Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Updates on Cancer Treatment

Edited by Letícia Rangel

Federal University of Espirito Santo

Co-editor:

Ian Victor Silva

University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio

In spite of advances in the cancer research field, cancer treatment still challenges researchers and clinicians, as proven by the still impressive and increasing number of worldwide cancer-related deaths. Updates on Cancer Treatment is an attempt to integrate into a book volume various aspects of cancer treatment, compiling comprehensive reviews written by an international team of experts in the field.

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Updates on Cancer TreatmentEdited by Letícia Rangel

Published: October 28th 2015

DOI: 10.5772/58657

ISBN: 978-953-51-2194-7

Copyright year: 2015

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8263 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

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1. Focal High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer

By Fouad Aoun, Marc Zanaty, Alexandre Peltier and Roland van Velthoven

641

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2. Kinase Inhibitors — Targeted Personalized Cancer Therapy

By Wade A. Russu

681

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3. Advanced Cancer Treatment – An Original Approach

By Oleg Bukhtoyarov and Denis Samarin

579

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4. Cancer Pain — The Role of an Integrated, Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program in Its Management

By Raoul Saggini, Rosa Grazia Bellomo, Simona Maria Carmignano and Andrea Saggini

753

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5. Chemotherapy for Gastric Cancer — What Comes Next?

By Shouji Shimoyama

532

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6. A Comprehensive Fitness and Nutrition Plan for Cancer Survivors

By Karen Y. Wonders

541

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7. Targeting the PI3K/AKT/mTOR Pathway in Cancer Cells

By Isabella S. Guimarães, Nayara G. Tessarollo, Paulo C.M. Lyra-Júnior, Diandra Z. dos Santos, Roger C. Zampier, Laura F.R.L. de Oliveira, Krislayne V. Siqueira, Ian V. Silva and Leticia B.A. Rangel

1295

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8. Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy Treatments in Head and Neck Cancer Patients — Protocol for Management Before, During and After RTP

By Paula Bonar Alvarez, Mario Perez-Sayans García, Maria Elena Padín Iruegas and Abel García-García

883

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9. A Close Look at Neutropenia among Cancer Patients — Risk Factor and Management

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

786

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10. Current Concepts in Pancreatic Cancer

By Zeeshan Ramzan, Phat Le, Payal Kapur and Sergio Huerta

815

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11. Recent Advances in the Management of Rectal Cancer

By Jeffrey Meyer, Jie J. Yao and Sergio Huerta

757

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