Advances in Cancer Research

Edited by

  • George Vande Woude, Director, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • George Klein, Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. Here, once again, outstanding and original reviews are presented on a variety of topics, including nitric oxide-induced apoptosis in tumor cells, detection of minimal residual disease, immunity to oncogenetic human papillomavirus, and modeling prostate cancer in the mouse.
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Audience

Researchers and students in the basic and clinical sciences of cancer biology and oncology, plus related areas in genetics, immunology, pharmacology, cell biology, and molecular biology.

 

Book information

  • Published: November 2009
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-374773-0

Reviews

Praise for the Serial:
"This classic and essential series presents critical overviews on select aspects of both cancer research and the basic underlying sciences."-- American Scientist

"Excellent, highly informative, in-depth reviews...expertly written, up-to-date, and well-referenced."-- Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

"This is a series that has a long tradition of excellence in the field of cancer biology."-- Doody's Publishing Reviews

 




Table of Contents

  1. Liposome based chemo- and immunotherapy: From basic research to approved drugs. (Yechezkel Barenholz)
  2. Tumor Angiogenesis and Wound Repair (Nancy Boudreau)
  3. Tumor Dormancy and Metastasis (Ann F. Chambers)
  4. The Role of Micro RNAs in CLL (Carlo Croce)
  5. P13K/PTEN signaling in angiogenesis and tumorigenesis (Bing-Hua Jiang)
  6. The TRAIL to the Targeted Therapy of Breast Cancer (Stan Lipkowitz)
  7. Regulatory T-Cells (Danila Valmori)
  8. Deciphering the complexities of cancer in mouse models (Terry Van Dyke)