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  • Aromatase Inhibitorsby Barrington J. A. Furr

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Many breast tumours are dependent upon oestrogen for their development and continued growth. Hormone therapy has progressed from the irreversible destruction of endocrine glands to the use of drugs that reversibly suppress oestrogen synthesis or action. more...

  • Cancer Chemotherapy in Clinical Practiceby Terry Priestman

    Springer 2007; US$ 89.95

    Summarizes a range of systemic cancer therapies, explaining their mode of action and potential side-effects, as well as their clinical applications. This text explains the principles underlying cancer chemotherapy. It also explains the place of drug treatment, and the outcomes that can be expected from chemotherapy, in major cancers. more...

  • Platinum and Other Heavy Metal Compounds in Cancer Chemotherapyby Andrea Bonetti; Roberto Leone; Franco Muggia; Stephen B Howell

    Springer 2009; US$ 259.00

    Covers the issues related to platinum drugs including the mechanisms of action and resistance; the development of novel platinum compounds and other metal coordination compounds; and, the combination of platinum drugs with targeted therapies for the treatment of common malignancies such as breast, colorectal, lung and gynaecologic cancers. more...

  • Kinase Inhibitor Drugsby Rongshi Li; Jeffrey A. Stafford

    Wiley 2011; US$ 150.00

    A comprehensive resource on case studies of marketed kinase drugs and promising drug trials Since the discovery of protein kinase activity in 1954, the field of protein kinase drug discovery has advanced dramatically. With the ongoing clinical success of the Bcr-Abl kinase inhibitor Gleevec in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia and seven... more...

  • Targeting Protein Kinases for Cancer Therapyby David J. Matthews; Mary E. Gerritsen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 150.00

    An expert guide to targeting protein kinases in cancer therapy Research has shown that protein kinases can instigate the formation and spread of cancer when they transmit faulty signals inside cells. Because of this fact, pharmaceutical scientists have targeted kinases for intensive study, and have been working to develop medicinal roadblocks to... more...

  • Transforming Growth Factor-Beta in Cancer Therapyby Sonia Jakowlew

    Springer 2010; US$ 269.00

    Transforming Growth Factor- s in Cancer Therapy, Vols. 1 and 2, provides a compendium of findings about the role of transforming growth factor- s (TGF- s) in cancer treatment and therapy. The second volume, Cancer Treatment in Therapy, is divided into three parts. Part I examines transforming growth factor- s in developing and advanced cancers. Part... more...

  • Hormone Therapy in Breast and Prostate Cancerby V.Craig Jordan; B.J.A. Furr

    Springer 2009; US$ 59.95

    In Hormone Therapy in Breast and Prostate Cancer, many of today's leading researchers and clinicians describe the principles underlying targeted hormonal treatments, assess the actions of new and established agents, and illustrate the new applications of hormonal chemoprevention for breast cancer. Topics range from preclinical and clinical antiestrogens... more...

  • Myelomaby Shaji Kumar; Jame Abraham

    Demos Medical Publishing 2010; US$ 105.00

    Myeloma:. The second issue of Emerging Cancer Therapeutics focuses on multiple myelomas also known as plasma cell myeloma, Kahler's Disease and myelomatosis. It is estimated that over 20,000 new cases are diagnosed each year with over 10,000 people dying from these malignancies. Multiple myelomas are highly treatablebut rarely curable. Thus it... more...

  • Drug Resistance in Cancerby James H. Goldie; Andrew J. Coldman

    Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 53.00

    An accessible and sophisticated account of the biological mechanisms of drug resistance in cancer and their mathematical modelling. more...

  • Vascular Disruptive Agents for the Treatment of Cancerby Tim Meyer

    Springer 2010; US$ 219.00

    Tumour survival and growth is critically dependent on an independent blood supply. As such tumour vasculature presents an ideal target for cancer therapy that is widely applicable, accessible and genetically stable rendering it less prone to resistance. Two approaches have been explored for cancer therapy; firstly the prevention of new vessel formation... more...