatory Breast Cancer -- Chapter 27. Special Situations in Breast Cancer -- Part VIII. Gynecologic Malignancies -- Chapter 28. Ovarian Cancer -- Chapter 29. Tumors of the Uterine Corpus -- Chapter 30. Tumors of the Uterine Cervix -- Chapter 31. Gestational Trophoblastic Tumors -- Part IX. Genitourinary Carcinoma -- Chapter 32. Renal Cell Carcinoma -- Chapter 33. Bladder Cancer -- Chapter 34. Prostate Cancer -- Chapter 35. Penile Cancer -- Chapter 36. Germ Cell Tumors -- Part X. Miscellaneous Tumors -- Chapter 37. Tumors of the Central Nervous System -- Chapter 38. Endocrine Malignancies -- Chapter 39. Malignant Melanoma -- Chapter 40. Soft Tissue and Bone Sarcomas -- Chapter 41. The AIDS-Related Cancers -- Chapter 42. Carcinoma of Unknown Primary -- Part XI. Supportive Care -- Chapter 43. Infection in the Neutropenic Patient -- Chapter 44. Fungal and Viral Infections in Cancer Patients -- Chapter 45. Endocrine and Metabolic Complications of Cancer Therapy -- Chapter 46. Oncologic Emergencies -- Part XII. Palliative Care and Symptom Management -- Chapter 47. Defining Palliative Care in Oncology -- Chapter 48. Pain Management and Symptom Control -- Part XIII. Long-Term Survival -- Chapter 49. Pediatric Long-Term Follow-Up -- Chapter 50. Adult Long-Term Follow-Up -- Chapter 51. Rehabilitation.
  • "The current edition of The Handbook provides an overview of current care of patients with cancer diagnoses commonly evaluated and treated by surgical oncologists, and in doing so continues to align such care with the underlying philosophy of the Department of Surgical Oncology at M.D. Anderson: multidisciplinary, cooperative care is the ideal way to manage patients with cancer. Such care begins with an understanding of the underlying tumor biology and natural history of the disease and includes technical excellence in the delivery of indicated surgical treatment. It also demands integration of essential information from the available literature on currently preferred treatment modalities, and emphasizes appropriate inclusion of adjunctive specialty care, including medical oncology, radiation oncology, interventional radiology, palliative care, pain management, physical therapy, nutritional support, social services and nursing"--Provided by publisher.
  • 1. Cytokines and Stressors: Implications for Cancer Immunotherapy -- 2. The Role of Oncogene Activation in Tumor Progression -- 3. Carcinogenic Effects of Ionising Radiation -- 4. Chemical Carcinogenesis Role of Chloroform Further Studies -- 5. Use of Organ Explant and Cell Culture in Cancer Research -- 6. Chromosomal Abnormalities in Selected Hematopoietic Malignancies Detected by Conventional and Molecular Cytogenetics: Diagnostic and Prognostic Significance -- 7. Mechanisms of Cancer Growth and Progression in Lymphoma -- 8. Pediatric Cancer Mechanisms of Cancer Growth and Progression -- 9. Carcinogenetic Pathway of Malignant Melanoma -- 10. Ewing Sarcoma: Molecular Characterization and Potential Molecular Therapeutic Targets -- 11. Molecular Mechanisms of Central Nervous System Metastasis -- 12. Carcinogenesis of Human Papillomavirus in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma -- 13. Postmenopausal Hormone Replacement Therapy and Breast Cancer Clinicopathologic Associations and Molecular Mechanisms -- 14. Carcinogenesis of Lung Cancer -- 15. Genesis of Barretts Neoplasia: Current Concepts -- 16. Genesis of Pancreatic Ductal Neoplasia -- 17. Recent Advances in the Pathogenesis of Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasms -- 18. Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis in Colorectal Cancer -- 19. Carcinogenetic Pathway of Superficial Low-Grade Urothelial Carcinoma -- 20. Carcinogenetic Pathway of Urothelial Carcinoma -- 21. Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis in Prostate Cancer -- 22. HPV in Cervical Carcinoma -- Index.
  • Melanoma development 2011, Springer
    The book provides comprehensive insights into molecular changes in malignant melanoma. The general mechanisms of melanoma growth and development are described, as well as new research findings. Our current knowledge on the molecules involved in cell transformation and tumor progression will soon lead to sophisticated, targeted therapies. Recent studies with targeted b-RAF inhibitors have given us grounds to hope that these therapies will be successful. Melanoma Development- Molecular Biology, Genetics and Clinical Application aims to contribute to this knowledge. Summarizing the newest data and presenting upcoming research areas in the field, the book will be of great interest to basic researchers and physicians working in the important fields of melanoma, cancer research, therapy and dermatology.
  • Merkel cell carcinoma 2013, Springer
    Part I: Basic Science and Epidemiology -- Basic Science of the Merkel Cell -- Epidemiology and Genetics (Including High Risk Patients, Polyomavirus, Prognostic Factors) -- Part II: Diagnosis -- Clinical Diagnosis -- Staging -- Histopathologic Diagnosis -- Part III: Therapy -- Local Excision (Primary, Recurrent Disease) -- Lymph Node Procedures of the Head and Neck -- Lymph Node Procedures of the Trunk and Extremities -- Radiation Therapy (Primary and Recurrent Disease) -- Chemotherapy (Primary and Recurrent Disease) -- Treatment Algorithm -- Part IV: Expert Opinions and Future Directions -- Case Study A: Multiply Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Case Study B: Radiation Monotherapy for Extensive Local and In-Transit Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Case Study C: Complete Spontaneous Regression of Merkel Cell Carcinoma Metastatic to the Liver -- Case Study D: Evaluation of Multiple Merkel Cell Carcinomas in a Single Patient -- Case Study E: Multidisciplinary Management of Merkel Cell Carcinoma -- Track and Attack: Emerging Prognostic and Therapeutic Approaches.
  • 1. The metastatic process: an overview -- 2. Physiopathology of colorectal metastasis -- 3. The genetics of colorectal cancer -- 4. Epigenetics of colorectal cancer -- 5. Cancer-initiating cells in colorectal cancer -- 6. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition in colorectal cancer -- 7. Cell adhesion molecules in colon cancer metastasis -- 8. Epithelial cell signalling in colorectal cancer metastasis -- 9. Angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis in colon cancer metastasis -- 10. Role of the host inflammaory response in colon carcinoma initiation, progression, and liver metastasis -- 11. Molecular prognostic markers in colon cancer -- 12. The sentinel lymph node and staging of colorectal cancer -- 13. Treatment of colorectal cancer -- 14. Diagnosis and treatment of rectal cancer -- 15. Future directions -- Index.
  • Overview of MHC Class I Antigens -- HLA Class I Expression in Human Cancer -- MHC Class I Expression in Experimental Mouse Models of Cancer: Immunotherapy of Tumors with Different MHC-I Expression Patterns -- Potential Therapeutic Approaches for Increasing Tumor Immunogenicity by Upregulation of Tumor HLA Class I Expression -- Conclusions.
  • Manufacturing of microarrays -- Technological platforms for microarray gene expression profiling -- Principles of gene microarray data analysis -- Gaining weights ... and feeling good about it! -- Complementary techniques -- Microarrays for cancer diagnosis and classification -- Gene profiling for the prediction of tumor response to treatment: the case of immunotherapy -- Identification of molecular determinants of tumor sensitivity and resistance to anticancer drugs -- SNP and mutation analysis -- Cancer development and progression -- Gene expression profiling in malignant lymphomas -- Tumor immunology.
  • MicroRNA and Cancer 2011, Springer Protocols
    MicroRNA Biogenesis and Cancer / Julia Winter, Sven Diederichs -- Computational Identification of miRNAs Involved in Cancer / Anastasis Oulas, Nestoras Karathanasis, Panayiota Poirazi -- The Principles of MiRNA-Masking Antisense Oligonucleotides Technology / Zhiguo Wang -- The Concept of Multiple-Target Anti-miRNA Antisense Oligonucleotide Technology / Zhiguo Wang -- Modulation of MicroRNAs for Potential Cancer Therapeutics / Wei Wu -- Detection of MicroRNAs in Cultured Cells and Paraffin-Embedded Tissue Specimens by In Situ Hybridization / Ashim Gupta, Yin-Yuan Mo -- MicroRNA Northern Blotting, Precursor Cloning, and Ago2-Improved RNA Interference / Julia Winter, Sven Diederichs -- miRNA Profiling on High-Throughput OpenArray System / Elena V. Grigorenko, Elen Ortenberg, James Hurley, Andrew Bond, Kevin Munnelly -- Silicon Nanowire Biosensor for Ultrasensitive and Label-Free Direct Detection of miRNAs / Guo-Jun Zhang -- High-Throughput and Reliable Protocols for Animal MicroRNA Library Cloning / Caide Xiao -- MicroRNA Regulation of Growth Factor Receptor Signaling in Human Cancer Cells / Keith M. Giles, Andrew Barker, Priscilla M. Zhang, Michael R. Epis, Peter J. Leedman -- Epigenetic Regulation of MicroRNA Expression in Cancer / Hani Choudhry, James W. Catto -- In Vitro Functional Study of miR-126 in Leukemia / Zejuan Li, Jianjun Chen -- Prediction of the Biological Effect of Polymorphisms Within MicroRNA Binding Sites / Debora Landi, Roberto Barale, Federica Gemignani, Stefano Landi -- The Guideline of the Design and Validation of MiRNA Mimics / Zhiguo Wang -- Analysis of Targets and Functions Coregulated by MicroRNAs / Shu-Jen Chen, Hua-Chien Chen -- Utilization of SSCprofiler to Predict a New miRNA Gene / Anastasis Oulas, Panayiota Poirazi -- MicroRNA Profiling Using Fluorescence-Labeled Beads: Data Acquisition and Processing / Thomas Streichert, Benjamin Otto, Ulrich Lehmann.
  • MicroRNA in cancer 2013, Springer
    The field of microRNA biology is really emerging in the last couple of years. Several investigators highlighted the importance of miRNAs in cancer. Although there is so much literature on microRNAs exist, a comprehensive book is still not available. Thus this book will be a great use to the scientists in the field of cancer biology. In addition, this book will be a good source of information for undergraduate, graduate students who want to develop their research careers in cancer biology.
  • Measurement and interpretation of microRNA expression profiles / Bo Curry and Robert Ach -- MicroRNA expression analysis by LNA enhanced microarrays / Rolf Sokilde ... [et al.] -- Analysis and QC for real-time OPCR arrays of human microRNAs / Dirk P. Ditmer ... [et al.] -- Massively parallel microRNA profiling in the haematologic malignancies / Ryan D. Morin ... [et al.] -- Who dunit? microRNAs involved in prostate cancer / Chang Hee Kim -- Intronic microRNA : creation, evolution and regulation / Sailen Barik and Titus Barik -- miRome architechture and genomic instability / Konrad Huppi ... [et al.] -- Interconnection of microRNA and transcription factor-mediated regulatory networks / Yiming Zhou -- Analysis of microRNA profiling data with systems biology tools / Yuriy Gusev ... [et al.] -- Mathematical and computational modeling of post-transriptional gene regulation by microRNAs / Raya Khanin and Desmond J. Higham.
  • Part 1.Introduction --Minimal Residual Disease and Circulating Tumor Cells in Breast Cancer: Open Questions for Research /Michail Ignatiadis, Christos Sotiriou and Klaus Pantel --Part 2.Minimal residual disease and breast cancer metastasis --Self-Seeding in Cancer /Elizabeth Comen and Larry Norton --Microenvironments Dictating Tumor Cell Dormancy /Paloma Bragado, Maria Soledad Sosa, Patricia Keely, John Condeelis and Julio A. Aguirre-Ghiso --Part 3.Technologies for circulating tumor cell (CTC) and disseminated tumor cell (DTC) detection and characterization --Immunomagnetic Separation Technologies /Astrid E. L. M. Hoeppener, Joost F. Swennenhuis and Leon W. M. M. Terstappen --Microfluidic Technologies /Ali Asgar. S. Bhagat and Chwee Teck Lim --EPISPOT Assay: Detection of Viable DTCs/CTCs in Solid Tumor Patients /Catherine Alix-Panabières --Advances in Optical Technologies for Rare Cell Detection and Characterization /Lou Dietz and Richard Bruce --Size-Based Enrichment Technologies for CTC Detection and Characterization /Anthony Williams, Marija Balic, Ram Datar and Richard Cote --Emerging Technologies for CTC Detection Based on Depletion of Normal Cells /Maryam Lustberg, Kris R. Jatana, Maciej Zborowski and Jeffrey J. Chalmers --Molecular Assays for the Detection and Characterization of CTCs /Evi S. Lianidou and Athina Markou --Multiplex Molecular Analysis of CTCs /Anieta M. Sieuwerts and Stefanie S. Jeffrey --Part 4.Other blood-based biomarkers /Circulating DNA and Next-Generation Sequencing --Susanna Cooke and Peter Campbell --Circulating MicroRNAs as Noninvasive Biomarkers in Breast Cancer /Maria Angelica Cortez, James William Welsh and George Adrian Calin --Circulating Endothelial Cells and Circulating Endothelial Progenitors /Patrizia Mancuso, Angelica Calleri and Francesco Bertolini --Part 5.Disseminated tumor cells (DTCs) and circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in breast cancer clinical research and practice --DTCs in Breast Cancer: Clinical Research and Practice /W. Janni, Brigitte Rack, N. Kasprowicz, C. Scholz and P. Hepp --CTCs in Primary Breast Cancer (I) /Brigitte Rack, Ulrich Andergassen, Wolfgang Janni and Julia Neugebauer --CTCs in Primary Breast Cancer (II) /E. Saloustros and D. Mavroudis --CTCs in Metastatic Breast Cancer /Antonio Giordano and Massimo Cristofanilli --HER2-Positive DTCs/CTCs in Breast Cancer /Andreas D. Hartkopf, Malgorzata Banys and Tanja Fehm --DTCs/CTCs in Breast Cancer: Five Decades Later /Susan Alsamarai, Maysa M. Abu-Khalaf and Lyndsay N. Harris --Part 6.Drug and circulating tumor cell co-development --Challenges in Drug and Biomarker Co-Development /Sheila E. Taube and Tracy Lively --Challenges and Opportunities in the Use of CTCs for Companion Diagnostic Development /Elizabeth A. Punnoose and Mark R. Lackner.
  • As minimal access approaches to cancer diagnosis, staging, and therapy become more widely used, it is vital for general surgeons, along with laparoscopists, surgical oncologists and medical oncologists, to stay up to date. The editors, a team consisting of a renowned surgical oncologist and a laparoscopic specialist, aim to provide a resource for the practicing general surgeon using basic minimally invasive techniques. The book discusses diagnosis including biopsy with microinstrumentation, staging, and palliative and curative resection. Specific tumor sites are addressed, including esophagus, stomach, spleen, small bowel, pancreato-biliary, hepatic resection, and colo-rectal resection. Minimally invasive approaches to the thoracic and retroperitoneal areas are included. The book provides a thorough overview of basic cancer biology, instrumentation, and ultrasound. Additionally, Greene and Heniford explore controversial issues such as port-site recurrence and the effect of pneumoperitoneum on the spread of cancer cells in the abdomen. Many photographs and line drawings, including 16 in full color, illustrate the principles discussed in the text. A must-have for every practicing general surgeon, laparoscopic fellow, and general surgery resident.
  • Mitochondria and cancer 2009, Springer
  • Malignant tumors due to breast cancer and masses due to benign disease appear in mammograms with different shape characteristics: the former usually have rough, spiculated, or microlobulated contours, whereas the latter commonly have smooth, round, oval, or macrolobulated contours. Features that characterize shape roughness and complexity can assist in distinguishing between malignant tumors and benign masses. In spite of the established importance of shape factors in the analysis of breast tumors and masses, difficulties exist in obtaining accurate and artifact-free boundaries of the related regions from mammograms. Whereas manually drawn contours could contain artifacts related to hand tremor and are subject to intra-observer and inter-observer variations, automatically detected contours could contain noise and inaccuracies due to limitations or errors in the procedures for the detection and segmentation of the related regions. Modeling procedures are desired to eliminate the artifacts in a given contour, while preserving the important and significant details present in the contour.
  • This volume covers classic as well as cutting-edge topics on the analysis of clinical trial data in biomedical and psychosocial research and discusses each topic in an expository and user-friendly fashion. Starting with survival data analysis, this book transitions from such a classic topic to modern issues by stepping through diagnostic test and instrument assessment, sequential and dynamic treatment regimen, cost-effectiveness evaluation, equivalence testing. As some type of cancer such as the effect of smoking on lung cancer cannot be studied using randomized trials, a chapter on analysis of non-randomized studies is also included. The book concludes with a chapter discussing the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead in developing on person-centered treatment regimens. The book provides an overview of the primary statistical and data analytic issues associated with each of the selected topics, followed by a discussion of approaches for tackling such issues and available software packages for carrying out the analyses. Medical researchers with some background in clinical trial design and regression analysis as well as biostatisticians will find this book informative and helpful.
  • Modern molecular biology 2010, Springer
    Genome-Scale Analysis of Data from High-Throughput Technologies / Sarah J. Wheelan -- Analysis of Inherited and Acquired Genetic Variation / Srinivasan Yegnasubramanian and William B. Isaacs -- Examining DNA-Protein Interactions with Genome-Wide Chromatin Immunoprecipitation Analysis / Esteban Ballestar and Manel Esteller -- Genome-Wide DNA Methylation Analysis in Cancer Research / Srinivasan Yegnasubramanian and William G. Nelson -- Use of Expression Microarrays in Cancer Research / Jun Luo and Yidong Chen -- Signal Sequencing for Gene Expression Profiling / Biaoyang Lin, Jeremy Wechsler and Leroy Hood -- Mass Spectrometry Based Proteomics in Cancer Research / Mohamad A. Abbani, Parag Mallick and Maryann S. Vogelsang -- Tissue Microarrays in Cancer Research / Toby C. Cornish and Angelo M. De Marzo.
  • An Introduction to Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Indications for Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Preoperative Evaluation --Mohs Micrographic Surgery Operative Room Setup --Anesthetic Considerations: Local Versus Regional --Cutaneous Anatomy in Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Mohs Surgery: Fixed Tissue Technique --Fresh Tissue Technique --Special Considerations for Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Organ Transplant Recipients --Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Ethnic Skin --Histopathology Laboratory Setup and Necessary Instrumentation --Tissue Transport and Initial Processing Cryostat Preparation of Slides --Histopathologic Interpretation of Mohs Slides --Tissue Specimen Documentation, Record Keeping, and Sample Storage --Immunostains --Basal Cell Carcinoma --Squamous Cell Carcinoma --Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the Treatment of Cutaneous Melanoma --Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans --Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma --Atypical Fibroxanthoma --Extramammary Paget Disease --Leiomyosarcoma --Merkel Cell Carcinoma --Selected Sweat Gland Carcinomas --Sebaceous Carcinoma --Mohs Micrographic Surgery for the Eyelid --Mohs Surgery for Periungual and Subungual Skin Cancer --Genitalia --Deep Structures of the Head and Neck --Complications of Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Eyelid Reconstruction After Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Flaps --Skin Grafting --Side to Side Closure After Mohs Surgery --Prosthetic Rehabilitation --Combination Therapy for the Nonsurgical Treatment of Skin Cancers: Latest Research at Mount Sinai --Training and Regulation in Mohs Surgery --Establishing a Mohs Practice --International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery: South America --International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Europe --International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery: East Asia --International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery: Australia and New Zealand --Information for Patients and Safety Considerations --Ethical Issues Related to Mohs Skin Cancer Surgery --Medicolegal Issues Regarding Mohs Micrographic Surgery --Psychological Issues Regarding Mohs Micrographic Surgery.
  • Molecular approaches to controlling cancer 2005, Cold Spring Harb Lab Press
    Cancer genetics and genomes -- DNA damage response -- Cancer biology and stem cells -- Telomeres, senescence, and aging -- Animal models for cancer -- Gene expression and cancer -- Tumor responses to microenvironment -- Angiogenesis -- Discovering cancer targets -- Therapeutic approaches.
