Medicine » Oncology

  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Future Outlook
    Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Future Outlook
    Editor Ahmed O. Kaseb
    ISBN 978-953-51-1202-0
    330 pages, October, 2013
    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) develops as a consequence of underlying chronic liver disease, most commonly cirrhosis. Therefore, HCC management draws on the expertise of a range of medical specialists. Many components of current novel therapeutic m ...
  • Frontiers in Radiation Oncology
    Frontiers in Radiation Oncology
    Editor Tejinder Kataria
    ISBN 978-953-51-1163-4
    226 pages, July, 2013
    The mode of action by radiation is postulated to be the production of double strand breaks of DNA. The repair of double strand breaks occurs through non homologous end joining through acetylation of histone proteins by histone acetyltransferases ( ...
  • Neuroblastoma
    Neuroblastoma
    Editor Hiroyuki Shimada
    ISBN 978-953-51-1128-3
    310 pages, May, 2013
    Tumors of neuroblastoma group are heterogenous and their molecular/genomic properties are closely related to the prognosis of patients: some children enjoy an excellent clinical course after biopsy/surgery alone, and others suffer from a fatal outcom ...
  • Advances in the Scientific Evaluation of Bladder Cancer and Molecular Basis for Diagnosis and Treatment
    Advances in the Scientific Evaluation of Bladder Cancer and Molecular Basis for Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor Raj Persad and Weranja Ranasinghe
    ISBN 978-953-51-1142-9
    138 pages, May, 2013
    Bladder cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world affecting more than 300,000 men and women worldwide. This book summarizes the vast breadth of current understanding of the molecular and genetic processes involved in carcinogenesis of the b ...
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy - Increasing Relevance in Cancer Management
    Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy - Increasing Relevance in Cancer Management
    Editor Maurie M. Markman
    ISBN 978-953-51-1139-9
    112 pages, May, 2013
    In the chapters of this excellent text, the authors have described advances in the neoadjuvant chemotherapeutic management of a number of tumor types. Based on the extensive experience with this management concept in breast cancer, several chapters a ...
  • Leukemia
    Leukemia
    Editor Margarita Guenova and Gueorgui Balatzenko
    ISBN 978-953-51-1127-6
    252 pages, May, 2013
    Leukemias are a group of heterogeneous neoplastic disorders, that differ significantly in terms of morhological, immunophenotypic, cytogenetic and molecular features of malignant cells. These specific features reflect the differences in the spectrum ...
  • Cancer Treatment - Conventional and Innovative Approaches
    Cancer Treatment - Conventional and Innovative Approaches
    Editor Letícia Rangel
    ISBN 978-953-51-1098-9
    628 pages, May, 2013
    Cancer Treatment: Conventional and Innovative Approaches is an attempt to integrate into a book volume the various aspects of cancer treatment, compiling comprehensive reviews written by an international team of experts in the field. The volume is pr ...
  • Human Papillomavirus and Related Diseases From Bench to Bedside A Diagnostic and Preventive Perspective
    Human Papillomavirus and Related Diseases From Bench to Bedside A Diagnostic and Preventive Perspective
    Editor Davy Vanden Broeck
    ISBN 978-953-51-1072-9
    334 pages, April, 2013
    Cervical cancer is the second most prevalent cancer among women worldwide, and infection with Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) has been identified as the causal agent for this condition. The natural history of cervical cancer is characterized by slow dise ...