Encyclopedia of Lung Cancer

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Andrea Hawkins (Editor)

Series: Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
BISAC: MED062000

This encyclopedia presents important research on lung cancer. Some of the topics discussed herein include therapeutic antibodies in non-small cell lung cancer; radiation therapy; epigenetics; paraneoplastic syndromes associated with lung cancer; palliative radiotherapy treatments; bone and lung metastases; and asymptomatic presentation of lung and bone metastases in patients with breast cancer.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Therapeutic Antibodies in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: An Overview and Future Directions
(L. Guilleminault, E. Lemarié and N. Heuzé-Vourc’h, CEPR «Centre d’étude des pathologies respiratoires, INSERM U1100-EA6305, Université François Rabelais, Tours, France, and others)

Non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)
(Emanuela Bostjanèiè and Damjan Glavaè, Department of Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Molecular Profiling in Lung Cancer Specimens Leads to Targeted Therapeutic Options in Patients with Non Small Cell Lung carcinoma (NSCLC)
(Kirtee Raparia, Peter Kulesza, and Melissa Johnson, Department of Pathology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago IL, USA, and others)

Radiation Therapy: Types, Procedures and Outcomes the Role of Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation in Limited Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer
(Patricia Tai and Edward Yu)

The Role of Radiation Dose Escalation in the Treatment of Stage III Locally Advanced Inoperable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Where are we Now?
(Sudha Amarnath and Shilpen Patel)

The Role of Human Papillomavirus in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
(Diego Márquez-Medina, Eugenia Ortega Izquierdo and Elena Aguirre Ortega, Medical Oncology Department, University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida, Spain)

Epigenetics in Lung Cancer: Preclinical and Clinical Advances
(Benjamin F. Chu and Gregory A. Otterson, Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology; The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and Solove Research Institute, Columbus, USA)

Radiation Related Toxicity In 3D Conformal Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy, And Proton Beam Therapy For Lung Cancer
(Daniel Gomez and Zhongxing Liao)

Paraneoplastic Syndromes Associated with Lung Cancer
(Neven Z. Rakusic and Nevena Rakusic, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, University Hospital for Lung Diseases „Jordanovac“, Zagreb, Croatia, and others)

Palliative Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Lung Metastases or Advanced Lung Cancer
(Jasmine Nguyen, Dominic Chu, Gillian Bedard, Erin Wong, Flo Jon, Cyril Danjoux, Elizabeth Barnes, May Tsao, Lori Holden, Edward Chow, Natalie Lauzon, Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Characterization Of Angiogenic Activity And Identification Of Mediators In Bronchial Dysplasia And Invasive Lung Cancer: Role Of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor And Angiopoietins
(D. T. Merrick, S. Petrunich, Y. E. Miller, R. L. Keith, T. C. Kennedy1 and W. A. Franklin, Departments of Pathology and Medicine/Pulmonary, University of Colorado Cancer Center, Departments of Pathology and Medicine/Pulmonary, Denver Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.)

Metastatic Lung Cancer to Spine, Liver and Adrenal Gland in a 27 Year Old Female: A Case Report
(Milica Milakovic, Marko Popovic, Erin Wong, Gillian Bedard, Rachel McDonald, Christine Ecclestone and Edward Chow, Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Bone and Lung Metastases 13 Years after Initial Early Stage Breast Cancer Diagnosis
(Daniel J Lee, Erin Wong, Gillian Bedard, Rachel McDonald, Marko Popovic, Michael Poon and Edward Chow, Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Asymptomatic Presentation of Lung and Bone Metastases in a Patient with Breast Cancer
(Michael Poon, Emily Chen, Linda Probyn, Liang Zeng), Natalie Lauzon, Lori Holden, and Edward Chow, Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Department of Radiation Oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

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