Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Impact of Genetic Targets on Cancer Therapy

Editors: El-Deiry, Wafik S (Ed.)

  • ​​Comprehensive coverage how genetic targets impacts cancer therapy over a full spectrum of different cancers
  • Contributors are top experts on their topics
  • An emerging trend in cancer is an interest in the impact of genetic targets to current cancer therapies
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About this book

​​​The volume provides a forum for original peer-reviewed short communications, full-length research and review articles on new research findings and developments on the topic of genetic targets on cancer therapies. As the field is highly important it requires co-operation between research communities from all over the world to share their knowledge and experience in order to move the field forward. Each chapter includes a discussion of the impact of the tumor microenvironment and cancer stem cells and cover current knowledge in this area as it pertains to the disease, including emerging therapy targeting the microenvironment and/or cancer stem cells.

About the authors

Wafik S. El-Deiry, M.D., Ph.D, is Professor of Medicine, Chief, Hematology/Oncology, Rose Dunlap Division Chair in Hematology/Oncology, and Associate Director for Translational Researchat Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute. Dr. El-Deiry is a well-respected and notable figure among cancer researchers, scientists, and clinicians. He has published almost 300 papers in his career and has over 29,000 totol citations, with an excellent h-index of 70.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Novel Antineoplastics Targeting Genetic Changes in Colorectal Cancer

    Joudeh, Jamal (et al.)

    Pages 1-34

  • Update on Clinical Trials: Genetic Targets in Breast Cancer

    Lim, Bora (et al.)

    Pages 35-54

  • Impact of Genetic Targets on Cancer Therapy in Esophagogastric Cancer

    Jiang, Yixing

    Pages 55-65

  • Impact of Genetic Targets on Cancer Therapy: Hepatocellular Cancer

    Hamed, Osama (et al.)

    Pages 67-90

  • Toward the Goal of Personalized Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer by Targeting the Molecular Phenotype

    Yee, Nelson S.

    Pages 91-143

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eBook $189.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Impact of Genetic Targets on Cancer Therapy
Editors
  • Wafik S El-Deiry
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
779
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-6176-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-6176-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-6175-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-9144-7
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 448
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