  • Part 1.Molecular Biology of Selected Hemato-oncologic Diseases --Molecular Biology of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia /Małgorzata Dawidowska, Monika D. Kraszewska, Katarzyna Derwich and Tomasz Szczepański --Genetic Mechanisms and Molecular Markers of Neoplastic Transformation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia /Agata A. Filip, Marta Libura, Sebastian Giebel and Olga Haus --Molecular Pathogenesis of Aggressive B-cell Lymphomas /Przemysław Juszczyński and Krzysztof Warzocha --Molecular Biology and Classification of Multiple Myeloma /Anna Dmoszyńska and Norbert Grząśko --Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia /Anton W. Langerak and Yorick Sandberg --Molecular Biology of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia /Tomasz Sacha, Kajetana Foryciarz and Aleksander B. Skotnicki --Molecular Biology of Myelodysplastic Syndromes /Francesc Solé --Myeloproliferative Neoplasms /Andrzej Hellmann, Maria Bieniaszewska, Witold Prejzner and Aleksandra Leszczyńska --Part 2.Diagnostics and Monitoring of Therapy of Hemato-oncologic Deseases --Flow Cytometric Immunophenotyping as Diagnostic Tool of Hematopoietic Malignancies /Łukasz Sędek, Juan Flores-Montero, Joanna Bulsa, Susana Barrena and Julia Almeida, et al. --Cytogenetics in Hematology /Olga Haus, Anna Poluha and Katarzyna Skonieczka --Monitoring of Minimal Residual Disease in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia /Tomasz Szczepański, Małgorzata Dawidowska and Katarzyna Derwich --Gene Expression Profiling in Hematologic Malignancies /Przemysław Juszczyński, Bjoern Chapuy, Małgorzata Szczepaniak and Krzysztof Warzocha --Part 3.Molecular Procedures Involved in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation --Allogeneic Transplantation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells /Jacek Wachowiak --Genetic Basis of Donor-Recipient Matching in Allogeneic Transplantation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells /Jacek Nowak and Jacek Wachowiak --Chimerism Following Allogeneic Transplantation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells /Małgorzata Dawidowska, Katarzyna Guz, Ewa Brojer, Jacek Wachowiak and Michał Witt --Peritransplantation Monitoring of Minimal Residual Disease in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia /Małgorzata Dawidowska, Katarzyna Derwich and Tomasz Szczepański --Biobanks of Cellular Material /Wiesław Wiktor-Jędrzejczak and Elżbieta Urbanowska --Part 4.Molecular Diagnostic Protocols --Biobanking of Cellular Material /Anna Poluha and Elżbieta Urbanowska --Isolation of Mononuclear Cells from Human Blood and Bone Marrow by Density Gradient Centrifugation /Małgorzata Dawidowska --Molecular Techniques Commonly Used in Hemato-oncology /Monika D. Kraszewska and Ewa Ziętkiewicz --Genetic Methods of HLA Typing /Jacek Nowak, Renata Mika-Witkowska and Elżbieta Graczyk-Pol --Post-Transplant Chimerism Analysis Through STR-PCR and RQ-PCR /Małgorzata Dawidowska, Katarzyna Guz, Agnieszka Orzińska, Justyna Smolarczyk-Wodzyńska and Monika D. Kraszewska, et al. --Analysis of Minimal Residual Disease with the Use of Rearrangements of Ig/TCR Genes Through RQ-PCR /Małgorzata Dawidowska, Vincent H. J. van der Velden, Michał Witt and Tomasz Szczepański --Molecular Diagnostics of Acute Myeloblastic Leukemia /Marta Libura, Agata A. Filip and Olga Haus --Assessment of the Presence and the Level of BCR-ABL Fusion Gene Expression and Mutational Status in ABL Kinase Domain /Sylwia Czekalska, Magdalena Zawada and Izabela Florek --Studies of Rearrangements and Somatic Hypermutation of IGHV Genes in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia /Anton W. Langerak, Richard Rosenquist, Paolo Ghia, Chrysoula Belessi and Kostas Stamatopoulos, et al. --Molecular Biology Methods in the Diagnosis of Multiple Myeloma /Anna Dmoszyńska and Sylwia Chocholska --Molecular Methods in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms /Aleksandra Leszczyńska, Witold Prejzner, Maria Bieniaszewska and Andrzej Hellmann --Informed Consent for Participation in Research Project /Małgorzata Dawidowska and Michał Witt.
  • Cancer incidences increase in people living with HIV/AIDS. Over 2 million people currently live with HIV/AIDS in the US. This number will increase as HAART prolongs the average lifespan and as (at least in some states) the number of new HIV infections increase again. As this population ages their incidence rates for cancer will increase, as well. Recently, new rational targets for cancer therapy have emerged. But their application to the care of HIV+ patients is slow, because of concerns about the weakened immune status of the patients, because of possible drug interactions with HAART and because some of the AIDS defining cancer are rare.
  • Carcinogens and mutagens -- Whole animal carcinogenicity bioassays -- Molecular mechanisms of action of selected organic carcinogens -- Binding of carinogens to DNA and covalent adducts and DNA damage - PAH, aromatic amines, nitro-aromatic compounds, and halogenated compounds -- Cellular oncogenes and carcinogenesis -- Tumor suppressor genes -- Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and hepatocellular carcinoma -- Oncongenesis in transgenic and knockout mice -- Chemically induced morphological and neoplastic transformation in C3H/10T1/2 C1 8 mouse embryo cells -- Radiation carcinogenesis -- DNA microarrays and computational analysis of DNA microarray data in cancer research -- Application of proteomics in basic biological sciences and cancer -- Overview of human cancer induction and human exposure to carcinogens -- Complex mixtures of chemical carcinogens: principles of action and human cancer -- Lung cancer -- Breast cancer -- Cancer of the prostate - Mechanisms of molecular carcinogenesis -- Skin cancer: epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and genetic and molecular aspects -- Cell and molecular biology of cancer of the brain --Thyroid cancer: molecular biology and clinical aspects -- Chemoprevention of chemical carcinogenesis and human cancer -- Carcinogen biomarkers and exposure assessment -- Risk assessment for chemical carcinogens -- Prevention and regulation approaches to carcinogens.
  • Head and neck cancers, involving sites from the nasopharynx to the subglottic larynx, are frequently devastating cancers that afflict patients around the world. These cancers are frequently locally advanced prior to detection, and require multimodality therapy that is associated with high morbidity. As this book addresses this difficult disease, it accomplishes three main goals. First, it introduces the etiology and subclasses of squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck (SCCHNs), and how these factors affect prognosis. Although habitual exposures to tobacco, alcohol, and other agents have historically been the main causes of SCCHN, a rising proportion of oropharynx cancers arise from transforming human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. These two broad classes of SCCHN have significant differences in disease profile and response to treatment, as we discuss. Second, it summarizes the current state of understanding of the genetic, epigenetic and protein expression changes associated with the various classes of SCCHN. In the past decade, disease pathogenesis of SCCHN has been appreciated to involve deregulation of multiple tumor pathways, including the receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs) EGFR, ERBB2, ERBB3, c-MET, and IGF1R; transforming growth factor β (TGFβ); Notch; cytoplasmic signaling proteins including PTEN, PI3K, JAK/STAT, and Wnt-responsive β-catenin; mutation control systems, including p53 and the DNA damage repair (DDR) machinery; and hypoxic response. The specific understanding of the action of these proteins in SCCHN is presented here. Finally, this book defines potential therapeutic targets for improved management of the disease in the future, discussing prospects for improved prediction of prognosis.
  • Molecular diagnosis of cancer. 2nd ed. 2004, Springer Protocols
  • Molecular diagnostics 2010, CRCnetBASE
    This unique book provides a thorough overview of developing molecular cancer diagnostic assays, which are the prerequisites for optimal solutions within personalized cancer medicine. The book takes the reader through definitions of the pharmacodiagnostic concept, historical perspectives of the early steps into molecular cancer diagnostics linked to therapy, the basis of different diagnostic molecular techniques, ongoing research, drug-diagnostic co-development, assay validation, clinical trial methodology, regulatory issues around pharmacodiagnostics and future aspects within personalized cancer medicine.The book is the first of its kind to cover relevant subjects around molecular cancer diagnostics when used as important drivers in personalized cancer medicine. The different chapters of the book are authored by key opinion leaders, each representing their specialized areas, which provide the reader with expertise knowledge in the field.
  • Genomic Alterations in Sporadic Pancreatic Cancer /Marco Dal Molin, Anirban Maitra --Molecular Pathology of Pancreatic Cancer Precursor Lesions /Lodewijk A. A. Brosens, G. Johan Offerhaus --Genetic Epidemiology and Pancreatic Cancer /Li Jiao, Donghui Li --Translational Implications of Molecular Genetics for Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer /Michael A. Hollingsworth --The Biology of K-Ras Signaling Pathways in Pancreatic Cancer /Helen Court, Mark R. Philips, Dafna Bar-Sagi --Molecular Targeted Therapies in Pancreatic Cancer /Edward Kim, Ethan V. Abel, Arunima Ghosh --Mouse Models of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma /Filip Bednar, Marina Pasca di Magliano --The Genetics of Pancreatic Cancer Progression /Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue, --Epigenetic Alterations in Pancreatic Cancer /Michael Ayars, Michael Goggins --Innovative Technologies in the Molecular Characterization of Pancreatic Cancer /Iris H. Wei, Chandan Kumar-Sinha.
  • The impact of molecular imaging on diagnostics, therapy, and follow-up in oncology is increasing significantly. The process of molecular imaging includes key biotarget identification, design of specific molecular imaging probes, and their preclinical evaluation, e.g., in vivo using small animal studies. A multitude of such innovative molecular imaging probes have already entered clinical diagnostics in oncology. There is no doubt that in future the emphasis will be on multimodality imaging in which morphological, functional, and molecular imaging techniques are combined in a single clinical investigation that will optimize diagnostic processes.This handbook addresses all aspects of molecular imaging in oncology, ranging from basic research to clinical applications in the era of evidence-based medicine. The first section is devoted to technology and probe design, and examines a variety of PET and SPECT tracers as well as multimodality probes. Preclinical studies are then discussed in detail, with particular attention to multimodality imaging. In the third section, diverse clinical applications are presented, and the book closes by looking at future challenges. This handbook will be of value to all who are interested in the revolution in diagnostic oncology that is being brought about by molecular imaging.
  • 1. Brain tumors -- 2. Immunophenotypic characterizaton of infiltrating poly- and mononuclear cells in childhood brain tumors -- 3. Experimental therapies in brain tumors -- 4. Biologic anti-neoplastic therapies -- 5. The lymphokine activated killer (LAK) cell phenomenon -- 6. Angiogenesis inhibition in anti-neoplastic therapy -- 7. Antigen presentation by dendritic cells and their significance in anti-neoplastic immunotherapy -- 8. Genetically engineered antibodies for direct anti-neoplastic treatment and systematic delivery of various therapeutic agents to cancer cells -- 9. Cancer-testis antigens: promising targets for antigen directed anti-neoplastic immunotherapy -- 10. Materials and methods -- 11. Index.
  • The epidemiology of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma / Hao Wang and Thomas L. Diepgen -- Histology of epithelial skin tumors / Jörg Reichrath and Kerstin Querings -- UV damage and DNA repair in basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas / Knuth Rass -- Papillomavirus infections and cancerogenesis of squamous cell and basal cell carcinomas / Guido Bens -- The immune system and nonmelanoma skin cancers / Elma D. Baron -- Cytogenetics of basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinomas / Melanie A. Carless, Kevin J. Ashton and Lyn R. Griffiths -- The hedgehog signaling pathway and epithelial skin cancer / Julia Reifenberger -- p53 protein and nonmelanoma skin cancer / Vladislava O. Melnikova and Honnavara N. Ananthaswamy -- TGF-[beta] pathway and cancerogenesis of epithelial skin tumors / Miguel Quintanilla ... [et al.] -- PDGF pathways and growth of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas / Jingwu Xie -- Apoptosis and cancerogenesis of basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma / Peter Erb ... [et al.] -- The role of telomerase for cancerogenesis of basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas / Eva-Maria Fabricius.
  • Theories of carcinogenesis -- Physioloigic correlates of malignancy -- Cell division and survival -- Cellular senescence -- Invasiveness -- DNA repair -- Epigenetic regulation of cancer-associated gene products -- Interaction of the groups of cancer-related gene products -- Structural growth control -- The organ preference of metastasis formation -- Angiogenesis -- Interactions with the immune system -- Endocrine dysregulation -- Dormancy and minimal residual disease -- Epithelial tumors -- Hematologic malignancies -- Mesenchymal tumors -- Neurologic tumors -- Tumors of serous cavities -- Embryonic tumors.
  • Patients with various cancers are treated with conventional chemotherapeutic drugs and the majority responds well to such therapies. However, there is a subset of patients who does not respond initially and another subset who no longer responds to further treatments. Clearly, in those two subsets of patients, the cancer cells exhibit mechanisms of resistance. One of the main challenges facing us to date is to develop new therapies to treat patients with the resistant tumors. The development of new effective therapies will be dependent on delineating the biochemical, molecular, and genetic mechanisms that regulate tumor cell resistance. Such mechanisms have revealed gene products that directly regulate resistance and are targets for therapy. Of interest, several FDA-approved drugs were able to overcome drug resistance and have been successfully used clinically. They have been used as monotherapy or synergized with other therapies for the treatment of resistant tumors. This volume constitutes a total of twelve selective reviews by pioneer scientists in the field of cancer drug resistance. Specific mechanisms in drug resistance are reviewed and novel approaches are being proposed for therapeutic interventions. This volume is of general interest to scientists, clinicians, health care providers, and students.
  • Preface -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Gliomas.-Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Thyroid and Parathyroid Malignancies -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Breast Cancer -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Colorectal Cancer -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics in Esophago-Gastric Cancer -- Molecular-Genetic Testing in Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Its Premalignant Conditions -- Molecular Diagnostics of Pancreatic Cancer -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Prostate Cancer -- Molecular Diagnosis of Bladder and Kidney Cancer -- Molecular-Genetic Testing in Penile, Scrotal, and Testicular Cancer -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Gynecologic Malignancies -- Molecular Pathology of Bone and Soft Tissue Neoplasms and Potential Targets for Novel Therapy -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Pancreatic Endocrine Neoplasms -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Childhood Tumors -- Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Cutaneous Malignancy -- Molecular Diagnostics of Lymphoid Neoplasms -- Molecular Diagnostics of Myeloid Neoplasms.
  • Section I. Molecular Pathology of Hematolymphoid Neoplasms: General Principles -- Molecular Oncogenesis / Aniruddha J. Deshpande, Christian Buske, Leticia Quintanilla-Martinez, and Falko Fend -- Genetic Predispositions for Hematologic and Lymphoid Disorders / Frederick G. Behm -- Prognostic Markers / David Bahler -- Cancer Stem Cells: Potential Targets for Molecular Medicine / Isabel G. Newton and Catriona H.M. Jamieson -- Gene Therapy for Leukemia and Lymphoma / Xiaopei Huang and Yiping Yang -- Chemical and Environmental Agents (Including Chemotherapeutic Agents and Immunosuppression) / Richard J.Q. McNally -- Viral Oncogenesis / Alexander A. Benders and Margaret L. Gulley -- Section II. Specific Techniques and Their Applications in Molecular Hematopathology -- Techniques to Determine Clonality in Hematolymphoid Malignancies / Daniel E. Sabath -- Techniques to Detect Defining Chromosomal Translocations/Abnormalities / Jennifer J.D. Morrissette, Karen Weck, and Cherie H. Dunphy -- Molecular Techniques to Detect Disease and Response to Therapy: Minimal Residual Disease / Marie E. Beckner and Jeffrey A. Kant -- Detection of Resistance to Therapy in Hematolymphoid Neoplasms / Karen Weck -- Monitoring Engraftment of Bone Marrow Transplant by DNA Fingerprinting / Jessica K. Booker -- Gene Expression Profiling / Cherie H. Dunphy -- Proteomics of Human Malignant Lymphoma / Megan S. Lim, Rodney R. Miles, and Kojo S.J. Elenitoba-Johnson -- Mouse Models of Hematolymphoid Malignancies / Krista M.D. La Perle and Suzana S. Couto -- Section III. Molecular Pathology of Hematolymphoid Neoplasms: Specific Subtypes -- Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia/Small Lymphocytic Lymphoma / Patricia Aoun -- Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphoma / Lynne V. Abruzzo and Rachel L. Sargent -- Lymphoplasmacytic Lymphoma / Pei Lin -- Molecular Pathology of Plasma Cell Neoplasms / James R. Cook -- The Roles of Molecular Techniques in the Diagnosis and Management of Follicular Lymphoma / W. Richard Burack -- Mantle Cell Lymphoma / Kai Fu and Qinglong Hu -- Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphomas / Cherie H. Dunphy --The Molecular Pathology of Burkitt Lymphoma / Claudio Mosse and Karen Weck -- Precursor B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia / Julie M. Gastier-Foster -- Molecular Genetics of Mature T/NK Neoplasms / John P. Greer, Utpal P. Davé, Nishitha Reddy, Christine M. Lovly, and Claudio A. Mosse -- Precursor T-Cell Neoplasms / Kim De Keersmaecker and Adolfo Ferrando -- Classical Hodgkin Lymphoma and Nodular Lymphocyte-Predominant Hodgkin Lymphoma / Michele Roullet and Adam Bagg -- Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder / Margaret L. Gulley -- AIDS-Related Lymphomas / Amy Chadburn and Ethel Cesarman -- Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia / Dan Jones -- Molecular Pathogenesis of Nonchronic Myeloid Leukemia Myeloproliferative Neoplasms / Mike Perez and Chung-Che (Jeff) Chang -- Molecular Pathology of Myelodysplastic/Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Myeloid, and Lymphoid Neoplasms with Eosinophilia and Abnormalities of PDGFRA, PDGFRB, and FGFR1, and Mastocytosis / Robert P. Hasserjian -- Molecular Pathogenesis of Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Jesalyn J. Taylor and Chung-Che "Jeff" Chang -- Acute Myeloid Leukemias with Recurrent Cytogenetic Abnormalities / Sergej Konoplev and Carlos Bueso-Ramos -- Acute Myeloid Leukemias with Normal Cytogenetics / Sergej Konoplev and Carlos Bueso-Ramos -- Acute Myeloid Leukemia with Myelodysplasia-Related Changes and Therapy-Related Acute Myeloid Leukemia / Sergej N. Konoplev and Carlos E. Bueso-Ramos -- Molecular Pathology of Hemoglobin and Erythrocyte Membrane Disorders / Murat O. Arcasoy and Patrick G. Gallagher -- White Blood Cell and Immunodeficiency Disorders / John F. Bastian and Michelle Hernandez -- Molecular Basis of Disorders of Hemostasis and Thrombosis / Alice Ma -- Sarcoidosis: Are There Sarcoidosis Genes? / Helmut H. Popper -- Castleman's Disease / Richard Flavin, Cara M. Martin, Orla Sheils, and John James O'Leary -- Molecular Pathology of Histiocytic Disorders / Mihaela Onciu -- Reactive Lymphadenopathies: Molecular Analysis / Dennis P. O'Malley -- Molecular Pathology of Infectious Lymphadenitides / Kristin Fiebelkorn -- Gene Therapy for Nonneoplastic Hematologic and Histiocytic Disorders / Kareem N. Washington, John F. Tisdale, and Matthew M. Hsieh.
  • Part 1.Molecular Pathology of Lung Cancer: General Principles --Approach to Personalized Care of the Lung Cancer Patient /Philip T. Cagle --Etiology of Lung Cancer /Philip T. Cagle --Genetic Susceptibility to Lung Cancer /Timothy Craig Allen --Lung Cancer Stem Cells /Timothy Craig Allen --The Classification of Pre-invasive Lesions /Keith M. Kerr --Molecular Pathology of Precursor and Pre-invasive Lesions /Keith M. Kerr --Revised Classification for Adenocarcinoma /Philip T. Cagle and Keith M. Kerr --Molecular Basis for the Current Lung Cancer Classification /Alain C. Borczuk --Molecular Diagnosis of Lung Cancer /Lucian R. Chirieac and Philip T. Cagle --Molecular Targeted Therapy of Lung Cancer /Sanja Dacic --Molecular Prognostic Markers of Lung Cancer /Sanja Dacic --New Techniques for Optical and Molecular Visualization of Lung Cancer /Philip T. Cagle --Part 2.Molecular Pathology of Lung Cancer: Specific Histologic Types --Adenocarcinoma /Keith M. Kerr --Squamous Cell Carcinoma /Timothy Craig Allen --Molecular Pathology of Large Cell Carcinoma /Alain C. Borczuk --Molecular Pathology of Small Cell Carcinomas /Mary Beth Beasley --Molecular Biopsy of Neuroendocrine Carcinomas Other Than Small Cell Carcinoma /Mary Beth Beasley --Molecular Pathology of Uncommon Carcinomas /Alain C. Borczuk --Biology of Lung Cancer Metastases /Lucian R. Chirieac.
  • Introduction -- Mechanisms of Gastrointestinal Carcinogenesis /Frank I. Scott, John P. Lynch -- Epithelial Neoplastic Disease -- Targeted Therapies and Molecular Diagnostics of Gastrointestinal Cancers /Davendra Sohal, Antonia R. Sepulveda, Weijing Sun -- Molecular Pathology of Barrett's Metaplasia and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma /Mamoun Younes -- Molecular Pathology of Squamous Carcinomas of the Esophagus /Rohinton S. Tarapore, Jonathan P. Katz -- Molecular Mechanisms and Pathology of Gastric Carcinogenesis: Sporadic Cancers /Shuko Harada, Antonia R. Sepulveda -- Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer and Other Gastric Cancers Associated with Hereditary Predisposition Syndromes /Fátima Carneiro, Carla Oliveira, Raquel Seruca -- Cancer Predisposition Syndromes of the Gastrointestinal Tract /Ian S. Hagemann, Antonia R. Sepulveda -- Molecular Pathology of Colon and Small Bowel Cancers: Sporadic Type /Asif Rashid -- Cancers of the Rectum and Anal Canal /Jenia Jenab-Wolcott, Bruce Giantonio -- Molecular Pathology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Associated Neoplasia /Takeshi Uehara, Deqin Ma, Antonia R. Sepulveda -- Non-Epithelial Neoplastic Tumors -- Molecular Biology and Pathology of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors /Paul J. Zhang -- Neuroendocrine Tumors /Joseph R. Pisegna -- Metastatic Disease and Tumor Markers -- Molecular Mechanisms of Tumor Metastasis /Andrew D. Rhim, Davendra Sohal, Hiroshi Nakagawa -- Circulating Tumor Cells and Nucleic Acids for Tumor Diagnosis /Loren Joseph -- Serological Markers of Digestive Tract Cancers /Jorge L. Sepulveda.
  • Pituitary tumor classification : functionality, invasiveness, and aggressiveness -- Immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy as evaluation criteria in tumor classification in the deciphering of pituitary adenomas -- Proliferation -- Angiogenesis -- Apoptosis -- Signal transduction -- Stem cell markers in pituitary adenomas -- MicroRNAs -- New generic tools for diagnosis: genomics and proteomics -- Therapeutic approaches: drug, surgical, and radiotherapy.
