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The epidemiological and clinical importance of bone metastasis has long been recognized, but the past decade has seen an explosion in the fields of bone biology and bone cancer research. This period of time has been marked by a number of key discoveries that have led to the opening up of entirely new areas for investigation as well as new therapies which combine surgery and biological therapeutic approaches.
Bone is a common site of cancer metastases - cancer cells commonly develop in bone and spread to other organ systems through the bloodstream. For example, the incidence of bone metastases in breast and prostate cancers is 70%, whereas it is only 30 to 40% in metastatic lung cancer. In clinical terms, bone metastases have substantial negative effects on a patient's quality of life and are a main cause of patient mortality.
Given the global prevalence of breast and prostate cancers, knowledge of bone biology has become essential for the medical and cancer research communities. This book provides, all in one resource, the most recent data on bone cancer development (cellular and molecular mechanisms), genomic and proteomic analyses, clinical analyses (histopathology, imaging, pain monitoring), as well as new therapeutic approaches and clinical trials for primary bone tumors and bone metastases.
- Presents a comprehensive, translational source for all aspects of bone cancer in one reference work
- Bone cancer experts (from all areas of research and practice) take readers from the bench research (cellular and molecular mechanism), through genomic and proteomic analysis, all the way to clinical analysis (histopathology and imaging) and new therapeutic approaches.
- Clear presentation by bone biologists of the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying bone tumors and bone cancer metastasis as well as the genomic and proteomic assays used in detecting cancer within given organ systems
- Clear presentation by oncologists and radiologists of how histopathology, imaging, and pain monitoring can lead to new therapeutic approaches
- Saves researchers and clinicians time in quickly accessing the very latest details on a broad range of bone cancer issues, as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles.
- Provides a common language for cancer researchers, bone biologists, oncologists, and radiologists to discuss bone tumors and how bone cancer metastases affects each major organ system
- Correct diagnosis (and therefore correct treatment) of cancer depends on a strong understanding of the molecular basis for the disease – both oncologists and radiologists will benefit
- Bone biologists will gain insight into how clinical observations and practices can feed back into the research cycle and will, therefore, be able to develop more targeted genomic and proteomic assays
Bone biologists, cancer researchers, oncologists, orthopedic surgeons, radiologists and other specialists in cancer imaging; Medical libraries; graduate academic libraries.
Section 1: Genetic Control, Frequencies and Epidemiology of Bone Caner
1. Epidemiology of Primary Bone Tumors and Economical Aspects of Bone Metastases
Esther I. Hauben and Pancras C.W. Hogendoorn
Section 2: Bone Microenvironment and Bone Cancer
2. Tumor-Bone Cell Interactions in Bone Metastases
Pierrick G.J. Fournier, Lauren K. Dunn, Gregory A. Clines, Theresa A. Guise
3. Early Bone Metastasis-Associated Molecular and Cellular Events
4. Regulation of Osteoblast Differentiation and Bone Cancers by Wnt and Parathyroid Hormone Signaling Pathways
Julia Billiard, John A. Robinson, Ramesh A. Bhat, Bheem M. Bhat, Richard Murrills and Peter V.N. Bodine
5. Osteoclast Differentiation and Function
6. Immunoregulation of Osteoclast Differentiation in Multiple Myeloma Bone Diseases
Maria Grano, Giacomina Brunetti and Silvia Colucci
7. Facts and Hypothesis on Osteolytic Lesions Related to Normal and Tumoral Epithelial Dental Cell Differentiation
Blandine Ruhin, Frederic Lezot, Aymann Bouattour, Sonia Ghoul-Mazghar, Ariane Berdal, Vianney Descroix
8. The Role of the Interleukin-6 Family of Cytokines in Bone Remodeling and Bone Cancer
Frederic Blanchard, Emmanuelle David, Bénédicte Brounais
9. Proteases and Therapeutic Approaches of Bone Tumors
Velasco C. Ruiz, Y. Fortun, Dominique Heymann, Marc Padrines
Section 3: and Bone Markers of Cancer (genes and proteins)
10.Bone Remodelling Markers and Bone Cancer
Markus J. Seibel
11. Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetic Alterations in Bone Tumors
