Horizons in Cancer Research. Volume 66

Hiroto S. Watanabe (Editor)

Series: Horizons in Cancer Research
BISAC: MED062000

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This book presents original results on the leading edge of cancer research. Chapter One provides a brief overview of the recent updates in the role of the laboratory in establishing the diagnosis, methods of disease monitoring and mechanisms that contribute to tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) resistance for patients with chronic myeloid leukemia. Chapter Two reviews self-esteem and academic difficulties in preadolescents and adolescents health from pediatric leukemia. Chapter Three analyzes the role of lactoferrin expression in the initiation and progression of most common hormone-dependent cancers. Chapter Four studies the ETS transcription factor FLI-1 as an important player in human cancer. Chapter Five highlights the latest advances in DNA methylation signature- based liquid biopsy. Chapter Six presents data concerning the pharmacological activity of water-soluble complex of quercetin with polyvinylpyrrolidone on the process of bleomycin-induced lung fibrosis in mice. Chapter Seven investigates prospects of enhancing anti-cancer activities of quercetin in the treatment of glioblastoma. Chapter Eight discusses the correction of tumor-associated thrombocytopenia by quercetin. Chapter Nine examines robotic surgery for prostate cancer. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Preface

Chapter 1. Chronic Myeloid Leukemia: Diagnosis, Treatment Options and Clinical Approaches
Jie Li and Megan Lim (Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA)

Chapter 2. Self-Esteem and Social Relationships in Preadolescents and Adolescents Who Survived Pediatric Leukemia
Marta Tremolada, Sabrina Bonichini, Livia Taverna, Giuseppe Basso, and Marta Pillon (Department of Developmental and Social Psychology, University of Padua, Italy, and others)

Chapter 3. The Role of Lactoferrin Expression in Initiation and Progression of Most Common Hormone-Dependent Cancers
V.F. Chekhun, N.Yu. Lukianova, L.Z. Polishchuk, L.A. Nalieskina, T.V. Zadvornyi, D.M. Storchai, I.N. Todor, S.O. Sobchenko, D.V. Demash, T.M. Yalovenko, T.V. Borikun, Yu.V. Lozovska, Yu.V. Vitruk, M.V. Chepurnatyi, M.V. Pikul, O.E. Stakhovsky, O.A. Voilenko, and E.O. Stakhovsky (R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology & Radiobiology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine, and others)

Chapter 4. ETS Transcription Factor FLI-1 as an Important Player in Human Cancer
Ota Fuchs (Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic)

Chapter 5. From DNA Methylation Signature in Circulating DNA to Cancer Detection and Monitoring
Yýldýz Dinçer and Çaðlayan Akkaya (Department of Medical Biochemistry, Istanbul University Cerrahpaþa Medical Faculty, Istanbul Turkey)

Chapter 6. Antifibrotic Effect of Quercetin in Bleomycin-Mouse Model of Lung Fibrosis
G. Solyanik, A. Shalamay, A. Fedorchuk, D. Kolesnik, V. Vedmid and O. Pyaskovskaya (Department of Experimental Cancer Therapeutics
R.E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology, Kyiv, Ukraine)

Chapter 7. Prospects of Enhancing Anti-Cancer Activities of Quercetin in the Treatment of Glioblastoma
Matthew Taylor and Swapan K. Ray (Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA)

Chapter 8. Correction of Tumor-Associated Thrombocytopenia by Quercetin
O. Pyaskovskaya, A. Shalamay, N. Rodionova, Yu. Yakshibaeva, G. Gorbik and G. Solyanik (Department of Experimental Cancer Therapeutics, R. E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology, Kyiv, Ukraine)

Chapter 9. Robotic Surgery for Prostate Cancer: Functional and Oncological Outcomes in a Last Generation Referral Center
Elio Mazzone, Riccardo Bientinesi, Carlo Gandi, and PierFrancesco Bassi and Emilio Sacco (Urologic Department, Agostino Gemelli Universitary Hospital Foundation, Catholic University Medical School of Rome, Italy)

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