  • Molecular Pathology of Colorectal Cancer / Fred T. Bosman -- Molecular Pathology of Pancreatic Cancer / Laura D. Wood, N. Volkan Adsay and Ralph H. Hruban -- Molecular Pathology of Liver Tumors / Thomas Longerich, Kai Breuhahn and Peter Schirmacher -- Molecular Pathology of Gallbladder Cancer / Juan Carlos Roa and N. Volkan Adsay -- Molecular Pathology of Lung Cancers / Lynette M. Sholl and Neal I. Lindeman -- Molecular Pathology of Breast Cancer / Alejandro Ariel Gru and Donald Craig Allred -- Molecular Pathology of Ovarian Cancer / Kruti P. Maniar, Ie-Ming Shih and Robert J. Kurman -- Molecular Pathology of Endometrial Cancer / Xavier Matias-Guiu and Jaime Prat -- Molecular Pathology of Kidney Tumors / Sean R. Williamson, John N. Eble and Liang Cheng -- Molecular Pathology of Prostate Cancer / Bora Gurel, Riley E. Alexander, Liang Cheng and Angelo M. De Marzo -- Molecular Pathology of Urinary Bladder Cancer / George J. Netto and Liang Cheng -- Molecular Pathology of Testicular Cancer / Katharina Biermann and Leendert H. J. Looijenga -- Molecular Pathology of Cutaneous Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer / Andrea Saggini and Boris Bastian -- Molecular Pathology of Head and Neck Cancer / Audrey P. Calzada, Maie A. St. John, Elliot Abemayor and David T. W. Wong -- Molecular Pathology of Soft Tissue and Bone Tumors / Neal I. Lindeman and Paola Dal Cin -- Molecular Pathology of the Central Nervous System / Brent T. Harris and Eyas M. Hattab -- Molecular Pathology of Endocrine Cancer / Ricardo V. Lloyd, Long Jin, Darya Buehler, Heather Hardin and Weihua Shan.
  • Molecular Testing in Cancer provides a state of the art review of clinically relevant molecular pathology in cancer. The book provides a brief, easy to read review of commonly employed diagnostic molecular techniques including recently developed "next generation" analytic tools, and offers a system-based run-through of the utility of molecular testing in individual cancer types, as well as reviewing current markers in cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and management. The volume also provides a prospective for the future which includes recently characterized and emerging biomarkers. Written by experts in the field, Molecular Testing in Cancer serves as a useful and comprehensive resource for pathologists, hematologists, laboratory technicians and molecular scientists.
  • Integrating molecular knowledge in clinical decision-making for personalized cancer management -- Gastrointestinal stromal tumors -- Metastatic melanoma -- Ovarian cancer -- Triple-negative breast cancer -- Gastric cancer -- Pleural mesothelioma -- Lung adenocarcinoma.
  • Part 1. Hematologic Malignancies -- The Emerging Era of Targeted Therapy in Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia / William L. Carroll and Rob Pieters -- Molecular Targeted Therapies in T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia / Alejandro Gutierrez and A. Thomas Look -- Molecularly Targeted Therapy for Infant ALL / Patrick A. Brown and Carolyn A. Felix -- Targeted Therapeutic Approaches for AML / Robert J. Arceci and Donald Small -- Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia / Andrea Biondi, Anna Maria Testi and Brenda E. S. Gibson -- Down Syndrome and Acute Myeloid Leukemia: An Unique Genetic Sensitivity to Chemotherapy / Jeffrey W. Taub, Yubin Ge and Yaddanapudi Ravindranath -- Targeting RAS Signaling Pathways in Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML) / Jennifer O'Hara Lauchle and Benjamin S. Braun -- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Pathophysiology and Therapeutics / Seth J. Corey and Jorge Cortes -- Molecularly Targeted Therapies in Pediatric Myelodysplastic Syndromes / Lia Gore -- New Therapeutic Frontiers for Childhood Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma / Megan S. Lim and Mitchell S. Cairo -- Molecular Targeting of Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders / Michael Wang and Thomas G. Gross -- Part 2. Solid Tumors -- Molecularly Targeted Therapies for Astrocytomas / Ian F. Pollack -- Targeted Therapy in Medulloblastoma in Molecularly Targeted Therapy for Childhood Cancer / Yoon-Jae Cho and Scott L. Pomeroy -- Future Treatments of Ependymoma / Richard J. Gilbertson -- Development of Targeted Therapies for Rhabdoid Tumors Based on the Functions of INI1/hSNF5 Tumor Suppressor / Ganjam V. Kalpana and Melissa E. Smith -- Development of Targeted Therapies for Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1) Related Tumors / Brigitte Widemann -- Molecular Therapy for Neuroblastoma / Yaël P. Mossé and John M. Maris -- Ewing's Sarcoma Family of Tumors: Molecular Targets Need Arrows / Jeffrey A. Toretsky and Aykut Üren -- Molecular Targeted Therapy for Wilms' Tumor / James I. Geller and Jeffrey S. Dome -- Molecular Therapy for Rhabdomyosarcoma / Raushan T. Kurmasheva, Hajime Hosoi, Ken Kikuchi and Peter J. Houghton -- Molecularly Targeted Therapy for Osteosarcoma: Where Do We Go from Here? / Rosanna Ricafort and Richard Gorlick -- Nonrhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Children: Developing New Treatments Based on a Better Understanding of Disease Biology / Stephen X. Skapek.
  • Monoclonal antibodies in contemporary cancer therapy / Fatih M. Uckun -- mAbs targeting CD20 and other lymphocyte CD markers in lymphoma treatment / Letizia Polito, Rossella Mancuso, Daniele Mercatelli, Massimo Bortolotti & Andrea Bolognesi -- mAbs targeting CTLA-4 and clinical outcomes / Francesco Spagnolo, Virginia Picasso & Paola Queirolo -- mAbs targeting VEGF/VEGFR and clinical outcomes in cancer treatment / Brendan Curley, Michael Newton & Jame Abraham -- mAbs targeting RANKL in bone metastasis treatment / Bérengère Gobin, Marc Baud'Huin, Bertrand Isidor, Dominique Heymann & Marie-Françoise Heymann -- Novel mAb-based therapies for leukemia / Osmond J. D'Cruz & Fatih M. Uckun -- Index.
  • Monoclonal antibodies targeting EGFR/HER2 and clinical outcomes in cancer treatment / Jan B. Vermorken -- Colorectal cancer / Christian Rolfo, Giuseppe Bronte, Antonio Russo & Marc Peeters -- Breast cancer / Sevilay Altintas -- Lung cancer and genitourinary cancers / Dirk Schrijvers -- Tumors of the skin, the CNS and the head and neck / Pol Specenier -- Gynecologic cancers / Jan B. Vermorken -- Index.
  • Morphine and metastasis 2013, Springer
    This book would combine chapters written by the most qualified authors around the world whose research encompasses the effect of morphine or other opioids on tumor growth and metastasis. This includes clinicians involved in trials determining which type of post surgical pain management can minimize the risk of recurrence or metastasis, researchers working on animal models and studying the effect of morphine on tumors, and most importantly the mechanism for this effect, and lastly cell biologists. There is currently a lot of research going on trying to reconcile the pro- and anti-cancer aspects of opioids actions.
  • Introduction -- Morphological aspects of tumor vasculature -- Mechanisms of control of angiogenesis in tumor vasculature -- Anti-Angiogenesis and vascular targeting in tumor vasculature.
  • Mortalin biology 2012, Springer
    Part 1.Structure and Function of Mortalin /Birth of Mortalin: Multiple Names, Niches and Functions Connecting Stress, Senescence and Cancer /Renu Wadhwa and Sunil C. Kaul --Mortalin's Machinery /Custer C. Deocaris, Sunil C. Kaul and Renu Wadhwa --The Role of Mortalin in Iron Homeostasis /Wen-I Luo and James A. Cowan --Functional Characteristics of Mortalin /Walter A. Baseler, Tara L. Croston and John M. Hollander --Part 2.Mortalin in Evolution2 Deocaris /Mortalin and Drosophila DmHsp22: Two Mitochondrial Chaperones Regulating Aging and Carcinogenesis /Marie Le Pécheur, Geneviève Morrow and Robert M. Tanguay --Mortalin in Invertebrates and The Induction of Apoptosis by Wild-Type p53 Following Defeat of Mortalin-Based Cytoplasmic Sequestration in Cancerous Clam Hemocytes /Charles W. Walker, Ben Low and S. Anne Böttger --Mortalin and Stem Cells: A Study from Planarians /Renata Batistoni --Part 3.Mortalin in Health and Disease /Mortalin in Cell Protection from Immune Attack /Moran Saar, Oren Moskovich and Zvi Fishelson --Mortalin in Neurological Diseases /Jinghua Jin, Jing Zhang, Travis J. Cook and Jake G. Hoekstra --Loss of Mortalin Function in Parkinson's Disease-Supporting the Mitochondrial Pathway of Neurodegeneration /Lena F. Burbulla and Rejko Krüger --Hsp75/mortalin and Protection from Ischemic Brain Injury /Robin E. White, Yi-Bing Ouyang and Rona G. Giffard --Catecholamine Regulated Protein (CRP40), A Splice Variant of Mortalin-2: Functional Role in CNS Disorders /Joseph P. Gabriele, Sarah E. Groleau, Ritesh P. Daya, Zdenek B. Pristupa and Ram K. Mishra --Chaperonopathies: Diseases in Which Mortalin and Other Hsp-Chaperones Play a Role in Etiology and Pathogenesis /Alberto J. L. Macario, Francesco Cappello and Everly Conway de Macario --Part 4.Mortalin and Cancer /Many Faces of Mortalin and Tid1 /Ohad Iosefson and Abdussalam Azem --Mortalin: A Positive Regulator of Centrosome Duplication and Amplification /Masayuki Kanai and Kenji Fukasawa --Mortalin Expression in Normal and Neoplastic Tissues /Angheliki Nomikos, Sinclair R. Dundas and Graeme I. Murray --Mortalin-p53 Interaction as a Target for Liver Cancer Therapy /Wen-Jing Lu, Nikki P. Lee, Renu Wadhwa and John M. Luk --Mortalin Targeting Gadgets for Cancer Therapy /Chae-Ok Yun and Renu Wadhwa --Part 5.Mortalin Based Technologies /Cell Internalizing Anti-Mortalin Antibody for Generation of Illuminating MSCs for Long-Term In vitro and In vivo Tracking /Toshimasa Uemura, Masanori Nishi, Sunil C. Kaul and Renu Wadhwa --Mortalin Staining Pattern as a Reporter for Cell Based Anti-Cancer Drug Screening /Ran Gao, Zeenia Kaul, Tomoko Yaguchi and Renu Wadhwa --Cell Internalizing Anti-mortalin Antibody as a Nanocarrier /Zeenia Kaul, Tomoko Yaguchi, Renu Wadhwa and Sunil C. Kaul.
  • MRI of rectal cancer 2010, Springer
  • mTOR inhibitors in cancer treatment / Leonidas C. Platanias -- Overview and mechanism of action of mTOR inhibitors / Stéphane Oudard -- mTOR inhibitors in renal cell carcinoma / Piotr J. Wysocki -- mTOR inhibitors in hepatocellular carcinoma / Gerhard Treiber & Thomas Wex -- mTOR inhibitors in ovarian cancer / Susana M. Campos -- mTOR inhibitors in breast cancer / Ingrid A. Mayer -- mTOR inhibitors in Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphomas / Sonali M. Smith.
  • mTORC1: a signalling integration node involved in cell growth -- The regulation of the IGF-1/mTOR pathway by the p53 tumor suppressor gene functions -- mTOR signaling in angiogenesis -- mTORC1 signaling and hypoxia -- mTOR signaling in glioblastoma: lessions learned from bench to bedside -- mTOR and cancer therapy: general principles -- mTOR and cancer therapy: clinical development and novel prospects -- Drug combinations as a therapeutic approach for mTORC1 inhibitors in human cancer -- Downstream targets of mTORC1 -- Downstream of mTOR: translational and control of cancer -- Genome-wide analysis of translational control -- Translational control of cancer: implications for targeted therapy -- Downstream from mTOR: therapeutic approaches to targeting the eIF4F translation initiation complex.
  • Mucins and cancer 2013, Future Med
    Mucins and cancer / Joyce Taylor-Papadimitriou & Joy M. Burchell -- Introduction to mucins in cancer / Michael A. McGuckin -- Changes in mucin-type O-linked glycosylation in cancer / Joy M. Burchell & Joyce Taylor-Papadimitriou -- Mucins as biomarkers in cancer / Kowa Chen, Ola Blixt & Hans H. Wandall -- Signaling from membrane mucins / Tze Wei Poh & Sandra J. Gendler -- MUC4 and membrane receptors in cancer / Kermit L. Carraway & Coralie A. Carothers Carraway -- MUC16, alias CA125 and ovarian cancer / Evangelia-Ourania Fourkala, Aleksandra Gentry-Maharaj & Usha Menon -- Mucins in metastasis / Sylvain Julien -- How mucins shape antigen-presenting cells to modify immune responses / Sandra J. van Vliet & Yvette van Kooyk -- MUC1 as a therapeutic target in cancer / Jean-Marc Limacher & Bruce Acres -- Index.
  • Prostate cancer is the most common neoplasm in men and its management is very complex, in terms of both diagnosis and treatment. In recent years the value of multidisciplinary management within a prostate cancer unit has been increasingly recognized. Such a multidisciplinary approach within a specialized unit involves a variety of specialists, including urologists, oncologists, radiotherapists, radiologists and pathologists. This book describes in detail the advantages of multidisciplinary management of prostate cancer. It opens by explaining the nature of the required multidisciplinary team and the potential benefits of the prostate cancer unit as a structure for the delivery of specialist multidisciplinary care. Epidemiological aspects favoring multidisciplinary management are described and each element of care within the context of the prostate cancer unit is then discussed; also has been described the role of advanced imaging (Multiparametric MRI) in the management of PCa. Early diagnosis, risk classification, treatment decision making, surgery, radiotherapy, medical therapies and health care support are all fully considered. This book will be informative and enlightening for all who are involved in the management of patients with prostate cancer.
  • It is now widely accepted that multidisciplinary collaboration and multimodality treatment approaches are important in improving the survival of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. In this comprehensive textbook, internationally renowned experts in the field present and discuss the various strategies employed in the treatment of the disease. Up-to-date information is provided on the indications for and outcome of a range of treatment options, including surgical resection, liver transplantation, radiofrequency ablation, transarterial chemoembolization, yttrium-90 transarterial radioembolization, and systemic therapy. In addition, important background information is included on biology, pathology, staging, and imaging. This book will be particularly helpful to all professionals and trainees worldwide who have an interest in the diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Multiple myeloma 2005, Springer Protocols
    Identification of malignant plasma cells by mRNA in situ hybridization / Ross D. Brown and P. Joy Ho -- The SCID-hu myeloma model / Joshua Epstein and Shmuel Yaccoby -- The 5T2MM murine model of multiple myeloma: maintenance and analysis / Karin Vanderkerken ... [et al.] -- Determination of telomerase activity and telomere length / Kai-da Wu and Malcolm A.S. Moore -- Dendritic cell/myeloma hybrid vaccine / Dajing Xia, Tim Chan, and Jim Xiang -- Genetically engineered myeloma cell vaccine / Siguo Hao, Tim Chan, and Jim Xiang -- An in vitro osteoclast-forming assay to measure myeloma cell-derived osteoclast-activating factors / Andrew C.W. Zannettino ... [et al.] -- Clonality detection of the expanded T-cell populations in patients with multiple myeloma / Daniel M-Y. Sze -- Detecting mismatch repair defects in myeloma / Mark Velangi ... [et al.] -- Methylation-specific polymerase chain reaction / Oliver Galm and James G. Herman -- Making sense of DNA microarray data / Wei-min Liu, Sunhee K. Ro, and Walter H. Koch.Multiple myeloma: challenges and opportunities / Douglas Joshua, Ross D. Brown, and P. Joy Ho -- Immunophenotyping of plasma cells in multiple myeloma / Gema Mateo Manzanera, Jesús F. San Miguel Izquierdo, and Alberto Orfao de Matos -- Plasma cell labeling index / Philip R. Griepp and Shaji Kumar -- Conventional cytogenetics in myeloma / Lynda J. Campbell -- Multicolor spectral karyotyping in multiple myeloma / Jeffrey R. Sawyer -- Detection of chromosome 13 deletions by fluorescent in situ hybridization / Scott VanWier and Rafael Fonseca -- Comparative genomic hybridization for analysis of changes in DNA copy number in multiple myeloma / Pulivarthi H. Rao -- Southern blotting of IgH rearrangements in B-cell disorders / Edna Yuen and Ross D. Brown -- Identification and assembly of V genes as idiotype-specific DNA fusion vaccines in multiple myeloma / Surinder S. Sahota, Mark Townsend, and Freda K. Stevenson -- Identification of clonotypic IgH VDJ sequences in multiple myeloma / Brian J. Taylor ... [et al.] -- Real-time polymerase chain reaction of immunoglobulin rearrangements for quantitative evaluation of minimal residual disease in myeloma / Mara Compagno ... [et al.] -- Incomplete DJH rearrangements / David González and Ramón Garcia-Sanz ...
  • Multiple myeloma 2011, Springer
    Multiple myeloma is currently still an incurable disease, but during the past decade knowledge of its molecular pathogenesis has increased rapidly. This has led to remarkable progress in both diagnosis and therapy. In particular, the approval of novel and first-in-class drugs such as thalidomide, bortezomib, and lenalidomide means that multiple myeloma now stands at the forefront of advances in oncology drug development. This book, written by internationally acknowledged experts, covers a wide range of topics relating to multiple myeloma, including history, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, staging, and prognostic systems. The principal focus, however, is on therapy, with detailed information on the various promising treatment options which give hope that this cancer will be transformed into a chronic disease or even become curable. Individualized therapy and the variety of supportive treatment options, as described in this volume, will help in achieving this goal, as well as in reducing adverse events and improving quality of life.
  • This is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and biology of multiple myeloma and related plasma disorders. The book addresses often overlooked topics, including the role of radiation therapy, vertebral augmentation, and supportive care.
  • Making Myc / J. Liu and D. Levens -- Transcriptional activation by the Myc oncoprotein / M. D. Cole and M. A. Nikiforov -- Mechanisms of transcriptional repression by Myc / D. Kleine-Kohlbrecher, S. Adhikary and M. Eilers -- The mad side of the Max network : antogonizing the function of Myc and more / S. Rottmann and B. Luscher -- Structural aspects of interactions with the Myc/Max/Mad network / S. K. Nair and S. K. Burley -- Myc target transcriptomes / L. A. Lee and C. V. Dang -- c-Myc, genome instability, and tumorigenesis : the devil is in the details / M. Wade and G. M. Wahl -- Lessons learned from Myc/Max/Mad knockout mice / M. Pirity, J. K. Blanck and N. Schreiber-Agus -- Myc/Max/Mad in invertebrates : the evolution of the Max network / P. Gallant -- The mix network : evidence for a parallel Max-like transcriptional network that regulates energy metabolism / A. N. Billin and D. E. Ayer.
  • Part I. Epidemiology and clinical presentation -- Clinical presentation and differential diagnosis -- Epidemiology and etiology -- Part II. Pathology, pathophysiology and staging -- Cytogenetic diagnosis of myelodysplastic syndromes -- MDS stem cell biology -- The biology of myelodysplastic syndrome associated with Isolated del(5q) -- A personalized molecular pathogenesis of MDS -- Myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Classification and staging of myelodysplastic syndromes -- Immunophenotyping in myelodysplastic syndromes -- Prognostic models for patients with myelodysplastic syndromes -- Part III. Treatment -- Management of low-risk MIDS -- Management of high-risk myelodysplastic syndrome -- Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) -- Part IV. MIDS in children -- Myelodysplastic syndrome in children.
  • Myeloid leukemia 2005, Springer Protocols
    Diagnosis and monitoring of AML1-MTG8 (ETO)-positive acute myeloid leukemia by qualitative and real-time quantitative RT-PCR / Khalid Tobal and John A. Liu Yin -- Diagnosis and monitoring of CBFB-MYH11-positive acute myeloid leukemia by qualitative and quantitative RT-PCR / Bert A. van der Reijden and Joop H. Jansen -- Detection of the FIP1L1-PDGFRA fusion in idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome and chronic eosinophilic leukemia / Jan Cools, Elizabeth H. Stover, and D. Gary Gilliland -- FLT3 mutations in acute myeloid leukemia / Hitoshi Kiyoi and Tomoki Naoe -- WT1 overexpression in acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes / Daniela Cilloni, Enrico Gottardi, and Giuseppe Saglio -- Classification of AML by DNA-oligonucleotide microarrays / Alexander Kohlmann ... [et al.] -- Classification of AML using a monoclonal antibody microarray / Richard I. Christopherson ... [et al.] --Isolation of RNA and DNA from leukocytes and cDNA synthesis / Joop H. Jansen and Bert A. van der Reijden -- Cytogenetics and FISH techniques in myeloid malignancies / Lynda J. Campbell -- Overview of real-time RT-PCR strategies for quantification of gene rearrangements in the myeloid malignancies / Christophe Picard, Monique Silvy, and Jean Gabert -- Diagnosis and monitoring of chronic myeloid leukemia by qualtitative and quantitative RT-PCR / Susan Branford and Timothy Hughes -- Detection of BCR-ABL mutations and resistance to imatinib mesylate / Susan Branford and Timothy Hughes -- Deletion of the derivative chromosome 9 in chronic myeloid leukemia / Lynda J. Campbell -- Diagnosis and monitoring of PML-RARA-positive acute promyelocytic leukemia by qualitative RT-PCR / Vincenzo Rossi, Laura Levati, and Andrea Biondi -- Diagnosis and monitoring of PML-RARA-positive acute promyelocytic leukemia by quantitative RT-PCR / Elisa Mokany ... [et al.] --Methods for the detection of the JAK2 V617F mutation in human myeloproliferative disorders / Peter J. Campbell ... [et al.] -- Overexpression of PRV-1 gene in polycythemia rubra vera and essential thrombocythemia / Maurizio Martini, Luciana Teofili, and Luigi M. Larocca -- Chimerism analysis following nonmyeloablative stem cell transplantation / Thomas Lion and Franz Watzinger.
