Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Brain Tumors

Current and Emerging Therapeutic Strategies

Edited by Ana Lucia Abujamra

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, United States of America

Brain Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapeutic Strategies focuses on tumor models, the molecular mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of this disease, and on the new diagnostic and treatment strategies utilized to stage and treat this malignancy. A special section on immunotherapy and gene therapy provides the most up-to-date information on the pre-clinical and clinical advances of this therapeutic venue. Each chapter in Brain Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapeutic Strategies is authored by international experts with extensive experience in the areas covered.

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Brain TumorsCurrent and Emerging Therapeutic StrategiesEdited by Ana Lucia Abujamra

Published: August 23rd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1048

ISBN: 978-953-307-588-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6457-9

Copyright year: 2011

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62014 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

23 Web of Science Citations

23 Dimensions Citations


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1. Xenograft Model of Human Brain Tumor

By Chen Hua, Dong Jun and Huang Qiang


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2. Experimental Brain Tumors: Current Concepts

By Jesús Vaquero and Mercedes Zurita


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3. Molecular Diagnostics of Brain Tumours by Measuring the 5-Methylcytosine Level in Their DNA

By Anna-Maria Barciszewska, Stanisław Nowak, Iwona Gawrońska and Mirosława Barciszewska


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4. The Bevacizumab “Pseudoresponse” in Glioma: Disappointment or Opportunity?

By Piia Thomas, Daniel Spielman and Lawrence Recht


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5. The Molecular Mechanism for Differentiation Therapy of Malignant Glioma

By Wenbo Zhu and Guangmei Yan


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6. DNA Double-Strand Breaks Repair and Signaling of Human Gliomas and Normal Brain Cells in Response to Radiation: Potential Impact of the ATM-and BRCA1- Dependent Pathways

By Adeline Granzotto, Zuzana Bencokova, Guillaume Vogin, Clément Devic, Aurélie Joubert, Jacques Balosso and Nicolas Foray


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7. Glioma Proteomics: Methods and Current Perspective

By Kumaravel Somasundaram, Mamatha B Nijaguna and Durairaj Mohan Kumar


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8. Evolvement of Molecular Biomarkers in Targeted Therapy of Malignant Gliomas

By Erica Hlavin Bell, Mersiha Hadziahmetovic and Arnab Chakravarti


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9. Glioblastoma: Current Chemotherapeutic Status and Need for New Targets and Approaches

By Aditi Jain, James CK Lai, Golam MI Chowdhury, Kevin Behar and Alok Bhushan


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10. Chemotherapy of Medulloblastoma in Children

By Dezső Schuler, Péter Hauser and Miklós Garami


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11. New Therapeutic Strategies for the Treatment of Brain Tumor

By Rintaro Hashizume


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12. Transcription Factor Targets as Treatment for Medulloblastoma

By Mehdi H. Shahi and Elva Díaz


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13. Novel Therapeutic Venues for Glioblastoma: Novel Rising Preclinical Treatment Opportunities

By Siegelin Markus David and Siegelin Yasemin


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14. The Molecular Basis of Resistance to the Antiproliferative Effect of EGFR Inhibition in Human Glioblastoma Multiforme Cell Lines

By Georg Karpel-Massler and Marc-Eric Halatsch


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15. Medical Management of Brain Metastases from Lung Cancer

By Ryuya Yamanaka


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16. Fundamentals of Gene and Viral Therapy for Malignant Gliomas

By Farizan Ahmad and Jafri Malin Abdullah


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17. New Therapeutic Strategies in Gliomas Treatment

By Gerardo Caruso, Mariella Caffo, Giuseppe Raudino, Concetta Alafaci and Francesco Tomasello


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18. Cellular Immunotherapy for Malignant Brain Tumors

By Catherine Flores and Duane A. Mitchell


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19. Immunotherapeutic Strategies for Brain Tumors

By Mitsugu Fujita and Hideho Okada


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20. Immunotherapy with Dendritic Cells and Newcastle Disease Virus in Glioblastoma Multiforme

By Thomas Neßelhut, Dagmar Marx, Jan Neßelhut and Fred Fändrich


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21. Targeted Therapy for Gliomas: the Oncolytic Virus Applications

By Zulkifli Mustafa, Hidayah Roslan and Jafri Malin Abdullah


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22. Development of a DNA-Based Vaccine for Treatment of an Intracerebral Tumor

By Terry Lichtor and Roberta P Glick


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23. Gene Therapy of Glioblastoma Multiforme - Clinical Experience on the Use of Adenoviral Vectors

By Thomas Wirth and Seppo Ylä-Herttuala


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