Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Tumor Progression and Metastasis

Edited by Ahmed Lasfar

Rutgers University

Co-editor:

Karine Cohen-Solal

Rutgers University

This book offers significant coverage on different aspects of cancer from risk factors to the mechanisms leading to tumor progression and metastasis. Although tremendous progress has been made in cancer research and treatment, cancer metastasis remains a major unmet clinical need. The life and death of many cancer patients hangs on the degree of metastasis. This book provides new perspectives for diagnosis and cancer therapy. It includes new technologies and a new basis for current cancer therapies. To guarantee the high quality of this book, important topics are included and rigorously discussed in a simple and authentic way. The book addresses important challenges governing tumor progression and metastasis and brings new responses to both diagnosis and therapy. This book is a great source of knowledge and will be useful for researchers, medical doctors, oncologists, graduate and medical students, continued medical educators, health care providers, and all individuals interested in understanding cancer and its challenges.

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Tumor Progression and MetastasisEdited by Ahmed Lasfar

Published: April 8th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77832

ISBN: 978-1-78985-350-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-349-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-146-5

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

1651 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. METCAM/MUC18 Promotes Tumor Progression and Metastasis in Most Human Cancers

By Guang-Jer Wu

172

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2. Molecular Genetics of Metastatic Breast Cancer

By Hülya Yazici and Beyza Akin

223

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3. Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases in Tumor Progression and Metastasis: Promoter or Protection?

By Carmen V. Ferreira-Halder, Stefano Piatto Clerici, Alessandra V. Sousa Faria, Patrícia Fernandes de Souza Oliveira, Helon Guimarães Cordeiro and Erica Akagi

195

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4. Risk Factors for Ovarian Cancer

By Marliyya S. Zayyan

72

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5. Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Tumors and Anorectal Melanoma

By Marco Clementi, Renato Pietroletti, Andrea Ciarrocchi, Federica d’Ascanio, Guido Rindi and Francesco Carlei

58

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6. Neuroimmunoendocrine Interactions in Tumorigenesis and Breast Cancer

By Rocío Alejandra Ruiz-Manzano, Tania de Lourdes Ochoa-Mercado, Mariana Segovia-Mendoza, Karen Elizabeth Nava-Castro, Margarita Isabel Palacios-Arreola and Jorge Morales-Montor

107

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7. Recent Approaches Encompassing the Phenotypic Cell Heterogeneity for Anticancer Drug Efficacy Evaluation

By Aurimas Stulpinas, Aušra Imbrasaitė, Natalija Krestnikova and Audronė Valerija Kalvelytė

87

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8. The Principles behind Targeted Therapy for Cancer Treatment

By Wabel AL-Busairi and Maitham Khajah

266

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9. Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme

By Cheng-Ta Hsieh and Da-Tong Ju

86

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10. Anticancer Photodynamic Therapy Using Ruthenium(II) and Os(II)-Based Complexes as Photosensitizers

By Pavel Kaspler, Arkady Mandel, Roger Dumoulin-White and Mark Roufaiel

60

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11. Theranostics Application of Graphene-Based Materials in Cancer Imaging, Targeting and Treatment

By Neha Karki, Anita Rana, Himani Tiwari, Pushpa Negi and Nanda Gopal Sahoo

105

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12. Tumor Malignancy Characterization in Clinical Environments: An Approach Using the FYC-Index of Spiculation and Artificial Intelligence

By Fernando Yepes-Calderón, Flor M. Medina, Nolan D. Rea and José Abella

220

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