  • Myeloma bone disease 2010, Springer
    Clinical Presentation of Myeloma Bone Disease / Rebecca Silbermann and G. David Roodman -- Imaging of Multiple Myeloma, Solitary Plasmacytoma, MGUS, and Other Plasma Cell Dyscrasias / Ronald C. Walker, Laurie Jones-Jackson, Twyla Bartel, Tracy Brown and Bart Barlogie -- Biochemical Markers of Bone Remodeling in Multiple Myeloma / Evangelos Terpos -- Radiation Therapy in Multiple Myeloma / Joel S. Greenberger -- Surgical Management of Bone Disease / Mohamad A. Hussein -- Bisphosphonates in the Treatment of Myeloma Bone Disease / James R. Berenson -- Osteonecrosis of the Jaw / Ashraf Badros -- Murine Models of Myeloma Bone Disease: The Importance of Choice / Peter I. Croucher, Karin Vanderkerken, Joshua Epstein and Babatunde Oyajobi -- RANK Ligand Is a Therapeutic Target in Multiple Myeloma / William C. Dougall, Michelle Chaisson-Blake, Howard Yeh and Susie Jun -- Osteoclast Activation in Multiple Myeloma / Sonia Vallet and Noopur Raje -- Potential Role of IMiDs and Other Agents as Therapy for Myeloma Bone Disease / Suzanne Lentzsch -- Proteasome Inhibitors and the Wnt Signaling Pathway in Myeloma Bone Disease / Claire M. Edwards and Gregory R. Mundy -- Mechanisms Involved in Osteoblast Suppression in Multiple Myeloma / Nicola Giuliani.
  • Diagnosis and classification of the BCR-ABL1-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Genetics of the myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Cytogenetic findings in classical MPNs -- Prognostic factors in classic myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Therapy of polycythemia vera and essential thrombocythemia -- Conventional and investigational therapy for primary myelofibrosis -- Hematopoietic cell transplantation for myelofibrosis -- JAK2 inhibitors for therapy of myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Blastic transformation of classic myeloproliferative neoplasms -- Eosinophilic disorders: differential diagnosis and management -- Pathogenesis, diagnosis, classification, and management of systemic mastocytosis.
  • Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are clonal stem cell diseases that, under the World Health Organization classification, are subcategorized into eight clinicopathologic entities. The current book focuses on three of these categories: polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, and primary myelofibrosis. A number of important questions regarding the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of these diseases have arisen following the discovery of the JAK2 V617F mutation in the majority of patients with bcr/abl-negative MPNs. This book comprises evidence-based reviews and expert consensus results. It offers comprehensive coverage of relevant laboratory and clinical advances and places great emphasis on the practical issues that challenge physicians in their daily practice. The main topics considered thus include contemporary diagnostic approaches, the value and limitations of mutation screening for diagnostic and prognostic purposes, risk stratification in terms of both survival and other disease complications such as leukemic transformation and thrombosis, and modern therapeutic strategies, including conventional drugs, allogeneic stem cell transplantation, and experimental drugs still under study. The reader will find Critical Concepts and Management Recommendations in Myeloproliferative Neoplasms to be an invaluable and up-to-date source of information from leading authorities in the field.
  • Nanomedicine and cancer 2012, CRCnetBASE
    Nanomedicine-based use of sirna in cancer / Guillermo N. Armaiz-Pena ... [et al.] -- Nanocarriers for gene delivery / Conchita Tros de Ilarduya and Gloria Gonzalez-Aseguinolaza -- Cancer cell photothermolysis and gold nanorod surface plasmons / Cheng-Lung Chen and Yang-Yuan Chen -- Tocotrienol loaded lipid nanoparticles in cancer / Sami Nazzal and Paul W. Sylvester -- Utilization of magnetic nanoparticles for cancer therapy / Deryl L. Troyer and Stefan H. Bossmann -- Nanoparticle probes and molecular imaging in cancer / Dongfang Liu and Ning Gu -- Iron and ethylcellulose nanoplatforms for cancer targeting / José L. Arias, Margarita López-Viota, and Ma Adolfina Ruiz -- Matrix scaffolds in cancer cell biology, physiological representation and nanoscale characterisation / Hsin-ya Chien ... [et al.] -- Fluorescence nanoprobe imaging tumor by sensing the acidic microenvironment / Lu Wang and Cong Li -- Magnetic nanorings and nanotubes for cancer detection and therapy / Hai Ming Fan and Malini Olivo -- Silicon nanowire arrays and other silicon nanostructures and their clinical applications to cancer / Murugan Veerapandian and Min-Ho Lee -- Silver nanomedicine and cancer / ... [et al.] -- Nanobubbles and their putative application to cancer medicine / Tianyi M. Krupka and Agata A. Exner -- Nano-strategies in the delivery of antitumor drugs to cancer / José L. Arias -- Gene silencing with sirna encapsulated nanoparticles to overcome tumor multidrug resistance / Mansoor M. Amiji, Francis Hornicek, and Zhenfeng Duan -- Nano-flow liquid chromatography mass spectrometric analysis of glycans in cancer / S. Hunter Walker and David C. Muddiman -- Composite nano-sensor arrays technology in lung cancer / Silvano Dragonieri, Giorgio Pennazza, and Marco Santonico -- Nano arsenic oxide (As2o3)/(Fe2o3) iron oxide complexes for liver cancer / Ziyu Wang and Dongsheng Zhang -- Hepatocellular carcinoma and midkine-antisense oligonucleotide-loaded nanoparticles / Licheng Dai, Yaoxing and Zhongjing -- Nanotechnology and nanostructures applied to head and neck cancer / Erik C. Dreaden, Mostafa A. El-Sayed, and Ivan H. El-Sayed.
  • Nasopharyngeal carcinoma 2013, Springer
    Diagnosis and clinical evaluation of nasopharyngeal carcinoma / Alan Soo-Beng Khoo and Kin-Choo Pua -- Histopathological diagnosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma : looking beyond the blue book / John Nicholls and Gerald Niedobitek -- Descriptive, environmental and genetic epidemiology of nasopharyngeal carcinoma/ -- Bing-jian feng -- Epstein-Barr virus and the pathogenesis of nasopharyngeal carcinomas / Claire Gourzones, Pierre Busson and Nancy Raab-Traub -- Acquired genetic and epigenetic alterations in nasopharyngeal carcinoma / Kwok-Wai Lo, Grace Tin-Yun Chung and Ka-Fai To -- Cellular interactions in nasopharyngeal carcinomas / Claire Gourzones ... [et al.] -- Biological tools for NPC population screening and disease monitoring / Claire Gourzones ... [et al.] -- Medical imaging of nasopharyngeal carcinomas : current tools and applications / François Bidault -- Radiotherapy of NPC : current strategies and perspectives / John Kim -- The evolving role of systemic therapy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma : current strategies and perspectives / Edwin P. Hui and Anthony T.C. Chan -- Nasopharyngeal carcinoma immunotherapy current strategies and perspectives / Corey Smith and Rajiv Khanna -- Therapeutic induction of apoptosis in nasopharyngeal carcinoma / Carlo Bastianutto ... [et al.].
  • Introduction -- The science of developing cancer therapy -- Operations, oversight, and funding of cancer clinical trials -- Physician and patient participation in cancer clinical trials.
  • Natural killer T cells 2012, Springer
    Introduction : mechanisms of NKT-cell-mediated adjuvant activity and function of iPS-derived NKT cells / Masaru Taniguchi ... [et al.] -- Structure and recognition of antigens for invariant NKT cells / Bo Pei and Mitchell Kronenberg -- Invariant NKT cell-based vaccine strategies / John-Paul Jukes ... [et al.] -- Immune regulation of tumor immunity by NKT cells / Jessica J. O'Konek, Jay A. Berzofsky, and Masaki Terabe -- The regulation of CD1d+ and CD1d- tumors by NKT cells : the roles of NKT cells in regulating CD1d+ and CD1d- tumor immunity / Jianyun Liu, Gourapura J. Renukaradhya, and Randy R. Brutkiewicz -- DC-based immunotherapy targeting NKT cells / Shin-ichiro Fujii and Kanako Shimizu -- Therapeutic approaches utilising NKT cells / Stephen R. Mattarollo and Mark J. Smyth -- NKT cells or cancer patients and how models can inform therapeutic plans / Mark A. Exley, Lydia Lynch, and Michael Nowak -- Understanding the role of natural killer T cells in hematologic malignancies : progress and challenges / Natalia Neparidze and Madhav V. Dhodapkar -- Clinical trials with alpha-galactosylceramide (KRN7000) in advanced cancer / Famke L. Schneiders ... [et al.] -- Clinical trials of invariant natural killer T cell-based immunotherapy for cancer / Shinichiro Motohashi, Yoshitaka Okamoto, and Toshinori Nakayama.
  • Part 1.Natural Product Drugs and Cancer Therapeutics --The Impact of Natural Products Upon Cancer Chemotherapy /A. Ganesan --Identification and Development of Vascular Disrupting Agents: Natural Products That Interfere with Tumor Growth /Andrea T. Hooper, Frank Loganzo, Chad May and Hans-Peter Gerber --Discodermolide: Past, Present, and Future /Ross E. Longley --HDAC Inhibitors and Other Histone Modifying Natural Products as Emerging Anticancer Agents /Lilibeth A. Salvador and Hendrik Luesch --Natural Product Cytotoxins as Payloads for Antibody Drug Conjugates /Frank E. Koehn --Part 2.Advances in Natural Product Cancer Drug Discovery --Natural Product Scaffolds in Cancer Therapy /Christian P. Mang and Lars Ole Haustedt --The Role of Genetic Engineering in Natural Product-Based Anticancer Drug Discovery /Claudia Eva-Maria Unsin, Scott R. Rajski and Ben Shen --Accessing Anti-cancer Natural Products by Plant Cell Culture /Lisa M. Leone and Susan C. Roberts --Natural Products as Tools for Discovering New Cancer Targets /John A. Beutler.
  • Neoadjuvant therapy in breast cancer / Mario Campone & Jean-Sébastien Frenel -- Ask the experts : neoadjuvant therapy : current options / Mark Beresford -- Evaluation of complete pathologic response / Audrey Mailliez, Géraldine Lauridant-Philippin & Jacques M Bonneterre -- Recommendation and predictors of pathologic response / Vladimir F. Semiglazov & Vladislav V. Semiglazov -- Combination chemotherapy and targeted agents / Victoria Brown & Stephen Chan -- Role of radiation after neoadjuvant chemotherapy / Michelle A. Kraay & Janice A. Lyons -- Monoclonal antibody therapy / Jean-Sébastien Frenel & Mario Campone -- Multiple choice questions : answers.
  • Neoplastic Diseases of the Blood" integrates the history, epidemiology, pathology, pathophysiology, and therapeutics of modern neoplastic hematopathology. The book is divided into five major sections, with the first four covering the spectrum of hematologic neoplasia - Chronic Leukemias and Related Disorders, Acute Leukemias, Myeloma and Related Disorders, and Lymphomas. The fifth section covers a variety of topics in supportive care. Now in its fifth edition, this classic and invaluable text brings together a team of internationally renowned experts and offers in-depth coverage of the complex interface between diagnosis and therapy. Chapters feature an accessible and easy-to-read layout and provide updates on the tremendous progress made in the last decade in the understanding of the nature of hematologic malignancies and their treatment. An authoritative and indispensable resource for students, trainees, and clinicians, this fifth edition is sure to distinguish itself as the definitive reference on this topic.
  • Neuro-oncology Part I-II pt. I-II, 2012., ScienceDirect
    pt. II ScienceDirect
  • Neuroblastoma 2012, Springer
  • Neuroblastoma 2005, Springer
  • Neuroendocrine tumors 2011, Springer
    Global epidemiology of neuroendocrine tumors -- Pathology -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia -- Other genetic syndromes -- Imaging of neuroendocrine tumors -- Surgical management of sporadic gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors -- Management of neuroendocrine tumor hormonal syndromes -- Management of metastatic carcinoid tumors -- Medical management of islet cell carcinoma -- Poorly differentiated neuroendocrine tumors -- Hereditary and sporadic medullary thyroid carcinoma -- Adrenocortical carcinoma -- Pheochromocytoma -- Merkel cell carcinoma.
  • Neurofibromatoses 2008, Karger
    The neurofibromatoses: classification, clinical features, and genetic counselling / S.M. Huson -- Treatment and management of neurofibromatosis 1 / V.F. Mautner, E. Boltshauser -- Neurofibromatosis type 1 and other syndromes of the Ras pathway / D.A. Stevenson, J.J. Swensen, D.H. Viskochil -- NF1 gene structure and NF1 genotype/phenotype correlations / M. Upadhyaya -- NF1 mutational spectrum / L.M. Messiaen, K. Wimmer -- Clinical phenotypes in patients with NF1 microdeletions / S. Tinschert --Structure of the NF1 gene region and mechanisms underlying gross NF1 deletions / H. Kehrer-Sawatzki -- NF1 gene evolution in mammals / G. Assum, C. Schmegner -- Structure and function of neurofibromin / S. Welti, I. D'Angelo, K. Scheffzek -- Composition of neurofibromas, NF1 expression, and comparison of normal and NF1 haploinsufficient cells / J. Peltonen, S. Peltonen -- Somatic NF1 mutations in tumors and other tissues / T. De Raedt ... [et al.] -- NF2: mutations and management of disease / D.G.R. Evans, A. Wallace -- Function of merlin in genesis of tumours and other symptoms of NF2 / C.O. Hanemann -- Molecular studies on schwannomatosis / L. Kluwe.
  • Neurofibromatosis 1 -- Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2) -- The Neurofibromatoses: Differential Diagnosis and Rare Subtypes -- Psychological Impact of the Neurofibromatoses -- Clinical Quiz: Diagnostic and Management Pitfalls of Neurocutaneous Disease.
  • Neurofibromatosis type 1 2012, Springer
    Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), caused by mutational inactivation of the NF1 tumour suppressor gene, is one of the most common dominantly inherited human disorders, affecting 1 in 3000 individuals worldwide. This book presents in concise fashion, but as comprehensively as possible, our current state of knowledge on the molecular genetics, molecular biology and cellular biology of this tumour predisposition syndrome. Written by internationally recognized experts in the field, the 44 chapters that constitute this edited volume provide the reader with a broad overview of the clinical features of the disease, the structure and expression of the NF1 gene, its germ line and somatic mutational spectra and genotype-phenotype relationships, the structure and function of its protein product (neurofibromin), NF1 modifying loci, the molecular pathology of NF1-associated tumours, animal models of the disease, psycho-social aspects and future prospects for therapeutic treatment.Neurofibromatosis Type 1: Molecular and Cellular Biology will be of great value to medical geneticists, molecular and cellular biologists, oncologists, dermatologists, neurologists, genetic counsellors and general practitioners alike.
  • Neuronal development / K.M. Giehl -- Organization of peripheral nerves in skin, musculoskeletal system, and viscera / M. von Düring, B. Fricke -- Neurotransmitter receptor-mediated signaling pathways as modulators of carcinogenesis / H.M. Schuller -- Neuronal markers in non-neuronal tissues / C. Hagel, D. Stavrou -- Chemotropic axon guidance molecules in tumorigenesis / A. Chédotal -- Neoneurogenesis and the neuro-neoplastic synapse / D. Palm, F. Entschladen -- Neurotransmitter effects on tumor cells and leukocytes / K. Lang, P. Bastian -- Stem cells and neurogenesis in tumors / J.A. Varner -- Potential inhibition of the neuro-neoplastic interactions: the clue of a GPCR-targeted therapy / J.-M. Muller -- The neuro-neoplastic synapse: does it exist? / K.S. Zänker.
  • Neutron capture therapy 2012, Springer
    Neutron capture therapy (NCT) is based on the ability of the non-radioactive isotope boron-10 to capture thermal neutrons with very high probability and immediately to release heavy particles with a path length of one cell diameter. This in principle allows for tumor cell-selective high-LET particle radiotherapy. NCT is exciting scientifically but challenging clinically, and a key factor in success is close collaboration among very different disciplines. This book provides a comprehensive summary of the progress made in NCT in recent years. Individual sections cover all important aspects, including neutron sources, boron chemistry, drugs for NCT, dosimetry, and radiation biology. The use of NCT in a variety of malignancies and also some non-malignant diseases is extensively discussed. NCT is clearly shown to be a promising modality at the threshold of wider clinical application. All of the chapters are written by experienced specialists in language that will be readily understood by all participating disciplines.
  • Nevogenesis 2012, Springer
    Nevogenesis: Changing Theories -- Classifying Melanocytic Nevi -- Evolution of Nevi -- The Dual Pathway of Nevogenesis -- Confocal Microscopy: Improving Our Understanding of Nevogenesis -- Nevi In Children And Adults: Dermoscopic Patterns And The Development of New Nevi -- Etiology of Congenital Melanocytic Nevi And Related Conditions -- Molecular Nevogenesis -- Nevogenesis: A Benign Metastatic Process? -- Nevus Senescence -- Gene-Environment Interactions In Nevogenesis -- Malignant Transformation of Melanocytic Nevi -- Disappearance of Melanocytic Nevi.
  • Rising occurrences of various diseases and epidemics have pressurized the already-burdened health system across the globe, and this imposes an unprecedented challenge on our current research in identifying disease-specific biomarkers and molecular targets, in particular for cancers, neurological disorders and unexplained infertility. Despite decades of efforts in deciphering the fundamental biology underlying various diseases at discrete levels using an array of advanced technologies, attempts to identify reliable and disease-indicating markers for detection and biomolecules or cellular structures for targeting are still in vain. This monograph describes and discusses the updated findings in this field with a specific aim to compile prior and recent literature and from there to acquire some insights to facilitate future research to expand our options of understanding, detecting and treating diseases. Among the many possible areas of biomedical research, this content comprises two themes: disease biomarkers and molecular targets. We also cover topics that are more advanced in development to emerging scientific discoveries. In particular, we have included in this monograph concepts on the renovated use of oncofetal molecules in cancer prediction and treatment, the evolving development in cancer biology at the cellular and molecular levels and the recent involvement on new classes of molecules in diseases. We hope that this book can renew established concepts in the field, and at the same time lead to important insights for research and development of drugs, diagnostics, and interventions for managing diseases of unmet medical needs.
  • The relationship between oncologists and their cancer patients is rapidly evolving. Oncologists and other cancer professionals master new anticancer and supportive treatment options, while working under increasing economic pressure and time constraints, and are often unprepared to deal with all the challenges of their new position in a therapeutic relationship with cancer patients and families. Good communication is as essential as are modern laboratory tests and sophisticated diagnostics to achieve the best clinical results. This book updates the evolution of truth-telling and communication patterns worldwide and offers insights into the recent trends and emerging challenges in communication with cancer patients and families. New Challenges in Communication with Cancer Patients is an invaluable resource to medical professionals, educators and patients in establishing a strong and effective partnership built on trust and mutual understanding.
  • Epidemiology, clinical aspects and pathology -- Epidemiology, risk factors and clinical presentation -- Pathology and genetics -- Diagnosis -- Ultrasound -- Case for MDCT -- Case for MRI -- Endoscopic ultrasonography in pancreatic tumors: when and why? -- PET/CT in pancreatic cancer -- Cost decision analysis for diagnosing and staging -- Therapy -- Case for surgery -- Locally advanced nonmetastatic cancer -- Metastatic pancreatic cancer: systemic therapy -- Role of interventional endoscopy -- Local ablative techniques in the treatment of locally advanced pancreatic cancer.
  • Prognostic and therapeutic targets in the Ewing's family of tumors (PROTHETS) / P. Picci ... [et al.] -- Targeted therapies in Ewing's sarcoma / K. Scotlandi -- The CCN3 protein and cancer / B. Perbal -- EWS-FLI1 in Ewing's sarcoma: real targets and collateral damage / J. Ban ... [et al.] -- Molecular karyotyping in sarcoma diagnostics and research / H. Vauhkonen ... [et al] -- TuBaFrost: European virtual tumor tissue banking / P.H.J. Riegman ... [et al] -- Virtual microscopy in virtual tumor banking / M. Isabelle ... [et al] -- Harmonizing cancer control in Europe / U. Ringborg -- The diagnosis of cancer: from H&E to molecular diagnosis and back / J. Costa -- From morphological to molecular diagnosis of soft tissue tumors / M. Miettinen -- Prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in carcinomas of the upper gastrointestinal tract / H. Höfler ... [et al] -- Integrating the diagnosis of childhood malignancies / D. López-Terrada -- Preclinical models for cell cycle-targeted therapies / M. Malumbres -- WWOX, a chromosomal fragile site gene and its role in cancer / D. Ramos and C.M. Aldaz -- From genome to proteome in tumor profiling: molecular events in colorectal cancer genesis / J.K. Habermann ... [et al] -- Effect of hypoxia on the tumor phenotype: the neuroblastoma and breast cancer models / L. Holmquist, T. Löfstedt, and S. Påhlman -- Methylation patterns and chemosensitivity in NSCLC / J.L. Ramírez ... [et al] -- Pharmacogenomics and colorectal cancer / H.J. Lenz -- Development of pharmacogenomic predictors for preoperative chemotherapy of breast cancer / L. Pusztai -- Vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors in colon cancer / E. Díaz-Rubio -- Molecular imaging of cancer using PET and SPECT / A. Kjær -- MRS as endogenous molecular imaging for brain and prostate tumors: FP6 project "eTUMOR" / B. Celda ... [et al] -- From Linac to tomotherapy: new possibilities for cure? / G. Storme ... [et al] -- Targeting mTOR for cancer treatment / B. Rubio-Viqueira and M. Hidalgo -- Dual/pan-her tyrosine kinase inhibitors: focus in breast cancer / J. Albanell -- Antitumor-associated antigens IGGS: dual positive and negative potential effects for cancer therapy / E. Barberá Guillem and J.W. Sampsel -- Synergistic molecular mechanisms in hormone-sensitive breast cancer / A. Llombart Cussac.
