Horizons in Cancer Research. Volume 55


Hiroto S. Watanabe (Editor)

Series: Horizons in Cancer Research
BISAC: MED062000

This book presents original results on the leading edge of cancer research. Topics discussed include curcumin; diagnosis of thyroid cancers in the era of molecular medicine; xerostomia; the potential role of arsenic trioxide in the treatment of iodine non-avid thyroid cancer; causes of xerostomia in the cancer treatment; and an alternative for preparing the cancer patient’s primary caregiver.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Curcumin: A Folklore Remedy from Kitchen on the Way to Clinic As Cancer Drug (pp. 1-58)
Debasish Bandyopadhyay (Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas, USA)

Chapter 2 – Diagnosis of Thyroid Cancers in the Era of Molecular Medicine: New Paradigm in Cytologic and Histologic Diagnosis of Thyroid Cancer? (pp. 59-96)
Lewis A. Hassell, Ericka Olgaard and S. Terence Dunn (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center; Anatomic Pathology; Department of Pathology; Oklahoma City, OK, USA, and others)

Chapter 3 – The Potential Role of Arsenic Trioxide in the Treatment of Iodine Non-Avid Thyroid Cancer (pp. 97-138)
Eleonore Fröhlich and Richard Wahl (Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA, and others)

Chapter 4 – Xerostomia: Causes, Prevention and Management (pp. 139-168)
Hong Wu, M.D., Jennifer Yacub Martin, M.D. and Dian Wang, M.D., Ph.D. (Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nephrology and Clinical Chemistry), University of Tuebingen, Otfried-Muellerstrasse, Tuebingen, Germany, and others)

Chapter 5 – Causes of Xerostomia in the Cancer Treatment (pp. 169-184)
Eliana Aparecida Minicucci, Silke Anna Theresa Weber and Glenda Nicioli da Silva (UNESP – Universidade Estadual Paulista; Botucatu Medical School; Department of Dermatology and Radiotherapy – Botucatu – SP – Brazil, and others)

Chapter 6 – Psychoeducation: An Alternative for Preparing the Cancer Patient’s Primary Caregiver (pp. 185-202)
Vivian Guerra Morales, Lisandra Angulo Gallo, Zeida Castillo Díaz, Aguedo M. Treto González, Maria Domingas Cassinda Vissupe, Mayté González García, Rachel Fernández Ramos, Ladisbel López Lorenzo and Patricia Gil Pérez (Central University “Marta Abreu” of Las Villas. Faculty of Psychology, and others)

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