Advances in Cancer Research

Advances in Cancer Research

1st Edition - November 20, 2008

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  • Editors: George Vande Woude, George Klein
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080921976

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The Advances in Cancer Research series provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. This volume presents outstanding and original reviews on a variety of topics, including cancer cell migration and invasion, human tumor suppressors, FAK expression, adhesion proteins, homeobox genes in cancer development, glucocorticoid-induced apoptosis, histocompatibility antigens in tumors, NKT cells, chronic immune activation, and cancer cells and leukocytes.


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

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1
    Contribution of AZAP Type Arf GAPs to Cancer Cell Migration and Invasion
    Vi Luan Ha, Ruibai Luo, Zhongzhen Nie and Paul A. Randazzo

    Chapter 2
    Role and Regulation of Human Tumor Suppressor SUFU in Hedgehog Signaling
    Steven Y. Cheng and Shen Yue

    Chapter 3
    FAK Expression: Regulation and Therapeutic Potential
    Shufeng Li and Zi-Chun Hua

    Chapter 4
    Adhesion Proteins Meet Receptors: A Common Theme?
    Véronique Orian-Rousseau and Helmut Ponta

    Chapter 5
    The Six Family of Homeobox Genes in Development and Cancer
    Kimberly L. Christensen, Aaron N. Patrick, Erica L. McCoy and Heide L. Ford

    Chapter 6
    Mechanisms Regulating the Susceptibility of Hematopoietic Malignancies to Glucocorticoid-Induced Apoptosis
    Ronit Vogt Sionov, Rachel Spokoini, Shlomit Kfir-Erenfeld, Orly Cohen and
    Eitan Yefenof

    Chapter 7
    IFN Inducibility of Major Histocompatibility Antigens in Tumors
    Barbara Seliger, Francisco Ruiz-Cabello and Federico Garrido

    Chapter 8
    The Role of NKT Cells in Tumor Immunity
    Masaki Terabe and Jay A. Berzofsky

    Chapter 9
    HIV Induced AIDS and Related Cancers: Chronic Immune Activation and Future Therapeutic Strategies
    Martin Cadogan and Angus G. Dalgleish

    Chapter 10
    The Cancer Cell-Leukocyte Fusion Theory of Metastasis
    John M. Pawelek and Ashok K. Chakraborty

Product details

  • No. of pages: 480
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2008
  • Published: November 20, 2008
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080921976

About the Editors

George Vande Woude

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, USA NCI-Frederick Cancer Research Facility Frederick, Maryland ABL-Basic Research Program, NCI-Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center, Frederick, Maryland

George Klein

Affiliations and Expertise

Karolinska Insitutet, Stockholm, Sweden

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