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  • Advances in Cancer Therapy
    Advances in Cancer Therapy
    Editor Hala Gali-Muhtasib
    ISBN 978-953-307-703-1
    578 pages, November, 2011
    The book "Advances in Cancer Therapy" is a new addition to the Intech collection of books and aims at providing scientists and clinicians with a comprehensive overview of the state of current knowledge and latest research findings in the area of canc ...
  • Novel Aspects in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Novel Aspects in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
    Editor Stefan Faderl
    ISBN 978-953-307-753-6
    270 pages, November, 2011
    Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) has turned from a universally fatal to a highly curable disease in little more than four decades. Even though differences in outcome continue to exist between children and adults, intense efforts are under way to ov ...
  • Soft Tissue Tumors
    Soft Tissue Tumors
    Editor Fethi Derbel
    ISBN 978-953-307-862-5
    282 pages, November, 2011
    Soft tissue tumors include a heterogeneous group of diagnostic entities, most of them benign in nature and behavior. Malignant entities, soft tissue sarcomas, are rare tumors that account for1% of all malignancies. These are predominantly tumors of a ...
  • Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Skin Cancers - Risk Factors, Prevention and Therapy
    Editor 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 ...
  • Breakthroughs in Melanoma Research
    Breakthroughs in Melanoma Research
    Editor Yohei Tanaka
    ISBN 978-953-307-291-3
    642 pages, November, 2011
    Melanoma is considered to be one of the most aggressive forms of skin neoplasms. Despite aggressive researches towards finding treatments, no effective therapy exists to inhibit the metastatic spread of malignant melanoma. The 5-year survival rate of ...
  • Breast Cancer - Current and Alternative Therapeutic Modalities
    Breast Cancer - Current and Alternative Therapeutic Modalities
    Editor 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 ...
  • Advances in the Biology, Imaging and Therapies for Glioblastoma
    Advances in the Biology, Imaging and Therapies for Glioblastoma
    Editor 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 ...
  • Glioma - Exploring Its Biology and Practical Relevance
    Glioma - Exploring Its Biology and Practical Relevance
    Editor Anirban Ghosh
    ISBN 978-953-307-379-8
    498 pages, November, 2011
    The tittle 'Glioma - Exploring Its Biology and Practical Relevance' is indicative of its content. This volume contains 21 chapters basically intended to explore glioma biology and discussing the experimental model systems for the purpose. It is hoped ...