  • This book describes in detail three different techniques for minimally invasive video-assisted breast surgery: nipple-sparing mastectomy with a hand-held external retractor, with a single-port device, and with robotic assistance. All three techniques can be employed for radical treatment of breast cancer or for risk reduction surgery, and the last two are brand new. The techniques are clearly explained with the aid of numerous high-quality illustrations. All surgical stages are covered in detail, and helpful information is provided on key aspects of surgical anatomy, diagnostic workup, instrumentation, and postoperative management. Nipple Sparing Mastectomy is the first manual to cover these techniques, which are likely to become standard in the field of oncological breast surgery. It will be invaluable for breast surgeons who are skilled in nipple-sparing mastectomy and oncoplastic techniques or are working in breast units that offer genetic counseling to high-risk patients.
  • Nitric oxide and cancer: an overview -- A role for eNOS in oncogenic Ras-driven cancer -- Dual role of nitric oxide in cancer biology -- Nitric oxide expression in cancer -- S-nitrosylation: how cancer cells say NO to cell death -- Cytotoxic and protective activity of nitric oxide in cancers -- Cytotoxic/protective activity of nitric oxide in cancer -- Nitric oxide and life or death of human leukemia cells -- Inhibition of apoptosis by endogenous nitric oxide in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia -- Nitric oxide: a rate-limiting factor for metastases development -- Nitric oxide inhibits tumor cell metastasis via dysregulation of the NF-kB/Snail/RKIP loop -- Sensitizing effect of nitric oxide to cytotoxic stimuli -- Nitric oxide is a promising enhancer for cancer therapy -- Role of nitric oxide for modulation of cancer therapy resistance -- Breaking resistance: role of nitric oxide in the sensitization of cancer cells to chemo- and immunotherapy -- Prognostic significance of iNOS in human melanoma -- Prognostic significance of iNOS in hepatocellular carcinoma -- Prognostic significance of iNOS in esophageal cancer -- Prognostic significance of nitrative DNA damage in infection- and inflammation-related carcinogenesis -- Nitric oxide-releasing molecules for cancer therapy and chemoprevention -- Nitric oxide: monotherapy or sensitiser to conventional cancer treatments? -- Therapeutic applications of nitric oxide for malignant tumor in animal models and human studies -- (S, R)-3-Pheynyl-4,5-dihydro-5-isoxazole acetic acid-nitric oxide (GIT-27NO): new dress for nitric oxide mission -- Nitric oxide donors are a new class of anti-cancer therapeutics for the reversal of resistance and inhibition of metastasis -- Role of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) in regulation of nitric oxide (NO) production and stabilization of nitric oxide of HIF-1a: potential role of Se-Methylselenocysteine(MSC), an antioxidant multi-targeted small molecule.
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 2013, Springer
    Biology --Cancer Stem Cells: A Matter of Perspective /Peter J. Quesenberry, J. Reagan, B. Ramratnam, L. Goldberg --B and T Cell Development /Loren D. Fast --HIV Lymphomagenesis /Liron Pantanowitz, Antonino Carbone --Epstein-Barr Virus Lymphomagenesis and Therapeutic Targets /Huilan Rao, Roberto N. Miranda --Antigen-Driven Lymphomagenesis /Reve Shields, James N. Butera --Preclinical Modeling in Lymphoid Malignancies /Richa Dawar, Francisco J. Hernandez-Ilizaliturri --Prognostic Factors --Prognostic Factors in B-Cell Lymphomas /Diana O. Treaba, Diana O. Treaba --Prognostic Factors in Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas /Brady E. Beltran, Jorge J. Castillo --Prognostic Factors in HIV-Associated Lymphoma /Jodi L. Layton, Jorge J. Castillo --Therapy --Future Directions in Aggressive Lymphomas /Guilherme F. Perini, Luis E. Fayad --New Monoclonal Antibodies for Indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma /Tadeusz Robak --Current Therapies for T-cell Lymphomas /Francine M. Foss --Overview of Stem Cell Transplantation for Lymphoma /Karen Ballen --Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas /Natthapol Songdej, Eric S. Winer --The Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for HIV-Associated Lymphomas /Pascual Balsalobre, David Serrano, Jorge Gayoso, Juan Berenguer, José L. Díez-Martín --The Role of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Peripheral T-Cell Lymphomas /Jenna D. Goldberg, Carla Casulo, Steven M. Horwitz.
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphomas 2013, Future Med
    Non-Hodgkin lymphomas : advanced diagnostics and personalized therapies / Antonino Carbone & Anas Younes -- Lymphoma classification : past, present and future / Stefano A. Pileri, Claudio Agostinelli, Elena Sabattini, Francesco Bacci, Carlo Sagramoso, Alessandro Pileri Jr., Brunangelo Falini & Pier Paolo Piccaluga -- Immunophenotyping of non-Hodgkin lymphomas / Annunziata Gloghini & Laurence de Leval -- Pathologic diagnosis : molecular genetics / Francesco Bertoni -- Flow cytometry immunophenotyping: minimal residual disease / Pietro Bulian & Cristina Feruglio -- PET imaging / Nicolas Mounier & Nihal Martis -- Staging and prognosis / Matthew Lunning & James O. Armitage -- Which therapies for which patients / Meghan Karuturi & Anas Younes -- Chemotherapy modalities and algorithms / Chaitra Ujjani & Bruce D. Cheson -- Radiation therapy / Mauro G. Trovò & Carlo Furlan -- Cancer vaccines and active immunotherapy / Roberta Zappasodi, Paola Filipazzi, Licia Rivoltini & Massimo Di Nicola -- Stem cell transplantation in non-Hodgkin lymphomas / Jonathan Friedberg & Shahrukh Hashmi -- B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia/lymphoma / Piers E.M. Patten, Charles C. Chu & Nicholas Chiorazzi -- Follicular lymphoma / Stefano Luminari, Alessandra Dondi, Irene Biasoli & Massimo Federico -- Mantle cell lymphoma / Kathrin Aprile von Hohenstaufen, Alden Moccia & Emanuele Zucca -- MALT lymphoma : extranodal marginal zone B-cell lymphoma of MALT / Anastasios Stathis, Francesco Bertoni, Emanuele Zucca & Franco Cavalli -- Mycosis fungoides and other cutaneous T-cell lymphomas / Dario Tomasini, Marco Lucioni, Marco Paulli & Emilio Berti -- Peripheral T-cell lymphoma / David Sibon & Christian Gisselbrecht -- Management of elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphomas / Michele Spina, Rosanna Ciancia & Umberto Tirelli -- Virus-associated non-Hodgkin lymphomas / Paolo De Paoli & Antonino Carbone -- Intrafollicular neoplasia/in situ lymphoma / Antonino Carbone & Annunziata Gloghini -- Index.
  • Apoptosis Inducer from Streblus asper Extracts for Cancer Chemoprevention /Azman Seeni, Nur Ayunie Zulkepli and Ridhwan Abdul Wahab --Apoptosis Induction by Nimbolide, a Limonoid from Azadirachta indica: Molecular Targets and Signaling Networks /Nagini Siddavaram and Vidya Priyadarsini Ramamurthi --Heterocyclics as Inducers of Apoptosis /Ahmed Kamal, Adla Mallareddy and Paidakula Suresh --Anthocyanins as Apoptotic Regulators /Jairam Vanamala, Sridhar Radhakrishnan, Lavanya Reddivari and Aaron Massey --Apoptosis as a Mechanism Involved in the Anticancer Effect of Dietary n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids /Simona Serini, Elena Fasano, Elisabetta Piccioni, Achille Renato Maria Cittadini and Gabriella Calviello --Apoptotic Pathways upon Arsenite Treatment /Dongyun Zhang and Chuanshu Huang --Flavokawains in Cancer Prevention and Treatment: Potentials and Challenges /Danielle D. Jandial, Anne R. Simoneau and Xiaolin Zi --Progesterone Receptor Modulators Induce Apoptosis in Mammary Tumors and Uterine Leiomyomas /Konstantin Christov and Ronald D. Wiehle --Apoptotic Regulators and Its Clinical Implications in Mammary Carcinoma /Subhadeep Das and Malay Chatterjee --Curcumin Analogs as Inhibitors of the Jak-STAT Signal Transduction Pathway /Jennifer Yang and Gregory B. Lesinski --Targeting Cancer by Betulin and Betulinic Acid /René Csuk.
  • Part 1.Basic Science and Experimental Studies on Stem Cell Mobilization --Preclinical Experience with AMD3100 for Mobilization of Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells --Molecular Pharmacology of CXCR4 Inhibition --Combination Strategies for Stem Cell Mobilization Targeting CXCR4 and S1P Receptors --Should We Stay or Should We Go Now? --Cell Adhesion and Mobilization Pathways of Hematopoietic Cells --Role of the CXCR4/CXCL12 Axis in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Trafficking --Part 2.Clinical Studies on Stem Cell Mobilization --Front matter --Early Studies of AMD3100/Plerixafor in Healthy Volunteers --The Current Role of Plerixafor in Stem Cell Mobilization for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation --Experience with Apheresis Procedures After Plerixafor Mobilisation --Influence of Different Stem Cell Mobilization Strategies on Graft Composition and Outcome of Autologous or Allogeneic Transplantation --Relevance and Clinical Implications of Tumor Cell Mobilization in Autologous Transplantation of Multiple Myeloma and Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma --Plerixafor: Data from the Compassionate Use Program --Stem Cell Mobilization with Chemomobilization Plus Plerixafor in Hard-to-Mobilize Patients: The Experience at Kuopio University Hospital, Finland --Blood Stem Cell Mobilization in Solid Tumors: Experience with Plerixafor and Alternative Ways of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Mobilization --Mobilization with Chemotherapy + G-CSF + Plerixafor in Europe: The Italian Experience --Experience with Plerixafor in Poor Mobilizers --CXCR4 Antagonists --Part 3.CXCR4 Antagonists for Treatment of Leukemias and Solid Tumors --Front matter --Application of CXCR4 Inhibitors in Leukemia --CXCR4 Antagonists for the Treatment of CML --Targeting CXCR4 in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia: Preclinical Rationale and Early Clinical Experience --CXCR4-Blockade for Treatment of Breast Cancer --Molecular Imaging of CXCR4 Receptor Expression in Tumors --Part 4.Novel applications --Potential Use of CXCR4 Antagonists to Mobilize Endothelial and Mesenchymal Stem Cells --Strategies to Enhance Hematopoietic Stem Cell Engraftment Following Transplantation --Mobilization for Gene Therapy.
  • Nuclear oncology 2013, Springer
    Nuclear Oncology: Pathophysiology and Clinical Applications is a comprehensive textbook covering the increasing role of radionuclide-based technologies in the management of oncologic patients, with disease-oriented chapters giving a detailed overview of current indications and developments. Topics covered include instrumentation, physics, radiobiology, radioguided surgery, and radionuclide therapy, which is discussed with useful separate topics describing the importance of organ function assessment after cancer therapies in the heart, lung, kidney and the gastro-intestinal tract. Additionally, significant aspects of cancer biology and molecular imaging are discussed, as well as appropriate tracers for both single- and positron-emitting radionuclides. Individual chapters in the book focus on the most common cancers occurring in adults and children, detailing radionuclide procedures within an integrated framework identifying the information required for effective treatment of specific tumors. These clinical chapters provide a description of the epidemiology, etiology, histologic and pathophysiologic classification, prognosis, treatment, and most common outcome for each type of cancer. With contributions from a group of internationally-distinguished practitioners, Nuclear Oncology: Pathophysiology and Clinical Applications serves as a valuable compendium of knowledge for nuclear medicine physicians and radiologists and other clinicians involved in the care and management of cancer patients.
  • This book is about Nutraceuticals in cancer therapy, specifically targeted and Adjuvant therapy. It shows several approaches for possibly reducing systemic toxicity. This book illustrates the role of several dietary agents, collectively called nutraceuticals or natural agents in the prevention and/or treatment of human malignancies known to be mediated through alterations in multiple molecular targets. This book contains sixteen chapters which begin with historical perspective on the value of natural agents in the prevention of human malignancies followed by a series of current topics on multiple nutraceuticals targeting multiple cancers. This collection would likely be useful for bringing newer generations with broader perspectives in launching cutting-edge innovative molecular research, which would certainly help in designing targeted clinical trials in order to realize the dream of customize strategies for the prevention and/or treatment of human malignancies without causing any systemic toxicity. Moreover, the knowledge gained would allow novel utilization of nutraceuticals as adjunct to both conventional chemotherapy and radiation therapy in order to improve the overall quality of life and survival of patients diagnosed with cancers.
  • Criteria and classification of obesity in Japan and Asia-Oceania / M. Kanazaw ... [et al.] - Exercise and obesity in China / C. Chang -- Obesity in childhood: the Greek experience / A. Kafatos, C.A. Codrington, M. Linardakis -- Epidemiology of physical activity from adolescence to young adulthood / D.J. Aaron, Y.S. Jekal, R.E. Laporte -- Adolescent obesity and physical activity / N. Hwalla, A.M. Sibai, N. Adra -- Nutrition and physical activity of the population in Serbia / M. Pavlovic, V. Grujic, A. Oshaug -- Physical activity and body composition / D. Andreoli, A. De Lorenzo -- Syndrome X: clinical aspects / D. Labadarios -- Metabolic syndrome: is there a pathophysiological common denominator?: lessons learned from the Pima Indians / P.A. Tataranni -- Lifestyle-gene-drug interactions in relation to the Metabolic syndrome / L. Storlien ... [et al.] -- Coronary heart disease, genetics, nutrition and physical activity / M.B. Donati, I. Iacoviello -- Role of nutrients and physical activity in gene expression / R. De Caterina, R. Madonna -- Physical activity and hypertension: an overview / G.P. Rontoyannis --Omega-3 fatty acids and ventricular arrhythmias / A. Leaf, J.X. Kang, Y.-F. Xiao -- A method for the direct evaluation of the fatty acid status in a drop of blood from a fingertip in humans: application to population studies and correlations with biological parameters / F. Marangoni, C. Colombo, C. Galli -- Measurement error in the assessment of interaction between dietary and genetic factors in cohort studies of cancer / S.A. Bingham -- Cancer frequency in poor rural communities consuming a very limited diet / M. Muñoz Rivera ... [et al.] -- Omega-6/omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids ratio and breast cancer / P. Bougnoux, V. Maillard, V. Chajés -- Fish, [omega]-3 polyunsaturated fat intake and cancer at selected sites / A. Tavani ... [et al.] -- Cancer risk reduction by physical exercise / A. Willer.
  • Aberrant Signaling Pathways in Cancer: Modulation by the Dietary Flavonoid, Quercetin /Ramamurthi Vidya Priyadarsini and Siddavaram Nagini --Micronutrients and Cancer: Add Spice to Your Life /Sahdeo Prasad, Subash C. Gupta and Bharat B. Aggarwal --Chemoprevention of Prostate Cancer with Cruciferous Vegetables: Role of Epigenetics /Laura M. Beaver, David E. Williams, Roderick H. Dashwood and Emily Ho --Molecular Insight and Preclinical Perspective of Thymoquinone as Chemopreventive Agent and Therapeutic Adjunct in Cancer /Sanjeev Banerjee, Mansi Parasramka, Fazlul H. Sarkar and Ramzi M. Mohammad --Dietary Biofactors in the Management of Cancer: Myth or Reality? /Vidushi S. Neergheen-Bhujun, K. S. Kang, O. I. Aruoma and T. Bahorun --Nutritional Compounds as Chemopreventive Agents by Proteasome Inhibition /Kristin Landis-Piwowar, Elizabeth Smerczak, Jian Zuo and Q. Ping Dou --STAT Signaling in Cancer Prevention /Su-Ni Tang, Sharmila Shankar and Rakesh K. Srivastava --[gamma][delta] T Cells, Tea and Cancer /Jingwei Lu, Vincent J. Pompili and Hiranmoy Das --Phytochemical Intakes with a Mediterranean Diet: Levels Achievable with an Exchange List Diet and Potential Biomarkers in Blood /Zora Djuric --Plant Polyphenols and Their Role in Cancer Prevention and Chemotherapy /Sharmila Shankar, Brahma N. Singh and Rakesh K. Srivastava --Role of Food Micro-molecules in the Prevention of Cancer /Latha Sabikhi, Alok Jha, Sudhir Kumar Tomer and Ashish Kumar Singh.The Protective Role of Zinc in Cancer: A Potential Chemopreventive Agent /Bin Bao, Amir Ahmad, Azfar S Azmi, Zhiwei Wang and Sanjeev Banerjee, et al. --Diet-Induced Epigenetic Changes and Cancer Prevention: A Mantra for Healthy Living /Ajay Goel and Gaurav Chaturvedi --Western Diet-Induced Pancreatic Cancer /M. Mura Assifi and Guido Eibl --Intracellular Signaling Network as a Prime Chemotherapy Target of Green Tea Catechin, (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate /Brahma N. Singh, Sharmila Shankar and Rakesh K. Srivastava --Role of Dietary Antioxidants in Cancer /C. M. Ajila and S. K. Brar --Curcumin: Structure, Biology and Clinical Applications /Sharmila Shankar and Rakesh K. Srivastava --Obesity, Cancer and Psychopathology: Can Vegetarian Diet Be of Help? /Vikas Kumar, Ajit Kumar Thakur and Shyam Sunder Chatterjee --Dietary Phytochemicals as Epigenetic Modulators in Cancer /Vijay S. Thakur and Sanjay Gupta --Modulation of the Nrf2 Signaling Pathway by Chemopreventive Dietary Phytoconstituents /Altaf S. Darvesh and Anupam Bishayee --Role of Fish Oil from Gene Expression to Pharmacological Effect in Cancer Prevention /Malay Chatterjee, Subhadeep Das, Mary Chatterjee and Kaushik Roy --Antioxidant Supplements: An Evidence-Based Approach to Health Benefits and Risks /Goran Bjelakovic, Dimitrinka Nikolova and Christian Gluud --Natural Antioxidants and Their Role in Cancer Prevention /Akanksha Singh, Akansha Jain, Birinchi Kumar Sarma, Alok Jha and H. B. Singh --Dietary and Non-dietary Phytochemicals in Cancer Control /Dhanir Tailor and Rana P. Singh.
  • Assessment of Malnutrition and Nutritional Therapy Approaches in Cancer Patients --Cancer Anorexia (CA) --Cancer Cachexia (CC) --Oral Mucositis --Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer --Cancer-Related Fatigue (CRF) --Treatment-Induced Enteritis (Radiation- or Combination Therapy-Induced Enteropathies) --Neurocognitive Impairment (NI) --Dysfunction of the Bowel/Constipation --Dysphagia.
  • Nutritional oncology. 2nd ed. 2006, ScienceDirect
  • In addition to their metabolic and endocrinologic effects, obesity and adipose tissue have now been shown to be associated with chronic low grade inflammation resulting in cellular and humoral factors of which the latter may act by endocrine, paracrine and autocrine mechanisms. These inflammatory mediators have increasingly been suggested as contributing to the obesity link to carcinogenesis and cancer promotion. Obesity, Inflammation and Cancer focuses on recent developments and cutting edge research pointing to inflammation and inflammatory factors as key mediators of this linkage. It also describes possible strategies for targeting inflammation as an approach to cancer prevention and control. Students, researchers and clinicians, especially those interested in the relation of obesity to cancer and the role of inflammation and its impact on cancer, will find this volume particularly useful. It provides important insight on the role of inflammation in cancer etiology and progression and serve as a platform for developing future research in this area.
  • This book a conjoint effort of ocular oncologists, general oncologists, and pathologists is a comprehensive source of authoritative information on the subject of ocular and adnexal lymphoma. It covers all aspects, including clinical features, classification, epidemiology, diagnostic evaluation, biopsy techniques, histology and molecular pathology, staging procedures, and treatment methods. Detailed information is provided on primary vitreoretinal and adnexal lymphomas and chapters are also included on rare variants such as T cell lymphoma and reactive lymphoid hyperplasia of the ocular adnexa. The emphasis throughout is on easy readability, and the layout ensures rapid retrieval of information. In order to convey fundamental concepts, numerous tables, clinical photographs, histopathologic microphotographs, and imaging studies (fluorescein and indocyanine angiograms, ultrasonograms, CT scans, and MR images) are included.
  • Oncofertility integrates the two previously distinct fields of cancer treatment and fertility research and aims to explore and expand the reproductive future of cancer survivors. In order to achieve the goal of fertility preservation, the Oncofertility community must focus on communication and the way data is provided and received. Concomitant with the rapidly changing technology of Oncofertility, there have been radical shifts and advances in the way health educators and clinicians can produce and share information. As success rates of reproductive techniques such as egg freezing and banking continue to rise, providing increasing opportunities for young cancer patients to preserve their fertility prior to the onset of cancer treatments, communication among professionals in oncology, reproductive medicine, and psychosocial work, among others, becomes crucial, and clinical demand for Oncofertility information is expected to rise considerably. Oncofertility Communication describes and addresses the myriad channels through which the multiple audiences involved in Oncofertility can be served with appropriate and accurate information about cancer-related fertility issues. The text answers frequently asked questions and provides invaluable insights to scientific and health care professionals about communication among the diverse Oncofertility audiences. It incorporates timely discussions about traditional and emerging electronic communication tools and discusses the impact of health care policy changes on the Oncofertility field.
