Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Breast Cancer

Current and Alternative Therapeutic Modalities

Edited by Esra Gunduz

Fatih University, Turkey

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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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56434 Total Chapter Downloads

14 Crossref Citations

43 Web of Science Citations

47 Dimensions Citations

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

By Sylvia Shabaya and Rita Nahta

1836

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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

2281

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

By Joerg Kumbrink and Kathrin H. Kirsch

1604

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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

2042

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

By Ion Romulus Scorei

3667

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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

1639

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

By Danuta Drozdowska

2558

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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

2253

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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

1565

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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

1403

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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

3248

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12. Experimental Therapeutics in Breast Cancer Cells

By Weena Jiratchariyakul and Tanawan Kummalue

3255

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13. Red American Ginseng and Breast Cancer

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

1989

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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

2884

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

By Jeffrey D. Altenburg and Rafat A. Siddiqui

1672

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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

1958

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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

3636

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

By Julian Dzeyk, Babasaheb Yadav and Rhonda J. Rosengren

2640

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19. New Experimental Therapies Targetting Breast Cancer Cell

By Di Benedetto Melanie

1378

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20. Future Therapeutic Strategies: Implications for Brk Targeting

By Amanda Harvey and Rajpal Burmi

1851

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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

2818

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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

1790

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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

1442

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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

2573

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25. Tamoxifen Resistant Breast Cancer and Autophagy

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

2454

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