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  • Treatment of Esophageal and Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinomaby Giovanni Manzoni

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    Squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus has a lower incidence than other gastrointestinal tract cancer; however, there are many difficult issues related to the choice of appropriate therapy for these patients. In recent years, the use of multimodal treatment has greatly improved the prognosis of patients affected by this disease but several aspects... more...

  • Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets in Melanomaby Michael J. Murphy

    Springer 2011; US$ 259.00

    This book describes both the technologies used in the discovery of melanoma biomarkers and the clinical application of these biomarkers for diagnosis and staging of disease, determination of prognosis, treatment planning, monitoring of response to therapy, identification of novel therapeutic targets and drug development. A broad range of biomarkers... more...

  • Gestational Trophoblastic Diseaseby Pei Hui

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    In this volume Dr Hui has brought together a comprehensive overview of gestational trophoblastic disease that includes all the currently recognized entities: complete and partial hydatidiform moles, placental site trophoblastic tumor, epithelioid trophoblastic tumor, gestational choriocarcinoma, persistent gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, placental... more...

  • Targeted Therapeutics in Melanomaby Thomas F. Gajewski; F. Stephen Hodi

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    Melanoma is an increasingly important public health problem. Although the cause of most malignant melanomas - over-exposure to ultraviolet light - is well known, effective treatment has remained challenging. The past several years have been marked by extraordinary developments in melanoma treatment in the arena of targeted therapeutics. This book describes... more...

  • Regenerative Therapy Using Blood-Derived Stem Cellsby David S. Allan; Dirk Strunk

    Springer 2011; US$ 229.00

    Blood has long been viewed as a conduit for therapy, stemming from the ancient days of phlebotomy to remove evil humors to the development of successful blood transfusions to replace missing blood components. The identification and characterization of hematopoietic stem cells by Drs. Till and McCulloch revolutionized the field and soon after, non-hematopoietic... more...

  • Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Volume 4by M.A. Hayat

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    This volume mainly contains information on the diagnosis, therapy, and prognosis of brain tumors. Insights on the understanding of molecular pathways involved in tumor biology are explained, which should lead to the development of effective drugs. Information on pathways (e.g., hedgehog) facilitates targeted therapies in cancer. Tumor models are also... more...

  • Materia Medica for Various Cancersby William C.S. Cho

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    Cancer is one of the leading killers in the world and the incidence is increasing, but most cancer patients and cancer survivors suffer much from the disease and its conventional treatments' side effects. In the past, clinical data showed that some complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) possessed anticancer abilities, but some clinicians... more...

  • Tumors of the Central Nervous System, Volume 5by M.A. Hayat

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    The most recent developments in diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of Gliomas (glioblastoma) in the brain are presented. The importance of personalized medicine and clinical validation for targeted therapy are discussed. The identification of various types of biomarkers (determined by molecular genetics) is included, along with their advantages and... more...

  • Neuroblastomaby M.A. Hayat

    Springer 2011; US$ 219.00

    In this title, introduction of new technologies and their applications to neuroblastoma diagnosis, treatment, and therapy assessment are explained. Role of molecular genetics in diagnosis and therapy for neuroblastoma patients is detailed. Molecular detection of minimal residual neuroblastoma is described. Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy... more...

  • Reproductive Health and Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adultsby Gwendolyn P. Quinn; Susan T. Vadaparampil

    Springer 2012; US$ 239.00

    Reproductive medicine is a growing field with new technology emerging faster than we can assess consumer's perceptions of - the number of cancer survivors are growing and there is a great need to attend to their quality of life - this book addresses the needs of males and females, identifies effective communication strategies and proactive measures... more...