Cancer Metastasis - Biology and Treatment

Metastasis of Breast Cancer

Editors: Mansel, R.E., Fodstad, Oystein, Jiang, Wen G. (Eds.)

  • A unique book dedicated to breast cancer metastasis
  • In depth coverage of the biology of metastasis
  • Hot topics in new markers and diagnosis
  • Micro-metastasis and sentinel node therapies
  • Current management of metastatic breast cancer
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Metastasis (spread of cancer in the body) is the main cause of death for patients with breast cancer, the leading female tumour in the industrialised countries and developing countries alike. The biology and treatment of breast cancer metastasis remains an active area of scientific and clinical investigation.

Written by experts in the subject area, the book has covered a broad range of topics in the metastasis of breast cancer, from genetics, biology to clinical management. Main topics include genetic control, biology, growth factors, cell adhesion, cell motility and invasion, natures of bone metastasis, sentinel node therapies, hormonal links, new biomarkers and detection of micrometastasis, and diagnosis The book also covers the current treatment options including surgical management, chemotherapy and hormonal therapies. This timely book provides the current knowledge in the area of breast cancer metastasis and will be of important reading material for oncologists, radiologists, cancer researchers, biologists and health worker.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Metastasis of breast cancer: an introduction

    Mansel, Robert E. (et al.)

    Pages 1-5

  • The genetic control of breast cancer metastasis

    Samant, Rajeev S. (et al.)

    Pages 7-30

  • BRCA1 in initiation, invasion, and metastasis of breast cancer: a perspective from the tumor microennvironment

    McCullough, Shaun D. (et al.)

    Pages 31-46

  • Cell motility and breast cancer metastasis

    Bracke, Marc E. (et al.)

    Pages 47-75

  • Tight junctions and metastasis of breast cancer

    Martin, Tracey A.

    Pages 77-110

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-5867-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $289.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-5866-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Metastasis of Breast Cancer
Editors
  • R.E. Mansel
  • Oystein Fodstad
  • Wen G. Jiang
Series Title
Cancer Metastasis - Biology and Treatment
Series Volume
11
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-5867-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-5867-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-5866-0
Series ISSN
1568-2102
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 436
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