Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Inflammation and Cancer

Editors: Aggarwal, Bharat B., Sung, Bokyung, Gupta, Subash Chandra (Eds.)

  • Comprehensive in scope
  • Gives a modern approach to the association of inflammation and cancer
  • With contributions by leading experts in the field
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This volume examines in detail the role of chronic inflammatory processes in the development of several types of cancer. Leading experts describe the latest results of molecular and cellular research on infection, cancer-related inflammation and tumorigenesis. Further, the clinical significance of these findings in preventing cancer progression and approaches to treating the diseases are discussed. Individual chapters cover cancer of the lung, colon, breast, brain, head and neck, pancreas, prostate, bladder, kidney, liver, cervix and skin as well as gastric cancer, sarcoma, lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma.

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“The aim of this book is to examine the role of inflammation in cancer from the perspective of molecular biology, based on recent research. … The audience includes established researchers, professors, healthcare professionals, and students in the medical and scientific community. … It provides readers with important new information on cutting-edge biomedical research aimed at improving our understanding of the interaction of inflammation and cancer.” (Yuan Yuan, Doody’s Book Reviews, October, 2014)


Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • The Role of Inflammation in Lung Cancer

    Gomes, Mónica (et al.)

    Pages 1-23

  • The Role of Inflammation in Colon Cancer

    Janakiram, Naveena B. (et al.)

    Pages 25-52

  • The Role of Inflammation in Inflammatory Breast Cancer

    Fouad, Tamer M. (et al.)

    Pages 53-73

  • The Role of Inflammation in Brain Cancer

    Sowers, James L. (et al.)

    Pages 75-105

  • The Role of Inflammation in Head and Neck Cancer

    Bonomi, Marcelo (et al.)

    Pages 107-127

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eBook $159.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-0348-0837-8
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $209.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-0348-0836-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Inflammation and Cancer
Editors
  • Bharat B. Aggarwal
  • Bokyung Sung
  • Subash Chandra Gupta
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
816
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer Basel
eBook ISBN
978-3-0348-0837-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-0348-0837-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-0348-0836-1
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 490
Number of Illustrations and Tables
5 b/w illustrations, 19 illustrations in colour
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