Description

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.

Readership

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.

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)

Details

No. of pages:
160
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080912264
Print ISBN:
9780123747730

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

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