Category: Oncology

Mechanisms of Oncogenesis: An update on Tumorigenesis by Alexander W. Kusnecov, Hymie Anisman (auth.), Domenico

By Alexander W. Kusnecov, Hymie Anisman (auth.), Domenico Coppola (eds.)

This quantity is a part of a publication sequence that was once first released in 10-volumes by means of Kluwer in 1989 below the sequence editorship of Professor Hans E. Kaiser, D.Sc., former Professor of Pathology on the university of drugs, collage of Maryland at Baltimore, MD, united states besides different leaders within the box of melanoma. for you to surround the transforming into physique of information on a number of points of melanoma development and development when you consider that then, the sequence has now been multiplied to 17 volumes.

This quantity is a finished replace at the mechanisms of tumorigenesis, and comprises the advances within the box, as supplied via the latest molecular innovations (microarray, proteomic, and different omics). whereas the 1st part of the e-book includes chapters discussing pediatric melanoma, the impression of environmental elements and oncogene task in tumorigenesis, the second one component of the booklet is established by way of organ websites (Esophagus, Breast, Pancreas, Colon, Lung, Prostate, epidermis, mind, Endocrine process, Lymphoid procedure, Bone, Head and Neck, and Cervix). This structure offers the reader with easy accessibility to the wanted information.

This definitive textual content will provide the doctors, even if in study, academia or medical perform, the most recent details recommended by means of the area well known members. The large diversity of issues will make this a valued reference and supply a wealth of data, making this a "state of the technology" on carcinogenesis.

Show description

Read more
 

Small Molecules in Oncology by Uwe M. Martens

By Uwe M. Martens

Extensive study into the molecular mechanisms of melanoma has heralded a brand new age of particular treatment. the sector of customized melanoma remedy is now becoming speedily, and the development being made will bring about major alterations within the therapy algorithms for melanoma sufferers. quite a few novel objectives which are the most important for the survival of melanoma cells might be attacked by way of small molecules similar to protein tyrosine kinase inhibitors. This booklet, written through stated specialists, discusses intimately the newest advancements in distinctive melanoma treatment utilizing small molecules. quite a lot of small molecules is roofed, together with, as well as tyrosine kinase inhibitors, mTOR, proteasome, and multikinase inhibitors, between others. for every molecule, facets resembling chemical constitution, mechanism of motion, drug pursuits, drug interactions, preclinical reports, medical trials, remedy functions, and toxicity are discussed.

Show description

Read more
 

Dietary Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Cancer by Michael B. Sawyer, Catherine J. Field (auth.), Gabriella

By Michael B. Sawyer, Catherine J. Field (auth.), Gabriella Calviello, Simona Serini (eds.)

Dietary Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Cancer offers the entire most recent info at the attainable merits of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) opposed to a large sequence of cancers.

Several influential scientists during this box have contributed to make this publication an distinctive one among the others released up to now during this box. The chapters supply unique information regarding the consequences got during this box via experimental experiences performed on either animals and cultured cells, in addition to via human intervention trials and epidemiological observational stories. This ebook represents a big software for researchers operating in meals and oncology, because it collects all of the wisdom approximately omega-3 PUFAs and melanoma, even the latest, in one e-book. For the 1st time controversies one of the various reports also are coated with nice information during this e-book.

The e-book makes physicians in a position to in actual fact comprehend on a systematic foundation if their oncologic sufferers or sufferers liable to melanoma might truly reap the benefits of a vitamin enriched in omega-3 PUFAs or from a nutritional supplementation with those fatty acids. The booklet represents additionally an outstanding source for usual participants in addition to melanoma sufferers to benefit extra approximately omega-3 PUFAs and know how those nutritional elements may possibly impression melanoma progress.

Show description

Read more
 

Cancer Vaccines and Immunotherapy (Cambridge Cancer Series) by Peter L. Stern, Peter C. L. Beverley, Miles Carroll

By Peter L. Stern, Peter C. L. Beverley, Miles Carroll

Fast growth within the definition of tumor antigens, and superior immunization equipment, carry potent melanoma vaccines within sight. during this wide-ranging survey, major clinicians and scientists assessment healing melanoma vaccine options opposed to a number of ailments and molecular ambitions. meant for an interdisciplinary readership, their contributions conceal the explanation, improvement, and implementation of vaccines in human melanoma remedy, with particular connection with melanoma of the cervix, breast, colon, bladder, and prostate, and to cancer and lymphoma. They evaluation objective id, supply vectors and scientific trial layout. The booklet starts and ends with lucid overviews from the editors, that debate the latest advancements.

