Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Breast Cancer

Recent Advances in Biology, Imaging and Therapeutics

Edited by Susan Done

University of Toronto, Canada

In recent years it has become clear that breast cancer is not a single disease but rather that the term encompasses a number of molecularly distinct tumors arising from the epithelial cells of the breast. There is an urgent need to better understand these distinct subtypes and develop tailored diagnostic approaches and treatments appropriate to each. This book considers breast cancer from many novel and exciting perspectives. New insights into the basic biology of breast cancer are discussed together with high throughput approaches to molecular profiling. Innovative strategies for diagnosis and imaging are presented as well as emerging perspectives on breast cancer treatment. Each of the topics in this volume is addressed by respected experts in their fields and it is hoped that readers will be stimulated and challenged by the contents.

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Breast CancerRecent Advances in Biology, Imaging and TherapeuticsEdited by Susan Done

Published: December 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1748

ISBN: 978-953-307-730-7

Copyright year: 2011

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38053 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

11 Dimensions Citations

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1. Progestogens and Breast Cancer Risk – In Vitro Investigations with Human Benign and Malignant Epithelial Breast Cells

By Alfred O. Mueck, Harald Seeger and Hans Neubauer

1601

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2. The Electronics of HER2/neu Positive Breast Cancer Cells

By Jan Baumann, Christopher Karch, Antonis Kourtidis and Douglas S. Conklin

2205

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3. Parathyroid Hormone Related Protein: A Marker of Breast Tumor Progression and Outcome

By Zhor Bouizar

1493

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4. Antioxidant Enzymes as New Biomarkers for Prediction of Tumor Progression in Breast Cancer

By Becuwe Philippe

2252

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5. Adipokines – Toward the Molecular Dissection of Interactions Between Stromal Adipocytes and Breast Cancer Cells

By Pengcheng Fan and Yu Wang

1616

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6. Regulation of the Functional Na+/I- Symporter (NIS) Expression in Breast Cancer Cells

By Uygar Halis Tazebay

1337

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7. Circulating Tumour Cells: Implications and Methods of Detection

By Nisha Kanwar and Susan Done

1985

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8. Comparison of Genome Aberrations Between Early-Onset and Late-Onset Breast Cancer

By Ming-Ta Hsu, Ching Cheng, Chian-Feng, Chen, Yiin-Jeng Jong, Chien-Yi Tung, Yann-Jang Chen, Sheng Wang-Wuu, Ling-Hui Li, Shih-Feng Tsai, Mei-Hua Tsou, Skye H. Cheng, Chii-Ming Chen, Andrew T. Huang, Chi-Hung Lin and Ming-Ta Hsu

1667

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9. Genomic and Proteomic Pathway Mapping Reveals Signatures of Mesenchymal-Epithelial Plasticity in Inflammatory Breast Cancer

By Fredika M. Robertson, Chu Khoi, Rita Circo, Julia Wulfkuhle, Savitri Krishnamurthy, Zaiming Ye, Annie Z. Luo, Kimberly M. Boley, Moishia C. Wright, Erik M. Freiter, Sanford H. Barsky, Massimo Cristofanilli, Emanuel F. Petricoin and Lance A. Liotta

1592

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10. Proteomic Analysis of Potential Breast Cancer Biomarkers

By Hsiu-Chuan Chou and Hong-Lin Chan

2260

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11. Quantitative Organelle Proteomics of Protein Distribution in Breast Cancer MCF-7 Cells

By Amal T. Qattan and Jasminka Godovac-Zimmermann

1286

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12. Intraductal Breast Cytology and Biopsy to the Detection and Treatment of Intraductal Lesions of the Breast

By Tadaharu Matsunaga

2482

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13. Diagnostic Optical Imaging of Breast Cancer: From Animal Models to First-in-Men Studies

By Michel Eisenblätter, Thorsten Persigehl, Christoph Bremer and Carsten Höltke

1867

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14. Radiotracers for Molecular Imaging of Breast Cancer

By Fan-Lin Kong and David J. Yang

2570

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15. Molecular Imaging of Breast Cancer Tissue via Site-Directed Radiopharmaceuticals

By Andrew B. Jackson, Lauren B. Retzloff, Prasant K. Nanda and C. Jeffrey Smith

1615

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16. Imaging the Sigma-2 Receptor for Diagnosis and Prediction of Therapeutic Response

By Chenbo Zeng, Jinbin Xu and Robert H. Mach

1623

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17. Computer Aided System for Nuclear Stained Breast Cancer Cell Counting

By Pornchai Phukpattaranont, Somchai Limsiroratana, Kanita Kayasut and Pleumjit Boonyaphiphat

1438

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18. Preclinical and Clinical Developments in Molecular Targeting Therapeutic Strategies for Breast Cancer

By Teruhiko Fujii, Hiroki Takahashi, Yuka Inoue, Masayoshi Kage, Hideaki Yamana and Kazuo Shirouzu

1223

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19. Translational Research on Breast Cancer: miRNA, siRNA and Immunoconjugates in Conjugation with Nanotechnology for Clinical Studies

By Arutselvan Natarajan and Senthil Kumar Venugopal

2220

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20. Validation of Growth Differentiation Factor (GDF-15) as a Radiation Response Gene and Radiosensitizing Target in Mammary Adenocarcinoma Model

By Hargita Hegyesi, James R. Lambert, Nikolett Sándor, Boglárka Schilling-Tóth and Géza Sáfrány

1652

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21. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy: Actual Topics

By L.G. Porto Pinheiro, P.H.D. Vasques, M. Maia, J.I.X. Rocha and D.S. Cruz

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