eBook Cell Press Reviews: Cancer Therapeutics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0127999175
  • ISBN-13: 9780127999173
  • DDC: 616.99406
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 322 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Cell Press Reviews: Cancer Therapeutics is an overview of recent advances and open research questions in cancer treatment. With articles by leading researchers, this publication offers the most up-to-date insights into how genetics influences treatment decisions and how the immune system can be used to fight cancer and describes the current state of the art in drug discovery and targeted treatments.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About Cell Press.
Contributors.
Preface.
1: The Evolving War on Cancer.
2: Can We Deconstruct Cancer, One Patient at a Time?.
3: The Genetic Basis for Cancer Treatment Decisions.
4: Cancer Epigenetics: From Mechanism to Therapy.
5: Converting Cancer Therapies into Cures: Lessons from Infectious Diseases.
6: Antibody-Based Immunotherapy of Cancer.
7: Macrophage Regulation of Tumor Responses to Anticancer Therapies.
8: Recombinant Viral Vaccines for Cancer.
9: Dynamics of Targeted Cancer Therapy.
10: Targeting Protein–Protein Interactions as an Anticancer Strategy.
11: Targeting the RAS Pathway in Melanoma.
12: Targeting Tumor Cell Motility as a Strategy against Invasion and Metastasis.
13: The Valley of Death in Anticancer Drug Development: A Reassessment.
14: Metformin and Cancer: From the Old Medicine Cabinet to Pharmacological Pitfalls and Prospects.
15: Curing APL through PML/RARA Degradation by As2O3.
16: A Snapshot of Chemoresistance to PARP Inhibitors.
Index.