Modern Cancer Therapies and Traditional Medicine: An Integrative Approach to Combat Cancers
The advancements in molecular marker discovery, genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics in recent years have enabled researchers to develop targeted therapies against cancers. Cancer research and management is multi-disciplinary and multimodal. ....
Molecular Aspects of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Therapeutic options for late-stage liver cancer are very limited and the prognosis is often poor. A better understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in the initiation, progression, and metastasis of ....
Molecular Mechanism and Morphology in Cancer
The WHO report estimates that 12 million people will be diagnosed with some form of cancer this year. In addition, the report predicts that more than 7 million people will ....
Molecular Oncology: Principles and Recent Advances
Cancer is one of the major causes of death worldwide. Despite hundreds of clinical trials currently in progress for cancer patients, the success rate is still very low. Understanding the ....
Multiple Myeloma - A New Era of Treatment Strategies
Multiple Myeloma (MM), the second most common blood cancer in adults, is a clonal plasma cell malignancy within the bone marrow characterized by osteolytic bone lesions, renal disease, and immunodeficiency. ....
Nutrition and Cancer From Epidemiology to Biology
Various estimates suggest that between 30-40% of all human cancers are related to dietary patterns. Strong epidemiological evidence from population and twin studies points to dietary constituents that either contribute ....
Ovarian Cancer-Challenges and Innovations
This informative book provides a wealth of information on ovarian cancer. The book opens with a discussion of contemporary management of this disease with commentary on surgery and clinical trials: ....
Physiopathogenesis of Hematological Cancer
The number of new discoveries related to diagnostics and therapeutics of hematological cancer is significant. These have resulted in continuous progress in fundamental knowledge about molecular and cellular mechanisms in ....
Recent Advances in Angiogenesis and Antiangiogenesis
The book presents recent advances in the field of angiogenesis and antiangiogenesis. Starting with the hypothesis of Judah Folkman that tumor growth is angiogenesis dependent, this area of research now ....
The Inflammatory Milieu of Tumors: Cytokines and Chemokines that Affect Tumor Growth and Metastasis
Tumor development and progression are multi-factorial processes, in which genomic alterations and modifications in gene expression in pre-malignant cells are joined by deleterious microenvironmental factors. The tumor microenvironment contains stroma ....