Horizons in Cancer Research. Volume 56


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 malignancy-related ascites; targeting cathepsin b for cancer therapies; cancer stem cells; metallomics of brain tumors; hepatitis b virus and Hepatitis C virus infections and risk of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma; the risk and prognostic factors associated with undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma; widespread expressions of TCRs in cancer cells and the implications in cancer immunology; hormone therapy in young cancer survivors; and inhibitory effects of ribosome inactivating proteins and compounds on choriocarcinoma cells. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Malignancy-related Ascites: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies
(Smrity Upadhyay, Sumit Dahal, Nabin Khanal, Vijaya Raj Bhatt, Creighton University Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, and others)

Targeting Cathepsin B for Cancer Therapies
(Hang Ruan, Susan Hao, Peter Young, and Hongtao Zhang, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Cancer Stem Cells: The New Objective for the Eradication of Tumours
(Paola Oreste, M. Eugenia García-Rubiño, Carlo Franchini, Joaquín M. Campos, Dipartimento di Farmacia-Scienze del Farmaco, Universitá degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”, Bari, Italy, and others)

Metallomics of Brain Tumors – New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Possibilities
(Tomas Eckschlager, Branislav Ruttkay-Nedecky, Zbynek Heger, Jan Hrabeta, Marie Stiborova, Vojtech Adam, Rene Kizek, Department of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic, European Union, and others)

Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatitis C Virus Infections and Risk of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
(Sirio Fiorino, Letizia Bacchi-Reggiani, Dario De Biase, Adele Fornelli, Andrea Tura, Michele Masetti, Matteo Zanello, Raffaele Lombardi, Laura Mastrangelo, Giorgia Acquaviva, Fabio Grizzi, Luca Di Tommaso, Arrigo Bondi, Andrea Cuppini, Elio Jovine, Annalisa Pession, Unità Operativa di Medicina Interna, Ospedale di Budrio, Bologna, Italy, and others)

The Risk and Prognostic Factors Associated with Undifferentiated Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
(Wong Thian-Sze, Gao Wei, Luo Jie, Chan Yu-Wai, Wong Thian-Sze, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong)

Widespread Expressions of TCRs in Cancer Cells and the Implications in Cancer Immunology
(Gregory Lee, UBC Center for Reproductive Health, Vancouver, BC, Canada and Department of Pathology, Shantou University, Shantou, China)

Hormone Therapy in Young Cancer Survivors
(Eun-Ju Lee, Sang Hoon Lee, Seung-Yup Ku, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chung-Ang University, College of Medicine, and others)

Inhibitory effects of Ribosome Inactivating Proteins and Compounds on Choriocarcinoma Cells
(Tzi Bun Ng and Charlene Cheuk Wing Ng, School of Biomedical Sciences,Faculty of Medicine,The Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Territories, Hong Kong, China)


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