Suvi Savola, Tom Böhling, Sakari Knuutila
12. Cytogenetic of Bone Tumors
Jiyun Lee, Mallory Martin, Shibo Li
13. Genetic Aspects of Bone Tumors
Shamini Selvarajah, Maria Zielenska, Jeremy A. Squire, Paul Park
14. Proteomic of Bone Cancers
Stephanie Byrum, Eric Siegel, Sudeepa Bhattacharyya, Larry J Suva
15. Gene and proteomic profiling of osteosarcoma
Tsz-Kwong Man, Pulivarthi H. Rao, Ching C. Lau
16. Molecular Pathology of Osteosarcoma
Walter C. Bell, Gene P. Siegal
Section 4: Histopathology of Primary Bone Tumors and Bone Metastases
17. Technical Aspects: How Do We Best Prepare Bone Samples for Proper Histological Analysis?
18. Osteoclast-Rich Lesions of Bone: A Clinical and Molecular Overview
Adrienne Flanagan, Roberto Tirabosco, Panagiotis D. Gikas
19. Recent Advances in Biology of Bone Tumors and New Diagnostic Tools
Gonzague de Pinieux, Corinne Bouvier
20. Ewing Sarcoma Family of Tumors
Joseph D. Khoury
21. The Histopathology of Skeletal Metastases
David G. Hicks, Ping Tang
Section 5: Imaging of Bone Cancer
22. Interventional Radiologic Techniques and their Contribution of the Management of Bone Tumors
Robert G. Jones, Eric J. Heffernan, Faisal Rashid, Peter L. Munk
23. Imaging of Bone Metastases
Nieroshan Rajaurbendra, Nathan Lawrentschuk
24. Diagnosis of Skeletal Metastases in Malignant Extraskeletal Cancers
Holger Schirrmeister, Coskun Arslandemir
Section 6: Pain Control in Bone Cancer
25. Pain Control with Palliative Radiotherapy in Bone Metastases
Alysa Fairchild, Amanda Hird, Edward Chow
26. Mechanisms and Management of Bone Cancer Pain
Mary Ann C. Sabino, Denis R. Clohisy
27. Malignant Skeletal Pain: Mechanisms and Potential Therapeutic Opportunities Monica Herrera, Juan Miguel Jimenez-Andrade, Marina Vardanyan,
Section 8: New Therapeutic Advance in Primary Bone Cancers and Bone Metastases
28. Animal Models of Malignant Primary Bone Tumors and Novel Therapeutic Approaches
Julie Rousseau, François Lamoureux, Gaelle Picarda, François Gouin, Valérie Trichet, Françoise Rédini
29. In Vivo Models Used in Studies of Bone Metastases
Ingunn Holen, Michele A. Lawson
30. Cytokine Gene Therapy in Bone Remodeling
Carl Richards, David Smyth
31. Non-Surgical Treatment of Chondrosarcoma: Current Concepts and Future Perspectives
Eric L. Staals, Emanuela Palmerini, Stefano Ferrari, and Mario Mercuri
32. Mechanistic Role of RANKL in Cancer Induced Bone Diseases and Development of Targeted Therapy to Inhibit this Pathway
William C. Dougall
33. Chondrosarcoma of Bone: Diagnosis and Therapy
Arne Steitbueger, Jendrik Hardes, Georg Gosheger
34. Current Status of Immunotherapy for Osteosarcoma and its Future Trends
Kanji Mori, Kosei Ando, Yoshitaka Matsusue, Dominique Heymann
35. Bisphosphonates, Bone Health and the Clinical Biology of Bone Metastases from Breast Cancer
36. A Multi-Targeted Approach to Treating Bone Metastases
Robert D. Loberg, Kenneth J. Pienta
37. Bone Metasteses of Prostatic Cancer: Pathophysiology, Clinical Complications, Actual Treatment and Future Directions
Sara De Dosso, Fernanda G. Herrera, Dominik R. Berthold
38. Apoptosis and Drug Resistance in Malignant Bone Tumors
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"...Presents a comprehensive, translational source for all aspects of bone cancer in one reference work…Clear presentation...of how histopathology, imaging, and pain monitoring can lead to new therapeutic approaches."--Anticancer Research, February 2015
"Reviewing the current advances in the progression and therapeutic approaches to bone cancer is an extremely challenging task. Bone cancer is not a single disease; rather, it is a field comprising a diverse and complex range of malignancies, from primary bone tumors of stromal cell origin, to hematopoietic malignancies and secondary metastatic bone disease. Dominique Heymann has assembled an exciting, comprehensive and up-to-date series of reviews contributed by experts in the basic and clinical aspects of bone research. In the past decade, our understanding of cancers involving bone has increased tremendously, underpinned by advances in the cellular, molecular and biochemical mechanisms of bone cell interactions in health and disease, together with advances in genetics, diagnostics, imaging and therapeutic strategies. All these aspects are covered in this timely volume, which will galvanize further cooperative efforts in the coming years between basic researchers, oncologists and pathologists towards understanding the causes of different bone cancers and translating this knowledge into the clinic."
-- Agi E. Grigoriadis, PhD, Departments of Craniofacial Development and Orthodontics, King's College London, United Kingdom
"Our understanding of bone biology and diseases has strikingly progressed in the last decade. In parallel, the processes that lead to various forms of cancer have been further unraveled and the mechanisms leading to metastatic spread further explored. In this book, Dr. Heymann has gathered some of the world experts on these subjects to explore the cutting edge where these fields merge in the context of bone cancer and metastasis, their pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. This encompassing book will undoubtedly meet the needs of residents and fellows as well as expert clinicians and scientists."
--Roland Baron, Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA
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