  • Part I. The Science and Technology of Oncofertility -- Reproductive health after cancer -- Designing follicle-environment interactions with biomaterials -- Gamete preservation -- To transplant or not to transplant: that is the question -- Clinical cases in oncofertility -- Cancer genetics: risks and mechanisms of cancer in women with inherited susceptibility to epithelial ovarian cancer -- Protecting and extending fertility for females of wild and endangered mammals -- -- Part II. Historical and Legal Perspectives -- Placing the history of oncofertility -- Medical hope, legal pitfalls: potential legal issues in the emerging field of oncofertility -- Domestic and international surrogacy laws: implications for cancer survivors -- -- Part III. Clinical and Theoretical Ethics -- Adoption after cancer: adoption agency attitudes and perspectives on the potential to parent post-cancer -- Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and bioethical discourse -- Lessons of oncofertility for assisted reproduction -- Morally justifying oncofertility research -- Ethical dilemmas in oncofertility: an exploration of three clinical scenarios -- Participation in investigational fertility preservation research: a feminist research ethics approach -- Reproductive "choice" and egg freezing -- Impact of infertility: why ART should be a higher priority for women in the global south -- Oncofertility and informed consent: addressing beliefs, values, and future decision making -- -- Part IV. Religious Perspectives -- Bioethics and oncofertility: arguments and insights from religious traditions -- Sacred bodies: considering resistance to oncofertility in Muslim communities -- Unlikely motherhood in the Qur'an: oncofertility as devotion -- Technology and wholeness: oncofertility and Catholic tradition -- Jewish perspectives on oncofertility: the complexities of tradition -- --Part V. Ramifications for Education and Economics -- Oncofertility Saturday academy: a paradigm to expand the educational opportunities and ambitions of high school girls -- Myoncofertility.org: a web-based patient education resource supporting decision making under severe emotional and cognitive overload -- Anticipating ovarian tissue cryopreservation in the health-care marketplace: a willingness to pay assessment -- Perspectives on oncofertility from demography and economics -- For the sake of consistency and fairness: why insurance companies should cover fertility preservation treatment for iatrogenic infertility -- -- Part VI. Repercussions of Oncofertility for Patients and Their Families -- Health provider perspectives on fertility preservation for cancer patients -- Counseling and consenting women with cancer on their oncofertility options: a clinical perspective -- Fertility-related treatment choices of cancer patients: cancer-related infertility and family dynamics -- Whose future is it?: ethical family decision making about daughters' treatment in the oncofertility context -- -- Part VII. Healthcare Provider Stories and Final Thoughts -- Choosing life when facing death: understanding fertility preservation decision-making for cancer patients -- Discussing fertility preservation with breast cancer patients -- Warning: Google can be hazardous to your health: fertility preservation is an important part of cancer care -- Role of a patient navigator in fertility preservation -- Judaism and reproductive technology -- Reading between the lines of cancer and fertility: a provider's story -- Rewarding experience for a pediatric urologist -- Final thoughts.
  • Part I. Introduction --The emergence of a new discipline: oncofertility /Teresa K. Woodruff --Part II. Fertility risk and treatment options --Fertility management for women with cancer /Sanjay K. Agarwal and R. Jeffrey Chang --Fertility preservation in adult male cancer patients /Robert E. Brannigan --Managing fertility in childhood cancer patients /Kimberley J. Dilley --Fertility risk in pediatric and adolescent cancers /Clarisa R. Gracia and Jill P. Ginsberg --Part III. Oncofertility techniques and research --Bioengieneering and the ovarian follicle /Min Xu, Teresa K. Woodruff, and Lonnie D. Shea --The science of cryobiology /Steven F. Muller and John K. Critser --Ovarian tissue cryopreservation and transplantation: banking reproductive potential for the future /David Lee --Progress, history and promise of ovarian cryopreservation and transplantation for pediatric cancer patients /Yasmin Gosiengfiao --Part IV. Health care decision-making --Oncofertility and the social sciences /Karrie Ann Snyder --Shared decision making: fertility and pediatric cancers /Marla L. Clayman, Kathleen M. Galvin, and Paul Arnston --Part V. Ethical and psychosocial impact of cancer-related infertility --Today's research, tomorrows cures: the ethical implications of oncofertility /Leilah E. Backhus and Laurie Zoloth --The psychosocial context of cancer-related infertility /Matthew J. Loscalzo and Karen L. Clark --Childhood cancer: fertility and psychosocial implications /Karen E. Kinahan, Aarati Didwania, and Carrie L. Nieman --Fertility preservation and adolescent cancer patients: lessons from adult survivors of childhood cancer and their parents /Carrie L. Nieman ... [et al.] --Part VI. Training in a new medical discipline and medical guidelines --Oncofertility: a new medical discipline and the emerging scholar /Laxmi A. Kondapalli --Oncofertility Consortium consensus statement: guidelines for ovarian tissue cryopreservation /Leilah E. Backhus ... [et al.] --Part VII. Patient stories and oncofertility --Personal accounts of cancer and infertility /provided by Fertile Hope.
  • Oncogenomics handbook 2005, Springer
  • Oncologic breast surgery 2014, Springer
    This book presents the most recent developments in oncologic breast surgery and takes full account of diagnostic, pathologic, and radiologic inputs. It is divided into three parts, the first of which discusses the premises underlying the modern surgical approach to breast cancer. The second part is devoted to what might be termed the conservative program, i.e., breast conservation and oncoplastic surgery, conservative mastectomy, and sentinel node biopsy and axillary dissection. The final part of the book covers different forms of surgery and other treatments in particular settings. Topics include plastic and reconstructive surgery, DCIS surgery, radio-guided surgery, adjuvant systemic therapy, intraoperative radiotherapy, and the role of surgery in locally advanced and metastatic disease. The detailed descriptions of techniques are accompanied by numerous high-quality illustrations. This book will be of value to both experienced practitioners and surgical trainees. .
  • Oncologic imaging 2012, ScienceDirect
    Here's the multidisciplinary guidance you need for optimal imaging of malignancies. Radiologists, surgeons, medical oncologists, and radiation oncologists offer state-of-the-art guidelines for diagnosis, staging, and surveillance, equipping all members of the cancer team to make the best possible use of today's noninvasive diagnostic tools. Consult with the best. Dr. Paul M. Silverman and more than 100 other experts from MD Anderson Cancer Center provide you with today's most dependable answers on every aspect of the diagnosis, treatment, and management of the cancer patient. Recognize the characteristic presentation of each cancer via current imaging modalities and understand the clinical implications of your findings. Effectively use traditional imaging modalities such as Multidetector CT (MDCT), PET/CT, and MR in conjunction with the latest advances in molecular oncology and targeted therapies. Find information quickly and easily thanks to a consistent, highly templated format complete with "Key Point" summaries, algorithms, drawings, and full-color staging diagrams. Make confident decisions with guidance from comprehensive algorithms for better staging and imaging evaluation. Access the fully searchable text online, along with high-quality downloadable images for use in teaching and lecturing and online-only algorithms, at expertconsult.com. .
  • Oncology 2006, Springer
    Sect. 1. Principles of oncology. Evidence-based approach to oncology -- Principles of chemotherapy -- Principles of radiation oncology -- Principles of surgical therapy in oncology -- Principles of targeted and biological therapies -- Biologic principles of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation -- Evaluation of tumor markers: an evidence-based guide for determination of clinical utility -- Design and analysis of oncology clinical trials -- Ethics of clinical oncology research -- Informatics infrastructure for evidence-based cancer medicine -- Economics of cancer care -- Principles of screening for cancer -- Patient decision making -- Establishing an interdisciplinary oncology team -- Principles of complementary and alternative medicine for cancer -- Sect. 2. Translational basic science. Fundamental aspects of the cell cycle and signal transduction -- Viral carcinogenesis -- Environmental carcinogenesis -- Cancer metastasis -- Tumor immunology and immunotherapy -- Technologies in molecular biology: diagnostic applications -- Sect. 3. Cancer prevention and control. Cancer epidemiology -- Evidence-based cancer prevention research: a multidisciplinary perspective on cancer prevention trials -- Screening --Genetic screening and counseling for high-risk populations -- Behavior modification -- Sect. 4. Cancer imaging. Central nervous system imaging -- Breast imaging -- Imaging of throacic malignancies -- Imaging of gastrointestinal stromal tumor -- Genitourinary imaging -- Musculoskeletal imaging -- Positron emission tomography and cancer -- Sect. 5. Solid tumors. Central nervous system tumors -- Eye, orbit, and adnexal structures -- Head and neck cancer -- Lung cancer -- Therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma -- Mediastinum -- Esophageal cancer -- Stomach -- Colon, rectal, and anal cancer management -- Adenocarcinoma and other small intestinal malignancies -- Cancer of the lung and bile ducts -- An evidence-based approach to the management of pancreatic cancer -- Renal cell cancer -- Ureter, bladder, penis, and urethra -- Prostate cancer -- Testis cancer -- Cervix, vulva, and vagina -- Gastational trophoblastic neoplasms -- Ovarian cancer -- Uterine malignancies -- Evidence-based management of breast cancer -- Thyroid and Parathyroid -- Tumors of the endocrine system -- Sarcomas of bone -- Soft tissue sarcoma --Cutaneous melanoma -- Nonmelanoma cutaneous malignancies -- Cancer of unknown primary site -- Solid tumors of childhood -- Sect. 6. Hematologic malignancies. Acute myeloid leukemia and the myelodysplastic syndromes -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia and related chronic leukemias -- Chronic myeloid leukemia -- An evidence-based approach to the management of Hodgkin's lymphoma -- The non-Hodgkin's lymphomas -- Multiple myeloma -- Sect. 7. Practice of oncology. Superior vena cava syndrome -- Central nervous system emergencies -- Metabolic emergencies in oncology -- Surgical emergencies -- Oral complications of cancer therapy -- Alopecia and cutaneous complications of chemotherapy -- Infectious complications of cancer therapy -- Acute toxicities of therapy: pulmonary complications -- Cardiac complications -- Neurologic complications of therapy -- Acute toxicities of therapy: urologic complications -- Issues in vascular access with special emphasis on the cancer patient -- Management of cancer pain -- Nausea and vomiting in the cancer patient -- Nutritional support for the cancer patient --Paraneoplastic syndromes -- Malignant effusions -- Evidence-based use of hematopoietic growth factors for optimal supportive care of patients with cancer -- Management of the bone marrow transplant patient -- Management of anxiety and depression in adult cancer patients: toward an evidence-based approach -- Reproductive complications and sexual dysfunction in the cancer patient -- Metastatic cancer to the central nervous system -- Metastatic cancer in lung -- Surgical and regional therapy for liver metastases -- Metastatic cancer to bone -- Cancer in the immunosuppressed patient -- Cancer in the older population -- Chemotherapy in patients with organ dysfunction -- Management of the pregnant cancer patient -- Sect. 8. Cancer survivorship. Survivorship research: past, present, and future -- Late effects of cancer treatments -- Medical and psychosocial issues in childhood cancer survivors -- Medical and psychosocial issues in Hodgkin's disease survivors --Medical and psychosocial issues in testicular cancer survivors -- Medical and psychosocial issues in testicular cancer survivors -- Medical and psychosocial issues in gynecologic cancer survivors -- Medical, psychosocial, and health-related quality of life issues in breast cancer survivors -- Medical and psychosocial issues in prostate cancer survivors -- Physical and psychosocial issues in lung cancer survivors -- Cancer survivorship issues in colorectal cancer -- Medical and psychosocial issues in transplant survivors -- Second malignancies after radiation treatment and chemotherapy for primary cancers -- Psychosocial rehabilitation in cancer care -- Cancer advocacy.
  • Section I: Evaluation and management of musculoskeletal oncology problems -- Evaluation of bone tumors / Timothy A. Damron -- Evaluation of soft tissue tumors / Carol D. Morris -- Biopsy of musculoskeletal tumors / Edward A. Athanasian -- Treatment principles -- Surgical margins / Robert Quinn -- Benign tumors of bone / Cynthia M. Kelly -- Malignant bone lesions / Francis R. Patterson, Timoth A. Damron, and Carol D. Morris -- Soft tissue tumors / John Heiner and Jeremy White -- Pathologic fractures / Timothy A. Damron --Section II: Specific bone neoplasms and simulators -- Benign bone tumors -- Bone lesions / Felasfa M. Wodajo -- Cartilage lesions / Felasfa M. Wodajo -- Cystic lesions / Sung Wook Seo, Young Lae Moon, and Francis Young-In Lee -- Myogenic, lipogenic, and neural tumors / Sean V. McGarry and C. Parker Gibbs -- Fibrous lesions of bone / Sung Wook Seo, Young Lae Moon, and Francis Young-In Lee -- Giant cell tumor of bone / Sean V. McGarry and C. Parker Gibbs -- Vascular lesions / Sean V. McGarry and C. Parker Gibbs -- Other tumors of undefined neoplastic nature / Sean V. McGarry and C. Parker Gibbs -- Bone sarcomas -- Osteosarcoma / Francis R. Patterson -- Ewing sarcoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumor of bone / Bruce Rougraff -- Chondrosarcoma / R. Lor Randall and Kenneth J. Hunt -- Fibrous, fibrohistiocytic, and giant cell tumor malignancies / Hannah D. Morgan -- Notochordal tumors / Hannah D. Morgan -- Vascular sarcomas of bone / Hannah D. Morgan -- Myogenic, lipogenic, and epithelial bone sarcomas / Hannah D. Morgan -- Congenital and inherited bone conditions -- Familial adenomatous polyposis / Kathryn Palomino -- Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome / Danielle A. Katz -- Skeletal dysplasias / Danielle A. Katz -- Retinoblastoma syndrome / Timothy A. Damron -- Rothmund-Thomson syndrome / Kathryn Palomino -- Werner syndrome / Kathryn Palomino -- Metastatic disease / Timothy A. Damron -- Hematologic malignancies / Valerae O. Lewis -- Metabolic bone diseases / Susan V. Bukata --Section III: Specific soft tissue neoplasms and simulators -- Benign soft tissue tumors / Timothy A. Damron and Gustavo de la Roza -- Soft tissue sarcomas / Carol D. Morris --Section IV: Basic science -- Cellular and molecular biology / Matthew J. Allen -- Growth and development of the musculoskeletal system / Donald E. Sweet and Thomas V. Smallman -- Genetic basis of musculoskeletal disorders / Sathappan S. Sathappan, Kirill Ilalov, and Paul E. Di Cesare -- Biomechanics / Frederick W. Werner and Joseph A. Spadaro -- Biomaterials / Joseph A. Spadaro, Michael T. Clarke, and Julie M. Hasenwinkel -- Principles of orthopaedic pharmacology / Carol D. Morris -- Bone form, function, injury, regeneration, and repair / Alexia Hernandez-Soria and Mathias Bostrom -- Articular cartilage structure, composition, and repair / Peter J. Roughley and Thomas V. Smallman -- Diarthrodial joints / Thomas V. Smallman, Kris Shekitka, and Donald Flemming -- Meniscal structure, function, repair, and replacement / Mark C. Drakos and Answorth A. Allen -- Intervertebral disk structure, composition, and mechanical function / Samuel A. Joseph, Jr., and Patrick Boland -- Tendon and ligament anatomy, biology, and biomechanics / Brian J. Harley and Joseph W. Bergman -- Peripheral nerve physiology, anatomy, and pathology / Shikha Sethi ... [et al.] -- Skeletal muscle anatomy, physiology, and mechanics / Bryan T. Kelly and William J. Robertson -- Infectious disorders of bone and joint / Thomas V. Smallman ... [et al.] -- Bacterial infection -- Granulomatous infection -- Infection associated with neuropathy -- Viral disorders -- Neoplasia / Matthew J. Allen.
  • 1. General Surgery -- Surgical Anatomy / Elisabeth Würinger -- Breast Cancer Surgery: Standard Principles / Florian Fitzal -- Oncoplastic Breast Surgery / Peter Schrenk -- 2. Oncoplastic Surgery (OPS) -- OPS and Breast Conserving Surgery (BSC) / Peter Schrenk, Elizabeth J. Hall-Findlay, Florian Fitzal, Andrea Grisotti and Donato Casella, et al. -- OPS and Mastectomy / Grant W. Carlson, Francesca De Lorenzi, Mario Rietjens, Andrea Manconi and Daniela Hoch, et al. -- Special Considerations / Florian Fitzal, Rupert Koller, Stefan Gärner, Elisabeth Grafinger-Witt and Mario Rietjens, et al.
  • Oncothermia 2011, Springer
  • Oral cancer metastasis 2010, Springer
  • Oral mucositis 2012, Springer
    Treatment tolerance is a challenge for most cancer patients, and it is therefore essential that healthcare professionals (HCP) are quick to recognize adverse events and implement management strategies to address them. This pocket book provides an in-depth guide to the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of oral mucositis, a common adverse event of chemotherapy.
  • Orbital tumors 2005, Springer
  • Origin of cancers 2010, Springer
  • Ovarian cancer 2008, Springer
  • Ovarian cancer. 2nd ed. 2009, Springer
  • "Today, we are exposed to an ever-growing number of chemicals in the environment and there is an increasing awareness of the effects of these chemicals on the ovaries. As such, the potential for xenobiotic-induced infertility needs to be better understood. Additionally, menopause-associated disorders are of growing health concern in view of the fact that by the year 2025, 19.5% of the population of the U.S. will be menopause-aged women. Exploring research into chemicals that have the potential to cause early menopause by destroying pre-antral ovarian follicles, this book is an essential resource for researchers in academia, regulatory agencies, and industry"--Provided by publisher.
  • Oxidation 2008, Springer
  • This volume details how oxidative stress in cancer biology can be utilized to more effectively design interventions to enhance therapeutic responses while causing fewer treatment limiting complications.
  • P53 in the clinics 2013, Springer
    TP53: Coordinator of the Processes That Underlie the Hallmarks of Cancer /Pierre Hainaut --The Inheritance of p53 /Lukasz F. Grochola, Jorge Zeron-Medina, Emmanouela Repapi, Alexander E. Finlayson and Ying Cai, et al. --p53: Guardian of the Metabolome /Masha V. Poyurovsky and Carol Prives --The p53 Family and Stem Cell Biology /Massimiliano Agostini, Alessandro Rufini, Edward T. W. Bampton, Francesca Bernassola and Gerry Melino, et al. --Mutant p53-Driven Tumorigenesis /Tamara Terzian and Guillermina Lozano --Humanised Mouse Models: Targeting the Murine p53 Locus with Human Sequences /Monica Hollstein and Yang Xu --p53 Models for Mammary Carcinogenesis /Wolfgang Deppert and Genrich Tolstonog --TP53 Somatic Mutations: Prognostic and Predictive Value in Human Cancers /Magali Olivier --Assessing TP53 Status in Human Tumors: Lessons from Breast Cancer /Anita Langerød, Magali Olivier and Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale --TP53 Germline Mutations: Genetics of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome /Doua Bakry and David Malkin --Tp53 Gene Therapy for Cancer Treatment and Prevention /Robert E. Sobol, Yong-Song Guan, Long-Jiang Li, Wei-Wei Zhang and Zhaohui Peng, et al. --Upstream Targets in the p53 Pathway /Anna R. McCarthy and Sonia Lain --p53-Reactivating Molecules as Research Tools and Anticancer Drugs /Vera V. Grinkevich, Andreas Warnecke and Galina Selivanova --Targeting Mutant p53 for Improved Cancer Therapy /Jinfeng Shen, Vladimir J. N. Bykov and Klas G. Wiman --p53 Immunotherapy of Cancer /Hakim Echchannaoui and Matthias Theobald --Designing p53 Trials: A Surgical Oncologists View /Daniela Kandioler, Sonja Kappel and Brigitte Wolf --p53 in the Clinic: A Pathologist's View /Philippe Bertheau, Jean-François Fléjou, Yves Allory, Pascale Varlet and Sylvie Lantuejoul, et al. --Genetic Counseling for TP53 Germline Mutations /Maria Isabel Waddington Achatz and Patricia Ashton-Prolla.
  • 1. Functional maturation of PAKs from unicellular to multicellular organisms / Masato Okada, Graham Cote, Ramesh K. Jha, and Hiroshi Maruta -- 2. Oncogenicity of PAKs and their substrates / Hong He and Hiroshi Maruta -- 3. Natural or synthetic therapeutics that block PAKs / Hiroshi Maruta, Shanta M. Messerli, and Ramesh K. Jha -- 4. PAK1-3 in infectious diseases / Hiroshi Maruta -- 5. PAK1 in brain diseases or disorders / Hiroshi Maruta and Shanta M. Messerli -- 6. PAK1 in Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases / Qui-Lan Ma, Fusheng Yang, Sally A. Frautschy, and Greg M. Cole -- 7. PAK1 controls the lifespan / Sumino Yamase and Hiroshi Maruta -- 8. 3D structure and physiological regulation of PAKs / Stefan Knapp.
  • Pancreatic cancer 2008, Springer
  • Pancreatic cancer 2010, Springer
    v. 1. Chapters 1-25 -- v. 2. Chapters 26-54.
