Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Cancer Treatment

Conventional and Innovative Approaches

Cancer Treatment: Conventional and Innovative Approaches is an attempt to integrate into a book volume the various aspects of cancer treatment, compiling comprehensive reviews written by an international team of experts in the field. The volume is presented in six sections: i) Section 1: Cancer treatment: Conventional and innovative pharmacological approaches; ii) Section 2: Combinatorial strategies to fight cancer: Surgery, radiotherapy, backytherapy, chemotherapy, and hyperthermia; iii) Section 3: The immunotherapy of cancer; iv) Section 4: Multidisciplinarity in cancer therapy: nutrition and beyond; v) Section 5: Supportive care for cancer patients; vi) Section 6: Perspectives in cancer biology and modeling. Ultimately, we hope this book can enlighten important issues involved in the management of cancer, summarizing the state-of-the-art knowledge regarding the disease control and treatment; thus, providing means to improve the overall care of patients that daily battle against this potentially lethal condition.

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Cancer TreatmentConventional and Innovative ApproachesEdited by Letícia Rangel

Published: May 9th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/45937

ISBN: 978-953-51-1098-9

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13 Crossref Citations

26 Web of Science Citations

45 Dimensions Citations

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1. Conventional Cancer Treatment

By Isabella dos Santos Guimarães*, Renata Dalmaschio Daltoé*, Alice Laschuk Herlinger, Klesia Pirola Madeira, Taciane Ladislau, Iuri Cordeiro Valadão, Paulo Cilas Morais Lyra Junior, Sarah Fernandes Teixeira, Gustavo Modesto Amorim, Diandra Zipinotti dos Santos, Karina Rangel Demuth and Leticia Batista Azevedo Rangel

1200

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2. Target Cancer Therapy

By Taciane Ladislau, Klesia P Madeira, Renata D Daltoé, Isabella S Guimarães, Sarah F Teixeira, Paulo CM Lyra-Júnior, Iuri C Valadão, Leticia BA Rangel and Alice L Herlinger

1234

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3. Anticancer Properties of Cardiac Glycosides

By Varisa Pongrakhananon

2522

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4. Liposomes as Carriers of Anticancer Drugs

By Sávia Caldeira de Araújo Lopes, Cristiane dos Santos Giuberti, Talita Guieiro Ribeiro Rocha, Diêgo dos Santos Ferreira, Elaine Amaral Leite and Mônica Cristina Oliveira

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5. The Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

By Georgios Tsoulfas and Polyxeni Agorastou

818

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6. Laparoscopic Surgery in Genitourinary Cancer Treatment

By March Villalba José Antonio

720

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7. Current Strategies in the Management of Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum

By Sergio Huerta and Sean P. Dineen

1422

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8. Mesothelioma: An Evidence-Based Review

By Julie Goudreault and Anne Dagnault

921

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9. Definitive Chemo-Radiotherapy for Resectable Esophageal Cancer — Unresolved Problems Remain

By Shouji Shimoyama

997

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10. A Review of Radiation Therapy’s Role in Early-Stage Breast Cancer and an Introduction to Electronic Brachytherapy

By Brent Herron, Alex Herron, Kathryn Howell, Daniel Chin and Luann Roads

1358

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11. Radiosurgery and Hypofractionated Stereotactic Irradiation with Photons or Protons for Tumours of the Skull Base

By Dante Amelio, Marco Cianchetti, Barbara Rombi, Sabina Vennarini, Francesco Dionisi, Maurizio Amichetti and Giuseppe Minniti

1195

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12. Hyperthermia: Cancer Treatment and Beyond

By Ahmed Bettaieb, Paulina K. Wrzal and Diana A. Averill-Bates

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13. Glioblastomas, Astrocytomas: Survival Amelioration Adding Hyperthermia to Conformal Radiotherapy and Temozolomide — Use of Pegylated Doxorubicin and Hyperthermia in the Treatment of a Recurrent Case

By Gianfranco Baronzio, Gurdev Parmar, Michela De Santis and Alberto Gramaglia

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14. Targeted Cancer Therapy by Dendritic Cell Vaccine

By Hiroyuki Abe, Touko Shimamoto, Shinichiro Akiyama and Minako Abe

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15. Immunotherapy of Urinary Bladder Carcinoma: BCG and Beyond

By Yi Luo, Eric J. Askeland, Mark R. Newton, Jonathan R. Henning and Michael A. O’Donnell

1454

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16. Anti-Angiogenic Active Immunotherapy for Cancers: Dawn of a New Era?

By Jianping Pan and Lihuang Zhang

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17. Nutrigenomics and Cancer Prevention

By Júlio César Nepomuceno

2010

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18. The Impact of Vitamin D in Cancer

By Khanh vinh quoc Luong and Lan Thi Hoang Nguyen

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19. The Treatment of Cancer: A Comprehensive Therapeutic Model Entailing a Complex of Interaction Modalities

By R. Saggini and M. Calvani

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20. Supportive and Palliative Care in Solid Cancer Patients

By Bassam Abdul Rasool Hassan, Zuraidah Binti Mohd Yusoff, Mohamed Azmi Hassali and Saad Bin Othman

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21. Impact of Cancer Treatment on Reproductive Health and Options for Fertility Preservation

By Kenny A. Rodriguez-Wallberg

1002

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22. Sialyl Salivary–Type Amylase Associated with Ovarian Cancer

By Takanori Moriyama

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23. Role of CREB Protein Family Members in Human Haematological Malignancies

By Francesca D’Auria and Roberta Di Pietro

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24. Life-Cycling of Cancer: New Concept

By Marina Shaduri and Marc Bouchoucha

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