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Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prognosis: General Overviews, Head and Neck Cancer and Thyroid Cancer

ISBN/ASIN: 9789048131853,9789048131860 | 2010 | English | pdf | 476/499 pages | 7.81 Mb
Publisher: Springer Netherlands | Author: Jeffrey P. MacKeigan, L. Alex Gaither (auth.), M. A. Hayat (eds.) | Edition: 1

The seventh volume of the series, Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy, and Prognosis, discusses General Methods, Overviews, Head and Neck Cancer, and Thyroid Cancer. As in the other six volumes of the series, these subjects are discussed in detail.

This fully illustrated volume presents overviews in

Radio-immunotherapy in Cancer

Multidrug Resistance

Cancer Biomarkers

Role of Antibodies in Cancer Treatment

Classification of Cancer Stage Using Patient’s Immune System

Cancer Stem Cells

General methods discussed are

Translating In Vitro Cell Lines Result into Clinical Practice

Late Relapse of Germ Cell Malignancies

Role of RNA Interference in Understanding the Molecular Bases of Cancer

Incorporating Pharmacogenomics into Cancer Therapy

Tumor Angiogenesis in Cancer

Spindle Cell Oncocytoma of the Adenohypophysis

Chemotherapy-Induced Neurotoxicity

Disseminated Carcinoma of Unknown Primary Site

Unknown Lymphadenopathy

In part 2 of this volume Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Early Stage Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Salivary Gland Tumors, Retinoblastoma, Tongue Cancer Metastasis, Role of Human Papilloma Virus in Tonsillar Cancer and Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma are discussed.

Part 3 discusses in detail Thyroid Carcinoma, including Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma,Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid, Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma, PET Imaging in Thyroid carcinoma, Thyroid Cancer and Markers for Diagnosis, Metastasized Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma, and Prognostic Factors in Thyroid Carcinoma.

The information presented in this volume should help in the development of novel, more effective therapeutic approaches for the treatment of head and neck cancer and thyroid cancer.

Professor Hayat has summarized the problems associated with the complexities of research publications and has been successful in editing a must-read volume for oncologists, cancer researchers, medical teachers and students of cancer biology.

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