Medicine » Oncology

Breast Cancer - Current and Alternative Therapeutic Modalities

Edited by Esra Gunduz and Mehmet Gunduz, ISBN 978-953-307-776-5, 550 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published November 09, 2011 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1746
Edited Volume

Cancer is the leading cause of death in most countries and its consequences result in huge economic, social and psychological burden. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer type and the leading cause of cancer death among females. In this book, we discussed various therapeutic modalities from signaling pathways through various anti-tumor compounds as well as herbal medicine for this deadly cancer. We hope that this book will contribute to the development of novel diagnostic as well as therapeutic approaches.