  • Pancreatic cancer 2005, Springer Protocols
  • The third edition of Pathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases builds on the success of the previous editions by fully updating knowledge on diagnostic and epidemiologic aspects and presenting important new insights derived from new epidemiologic studies and animal studies. Background information is first provided on the mineralogy of asbestos, occupational and environmental exposure, and asbestos bodies. The various diseases associated with asbestos exposure are then considered in turn, with detailed description and illustration of pathologic features as well as extensive discussion of etiology, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Further chapters are devoted to cytopathology, experimental models of disease, and analysis of tissue mineral fiber content. In addition, the medicolegal issues relating to asbestos-associated diseases are analyzed from the point of view of both the plaintiff and the defendant. This book will be an essential reference for pathologists and an invaluable source of information for pulmonologists, radiologists, and occupational medical practitioners.
  • Epidemiology of Mesothelioma -- Molecular Biology -- Serosal Anatomy and Anatomic Distribution of Mesothelioma -- Clinical Aspects of Mesothelioma -- Management of Malignant Serosal Effusions -- Pathologic Diagnosis and Classification of Mesothelioma -- Macroscopic Features of Mesotheliomas -- Classification and Histologic Features of Mesotheliomas -- Differential Diagnosis: Mesothelial Proliferations -- Differential Diagnosis: Other Mesothelial Lesions -- Differential Diagnosis: Nonmesothelial Lesions -- Differential Diagnosis: Nonmesothelial Tumors of the Serosal Cavity: Sarcomas -- Differential Diagnosis: Other Nonmesothelial Tumors.
  • Highly acclaimed and considered the leading reference in the field, Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Melanoma has once again been fully revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the most recent advances and techniques in the field of melanoma pathology. New chapters on mucosal melanoma, ocular melanoma, and pigmented lesions of the nail apparatus have been included in this new edition. The successful focus and format of the previous editions have been preserved. Each lesion and diagnosis is clearly illustrated withthe aid of a wealth of digitally enhanced full-color photomicrographs. A concise description of the clinical features, histopathology, differential diagnosis, and outstanding characteristics of each lesion provides readers with a quick yet comprehensive overview of each topic covered. Pathology of Melanocytic Nevi and Melanoma is the essential reference for every practicing dermatopathologist, pathologist, dermatologist, and cancer research scientist today.
  • Patient Surveillance After Cancer Treatment covers the history of cancer patient surveillance after curative-intent treatment, the rationale, the methodologies used in the past and at present, the methodologies that will probably emerge in the future, the costs of surveillance, the definitions of various terms used in the field, and how those who are interested in the topic can get more information about it from the internet. The secondary focus of the book is to publicize the need for well-designed, adequately powered randomized clinical trials comparing two (or more) surveillance strategies for each type of cancer.The audience includes all oncologists, cancer researchers, medical economists and policy makers in government and insurance companies, and finally, interested patients.This book is part of the Current Clinical Oncology series, which provides cutting-edge knowledge of cancer diagnosis, management, and treatment. World renowned experts share their insights in all the major fields of clinical oncology. From the fundamentals of pathophysiology to the latest developments in experimental and novel therapies, Current Clinical Oncology is an indispensable resource for today's practicing oncologist.
  • Pediatric bone sarcomas 2009, Springer
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  • Germ cell tumors are relatively rare compared with other malignancies, and compilations of knowledge that encompass the entire spectrum of the disease are lacking. This textbook, written by the foremost authorities in the field, rectifies the situation by discussing in depth a broad range of topics, including biology, epidemiology, pathology, treatment, and late effects. Bearing in mind that germ cell tumors are most prevalent in the adolescent and young adult age group, causes of disease and treatment approaches in pediatric and adult patients are compared and contrasted. By spanning the entire life course, from prenatal origins of disease through to treatment in adults and late effects of treatment, the editors have produced a book that will be of interest to both pediatric and adult oncologists.
  • The pediatric head and neck cancer patient necessitates a multidisciplinary team of specialists to provide an optimal continuum of care. This A-Z guide provides practical, in-depth information for all medical professionals involved in the evaluation and treatment of these patients. Written in an easy to follow format, each entry contains illustrative figures to aid in pathological and radiographical diagnosis, as well as structured discussion of evaluation and multimodality management. The alphabetical layout eliminates redundancy and allows the busy physician to quickly locate relevant information. Pediatric Head and Neck Tumors is ideal for young physicians as well as attending physicians seeking to expand their knowledgebase to the various subspecialties involved in the multidisciplinary care of their patients.
  • Typically, manuals of pediatric hematology-oncology are written by specialists from high-income countries, and usually target an audience with a sub-specialist level of training, often assisted by cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment facilities. However, approximately 80% of new cases of cancer in children appear in mid- and low-income countries. Almost invariably, general practitioners or general pediatricians without special training in oncology will look after children with malignancies who enter the health care system in these countries. The diagnostic facilities are usually limited, as are the treatment options. The survival figures in these conditions are somewhere below 20%, while in high-income countries they are in the range of 80% for many childhood cancers. Pediatric Hematology-Oncology in Countries with Limited Resources is the only book of its kind to provide specific guidance applicable to limited resource settings and builds up from the foundation of general practitioner or general pediatrician competence. Written and edited by leaders in the field, this manual educates physicians on the essential components of the discipline, filtered through the experience of specialists from developing countries, with immediate applicability in the specific healthcare environment in these countries.
  • Pediatric lymphomas 2007, Springer
    Introduction and historical background: pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma -- Biology and pathology of Hodgkin's disease -- Treatment of pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma -- Treatment of relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: introduction and historical background -- Biology and pathology of pediatric non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- B-cell lymphoma/ Burkitt lymphoma -- Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma -- Precursor B and precursor T-cell lymphoblastic lymphoma -- Cutaneous T-cell lymphomas and rare T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas -- Lymphoproliferative disorders related to immunodeficiencies -- Late effects following lymphoma treatment.
  • Pediatric neoplasia 2012, Springer
    Pediatric Neoplasia: Advances in Molecular Pathology and Translational Medicine presents many of the major, relevant advances in molecular pathology that are occurring in the field of pediatric oncology and will serve as a useful overview for resident and attending physicians as well as scientists interested in understanding the molecular pathology of pediatric cancer in the context of clinical medicine. Chapters are based upon organ systems, and each is written by an expert or pair of experts in their field with subspecialty training and extensive clinical experience. Each chapter describes a variable number of tumors and includes an overview of the classification system and clinicopathological characteristics of each tumor. This is followed by a discussion of the molecular pathology relevant to a specific tumor, including specific molecular markers of the tumors, methods used for diagnosis or clinical management, clinical significance of the markers, and if appropriate, a description or discussion of current activities in translational research or issues that need to be addressed in the future. Pediatric Neoplasia: Advances in Molecular Pathology and Translational Medicine will be of great value to pathologists, oncologists, hematologists, internal medicine and pediatric specialists, as well as pharmaceutical professionals and translational and clinical researchers.
  • Pediatric oncology 2005, Springer
    Acute Leukemia / Michael E. Rytting, Mary S. Choroszy, Demetrios Petropoulos and Ka Wah Chan -- Hodgkin Lymphoma and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma / Ka Wah Chan, Demetrios Petropoulos, Eric L. Chang and Michael E. Rytting -- Brain Tumors: Diagnosis, Surgery and Radiotherapy, and Supportive Care / Joann L. Ater, Jeffrey S. Weinberg, Moshe H. Maor, Bartlett D. Moore and Donna R. Copeland -- Brain Tumors: Chemotherapy and Investigational Therapy / Joann L. Ater, Jeffrey S. Weinberg, Moshe H. Maor and Demetrios Petropoulos -- Wilms' Tumor / Norman Jaffe and Margaret G. Pearson -- Neuroblastoma / Joann L. Ater and Laura L. Worth -- Soft-Tissue Tumors / R. Beverly Raney, Richard J. Andrassy, Martin Blakely, Tina V. Fanning and Moshe H. Maor, et al. -- Osteosarcoma / Norman Jaffe and Margaret G. Pearson -- Ewing's Sarcoma / Cynthia E. Herzog, Anita Mahajan and Valerae O. Lewis -- Retinoblastoma / Misha Faustina, Cynthia E. Herzog and Dan S. Gombos -- Differentiated Thyroid Cancer / Rena Vassilopoulou-Sellin -- Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma / Robert F. Gagel -- Melanoma / Cynthia E. Herzog, Hafeez Diwan, Merrick I. Ross and Victor G. Prieto -- Novel Therapeutic Approaches / Sima S. Jeha and Laura L. Worth -- Supportive Care: Myelosuppression / Nidra I. Rodriguez Cruz, Renee M. Madden and Craig A. Mullen -- Supportive Care: Symptom Control / Renee M. Madden, Susannah E. Koontz-Webb, Donna S. Zhukovsky and Craig A. Mullen -- Behavioral Medicine in Cancer Care / Donna R. Copeland and Martha A. Askins -- The Adolescent and Young Adult Program / Sima S. Jeha and Martha A. Askins.
  • Pediatric oncology 2006, Springer
    General aspects of childhood leukemia -- Acute lymphoblastic leukemia -- Acute myelogenous leukemia -- Myelodysplastic syndrome -- Myeloproliferative syndromes (chronic myeloproliferative disorders) -- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Hodgkin disease -- Histiocytoses -- Brain tumors -- Neuroblastoma -- Nephroblastoma (Wilms tumor) -- Soft tissue sarcoma -- Osteosarcoma -- Ewing sarcoma family of tumors -- Retinoblastoma -- Germ cell tumors -- Hepatic tumors -- Emergencies in pediatric oncology -- Oncological nursing care -- Psychology and psychosocial issues in children with cancer.
  • "Pediatric Radiation Oncology is the definitive text and reference on use of radiation therapy for childhood cancer. The fifth edition reviews all significant recent clinical trials--including, for the first time, significant European clinical trials--and provides increased coverage of international and Third World issues. The latest cancer staging guidelines are included. New chapters cover psychosocial aspects of radiotherapy for the child and family and medical management of pain, nausea, nutritional problems, and blood count depression in the child with cancer"--Provided by publisher.
  • Overview of childhood cancer : incidence, survival, and late effects -- Challenges of treating children with radiation therapy -- Leukemia -- Tumors of the central nervous system -- Hodgkin lymphoma -- Neuroblastoma -- Wilms' tumor -- Soft-tissue tumors : (rhabdomyosarcoma and other soft-tissue sarcomas) -- Bone sarcomas (osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma) -- Retinoblastoma.
  • Penile cancer 2013, Springer
    Penile Cancer: Diagnosis and Management provides a comprehensive overview of penile cancer for medical and surgical urologists oncologists, and other healthcare professionals. This book highlights many of the significant advances made in this field, which include a discussion of penile-sparing surgical and radiotherapeutic approaches to select primary penile tumors typically of lower stage and grade as well as advances in our understanding of the epidemiology, risk factors, and pathophysiology of penile cancer. The book also addresses many of the novel diagnostic and therapeutic surgical appro
  • "Inside the Sixth Edition of this now-classic reference, you will discover encyclopedic coverage of topics ranging from basic science to sophisticated computer-based radiation therapy treatment planning and supportive care. The book's comprehensive scope and abundantly illustrated format provide you with better understanding of the natural history of cancer, the physical methods of radiation application, the effects of radiation on normal tissues, and the most judicious ways in which you can employ radiation therapy in patient care. Traditionally available as a printed textbook, now it comes with acompletely revamped digital experience, powered by Inkling! NEW to the Sixth Edition ... site-specific chapters include relevant background information on each tumor including epidemiology, pathology, diagnostic work-up, prognostic factors, treatment techniques, applications of surgery and chemotherapy, end results, and more. Over 1,400 full-color illustrationshighlight key concepts in tumor pathogenesis, diagnosis, and targeted radiation therapy. Increased emphasis on new approaches and technologies improve your understanding of three-dimensional treatment planning, intensity-modulated radiotherapy, combined modality therapy, and particle therapy. Greater emphasis on palliative and supportive carereflects the role of radiation treatment in non-curative roles. New editors and contributors let you benefit from their decades of experience. Digital version includes the complete text, index-based search, note sharing, regular content updates integrated into the text, and much more."
  • Scientific basis of cancer chemotherapy -- Norton-Simon hypothesis -- Drug resistance -- Principles of chemotherapy -- Clinical trials -- Hematopoietic growth factors -- Biologic response modifiers: principles of biotherapy -- Intraventricular and intrathecal therapy -- Intraperitoneal chemotherapy -- Intraarterial chemotherapy -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation -- Oral toxicity -- Dermatologic toxicity -- Extravasation -- Hypersensitivity reactions -- Ocular side effects of cancer therapeutics -- Cardiotoxicity of cancer therapy -- Pulmonary toxicity of chemotherapeutic agents -- Gastrointestinal complications of chemotherapy -- Hepatotoxicity of chemotherapeutic agents -- Chemotherapy-induced renal and electrolyte dysfunction -- Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy -- Vascular toxicity of antineoplastic agents -- Second malignancies after chemotherapy -- Chemotherapy in pregnancy -- Gonadal complications and teratogenicity of cancer therapy -- Central venous access for chemotherapy -- Systemic therapy for advanced melanoma -- Chemotherapy of primary brain tumors -- Chemotherapy for head and neck cancer -- Chemotherapy of lung cancer -- Breast cancer -- Gastrointestional cancer -- Endocrine tumors -- Chemotherapy of genitourinary cancer -- Chemotherapy of gynecologic cancers -- Chemotherapy of carcinoma of unknown primary site -- Chemotherapy of bone and soft tissue sarcomas -- Chemotherapy for pediatric solid tumors -- Chemotherapy for childhood leukemia -- Chemotherapy of Hodgkin lymphoma -- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma -- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia -- Acute myeloid leukemia -- Myelodysplastic syndromes -- Management of myeloproliferative disorders and chronic myeloid leukemia -- Chemotherapy of multiple myeloma -- Appendics: I: Chemotherapeutic agents -- II: Chemotherapy programs -- III: Common terminology criteria for adverse events (CTCAE) version 4.0.
  • Personalized management of colorectal cancer / Alfredo Falcone & Fotios Loupakis -- Adjuvant treatment of stage II colon cancer : yes or no, what, when and why? / Joleen Hubbard & Daniel J. Sargent -- Adjuvant treatment of stage III colon cancer : where are we and will we ever move forward? / Benoît Rousseau & Christophe Tournigand -- Challenges in the neoadjuvant treatment of rectal cancer / Robert Glynne-Jones -- Molecular markers in radically resected colorectal cancer : from prognosis to prediction / Wu Zhang, Peter M. Wilson, Sebastian Stintzing & Heinz-Josef Lenz -- Liver-limited resectable stage IV : current reality and future perspectives / Dario Ribero & Simone Conci -- Choosing the right biologic agent in the 'continuum-of-care era' : a clinical perspective / Chiara Cremolini & Axel Grothey -- Index.
  • Current therapies for HNC : why is immunotherapy not yet in the forefront? / Theresa L. Whiteside -- Etiology and risk factors / Ana Neumann, Lei Jin & Qingyi Wei -- Molecular diagnostics of head and neck cancer / Diana Bell & Adel K. El-Naggar -- Classification and prevalence / Luiz Paulo Kowalski -- Surgery and radiotherapy : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Jonas T. Johnson -- Chemotherapy and molecularly targeted therapies for previously untreated SCCHN / Scott A. Kono, Nabil F. Saba & Dong M. Shin -- Chemotherapy and molecularly targeted therapies for recurrent head and neck cancer / Thomas K. Hoffmann & Patrick J. Schuler -- Prognostic biomarkers in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck / Vasu Divi & Carol Bradford -- Consensus guidelines / Carol M. Lewis & Randal S. Weber -- Index.
  • Personalized management of lung cancer / Ritsuko Komaki -- Molecular subtypes of non-small-cell lung cancer / Thomas E. Stinchcombe -- Screening and risk factors / Claudia I. Henschke, James P. Smith, David F. Yankelevitz & Rowena Yip -- Staging and prognosis / Elizabeth A. David, Daniel R. Gomez, Ritsuko Komaki & Garrett L. Walsh -- Surgical approach : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Boris Sepesi -- Radiotherapy : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Heath D. Skinner & Ritsuko Komaki -- Adjuvant therapy for non-small-cell lung carcinoma following surgical resection / Steven H. Lin -- Chemotherapy and molecularly targeted agents for advanced non-small-cell lung cancer / Charles Lu -- Use of thoracic radiation therapy for small-cell lung cancer / Steven E. Schild -- Limited-stage small-cell lung cancer : prophylactic cranial irradiation / Cecile Le Pechoux & Hweej Al Mokhles -- Small-cell lung cancer : treatment of extensive-stage disease / Lauren Averett Byers & John V. Heymach -- EGFR inhibitors : patient selections and clinical outcome / Rafael Rosell & Laura Bonanno -- Antiangiogenic therapy for non-small-cell lung cancer : patient selection and clinical outcomes / Suresh S. Ramalingam & Chandra P. Belani -- Considerations of practice guidelines and recommendations / Nan Bi & Feng-Ming (Spring) Kong -- Novel agents in development and future directions / George R. Simon -- Index.
  • PET in oncology 2008, Springer
  • PET Physics and Instrumentation / Brad Kemp -- PET Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacy / Mark S. Jacobson, Raymond A. Steichen and Patrick J. Peller -- PET/CT Interpretation / Patrick J. Peller -- Central Nervous System / Jeffrey A. Miller and Terence Z. Wong -- Head and Neck / Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, Ujas Parikh and M. Abou-Zied -- Chest / Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, D. S. Surasi, Gregory Russo and P. J. Peller -- Breast Cancer / Gustavo A. Mercier, Felix-Nicolas Roy and François Ba\0302enard -- Gastrointestinal / Roland Hustinx -- Genitourinary / Jacqueline Brunetti and Patrick J. Peller -- Gynecologic / Patrick J. Peller -- Musculoskeletal / Jeffrey J. Peterson -- Hematology / Rathan M. Subramaniam, Leonne Prompers, A. Agarwal, Ali Guermazi and Felix M. Mottaghy -- Dermatological / David Brandon and Bruce Barron -- Pediatric / Hossein Jadvar, Frederic H. Fahey and Barry L. Shulkin -- Assessment of Response to Therapy / Ali Gholamrezanezhad, Alin Chirindel and Rathan Subramaniam -- Metastatic Disease / Patrick J. Peller -- Radiotherapy Planning / Minh Tam Truong and Rathan M. Subramaniam -- Patients with HIV / Rathan M. Subramaniam, J. M. Davison, Devaki S. Surasi, T. Jackson and T. Cooley -- Pitfalls and Artifacts / Geoffrey Bates Johnson and Christopher Harker Hunt.
  • Pharmacogenetics 2010, Springer
    Principles of Cancer Treatment / William G. Newman and Fiona H. Blackhall -- Clinical Pharmacology and Anticancer Drugs / Cristina Rodríguez-Antona and Julia Kirchheiner -- Principles of Genetics and Pharmacogenetics / William G. Newman -- Pharmacogenetics in the Management of Breast Cancer / Sacha J. Howell -- Pharmacogenetics in Colorectal Cancer / Roberta Ferraldeschi -- Pharmacogenetics in Lung Cancer / Fiona Blackhall -- Pharmacogenetics and Cancer Treatment in Children / P. Kellie Turner and Gareth J. Veal -- Pharmacogenetics in Palliative Care / Andrew A. Somogyi -- Genetic Predictors of Normal Tissue Response to Radiotherapy / Catharine M.L. West, Gillian C. Barnett, Alison M. Dunning, Rebecca M. Elliott and Neil G. Burnet -- Cancer Pharmacogenetics in Industry / Mireille Cantarini -- Ethical Issues in Pharmacogenetics / Tara Clancy -- Economics of Cancer Pharmacogenetics / Katherine Payne -- Future Advances in Cancer Pharmacogenomics / William G. Newman.
  • What next in colorectal cancer? / James Cassidy -- Pathophysiology and drug targets in metastatic colorectal cancer / Autumn McRee & Howard L. McLeod -- First-line chemotherapy / Yoko Yanagisawa, Rachel Midgley & David Kerr -- Monoclonal antibodies / Giuseppe Tonini, Marco Imperatori, Alice Zoccoli, Michele Iuliani & Francesco Pantano -- Drugs in clinical trials / Irene Braña, Rodrigo Dienstmann, Jaume Capdevila & Josep Tabernero -- Which therapy for which patient? / Patryk Kambakamba, Stefan Breitenstein, Panagiotis Samaras, Paul Magnus Schneider & Georg Lurje.
  • This book explores in depth the relation between physical activity and cancer control, including primary prevention, coping with treatments, recovery after treatments, long-term survivorship, secondary prevention, and survival. The first part of the book presents the most recent research on the impact of physical activity in preventing a range of cancers. In the second part, the association between physical activity and cancer survivorship is addressed. The effects of physical activity on supportive care endpoints (e.g., quality of life, fatigue, physical functioning) and disease endpoints (e.g., biomarkers, recurrence, survival) are carefully analyzed. In addition, the determinants of physical activity in cancer survivors (e.g., medical, social cognitive, environmental) are discussed, and behavior change strategies for increasing physical activity in cancer survivors (e.g., counseling, print materials) are appraised. The final part of the book is devoted to further special topics, including the relation of physical activity to pediatric cancer survivorship and to palliative cancer care.
  • Epidemiology of overweight/obesity and cancer risk -- Epidemiology of physical activity and cancer risk -- Energetics and cancer: exploring a road less traveled -- Calorie restriction, exercise, and colon cancer prevention: a mechanistic perspective -- Mechanisms linking obesity to cancer risk -- Mechanisms underlying the effects of physical activity on cancer -- Physical activity, weight control, and cancer prognosis.
