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  • Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Edited by Caterina AM La Porta
    ISBN 978-953-307-722-2,
    284 pages, November, 2011
    Skin cancers are the fastest growing type of cancer in the United States and represent the most commonly diagnosed malignancy, surpassing lung, breast, colorectal and prostate cancer. In Europe, the British Isles have been the highest rates of skin c ...
  • Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Concepts
    Glaucoma - Basic and Clinical Concepts
    Edited by Shimon Rumelt
    ISBN 978-953-307-591-4,
    602 pages, November, 2011
    This book addresses the basic and clinical science of glaucomas, a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve and visual fields and is usually accompanied by increased intraocular pressure. The book incorporates the latest development as well as f ...
  • Thrombophilia
    Thrombophilia
    Edited by Andrea Luigi Tranquilli
    ISBN 978-953-307-872-4,
    226 pages, November, 2011
    Thrombophilia(s) is a condition of increased tendency to form blood clots. This condition may be inherited or acquired, and this is why the term is often used in plural. People who have thrombophilia are at greater risk of having thromboembolic compl ...
  • Advances in the Diagnosis of Coronary Atherosclerosis
    Advances in the Diagnosis of Coronary Atherosclerosis
    Edited by Suna F. Kiraç
    ISBN 978-953-307-286-9,
    390 pages, November, 2011
    Coronary artery disease (CAD) and its consequences are most important morbidity and mortality reasons in the developed and developing countries. To prevent hard end-points, early definitive diagnosis and optimum therapy play significant role. Novel a ...
  • Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Diabetes - Damages and Treatments
    Edited by Everlon Cid Rigobelo
    ISBN 978-953-307-652-2,
    360 pages, November, 2011
    Over the last few decades the prevalence of diabetes has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. In 2010, 285 million people were diagnosed with diabetes and it is estimated that the number will increase to 438 million in 2030. Hypoglycemia ...
  • Advances in the Biology, Imaging and Therapies for Glioblastoma
    Advances in the Biology, Imaging and Therapies for Glioblastoma
    Edited by Clark C. Chen
    ISBN 978-953-307-284-5,
    434 pages, November, 2011
    This book is intended for physicians and scientists with interest in glioblastoma biology, imaging and therapy. Select topics in DNA repair are presented here to demonstrate novel paradigms as they relate to therapeutic strategies. The book should ...
  • Glaucoma - Current Clinical and Research Aspects
    Glaucoma - Current Clinical and Research Aspects
    Edited by Pinakin Gunvant
    ISBN 978-953-307-263-0,
    388 pages, November, 2011
    This book summarizes current literature about research and clinical science in glaucoma and it is a synopsis and translation of the research conducted by individuals who are known in each of their respective areas. The book is divided into two broad ...
  • Breast Cancer - Current and Alternative Therapeutic Modalities
    Breast Cancer - Current and Alternative Therapeutic Modalities
    Edited by Esra Gunduz and Mehmet Gunduz
    ISBN 978-953-307-776-5,
    550 pages, November, 2011
    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 t ...