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  • Neuroblastoma - Current State and Recent Updates
    Neuroblastoma - Current State and Recent Updates
    Edited by Chandrika Gowda
    ISBN 978-953-51-3584-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3583-8,
    Edited Volume
    166 pages, October, 2017
    Neuroblastoma (NBL) is the most common extracranial solid tumor of childhood, with about 700 new cases of neuroblastoma seen each year in the United States. The 5-year survival rate for children with high-risk NBL is only 50-60%, and this survival ra ...
  • Diagnosis and Management of Head and Neck Cancer
    Diagnosis and Management of Head and Neck Cancer
    Edited by Zuhre Akarslan
    ISBN 978-953-51-3496-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3495-4,
    Edited Volume
    166 pages, September, 2017
    This book includes useful and recent information to the readers regarding the following topics: Signs and symptoms and etiology and risk factors of head and neck cancer, Epidemiology and the role of microRNAs in nasopharyngeal carcinoma and oral carc ...
  • Unique Aspects of Anti-cancer Drug Development
    Unique Aspects of Anti-cancer Drug Development
    Edited by Jolanta Natalia Latosinska and Magdalena Latosinska
    ISBN 978-953-51-3348-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3347-6,
    Edited Volume
    144 pages, July, 2017
    The evidence of cancer in humans, animals and plant species suggests that it is as old as multicellular life on Earth. Why is it so difficult to understand and fight? Because cancer begins from the organism's own mutated single cell focused on its ow ...
  • Osteosarcoma - Biology, Behavior and Mechanisms
    Osteosarcoma - Biology, Behavior and Mechanisms
    Edited by Kanya Honoki and Kurt Richard Weiss
    ISBN 978-953-51-3096-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3095-6,
    Edited Volume
    252 pages, April, 2017
    Osteosarcoma is the most common malignant bone tumor and mainly affects children, adolescents, and young adults. Osteosarcoma shows significant genetic instability, resulting in very complex biology with multifaceted cellular and molecular mechanisms ...
  • Breast Cancer - From Biology to Medicine
    Breast Cancer - From Biology to Medicine
    Edited by Phuc Van Pham
    ISBN 978-953-51-3000-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2999-8,
    Edited Volume
    566 pages, April, 2017
    Breast Cancer - From Biology to Medicine thoroughly examines breast cancer from basic definitions, to cellular and molecular biology, to diagnosis and treatment. This book also has some additional focus on preclinical and clinical results in diagnosi ...
  • Updates in Liver Cancer
    Updates in Liver Cancer
    Edited by Hesham Mohamed Abdeldayem
    ISBN 978-953-51-3064-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3063-5,
    Edited Volume
    220 pages, April, 2017
    Liver cancers result in considerable amount of financial and social burden. On the other hand, researches and clinical studies related to liver cancers continue to advance at a rapid pace. The chapters in this book provide state-of-the-art reviews on ...
  • New Approaches to the Management of Primary and Secondary CNS Tumors
    New Approaches to the Management of Primary and Secondary CNS Tumors
    Edited by Lee Roy Morgan
    ISBN 978-953-51-3052-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3051-2,
    Edited Volume
    212 pages, March, 2017
    Several new concepts are reviewed and discussed in this book and allude to the transport of drugs bound to red blood cells into the vascular blood-brain barrier and into cancer cells. Such a transport system is novel and of potential therapeutic pote ...
  • Human Skin Cancer, Potential Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets
    Human Skin Cancer, Potential Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets
    Edited by Miroslav Blumenberg
    ISBN 978-953-51-2711-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2710-9,
    Edited Volume
    148 pages, October, 2016
    Skin cancers, basal and squamous cell carcinomas, malignant melanomas, and Merkel cell carcinomas, constitute arguably the most common and increasingly prevalent human neoplasms. Here we discuss the epigenetic changes in DNA and chromatin, which are ...