Molecular Biology of Cancer: Translation to the Clinic

Molecular Biology of Cancer: Translation to the Clinic

1st Edition - December 1, 2010

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  • Editor: Raymond Ruddon
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123850720
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123850713

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Advances in molecular biology over the last several decades are being steadily applied to our understanding of the molecular biology of cancer, and these advances in knowledge are being translated into the clinical practice of oncology. This volume explores some of the most exciting recent advances in basic research on the molecular biology of cancer and how this knowledge is leading to advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer.

Key Features

* This series provides a forum for discussion of new discoveries, approaches, and ideas
* Contributions from leading scholars and industry experts
* Reference guide for researchers involved in molecular biology and related fields


Researchers, professors and graduate students in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to the Molecular Biology of Cancer: Translation to the Clinic
    2. Raymond W. Ruddon

    3. Molecular Biology and Anti-cancer Drug Discovery
    4. John S. Lazo

    5. Targeting chemokine (C-C motif) ligand 2 (CCL2) as an example of translation of cancer molecular biology to the clinic
    6. Jian Zhang, Lalit Patel, and Kenneth J. Pienta

    7. Chromosome Translocations in Solid Tumors
    8. Arul Chinnaiyan and Nallasivam Palanisamy

    9. Circulating Tumor Cells
    10. Daniel F. Hayes and Jeffrey B. Smerage

    11. Stem Cells in Normal Development and Cancer
    12. Rosemarie Chirco D’Angelo and Max S. Wicha

    13. Bioinformatics and Systems Biology of Cancers
    14. Gilbert S. Omenn

    15. Progress in Cancer Nanotechnology
    16. James R. Baker, Istvan J. Majoros, Brent B. Ward, Kyung-Hoon Lee, Seok Ki Choi, Baohua Huang, Andrzej Myc

    17. Applications of Molecular Imaging
    18. Craig J. Galbán, Stefanie Galbán, Marcian E. Van Dort, Gary D. Luker, Mahaveer S. Bhojani, Alnawaz Rehemtualla and Brian D. Ross

    19. Cancer epigenetic
    20. Wendell Weber

    21. Molecular Targets and Clinical Cancer Risk Reductive Interventions

    Madhuri Kakarala and Dean E. Brenner

Product details

  • No. of pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2010
  • Published: December 1, 2010
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123850720
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123850713

About the Serial Volume Editor

Raymond Ruddon

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Michigan, USA

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