Cancer Researcher Biographical Sketches and Research Summaries


Gao Shi Tsai (Editor)
Kong Ai Toh (Editor)

Series: Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
BISAC: MED062000

This new book compiles biographical sketches of top professionals in the field of cancer research, as well as research summaries from a number of different focuses in this important field. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part 1 – Research Biographies

Roberto Gabriel Albín
Grazia Artioli
Nicholas Butowski
Mark Clayer
Tatiana Correa Carneiro Lobo
Curtiland Deville
Reena Engineer
Emanuela Felley-Bosco
Maria Amparo Gómez-Correcher
Maria Hatzistilianou
Shing-moo Huang
Jahja Kokaj
Sandra Konig
Robson Queiroz Monteiro
Nobuhiro Ohkohchi
Mariangela Palladino
Jose Manuel Ramia
Julieta Ruiz Beguerie
Damir Sauerborn
Hiroyuki Tadokoro
Lucio Taglietti
Patricia Tai
Jerzy Trojan
Nicolas Tsavaris
Jose Luis Ulla Rocha
Christian I. Villeda-Sandoval
Edward Yu

Part 2 – Research Summaries in Cancer

Advanced Cancer, Pain and Quality of Life

Biophysics of DNA-Antibiotic Complexes

Bone and Brain Metastases: Advances in Research and Treatment

Cancer in Children and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: Current Research Aspects

Female Sex Hormones and Cancers

Field Cancerization: Basic Science and Clinical Applications

Gastric Cancer: Diagnosis, Early Prevention, and Treatment

New Approaches in the Treatment of Cancer

Prostate Brachytherapy: Sowing the Seeds for Success and Salvage

Stem Cell, Regenerative Medicine and Cancer

Targeted Therapy for Solid Tumors and Hematologic Malignancies

The HER2 Oncogene in Breast Cancer

Multi-Drug Resistance as a Problem Challenging Breast Cancer Chemotherapy

Signal Transduction and Metastasis Suppression: The Role of Raf Kinase Inhibitor Protein (RKIP) in Breast Cancer

BRCA1-Associated Proteins: Novel Targets for Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy

Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptor as a Biomarker for Breast Cancer

Phospholipids as Biomarkers for Breast Cancer

Genetically Engineered T-Cells for Adoptive Immunotherapy of Breast Cancer

Trastuzumab Resistance

Lymphatic Spreading Propensity and Aberrant MUC1 Bearing TN/TN-like Carbohydrate of Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells

Relationship between Carbohydrate Expression Profiles of Cancer Cells and Prognosis of Breast Cancer Patients

Micro- and Nano-Particulate Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment

Geldanamycin Derivatives as Promising Anticancer Drugs: Therapy via Hsp90 Inhibition

Synergistic Antitumor Activity of Metronomic Dosing Chemotherapy in Combination with Liposomal Anticancer Drug

Organotin Polyethers as Anticancer Drugs

Studies on Anticancer Agents: Phenolic Compounds and their Pharmacological Activity

Design of Novel Anticancer Drugs Utilizing Busulfan for Optimizing Pharmacological Properties and Pattern Recognition Techniques for Elucidation of Clinical Efficacy

Analysis of Associations Among Novel Property Descriptors and their Capacity in Determining Clinical Efficacy by Utilizing Pattern Recognition Technigues

Insights into the Mode of Action of Investigational Ruthenium(III) Cytotoxins from Electrochemical and Biological Studies

Marina Crystal Minerals(MCM) Induce Apoptosis of Human Metastatic Breast Cancer MDA-MB-231 Cells In Vitro

Recurrence, Progression, Adjuvant Treatment and Follow-up in Non- Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Conservative Management of Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer after Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Failure

Recent Advances in Intravesical Therapy for Non Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer

Radiotherapy for Locally Advanced Bladder Cancer

Genetic and Molecular Mechanisms in Bladder Cancer Development

Investigation of Molecular Proteins for Urothelial Carcinoma in the Urinary Bladder

