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Novel Therapeutic Concepts in Targeting Glioma

Edited by Faris Farassati

University of Kansas Medical Center, United States of America

Novel Therapeutic Concepts for Targeting Glioma offers a comprehensive collection of current information and the upcoming possibilities for designing new therapies for Glioma by an array of experts ranging from Cell Biologists to Oncologists and Neurosurgeons. A variety of topics cover therapeutic strategies based on Cell Signaling, Gene Therapy, Drug Therapy and Surgical methods providing the reader with a unique opportunity to expand and advance his knowledge of the field.

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Novel Therapeutic Concepts in Targeting GliomaEdited by Faris Farassati

Published: April 4th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1765

ISBN: 978-953-51-0491-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6959-8

Copyright year: 2012

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22699 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Innovative Surgical Management of Glioma

By Dave Seecharan, Ania Pollack and Faris Farassati


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2. Advances in the Development of EGFR Targeted Therapies for the Treatment of Glioblastoma

By Terrance Johns


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3. Future Perspectives of Enhancing the Therapeutic Efficacy of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibition in Malignant Gliomas

By Georg Karpel-Massler and Marc-Eric Halatsch


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4. MicroRNA and Glial Tumors: Tiny Relation with Great Potential

By Jiri Sana, Marian Hajduch and Ondrej Slaby


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5. The Role of microRNAs in Gliomas and Their Potential Applications for Diagnosis and Treatment

By Iris Lavon


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6. Molecular Targets: Inhibition of Tumor Cell Invasion

By Raquel Brandão Haga and Silvya Stuchi Maria-Engler


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7. Blood-Brain Barrier and Effectiveness of Therapy Against Brain Tumors

By Yadollah Omidi and Jaleh Barar


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8. Glioma-Parvovirus Interactions: Molecular Insights and Therapeutic Potential

By Jon Gil-Ranedo, Marina Mendiburu-Eliçabe, Marta Izquierdo and José M. Almendral


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9. The Potential and Challenges of siRNA-Based Targeted Therapy for Treatment of Patients with Glioblastoma

By M. Verreault, S. Yip, B. Toyota and M.B. Bally


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10. Hypoxia Responsive Vectors Targeting Astrocytes in Glioma

By Manas R. Biswal, Howard M. Prentice and Janet C. Blanks


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11. The Tumor Suppressor Function of LGI1

By Nadia Gabellini


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12. Antioxidant Adaptive Response of Malignant Glioma Related to Resistance to Antitumor Treatment

By Tomohiro Sawa and Takaaki Akaike


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13. Ionic Channels in the Therapy of Malignant Glioma

By Xia Ding, Hua He, Yicheng Lu and Yizheng Wang


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