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.
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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 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-380890-5


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

Chapter 1

Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer Initiation and Progression

Beatrice Knudsen and Valera Vasioukhin

Chapter 2

Genetic Basis for Susceptibility to Lung Cancer: Recent Progress and Future Directions

Jun Yokota, Kouya Shiraishi, and Takashi Kohno

Chapter 3

Functional and Clinical Relevance of Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan 4

Michael Campoli, Soldano Ferrone, and Xinhui Wang

Chapter 4

KRAS Signaling Pathway Alterations in Microsatellite Unstable Gastrointestinal Cancers

Sérgia Velho, Giovanni Corso, Carla Oliveira, and Raquel Seruca