Role of Tumor Microenvironment in Breast Cancer and Targeted Therapies

Role of Tumor Microenvironment in Breast Cancer and Targeted Therapies

1st Edition - October 3, 2022

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  • Author: Manzoor Mir
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780443186967

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Role of Tumor Microenvironment in Breast Cancer and Targeted Therapies discusses the current understanding of breast cancer tumor microenvironment components, their role in tumorigenicity and development of therapeutic resistance, and the recent advances.

Key Features

  • Presents up to date knowledge on the interplays of stromal components with breast tumor cells
  • Explores recent advances and trends in the molecular mechanisms of breast tumorigenesis and how to explore further molecular targets


Researchers and graduate students on cancer research

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to various types of cancers
    2. The tumor microenvironment
    3. Cancer associated fibroblasts (CAFs)
    4. Mesenchymal stem cells
    5. Role of regulatory T cells in cancer
    6. Tumor associated macrophages in breast tumor microenvironment
    7. Tumor associated neutrophils
    8. Extracellular matrix
    9. Breast cancer stem cells
    10. Targeting tumor microenvironment for breast cancer treatment

Product details

  • No. of pages: 350
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: October 3, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780443186967

About the Author

Manzoor Mir

Manzoor Mir
Dr. Manzoor Ahmad Mir holds Master’s Degree in Zoology from HNBG Central University and after qualifying prestigious National level CSIR-JRF-NET examination he worked jointly for his Ph. D at Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi and CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology Chandigarh in the field of Immunology. His basic research interests include Cancer Biology, Combination therapy in Breast Cancer, molecular immunology and Tuberculosis immunology. He has published more than 50 high-impact research papers and book chapters, in recognition of which he has received several awards and Royalties from international publishing houses. Dr. Manzoor has authored more than 15 books with international publishers like Elsevier USA and Nova Science Publisher USA, Bentham Sciences, IGI Global, Springer-Nature. He is on the editorial board and Reviewer of some prestigious journals like DOVE medical press, Springer Plus, Cancer Biomarkers, Frontiers, Plos etc and has been an invited speaker at various scientific meetings/conferences within India and abroad. He is member of many scientific organizations and societies like American Association of Cancer Research, Fellow of Royal British Society, International Immunology Association, Indian Cancer Society, Indian Immunology Society, Indian National Science Association, IMMUNOCON etc. Dr Manzoor was awarded Teachers Associate Research Excellence Fellowship (TARE) by DST Govt of India. He has been awarded Summer Research Fellowship Programme (SRFP-2019) by Indian Academy of Sciences and National Science Academy. He was awarded a research project on combination therapy in breast cancer by J&K Science Technology and Innovation. Dr Manzoor has developed Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) in Immunology course and Endocrinology course for UG students sanctioned by UGC-Consortium for Educational Communication (CEC) SWAYAM Ministry of HRD Govt of India. He has research and teaching experience of 15 years. He currently teaches Cancer Biology, and Immunology at the Department of Bioresources, School of Biological Sciences, University of Kashmir. He is presently heading the Department of Bioresources, University of Kashmir.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Bioresources, School of Biological Sciences, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India

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