Robot-Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Cancer

Therapeutic Effect of Immediate Intravesical Instillation of Mitomycin C after Transurethral Resection in Patients with Low Risk Non-Muscle- Invasive Bladder Tumours

EBAG9 as a Tumor-Promoting Factor for Bladder Cancer

Detection and Genotyping by Microarray of Human Papillomavirus in Tissue of Bladder and Bladder Carcinoma Biopsy

Digital Image Analysis in Research and Diagnosis of Urinary Bladder Cancer

Pleiotropic Effects of a Micronutrient Mixture on Critical Parameters of Bladder Cancer

MicroRNAs in Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer and Autophagy

The Evolving Role of Molecular Markers in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Collagen Changes in the Extracellular Matrix of Tumor- Affected Human Breast: A Tale of OF/LB and Type V Collagens

Breast Cancer Knowledge and Risk Factors Assessment at Primary Health Care Setting in Al Hassa, KSA

Maspin and Cathepsin D Partnership in Regulating Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer

Subareolar Injection May Not Always Identify the Same Sentinel Lymph Nodes as Peritumoral Injection in Breast Cancer

Immuno-Conjugates: New Prospects on Old Principles

Oral Cancer: Biomarkers, Hallmarks, Stem Cell Origin and Clinical Implications

Molecular Signatures of Infectious Agents: Application in HumanCancer Control

Protein Isoforms and Their Special Role as Cancer Biomarkers

Bioinformatics Analysis of Gene Networks Involved in Genomic Stability and Cancer

Comet Assay in Human Biomonitoring as Reasonably Reliable Cancer Predictor in Epidemiology

Cytokeratin 20 by Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction as a Marker of Tumor Cells in Peripheral Venous and Mesenteric Blood of Colorectal Cancer Patients

Metabolomics: A New Paradigm for Cancer Biomarker Discovery

Clinical Usefulness of a Modified Imunoelectrophoresis Method for Detection of Myeloma Immunoglobulins

Cysteine Protease ―Cathepsins‖ and Their Endogenous Inhibitors ―Cystatins‖ as Potential Biomarkers in Cancer Disease

Peripheral Benzodiazepine Receptor as a Biomarker for Breast Cancer

Liver Cancer Biomarkers

Genetic and Epigenetic Alterations that Drive Leukemic Stem Cell Self-Renewal

Cancer Stem Cells in Lung Cancer: Distinct Differences between Small Cell Lung Carcinoma and Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

Mesenchymal Stem Cells and their Role in Tumor Progression

Wnt Signaling in Colon Cancer Stem Cells

Stem Cells in Head and Neck Cancer: A Key to the Future?

Regulation of Cancer Stem Cells by the Notch Signaling Pathway: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Implications

Cancer Stem Cells and Metastasis

Human Adult Stem Cells as Targets for Cancer Stem Cells: Evolution; Oct-4 Gene and Cell-to-Cell Communication

Distinct and Common Issues in the Psychosocial Adaptation to Cancer across Cultures

Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Resected Colorectal Cancer

Palliative Care of Colorectal Cancer

Gene Variants and Gene Products Encoded in the Central Part of the MHC are Strongly Associated with both the Risk and the Prognosis of Colorectal Cancer

The Role of Cytoreduction as a Multidisciplinary Treatment Modality for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Prognostic Factors of Survival in Stage IIB-III and IV Colorectal Cancer

Serum CSE1L and CEA for Prognosis of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Radiofrequency Ablation as a Novel Therapy for Pulmonary Metastasis from Colorectal Cancer

Hepatectomy for Liver Metastases from Colorectal Carcinoma: Comparison to Liver Metastases from Gastric Carcinoma

Signaling Pathways as Biomarkers in Human Renal Cell Carcinoma1

Role of Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) in Pathological Angiogenesis and Prostate Tumor Growth

