Horizons in Cancer Research. Volume 46


Hiroto S. Watanabe (Editor)

Series: Horizons in Cancer Research
BISAC: MED062000

“Horizons in Cancer Research” presents original research results on the leading edge of cancer. Topics discussed include the treatment of brain metastasis with radiotherapy; distant metastasis, DNA methylation profiling to identify known and novel tumor subtypes; breast cancer imaging; antimetastatic treatment approaches in the clinic; laryngeal carcinoma classification of pancreatic cancer and vaginal carcinoma. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Treatment of Brain Metastasis with a Focus on Radiotherapy
(Alexander Chi, Nam P. Nguyen, Ritsuko Komaki, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA, and others) (pp. 1-24)

Chapter 2: DNA Methylation Profiling to Identify Known and Novel Tumour Subtypes
(James M. Flanagan, Breast Cancer Campaign Fellow, Epigenetics Unit, Division of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom) (pp. 25-48)

Chapter 3: Common Characteristics of Cancer Cell and Logical Corroborations of its Hybrid Essence (pp. 49-66)
(G.K.Gogichadze, Tbilisi State Medical University, Tbilisi, Georgia)

Chapter 4: Antimetastatic Treatment Approaches in the Clinic: Previous and Present Evidence (pp. 67-87)
(Walter Rhomberg, Department of Radiation Oncology, Academic Teaching Hospital, Feldkirch, Austria)

Chapter 5: Radiotherapy of Distant Metastases: An Overview (pp. 89-109)
(Arpad Kovacs, Andras Benko, Gabor Liposits, Csaba Vandulek, University of Kaposvar Health Science Center, Dept. of Diagnostics and Oncoradiology, Hungary, and others)

Chapter 6: Efficacy of Texture Features for Brain Tumor Segmentation (pp. 111-132)
(Shaheen Ahmed, Khan M. Iftekharuddin, Intelligent Systems and Image Processing Lab, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA)

Chapter 7: Hybrid Taguchi and Binary Particle Swarm Optimization Method for Tumor Classification (pp. 133-151)
(Li-Yeh Chuang, Cheng-San Yang, Kuo-Chuan Wu, Hsueh-Wei Chang, Cheng-Hong Yang, Institute of Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, and others)

Chapter 8: Emerging Imaging Techniques for the Detection and Examination of Breast Cancer Metastasis to Bone (pp. 153-167)
(Julie A. Sterling, Rachelle W. Johnson, Department of Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, and others)

Chapter 9: Locally Advanced Laryngeal Carcinoma: Current Issues and Management (pp. 169-182)
(Nam P. Nguyen, Fabio Almeida, Alexander Chi, Michael Betz, V. Vinh-Hung, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA, and others)

Chapter 10: The Role of Membrane Transporters in Cellular Resistance of Pancreatic Carcinoma to Gemcitabine and Erlotinib (pp. 183-196)
(B. Mohelnikova-Duchonova, P. Soucek, Toxicogenomics Unit, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic, and others)
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Chapter 11: Classification of Pancreatic Cancer: Validation using Nation-Wide Registry of Japan Pancreas Society (pp. 197-219)
(Shinichi Egawa, Hiroki Toma, Hiroaki Ohigashi, Takuji Okusaka, Akimasa Nakao, Takashi Hatori, Hiroyuki Maguchi, Akio Yanagisawa, Masao Tanaka, Committee for Pancreatic Cancer Registry of Japan Pancreas Society, Division of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan, and others)

Chapter 12: Vaginal Cancer: Causes, Symptoms/Diagnosis and Treatments (pp. 221-235)
(Houssine Boufettal, Mohammed Noun, Said Hermas, Naïma Samouh, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics “C”, Ibn Rushd University Hospital of Casablanca, Morocco)

Chapter 13: Vaginal Carcinoma (pp. 237-248)
(Thales Paulo Batista and Mário Rino Martins, Centro de Oncologia, Hospital Universitário Oswaldo Cruz, University of Pernambuco, Recife, PE, Brazil)

Chapter 14: Oral Metastasis from Distant Organ Cancer (pp. 249-263)
(Kang-Min Ahn, Jong-Ho Lee, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Seoul Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, and others)
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Chapter 15: Breast Cancer Imaging: Image Overlay Navigation Surgery with Fluorescence Imaging in Patients with Breast Cancer (pp. 265-274)
(Nobumi Tagaya, Hiroyuki Aoyagi, Second Department of Surgery, Dokkyo Medical University, Department of Medical Informatics, Dokkyo Medical University, Mibu, Tochigi, Japan)
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Chapter 16: Future Trends in Breast Cancer Imaging (pp. 275-280)
(Avice O’Connell, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA)

Chapter 17: Individualization of the Systemic Biologic Therapy for Advanced Colorectal Cancer: Light Beyond K-ras Status (pp. 281-322)
(Sumitra Ananda, Michael Michael, Royal Melbourne Hospital, and others)

Chapter 18: Shaped Based Strategy for Breast Cancer Detection (pp. 323-362)
(Natalia Irishina, Diego Alvarez, Oliver Dorn, Miguel Moscoso, Gregorio Millan Institute, University Carlos III de Madrid, Spain, and others)

Chapter 19: Brain Metastasis in NSCLC Patients: Mechanism, Diagnosis and Treatment (pp. 363-388)
(Shang-Gin Wu, Jin-Yuan Shih, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital Yun-Lin Branch, Yun-Lin, Taiwan, and others)


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