  • Measuring endogenous electric fields / Richard Nuccitelli -- Investigation systems to study the biological effects of weak physiological electric fields / Francis X. Hart -- Endogenous bioelectric signals as morphogenetic controls of development, regeneration, and neoplasm / Michael Levin -- Stem cell physiological responses to noninvasive electrical stimulation / Igor Titushkin ... [et al.] -- Electrical signals control corneal epithelial cell physiology and wound repair / Colin D. McCaig -- Physiological electric fields can direct keratinocyte migration and promote healing in chronic wounds / Christine E. Pullar -- Electrical control of angiogenesis / Entong Wang ... [et al.] -- Inflammatory cell electrotaxis / Francis Lin and Christine E. Pullar -- Effects of DC electric fields on migration of cells of the musculoskeletal system / Najmuddin J. Gunja, Clark T. Hung, and J. Chlöe Bulinski -- Neuronal growth cone guidance by physiological DC electric fields / Ann M. Rajnicek -- Can applied voltages be used to produce spinal cord regeneration and recovery in humans? / Richard Ben Borgens -- Bioelectricty of cancer : voltage-gated ion channels and direct-current electric fields / Mustafa B. A. Djamgoz.
  • Pineal region tumors 2009, Karger
    Statistical analysis of pineal tumors based on the data of brain tumor registry of Japan / Shibui, S., Nomura, K. -- Pathology of pineal parenchymal tumors / Sato, K., Kubota, T. -- Occipital transtentorial approach and combined treatments for pineal parenchymal tumors / Tsumanuma, I., Tanaka, R., Fujii, Y. -- Role of stereotactic radiosurgery in the management of pineal parenchymal tumors -- Kano, H. ... [et al.] -- Pathology of intracranial germ cell tumors / Sato, K., Takeuchi, H., Kubota, T. -- Pineal germ cell tumors / Matsutani, M. -- Strategy of combined treatment of germ cell tumors / Sawamura, Y. -- Radiation therapy for intracranial germ cell tumors / Aoyama, H. -- Stereotactic radiosurgery for pineal and related tumors / Mori, Y. ... [et al.] -- Management of central nervous system germinoma : proposal for a modern strategy / Shibamoto, Y. -- Quality of life of extremely long-time germinoma survivors mainly treated with radiotherapy / Sugiyama, K. ... [et al.].
  • Plants that fight cancer 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • Polyploidy, aneuploidy, and the evolution of cancer / Lauren M.F. Merlo ... [et al.] -- Molecular mechanisms and function of the spindle checkpoint : a guardian of the chromosome stability / Daisuke Ito and Tomohiro Matsumoto -- Understanding cytokinesis failure / Guillaume Normand and Randall W. King -- DNA damage and polyploidization / Jeremy P.H. Chow and Randy Y.C. Poon -- Role of the p53 family in stabilizing the genome and preventing polyploidization / Flaminia Talos and Ute M. Moll -- Centrosomes, polyploidy, and cancer / Anette Duensing and Stefan Duensing -- Polyploidy : mechanisms and cancer promotion in hematopoietic and other cells / Hao G. Nguyen and Katya Ravid -- Polyploidization of liver cells / Séverine Celton-Morizur and Chantal Desdouets -- Analysis of cellular DNA content by flow and laser scanning cytometry / Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz, H. Dorota Halicka, and Hong Zhao.
  • This handbook, written in a clear and precise style, describes the principles of positron emission tomography (PET) and provides detailed information on its application in clinical practice. The first part of the book explains the physical and biochemical basis for PET and covers such topics as instrumentation, image reconstruction, and the production and diagnostic properties of radiopharmaceuticals. The focus then turns to the use of PET in clinical practice, including its role in hybrid imaging (PET-CT). A wide range of oncological applications are discussed, including for cancers of the head and neck, breast, lung, digestive system, urinary tract, female reproductive system, and prostate, lymphoproliferative disorders, melanoma, and musculoskeletal tumors. Uses of PET in cardiology, neurology, and psychiatry are also addressed. Characteristic findings are described and illustrated by numerous images, many of them in color. This book will be of value not only for nuclear medicine physicians and radiologists but also for all oncologists, surgeons, cardiologists, neurologists, psychiatrists, and residents with an interest in molecular imaging.
  • A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics, 4th edition, is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis, clinical features and management of inherited disorders conferring cancer susceptibility. This fully updated new edition covers risk analysis and genetic counseling for individuals with a family history of cancer, and includes a discussion of predictive testing and the organisation of the cancer genetics service. There is also information about the genes causing Mendelian cancer predisposing conditions and their mechanisms of action. This book is an invaluable reference source for students, general practitioners, geneticists and specialist clinicians in all disciplines.
  • An overview of the management of thyroid cancer -- The UK evidence-based guidelines for the management of thyroid cancer: key recommendations -- Thyroid cancer multidisciplinary team and the organisational paradigm -- Thyroid cancer form the perspective of a patient -- The role of the specialist nurse -- The role of the clinical psychologist -- Thyroid nodules -- Thyroid cancer and the general practitioner -- The role of pathologist -- Thyroid cancer and the endocrinologist -- The specialist endocrine surgeon -- Initial thyroid surery for patient with differentiated thyroid carcinoma -- Management of cervical lymph nodes in differentiated thyroid cancer -- Complications of thyroid surgery -- Non-surgical management of thyroid cancer -- Fertility following treatment with iodine-131 for thyroid cancer -- Recombinant human TSH (rhTSH): use in papillary and follicular thyroid cancer -- Thyroglobulin -- Follow-up of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma --- Management of differentiated thyroid carcinoma patients with negative whole-body radioiodine scans and elevated serum thyroglobulin levels -- Medullary thyroid cancer: diagnosis and management -- Nonmedullary thyroid cancer and the role of the geneticist -- Thyroid cancer in childhood -- Radiation-induced thyroid cancer: lessons from Chernobyl -- The use of stable potassium iodide (KI) in the event of a nuclear emergency -- Ultrasound of the thyroid -- Diagnostic nuclear medicine investigations in the management of thyroid cancer -- CT and MRI in thyroid cancer -- Papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid -- Rare thyroid cancers -- Management of anaplastic thyroid cancer -- Specialist palliative care for anaplastic thyroid carcinoma -- Emerging therapies for thyroid cancer -- Clinical trials for thyroid carcinoma: past, present, and future.
  • Pre-invasive disease 2011, Springer
  • Bone metastases continue to be a major cause of morbidity in cancer patients, but improved understanding of the biology of bone metastases has led to the identification of drugs that are of potential value in not only their treatment but also their prevention. This book, written by recognized experts in the field, provides a detailed overview of current knowledge on this subject.
  • Treatment tolerance is a challenge for most cancer patients, and it is therefore essential that healthcare professionals (HCPs) are quick to recognize adverse events and implement management strategies to address them. Prevention of Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients provides comprehensive guidance on managing nausea and vomiting, which are common and often severe adverse events experienced by patients receiving chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The book refers to the latest American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), and Multinational Association for Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC) guidelines and will be a useful resource for oncologists, oncology fellows, general physicians, and other HCPs wishing to learn more about the effective management of chemotherapy-and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in cancer patients.
  • Overview of the topic -- Meaning of SPC -- Importance of SPC -- Framework and methodology -- Lymphomas -- Leukemias -- Breast cancer (female) -- Lung cancer -- Cancers of the head and neck -- Gastrointestinal cancers -- Genitourinary cancers -- Gynecologic cancers -- Skin cancers -- Pediatric cancers -- Summary of significant SPC associations -- Population health priorities.
  • Epidemiology and risk factors -- Molecular pathogenesis -- Cellular origins of malignant glioma: the cancer stem cell polemic -- Principles of supportive care -- Principles of clinical trial design and response assessment -- Complications of therapy -- Neuropsychological function and quality of life -- Low-grade gliomas -- High-grade astrocytomas -- Anaplastic oligodendrogliomas and mixed gliomas -- Ependymomas -- Uncommon gliomas in adults: brainstem gliomas, pilocytic astrocytomas, and pleomorphic xanthastrocytomas -- Pediatric tumors -- Primary central nervous system lymphoma -- Meningiomas -- Pituitary adenomas -- Vestibular schwannomas -- Medulloblastomas -- Pineal region tumors -- Genetic syndromes -- Rare tumors -- Spinal tumors.
  • Concepts, Challenges and Perspectives in Cancer Research /Jianren Gu, Wenxin Qin, Zhigang Zhang --Systemic Dysregulation in the Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Jianren Gu, Xianghuo He, Zhenfeng Zhang, Weijie Guo, Zhiao Chen --Genomics of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Chunming Wong, Irene Oi Lin Ng --Biomarkers of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Hongyang Wang, Wen Wen --Metabonomics of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Peiyuan Yin, Guowang Xu --Signal Transduction of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Hongyang Wang, Yaqin He, Wen Yang --Cancer Stem Cells of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Gangming Zou, Jinjun Li, Jianren Gu --Immunology of Liver /Zhigang Tian, Yongyan Chen --Immunosuppresssion and Immune Escape in Liver Cancer /Qingqing Wang, Xuetao Cao --Immunotherapy of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Zhinan Chen, Huijie Bian, Jinliang Xing, Jianli Jiang, Yu Li --Chemoprevention of Hepatic Cancer in Aflatoxin Endemic Areas /Thomas W. Kensler, John D. Groopman, Patricia A. Egner --Metastasis of Hepatic Cancer /Zhaoyou Tang --Integrated Treatment of Hepatic Cancer /Mengchao Wu, Feng Shen, Jiamei Yang, Weiping Zhou, Yiqun Yan --Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Shusen Zheng.
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Etiology and Natural History /Tinsay A. Woreta and James P. Hamilton --Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Reezwana Chowdhury and Rohit Satoskar --Radiologic Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Stephen Thomas and Aytekin Oto --Pathology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Shriram Jakate and Deborah Giusto --Differential Diagnosis of Focal Hepatic Lesions /Russell N. Wesson and Andrew M. Cameron --Paraneoplastic Syndromes /Po-Hung Chen and Ayman Koteish --Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Children /Christiane Sokollik, Abha Gupta and Simon C. Ling --Staging of Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Chalermrat Bunchorntavakul, Maarouf Hoteit and K. Rajender Reddy --Liver Anatomy and Function in the Planning of Hepatic Interventions /Nicholas N. Nissen and Alagappan Annamalai --Treatment of HCC: Resection, Local-Regional Therapy, Systemic Therapy, and Liver Transplantation /Nate Susnow, Talia B. Baker and Laura Kulik --Recurrence: Prevention and Management /Natasha Chandok and Paul Marotta --The Impact of Treating Chronic Liver Diseases on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Prevention /Narayan Dharel and Daryl T. Lau --Emerging Serum Biomarkers of HCC /Anjana A. Pillai and Claus J. Fimmel --Emerging Therapies for Hepatocellular Carcinoma /Renumathy Dhanasekaran and Roniel Cabrera.
  • Primo vascular system 2012, Springer
    pt. 1. Past, present and future of primo vascular system research -- pt. 2. Primo vascular system in various organs -- pt. 3. Primo microcell (sanAI) and stem cells -- pt. 4. Cancer -- pt. 5. Imaging, oxygen, physiology and others -- pt. 6. Acupuncture.
  • Infections in patients with cancer : overview / Amar Safdar, Gerald Bodey, and Donald Armstrong -- Infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients / Georg Maschmeyer and Per Ljungman -- Infections in patients with hematologic malignancies / Genovefa Papanicolaou and Jayesh Mehta -- Infections in solid tumor patients / Alison G. Freifeld -- Infections in patients with hematologic malignancies treated with monoclonal antineoplastic therapy / André Goy and Susan O'Brien -- Postsurgery infections in cancer patients / Emilio Bouza ... [et. al] -- Management of infections in critically ill cancer patients / Henry Masur -- Management of the neutropenic patient with fever / Kenneth V. I. Rolston and Gerald P. Bodey -- Controversies in empiric therapy of febrile neutropenia / John R. Wingard -- Catheter-related infections in cancer patients / Iba Al Wohoush, Anne-Marie Chaftari, and Issam Raad -- Intravascular device-related infections : catheter salvage strategies and prevention of device-related infection / Nasia Safdar and Dennis G. Maki -- Pneumonia in the cancer patient / Scott E. Evans and Amar Safdar -- Noninfectious lung infiltrates that may be confused with pneumonia in the cancer patient / Rana Kaplan ... [et. al] -- Mucosal barrier injury and infections / Nicole M. A. Blijlevens and J. Peter Donnelly -- Bacterial colonization and host immunity / Coralia N. Mihu, Karen J. Vigil, and Javier A. Adachi -- Neutropenic enterocolitis and clostridium difficile infections / Amar Safdar ... [et. al] -- Management of reactivation of hepatitis B and hepatitis C during antineoplastic therapy / Marta Davila and Harrys A. Torres -- Management of genitourinary tract infections / Amar Safdar and Maurie Markman -- Central nervous system infections in cancer patients / Victor Mulanovich and Amar Safdar -- Endocarditis in oncology patients / Sara E. Cosgrove and Aruna Subramanian -- Skin disorders difficult to distinguish from infections / Sharone Hymes, Susan Chon, and Ana Ciurea -- Overview of invasive fungal disease in oncology patients / Amar Safdar -- Diagnosis of invasive fungal disease / Dionissios Neofytos and Kieren Marr -- Invasive candidiasis in management of infections in cancer patients / Matteo Bassetti ... [et. al] -- Management of aspergillosis, zygomycosis, and other clinically relevant mold infections / Konstantinos Leventakos and Dimitrios P. Kontoyiannis -- Cryptococcal disease and endemic mycosis / Johan A. Maertens and Hélène Schoemans -- Current controversies in the treatment of fungal infections / Christopher D. Pfeiffer, John R. Perfect, and Barbra D. Alexander --Fungal drug resistance and pharmacologic considerations of dosing newer antifungal therapies / Russell E. Lewis and David S. Perlin -- Immunotherapy for difficult-to-treat invasive fungal diseases / Brahm H. Segal, Amar Safdar, and David A. Stevens -- Cytomegalovirus in patients with cancer / Morgan Hakki, Per Ljungman, and Michael Boeckh -- Epstein-Barr virus, varicella zoster virus, and human herpes viruses-6 and -8 / Mini Kamboj and David M. Weinstock -- Respiratory viruses / Roy F. Chemaly, Dhanesh B. Rathod, and Robert Couch -- BK, JC and parvovirus infections in patients with hematologic malignancies / Véronique Erard and Michael Boeckh -- Antiviral resistance and implications for prophylaxis / Robin K. Avery -- Management of gram-positive bacterial disease : staphylococcus aureus, streptococcal, pneumococcal, and enterococcal infections / Samuel Shelburne and Daniel M. Musher -- Infections caused by aerobic and anaerobic gram-negative bacilli / Kenneth V. I. Rolston, David E.Greenberg, and Amar Safdar -- Listeriosis and nocardiosis / Heather E. Clauss and Bennett Lorber -- Antibacterial distribution and drug-drug interactions in cancer patients / Ursula Theuretzbacher and Markus Zeitlinger -- Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection / Michael Glickman -- Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections / Amar Safdar -- Parasitic infections in cancer patients : toxoplasmosis, strongyloidiasis and other parasites / Brian G. Blackburn and José G. Montoya -- Zoonoses in cancer patients / Donald Armstrong -- Antibiotic stewardship : considerations for a cancer Center / Coralia N. Mihu, Alla Paskovaty, and Susan K. Seo -- Controversies in antimicrobial stewardship / Graeme N. Forrest -- Prevention of antimicrobial resistance : current and future strategies / Cesar A. Arias and Adolf W. Karchmer -- Antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral prophylaxis / Marcio Nucci and John R. Wingard -- Controversies in antimicrobial prophylaxis / Ben de Pauw and Marta Stanzani -- Infection prevention : protected environment and infection control / J. Peter Donnelly -- Prevention of tropical and parasitic infections : the immunocompromised traveler / Francesca F. Norman and Rogelio López-Vélez -- Prophylactic vaccination of cancer patients and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients / William Decker and Amar Safdar.
  • Gastrointestinal cancer: epidemioloy -- Gastrointestinal cancer: pathology and molecular pathology -- Gastrointestinal cancer: cancer genetics -- Gastrointestinal cancer: screening and surveillance -- Gastrointestinal cancer: surgical oncology -- Gastrointestional cancer management: biological aspects of radiation therapy -- Gastrointestinal cancer: medical oncology -- Gastrointestinal cancer: nutritional support -- Imaging of gastrointestinal malignancies -- Endoscopic diagnosis, staging, and management of gastrointestinal cancers -- An overview of outcomes research in gastrointestinal cancer -- Integrative oncology: complementary therapies in gastrointestinal cancer care -- Pain and symptom control -- Esophageal cancer: epidemiology, screening, and prevention -- The molecular genetics of esophageal cancer -- Esophageal cancer: pathology -- Esophageal cancer: anatomy and staging -- Esophageal cancer: clinical management -- Gastric cancer: epidemiology, screening, surveillance, and prevention -- Gastric cancer: molecular biology and genetics -- Gastric cancer: pathology -- Gastric cancer: staging systems and techniques -- Gastric cancer: clinical management -- Pancreas cancer: epidemiology and risk factors -- Pancreatic cancer: molecular biology and genetics -- Pancreas cancer: anatomy, staging systems, and techniques -- Pathology of pancreatic cancer -- Pancreas cancer: clinical management -- Hepatocellular carcinoma: epidemiology, screening and prevention -- Hepatocellular carcinoma: molecular biology and genetics -- Hepatocellular cancer: pathology -- Hepatocellular cancer: anatomy and staging -- Hepatocellular cancer: clinical management -- Cancer of the gallbladder and biliary tree: epidemiology -- Pathology of biliary tract cancer -- Cancers of the biliary tree: anatomy and staging -- Cancers of the biliary tree: clinical management -- Environmental and lifestyle issues in colorectal cancer -- Colorectal cancer: screening and surveillance -- Colorectal cancer: molecular biology and genetics -- Colorectal cancer: pathology -- Colorectal cancer: anatomy and staging -- Colon cancer: management of locoregional disease -- Rectal cancer: management of locoreginal disease -- Systemic therapy for metastatic colorectal cancer -- Colorectal cancer: surgery and local ablation of liver metasteses -- Anal canal cancer -- Neuroendocrine tumors of the gastrointestinal tract -- Lymphomas of the gastrointestinal tract -- Gastrointestinal stromal tumors -- Small bowel cancers -- Cancer of unknown primary site -- Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma.
  • Pt. I. General information -- Epidemiology and etiology of breast cancer -- Staging of breast cancer -- Molecular classification -- Prognostic and predictive factors -- Mechanisms of resistance to radiation -- Interaction of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and timing -- Interactions of radiotherapy with hormonotherapy -- pt. II. Therapeutic results of radiotherapy in breast cancer -- Ductal carcinoma in situ -- Early stage breast cancer -- Locally advanced breast cancer -- Metastatic breast cancer -- pt. III. Radiotherapy atlas in breast cancer -- The organs at risk and radiation tolerance doses -- Chest wall and regional lymphatics -- Breast and tumor bed -- pt. IV. Modern radiotherapy techniques in breast cancer -- Simulation and patient fixation methods -- Three-dimensional planning techniques -- Inverse planning, intensity modulated radiation therapy, and image-guided radiation therapy -- Forward planning intensity modulated radiation therapy techniques -- Boost techniques -- Quality assurance -- Partial breast irradiation -- Hypofractionation -- Application of tomotherapy in breast cancer patients -- pt. V. Radiotherapy complications in breast cancer -- Radiotherapy complications.
  • Difficult pain syndromes: neuropathic pain, bone pain, and visceral pain -- Opioid pharmacotherapy -- Nonpharmacologic management of pain -- Interventional approaches to pain -- Pathology of bone metastases-implications for treatment -- Pathophysiology of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy -- Cancer-related fatigue -- Fever and sweats -- Hot flashes -- Anorexia/weight loss -- Dysphagia/speech rehabilitation in palliative care -- Chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting and treatment-related nausea and vomiting -- Assessment of management of chronic nausea and vomiting -- Diarrhea, malabsorption, and constipation -- Bowel obstruction -- Diagnosis and management of effusions -- Hiccups and other gastrointestinal symptoms -- Biology of treatment-induced mucositis -- Oral manifestations and complications of cancer therapy -- Approach to liver metastases in palliative oncology -- Palliative endoscope procedures -- Palliative interventional radiologic procedures -- Pruritus -- Treatment of tumor-related skin disorders -- Dermatologic adverse events during treatment -- Management of pressure ulcers and fungating wounds -- Lymphedema -- Principles of fistula and stoma management -- Dyspnea in the cancer patient -- Hemoptysis, airway obstruction, bronchospasm, cough, and pulmonary complications/symptoms of cancer and its treatment -- Prevention, assessment, and management of treatment-induced cardiac disease in cancer patients -- Management of hypercoagulable states and coagulopathy -- Urologic issues in palliative care -- Impact of hepatic and renal dysfunction on pharmacology of palliative care drugs -- Hypercalcemia -- Metabolic disorders in the cancer patient -- Infectious complications/management --Management of intracranial metastases -- Management of spinal cord and cauda equina compression -- Recognizing and managing delirium -- Treating depression at the end of life -- Anxiety -- Cognitive decline following cancer treatment -- Substance-abuse issues in palliative care -- Epidemiology and prognostication in advanced cancer -- Hospice -- Cultural issues -- Communication during transitions of care -- The family meetings -- Psychosocial consequences of advanced cancer -- Disorders of sexuality and reproduction -- Caregiving in the home -- Management of symptoms in the actively dying patient -- Spirituality -- Bereavement care -- Staff stress and burnout -- Advance directives, decision making, and withholding and withdrawing treatment -- Palliative care: ethics and the law -- Hematologic support of the cancer patient -- Issues in nutrition and hydration -- Complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies in oncology -- Geriatric palliative care -- Palliative care in pediatrics -- Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and supportive care -- Long-term survivorship: late effects -- Survivorship issues in adults -- Outcomes assessment in palliative care -- Me