Elasped Times in the Management of Early Stage Breast Cancer

Positional Cloning of Tumor Suppressor Genes from 3p21.3 Involved in Major Human Cancers

Novel Methylation-Dependent Markers/Tumor Suppressor Genes Involved in the Development of Renal Cell Cancer

Human Papillomaviruses (HPVs), Genomic Instability and the DNA Damage Response

Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Importance of Cell Cycle Regulatory Proteins and Proliferation Markers in Conventional Renal Cell Carcinoma

Overview of Kidney Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Cancer Biology: An Updated Global Overview

Correlations Between Obesity and Risk for Salivary Gland Tumors

Human Hazard Assessments: The Increased Risk of Cancer with Exposure to Chemical Pollutants in Water and Sediments

Insulin Resistance and Oral Cancer Risk

Nutraceuticals and Nutraceutical Supplementation Criteria in Cancer

Origin of Oscillations in Molecular Mechanism of Radioresistance of Prostate Carcinoma Cells: Implications for Successful Therapy

Growth-Promoting Signaling Pathways that Crosstalk with the Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer

Associations among Novel Property Descriptors and their Capacity in Determining Clinical Efficacy

Organotin-Containing Polyethers as Potential Anticancer Drugs

Design of Novel Anticancer Drugs Utilizing Busulfan for Optimizing Pharmacological Properties and Pattern Recognition Techniques for Elucidation of Clinical Efficacy

Potential for Stem Cell and Gene Therapy Applications in the Growing Problem of Aids-Related Lymphomas (Arl) in Sub-Saharan Africa

OGG1 Gene Polymorphism is not Associated with the Colon Cancer Susceptibility in Saudi Individuals

Malignant Melanoma in Ethnic Skin

Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Progression, Exacerbation and Regression

Calcium-Overload Cytotoxic Effects of Aluminum and Iron Complexes with ATP
A Voucher Scheme Approach to Screening for Cervical Cancer: The Nicaraguan Experience

Raman Spectroscopic Classification of Oral, Normal, Premalignant, Malignant and Inflammatory Conditions

Inhibition of RNA Synthesis by 5-Fluorouridine Accounts for its Cytotoxicity on Colorectal Cancer Cells in Vitro

Oncogenesis and the Link Between Inflammation and Cancer Due to Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection, and the Development of Vaccine Control Strategies

Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Cancer

Fine Needle Aspiration Diagnosis of Medulloblastoma with Extraneural Metastasis

Molecular and Cellular Alterations Modified by HER2 Inhibition and Overexpression

Characterization of Breast Cancer Subtypes by Immunohistochemistry in a Large Retrospective Study

Surgical Management of Advanced Primary and Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: The Washington Cancer Institute Approach

Mitochondrial Dehydrogenase Activity in Hep G2 Cells: Combined Effect of Static Magnetic Field and Anti-Cancer Drugs

Cancer and Aging as Consequences of Un-Repaired DNA Damage

Cancer Stem Cells

Increasing Trend of Lung Cancer in Serbia: The Prospectus of a Developing Country in Transition

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumours: A Contemporary Review

Trace Elements and Nanoparticles: Certain Approaches to Cancer Targeted Diagnostics and Therapy

Brain Cancer Associated Tumor Marker Genes Expression Pattern in Humans

Genetics of Rare Pediatric Brain Tumors of Childhood

Mechanisms of Immune Evasion Exhibited by Different Rat Glioma Cell Lines

Breaking the Barriers to Tumor-Targeting via Nanocarrier-Based Drug Delivery to the Tumor Microenvironment

Tumor Chemodosimetry: The Intersection of Imaging, Drug Delivery Vehicles and Targeted Therapies for the Improvement of Cancer Treatment

Effects of Hypoxia on Angiogenesis and Survival of Glioblastoma Multiforme

Temozolomide in High-Grade Gliomas: Rationale, Schedules and Synergism with Radiation

