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Prostate Cancer

From Bench to Bedside

Edited by Philippe E. Spiess

Moffitt Cancer Center, United States of America

The present textbook highlights many of the exciting discoveries made in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer over the past decade. International thought leaders have contributed to this effort providing a comprehensive and state-of-the art review of the signaling pathways and genetic alterations essential in prostate cancer. This work provides an essential resource for healthcare professionals and scientists dedicated to this field. This textbook is dedicated to the efforts and advances made by our scientific community, realizing we have much to learn in striving to some day in the not too distant future cure this disease particularly among those with an aggressive tumor biology.

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Prostate CancerFrom Bench to BedsideEdited by Philippe E. Spiess

Published: November 25th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1285

ISBN: 978-953-307-331-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6589-7

Copyright year: 2011

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47030 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

16 Web of Science Citations

26 Dimensions Citations


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1. Prostate Cancer: Essential Diagnostic and Therapeutic Considerations

By Paul Bradley and Philippe E. Spiess


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2. Effective Methodologies for Statistical Inference on Microarray Studies

By Makoto Aoshima and Kazuyoshi Yata


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3. Prostate Cancer, the Long Search for Etiologic and Therapeutic Factors: Dietary Supplementation Avoiding Invasive Treatment

By Thomas Tallberg and Faik Atroshi


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4. Advanced Models for Target Validation & Drug Discovery in Prostate Cancer

By Malin Åkerfelt, Ville Härmä and Matthias Nees


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5. Signalling Pathways and Gene Expression Profiles in Prostate Cancer

By Sophia Marsella-Hatziieremia, Pamela McCall and Joanne Edwards


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6. Clinical Relevance of Circulating Nucleic Acids in Blood of Prostate Cancer Patients

By Heidi Schwarzenbach


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7. TRP-Channels and Human Prostate Carcinogenesis

By V’yacheslav Lehen’kyi and Natalia Prevarskaya


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8. Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGFR) Phosphorylation, Signaling and Trafficking in Prostate Cancer

By Yao Huang and Yongchang Chang


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9. Prostate Cancer Dephosphorylation Atlas

By Carmen Veríssima Ferreira, Renato Milani, Willian Fernando Zambuzzi, Thomas Martin Halder, Eduardo Galembeck and Hiroshi Aoyama


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10. Modulation of One-Carbon Metabolism by B Vitamins: Implications for Transformation and Progression of Prostate Cancer

By Glenn Tisman


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11. Integrins as Determinants of Genetic Susceptibility, Tumour Behaviour and Their Potential as Therapeutic Targets

By James R. Marthick, Adele F. Holloway and Joanne L. Dickinson


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12. Cytotoxic Endonucleases: New Targets for Prostate Cancer Chemotherapy

By Xiaoying Wang, Marina V. Mikhailova and Alexei G. Basnakian


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13. MAP Kinases and Prostate Cancer

By Gonzalo Rodríguez-Berriguete, Benito Fraile, Laura Galvis, Ricardo Paniagua and Mar Royuela


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14. Evaluation of Phyllanthus, for Its Anti-Cancer Properties

By Yin-Quan Tang and Shamala Devi Sekaran


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15. Prostate Cancer Progression to Androgen Independent Disease: The Role of the Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway

By Jacqueline R. Ha, Yu Hao D. Huang and Sujata Persad


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16. Prostate Carcinoma and Hot Flashes

By Santiago Vilar-González and Alberto Pérez-Rozos


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17. Paradigm Shift in the Concept of Hormonal Milieu of Prostate Cancer

By Tsutomu Nishiyama


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18. The Role of Cancer Stem Cells and MicroRNAs in Human Prostate Cancer

By Mustafa Ozen and Serhat Sevli


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19. Zinc Supplementation and Prostate Cancer

By Wong Pooi-Fong and AbuBakar Sazaly


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20. The Role of Vitamin D in the Prevention and Treatment of Prostate Cancer

By Sophia L. Maund and Scott D. Cramer


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21. Highlights of Natural Products in Prostate Cancer Drug Discovery

By Jorge A. R. Salvador and Vânia M. Moreira


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22. The Potential Target Therapy of Prostate Cancer Stem Cells

By Luis A. Espinoza, Christopher Albanese and Olga C. Rodriguez


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