Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Gastric Carcinoma

Molecular Aspects and Current Advances

Gastric cancer is one of the most common tumors worldwide. It has a heterogeneous milieu, where the genetic background, tumor immunology, oxidative stress, and microbial infections are key players in the multiple stages of tumorigenesis. These diverse factors are linked to the prognosis of the gastric cancer and the survival of gastric cancer patients. This book is appropriate for scientists and students in the field of oncology, gastroenterology, molecular biology, immunology, cell biology, biology, biochemistry, and pathology. This authoritative text carefully explains the fundamentals, providing a general overview of the principles followed by more detailed explanations of these recent topics efficiently. The topics presented herein contain the most recent knowledge in gastric cancer concerning the oncogenic signaling, genetic instability, the epigenetic aspect, molecular features and their clinical implications, miRNAs, integrin and E-cadherin, carbohydrate-associated-transferases, free radicals, immune cell responses, mucins, Helicobacter-pylori, neoadjuvant and adjuvant therapy, prophylactic strategy for peritoneal recurrence, and hepatic metastasis.

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Gastric CarcinomaMolecular Aspects and Current AdvancesEdited by Mahmoud Lotfy

Published: June 15th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/712

ISBN: 978-953-307-412-2

Copyright year: 2011

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21853 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

8 Web of Science Citations

11 Dimensions Citations

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1. Oncogenic Signaling in Gastric Cancer

By Filipe Santos-Silva

1227

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2. Genetic Instability in Gastric Cancer

By Petra Hudler, Matjaz Vogelsang and Radovan Komel

1519

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3. The Epigenetic Aspects of Gastric Cancer

By Hongchuan Jin and Xian Wang

1409

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4. Molecular Features and Clinical Implications in Gastric Cancer

By Yves Dittmar and Utz Settmacher

1064

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5. miRNAs in Gastric Cancer

By Yu-Lun Liao, Kuo-Wang Tsai and Wen-Chang Lin

1942

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6. Integrin and Cadherin Expression and Undifferentiated-Type Gastric Carcinoma Diversity

By Natalia Yanchenko and Hiroyuki Sugihara

930

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7. Exploring the Utility of Carbohydrate Associated Transferase Activities as Potential Tumor Markers for Human Gastric Cancer

By E. V. Chandrasekaran and Khushi L Matta

849

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8. Human Epidermal Growth Factor (Her) in Gastric Cancer

By Jolanta Czyzewska

1637

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9. Free Radicals and Gastric Cancer

By Mahmoud Lotfy

1579

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10. Immune Cell Responses in Gastric Carcinoma

By Haruo Ohtani

933

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11. Immunohistochemical Profile of Mucins in Gastric Carcinoma

By Daniela Lazar and Sorina Taban

1207

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12. Genetic Factors Involved in the Genesis of Helicobacter Pylori-Induced Gastric Cancer

By Asahi Hishida

1203

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13. A Double-Edged Sword: Roles of Helicobacter Pylori in Gastric Carcinoma

By Li-Jun Xue, Quan-Sheng Su, Xiao-Bei Mao, Xiao-Bei Liu, Qing Lin, Chang Liu, Yong Lin, Ji-Hong Yang, Hong-Ju Yu and Xiao-Yuan Chu

1389

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14. (Neo)Adjuvant Therapy for Gastric Adenocarcinoma

By Huseyin Abali

2340

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15. Establishment of the Standard Prophylactic Strategy for Peritoneal Recurrence and Proposal of the Optimal Therapeutic Protocol for Gastric Cancer

By Shinya Shimada, Masafumi Kuramoto, Akinobu Matsuo, Satoshi Ikeshima, Hiroshi Kuhara, Yoshiaki Ikuta and Hideo Baba

1027

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16. Hepatic Metastases from Gastric Cancer

By Guido Alberto Massimo Tiberio, Nazario Portolani and Stefano Maria Giulini

484

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17. Future Perspectives in the Treatment of Incurable Gastric Cancer

By Yves Dittmar, Falk Rauchfuss, Hubert Scheuerlein, Karin Jandt and Utz Settmacher

1114

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