Intra-Arterial Targeted Delivery of Lipophilic Photosensitizer for Photodynamic Therapy of Prostate Cancer

Cervical Spine Deformity Associated with Laminoplasty for Resection of Spinal Cord Tumors in Children

Radionuclide Labeled Glucuronide Prodrugs for Imaging and Targeting Therapy of Cancer

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Involvement in Esophageal Carcinogenesis

Viral Cancers: Contribution of Cytologic Tools to the Diagnosis and Management

Gammaherpesviruses and Oncogenesis

Sinonasal Intestinal Type Adenocarcinoma: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment

Pulmonary and nasal adenocarcinoma induced by ovine -retroviruses

A Voucher Scheme Approach to Screening for Cervical Cancer: The Nicaraguan Experience

Human Papilloma Virus: Etiology, Pathogenesis and Prevention

The Forehead Donor Side of Flaps in Nasal Reconstruction

The Oral Cavity: A Review of Common Lesions

Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer

Osteomas of the Paranasal Sinuses

Rare Nasal Malignancies: Lymphoepithiliomas, Primary Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas and Mixed Tumours. Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges.

Occupational Wood Dust Exposure and Nasal Sinus Cancers: A Review

Reconstruction of Nasal Defects Following Nose Cancer Ablation

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: An Epstein Barr Virus Related Cancer: A Summary of Reports from Thailand

Chloroacetanilide-Induced Nasal Carcinogenesis in Rats

Aflatoxin B1 and Acetaldehyde Mutational Patterns in the Tumour Suppressor Gene TP53: Experimental Fingerprints Using a Functional Assay and Relevance to Human Cancer Aetiology

Curative Therapy for Terminal Cancer?

Breast Cancer Screening by Methylation Analysis of Tumor Suppressor Genes in Breast Fluid

Rab GTPases as Potential Tumor Suppressors

Regulation of Neutrophil Function by Tumor Suppressor PTEN

Wnt Pathway-Independent Activities of the APC Tumor Suppressor

Emerging Roles of BRIT1/MCPH1 in Genome Maintenance and Tumor Suppression

The Role of Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) and EZH2 in Oncogenesis: Epigenetic Silencing of Tumor Suppressors

Functions of Kank1 and Carcinogenesis

The Relationship Between MicroRNA and Tumor Suppressors

Biomarkers for Radiosensitivity and Radiosensitization Targets in Prostate Cancer

Molecular Functions of the p53 Tumor Suppressor in the Apoptotic Response to DNA Damage

How does Tumor Suppressor FHIT Modulate Oxidative Stress and DNA Damage Checkpoints in Early Cancer?

Role of the Tumor Suppressor PDCD4 in the Differentiation of the Skin

Reduction in the Risk of Human Breast Cancer by Selective Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) Inhibitors: Final Results of a Case Control Study

Health Beliefs and Breast Cancer Screening: Applying the Stage-of-Change Models

Strategies for Prevention of Breast Cancer

The Enigma of Prostate Cancer: An Epidemiologic Survey of the Etiological Models of Prostate Cancer

Chemopreventive Efficacy of Aqueous Suspension of Cumin on 7,12-Dimethyl Benz[a] Anthracene Induced Croton Oil Promoted Skin Carcinogenesis

Fas-Resistance in Adult T-Cell Leukemia Lymphoma

In Vitro Evidence of Kaposi´s Sarcoma Associated Herpesvirus Reactivation by Corticosteroids

Role of Immunoregulators in Nitric Oxide Production in Hypoxia-Induced Apoptosis in Alveolar Cells

Cancer Prevention through Nutrition Education in the Workplace: A Review of the Literature

Access to Mammography Facilities and Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis: Does Geographic Distance Predict?

Metal Ions Mediated Pro-Oxidative Reactions with Vitamin C: Possible Implications for Treatment of Different Malignancies

A Prooxidant Mechanism of Red Wine Polyphenols in Chemoprevention of Cancer


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