Advancements in Cancer Research


Kajsa Viktorsson (Editor)

Series: Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
BISAC: MED062000

This book presents current research in the biology, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Topics discussed include breast cancer knowledge, risk factors and screenings; uterine neoplasms; dendritic cell immunotherapy for the treatment of malignant melanoma; role of effectors on hypoxia due to nitric oxide production in human alveolar epithelial cells; complementary and alternative medicine approaches in the treatment of cancer; intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms of drug resistance and adjuvant chemotherapy for resected colorectal cancer. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


An Outlook on Uterine Neoplasms: from Hormonal and DNA Damaging to cervical and Endometrial Cancer Development and Minimally INvasive Management
(Andrea Tinelli, Antonio Malvasi, Giuseppe Leo, Ughetta Vergari, Roberta Martignago and Daniele Vergara) pp.1-28

Breast Cancer Knowledge, Risk Factors and Screening Among Adult Saudi Women at Primary Care Setting
(Tarek Tawfik Amin, Amira Gamal Al Din Abdul Rahman and Abdullalh Al Meqihwi) pp.29-44

Dendritic Cell Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Malignant Melanoma (Filamer D. Kabigting and Doru T. Alexandrescu) pp.45-60

Matrix Metalloproteinases – MMP-1, MMp-2, MMP-9 and Their Endogenous Inhibitors – TIMP-1 and TIMP-2 in Squoamous Cell Cervical Carcinomas (N.I. Solovyeva, O.S. Ryzhakova, N.P. Kisseleva, L.E. Zavalishina, Ju.Ju. Andreeva and G.A. Frank)pp.61-74

Over Expression of Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptors in Breast Cancer Development
(Sutapa Mukhopadhyay and Salil K. Das)pp.75-86

Role of Effectors on Hypoxia due to Nitric Oxide Production in Human Alveolar Epithelial Cells and Oxygen Depletion in Human Hepatocytes
(Soonjo Kwon and Rakesh Sharma)pp.87-104

Pathogenesis of Kaposi Sarcoma Associated With Human Herpesvirus-8 Infection
(Masachika Senba and Naoki Mori)pp.105-132

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Approaches in the Treatment of Cancer
(Sanjiv K. Duggal, Amritpal S. Saroya and
Jaswinder S. Chauhan)pp.133-142

Intrinsic and Extrinsic Mechanisms of Drug Resistance
(Malathy P.V. Shekhar)pp.143-162

Bee Venom and Melittin are Cytotoxic Against Different Types of Tumor and Non-Tumor Cell Lines in Vitro
(Goran Gajski, Tamara Èimbora-Zovko, Maja Osmak and Vera Garaj-Vrhovac) pp.163-178

Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Resected Colorectal Cancer
(N.S. Brown, S.A. Mullamitha and J.W. Valle)pp.179-216

High-Dose-Rate Interstitial Brachytherapy in the Management of Primary and Recurrent Gynaecologic Malignancies: Clinical Experience and Review of the Literature
(Isabelle Thibault and Eric Vigneault)pp.217-244

An Introductory in Metabolism of Xenobiotics
(Tarek H. EL-Metwally) pp.245-258

Index pp.259-277

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