Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Cancer Management and Therapy

Edited by Amal Hamza

Ain Shams University, Egypt

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There are many different types of cancer. Some are very common; others are rare. Having some similar features, each cancer has its own characteristics and symptoms, which vary according to the type of cancer and where it is in the body. The treatment selected may be influenced by the patient's age, concurrent health problems, life expectancy, characteristics of the individual's cancer, the patient's goals of treatment, and the bias of the treating physician. In preparing this book, we have considered and reflected on the concept of the recent advances in cancer management and therapy as well as molecular applications in cancer therapy. The readers can find detailed information about the treatment and management of specific cancers in these book chapters.

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Cancer Management and TherapyEdited by Amal Hamza

Published: June 20th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68267

ISBN: 978-1-78923-299-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-298-1

Copyright year: 2018

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1778 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Role of an Atomic-Level-Based Approach for Improving Cancer Therapy

By Santi Tofani

405

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2. Applications of Aptamers in Cancer Therapy

By Ajda Coker-Gurkan, Pinar Obakan-Yerlikaya and Elif-Damla Arisan

214

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3. Management of Brain Metastases from Solid Tumors

By Roman Liubota, Roman Vereshchako, Mykola Anikusko and Iryna Liubota

170

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4. Local Treatment Options for Unresectable Liver Metastases in Colorectal Cancer

By Mark McGregor, Gonzalo Tapia Rico, Amanda Townsend and Tim Price

223

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5. Radiation Therapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Twenty-First Century

By Alejandro Santini Blasco, Cristian Valdez Cortes, Veronica Sepúlveda Arcuch, Ricardo Baeza Letelier and Sergio Bustos Caprio

189

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6. Treatment Decisions and Survival in Ovarian Cancer

By Hugo de Seabra Martins Nunes, Alexandra Mayer, Ana Francisca Jorge, Teresa Margarida Cunha, Ana Opinião, António Guimarães and Fátima Vaz

176

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7. Targeted Therapies in Platinum-Resistant Ovarian Cancer: Advances in Immunotherapy Combination Strategies

By Arkene Levy and Patricia C. Rose

187

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8. Breast and Axilla Treatment in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ

By Ambrogio P. Londero, Serena Bertozzi, Roberta Di Vora, Fabrizio De Biasio, Luca Seriau, Pier Camillo Parodi, Lorenza Driul, Andrea Risaliti, Laura Mariuzzi and Carla Cedolini

214

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