Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Breast Cancer

Current and Alternative Therapeutic Modalities

Edited by Esra Gunduz

Fatih University, Turkey


Mehmet Gunduz

Ankara University, Turkey

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.

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Breast CancerCurrent and Alternative Therapeutic ModalitiesEdited by Esra Gunduz

Published: November 9th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1746

ISBN: 978-953-307-776-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6557-6

Copyright year: 2011

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62508 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

43 Web of Science Citations

54 Dimensions Citations


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1. Novel Therapeutic Strategies and Combinations for HER2-Overexpressing Breast Cancer

By Sylvia Shabaya and Rita Nahta


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2. Therapeutic Targeting of Osteopontin in Breast Cancer Cells

By Gopal C. Kundu, Supriya Saraswati, Megha Sanyal, Anuradha Bulbule, Anuja Ramdasi, Dhiraj Kumar, Reeti Behera, Mansoor Ahmed, Goutam Chakraborty, Vinit Kumar, Shalini Jain, Gowrishankar S. and Pompom Ghosh


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3. Targeting Cas Family Proteins as a Novel Treatment for Breast Cancer

By Joerg Kumbrink and Kathrin H. Kirsch


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4. Breast Cancer and Current Therapeutic Approaches: From Radiation to Photodynamic Therapy

By Peter Ferenc, Peter Solár, Jaromír Mikeš, Ján Kovaľ and Peter Fedoročko


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5. Boron Compounds in the Breast Cancer Cells Chemoprevention and Chemotherapy

By Ion Romulus Scorei


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6. Benzo-Fused Seven- and Six-Membered Derivatives Linked to Pyrimidines or Purines Induce Apoptosis of Human Metastatic Breast Cancer MCF-7 Cells In Vitro

By Joaquín M. Campos, M. Carmen Núñez, Ana Conejo-García and Olga Cruz-López


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7. The Analogues of DNA Minor-Groove Binders as Antineoplastic Compounds

By Danuta Drozdowska


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8. Fractionation and Characterization of Bioactive Components in Kefir Mother Culture that Inhibit Proliferation of Cultured MCF-7 Human Breast-Cancer Cells

By Chujian Chen, Hing Man Chan and Stan Kubow


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9. Factor VII-Targeted Photodynamic Therapy for Breast Cancer and Its Therapeutic Potential for Other Solid Cancers and Leukemia

By Zhiwei Hu


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10. Ectopic Synthesis of Coagulation Factor VII in Breast Cancer Cells: Mechanisms, Functional Correlates, and Potential for a New Therapeutic Target

By Shiro Koizume and Yohei Miyagi


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11. Lunasin, a New Breast Cancer Chemopreventive Seed Peptide

By Chia-Chien Hsieh, Blanca Hernández-Ledesma and Ben O. de Lumen


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12. Experimental Therapeutics in Breast Cancer Cells

By Weena Jiratchariyakul and Tanawan Kummalue


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13. Red American Ginseng and Breast Cancer

By Chong-Zhi Wang, Guang-Jian Du and Chun-Su Yuan


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14. Synthesis and In Vitro Screening of Novel Heterocyclic Compounds as Potential Breast Cancer Agents

By Narsimha Reddy Penthala, Thirupathi Reddy Yerramreddy, Nikhil Reddy Madadi, Vijayakumar Sonar and Peter A. Crooks


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15. The Beneficial Effects of Nutritional Compounds on Breast Cancer Metastasis

By Jeffrey D. Altenburg and Rafat A. Siddiqui


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16. Legume-Derived Bioactive Compounds for the Prevention and Treatment of Breast Cancer

By Graziella Joanitti, Sonia Freitas and Ricardo Azevedo


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17. Nanobody, New Agent for Combating Against Breast Cancer Cells

By Fatemeh Rahbarizadeh, Fatemeh Rahimi Jamnani and Farnoush Jafari Iri-Sofla


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18. Experimental Therapeutics for the Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

By Julian Dzeyk, Babasaheb Yadav and Rhonda J. Rosengren


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19. New Experimental Therapies Targetting Breast Cancer Cell

By Di Benedetto Melanie


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20. Future Therapeutic Strategies: Implications for Brk Targeting

By Amanda Harvey and Rajpal Burmi


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21. Immunoliposomes: A Multipurpose Strategy in Breast Cancer Targeted Therapy

By Enrique Barrajón-Catalán, María P. Menéndez-Gutiérrez, Alberto Falcó, Miguel Saceda, Angela Catania and Vicente Micol


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22. Treatment of Breast Cancer Lytic Skeletal Metastasis Using a Model in Nude Rats

By Michael Zepp, Tobias J. Bäuerle, Victoria Elazar, Jenny Peterschmitt, Rinat Lifshitz-Shovali, Hassan Adwan, Franz P. Armbruster, Gershon Golomb and Martin R. Berger


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23. Inhibition of Tumor Growth and Metastasis by a Combination of Anti-VEGF-C and Enhanced IL-12 Therapy in an Immunocompetent Mouse Mammary Cancer Model

By Masa-Aki Shibata, Junji Morimoto, Eiko Shibata, Mariko Harada-Shiba and Shigekazu Fujioka


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24. Roles and Mechanisms of Estrogen and Estrogen Receptors in Breast Cancer Resistant to Chemotherapy

By Weimin Fan and Meihua Sui


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25. Tamoxifen Resistant Breast Cancer and Autophagy

By Grey A. Wilkinson, Adam N. Elwi and Sung-Woo Kim


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