Show description

Read more
 

Manual of Clinical Oncology by Dennis A. Casciato, Barry B. Lowitz

By Dennis A. Casciato, Barry B. Lowitz

This article makes a speciality of the analysis and remedy of melanoma. In 4 sections it covers rules of melanoma administration, particular malignancies (both good tumours and haematologic tumours) and problems of melanoma. The ebook concludes with appendices of blend chemotherapy regimens for reliable and haematologic tumours and one on tumour identifiers.

Show description

Read more
 

Complexities in Colorectal Surgery: Decision-Making and by Scott R. Steele, Justin A. Maykel, Bradley J. Champagne, Guy

By Scott R. Steele, Justin A. Maykel, Bradley J. Champagne, Guy R. Orangio

Complexities in Colorectal surgical procedure: Decision-Making and Management presents a different, smooth, sensible advisor that covers the strategic assessment, particular methods, and exact administration recommendations used by specialist Colorectal Surgeons taking good care of sufferers with advanced problems—whether they outcome from underlying colorectal affliction or from problems coming up from prior surgical remedy. The textual content is formatted as either a “how-to” handbook in addition to an algorithm-based advisor permitting the reader to appreciate the concept approach in the back of the proposed remedy suggestions. through utilizing evidence-based options, every one bankruptcy will comprise not just diagnostic and healing instructions, but in addition a story by way of the writer on his/her operative technical info and perioperative “tips and methods” that they make the most of within the administration of those complicated surgical demanding situations. This try comprises chapters at the evaluate of danger and dietary intervention tools applied to reduce perioperative problems. moreover, sections on clinical and surgical remedies for stomach, pelvic and anorectal affliction are included. furthermore, the technical demanding situations of coping with issues because of the unique or next operations is addressed. The underlying concentration in the course of the textual content is to supply pragmatic and comprehensible options that may be with no trouble carried out via surgeons of various event to effectively deal with complicated colorectal difficulties. The textual content additionally is going past the technical elements of Colorectal surgical procedure and comprises exact sections highlighting the essence of a health practitioner. those comprise chapters describing the significance of the 1st stumble upon, construction sufferer rapport, and demonstrating self assurance and competence whereas displaying humility and fending off conceitedness. also, facets related to the medical-legal, moral, and financial demanding situations confronting surgeons are covered.

Show description

Read more
 

Radiation Oncology Study Guide by Celine Bicquart Ord MD, Charlotte Dai Kubicky MD, PhD

By Celine Bicquart Ord MD, Charlotte Dai Kubicky MD, PhD (auth.), Celine Bicquart Ord, Eric K. Hansen, Charles R. Thomas, Jr. (eds.)

Radiation Oncology research advisor is a entire research relief for radiation oncology citizens getting ready for the yank Board of Radiology Radiation Oncology preliminary Certification board examination. providing the elemental rules of radiation oncology, the ebook covers the main salient and normally confirmed proof at the examination. geared up via particular sickness websites, each one bankruptcy offers a chain of questions and solutions that current scientific beneficial properties, staging, ideas of remedy, and evidence-based reports that consultant remedy thoughts, with an emphasis on radiotherapy reports. The ebook deals over 1,000 multiple-choice questions with unique solutions and rationales.

Show description

Read more
 

Astrocytomas - A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and by Icon Health Publications

By Icon Health Publications

This can be a 3-in-1 reference ebook. It provides a whole clinical dictionary overlaying 1000s of phrases and expressions in relation to astrocytomas. It additionally provides huge lists of bibliographic citations. ultimately, it presents info to clients on the best way to replace their wisdom utilizing numerous web assets. The ebook is designed for physicians, scientific scholars getting ready for Board examinations, scientific researchers, and sufferers who are looking to get to grips with study devoted to astrocytomas. in the event that your time is effective, this e-book is for you. First, you won't waste time looking the web whereas lacking loads of correct details. moment, the publication additionally saves you time indexing and defining entries. ultimately, you won't waste money and time printing hundreds and hundreds of websites.

Show description

Read more
 

Ovarian Cancer. Methods and Protocols by John M. S. Bartlett

By John M. S. Bartlett

Over 100 well-respected scientists comprehensively assessment each point of the biology underlying ovarian melanoma and current a remarkably targeted number of easy-to-follow tools for illuminating easy mechanisms underlying all kinds of melanoma. the following latest investigators will locate the broadest possible array of molecular biology suggestions in particular designed to figure out not just tumor genetics, expression, and protein functionality, but in addition to explain the genetic mechanisms during which gene and immunotherapies should be perfected. flexible and entire, Ovarian melanoma equipment and Protocols constitutes a veritable treasury of well-proven professional tools that would aid simple scientists and scientific researchers alike grasp the strong applied sciences required for potent melanoma learn this day.

Show description

Read more