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Neuroblastoma

Tumors of neuroblastoma group are heterogenous and their molecular/genomic properties are closely related to the prognosis of patients: some children enjoy an excellent clinical course after biopsy/surgery alone, and others suffer from a fatal outcome even after an intensive treatment. Recent progress has also started disclosing critical significance of cross-talking between neuroblastoma cells and their microenvironment in predicting clinical behaviors of individual cases. In this book, the world distinguished investigators report clinical and biological characteristics of this disease.

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NeuroblastomaEdited by Hiroyuki Shimada

Published: May 29th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/56686

ISBN: 978-953-51-1128-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7157-7

Copyright year: 2013

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19079 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

12 Dimensions Citations

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1. Clinical Presentation of Neuroblastoma

By Josef Malis

2046

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2. A Novel Diagnostic Tool for Therapy Stratification of Neuroblastoma: Preoperative Analysis of Tumor Biology Using Circulating Tumor-Released DNA in Serum

By Shigeki Yagyu, Tomoko Iehara and Hajime Hosoi

967

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3. Close Neighbours on Chromosome 2 the ALK and MYCN Genes. Implications for Targeted Therapeutics in Neuroblastoma

By Fergal C. Kelleher

1069

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4. Neurotrophin and Neurotrophin Receptor Involvement in Human Neuroblastoma

By Pierdomenico Ruggeri, Antonietta R. Farina, Lucia Cappabianca, Natalia Di Ianni, Marzia Ragone, Stefania Merolle, Alberto Gulino and Andrew R. Mackay

1693

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5. Connexin36 is a Negative Regulator of Differentiation in Human Neuroblastoma

By Mandeep Sidhu and Daniel J. Belliveau

1571

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6. Pathways of Intrinsic Apoptosis in Neuroblastoma: Targets for Therapeutics and New Drug Development

By Fieke Lamers and Aru Narendran

1142

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7. Analysis of Apoptotic and Autophagic Pathways in Neuroblastoma by Treatment with Copper Compounds

By Enrique Hernández-Lemus, Anllely Grizett Gutiérrez, Adriana Vázquez-Aguirre, M. Lourdes Palma-Tirado, Lena Ruiz-Azuara and Carmen Mejía

1294

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8. Bone Marrow Infiltration in Neuroblastoma: Characteristics of Infiltrating Cells and Role of the Microenvironment

By Fabio Morandi, Paola Scaruffi, Sara Stigliani, Barbara Carlini and Maria Valeria Corrias

1274

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9. Neuroblastoma Integrins

By Shanique A. Young, Ryon Graf and Dwayne G. Stupack

1871

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10. Novel Therapeutic Approaches for Neuroblastoma

By Shweta Joshi, Alok R. Singh, Lisa L.R. Hartman, Muamera Zulcic, Hyunah Ahn and Donald L. Durden

1990

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11. miRNAs as Essential Mediators of the Actions of Retinoic Acid in Neuroblastoma Cells

By Salvador Meseguer, Juan-Manuel Escamilla and Domingo Barettino

1541

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12. Copper as a Target for Treatment of Neuroblastoma: Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms

By Emanuela Urso and Michele Maffia

1297

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13. Clinical Implications of Neuroblastoma Stem Cells

By Xao X. Tang and Hiroyuki Shimada

1330

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