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Current Cancer Research

Advances in Biology and Treatment of Glioblastoma

Editors: Somasundaram, Kumaravel (Ed.)

  • Emphasizes on biology and current standard of care as well as promising novel therapeutic approaches in glioblastoma therapy
    Update on genetically engineered mouse models and their use in preclinical drug development
    Highlights the distinct nature of pediatric high grade glioma, the most common childhood solid cancer

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This volume covers the most important areas of glioblastoma – surgical resection, molecular pathology, targeted therapies, cancer stem cells, the role of DNA methylation, targeted sequencing for personalized therapy, animal models and advances in pediatric glioblastoma. Chapter authors are junior and senior investigators, who are well established in their particular areas and include neurosurgeons, neuropathologists, neurooncologists and basic scientists. 

About the authors

Kumaravel Somasundaram, BVSc, MSc, PhD, is Professor, Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Maximal Safe Resection in Glioblastoma: Use of Adjuncts

    Krivosheya, Daria (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

  • Molecular Pathology of Glioblastoma- An Update

    Santosh, Vani (et al.)

    Pages 19-55

  • Recent Advances for Targeted Therapies in Glioblastoma

    Youssef, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 91-115

  • Targeting EGFR in Glioblastoma: Molecular Biology and Current Understanding

    Sepúlveda, Juan Manuel (et al.)

    Pages 117-141

  • Radiogenomics and Histomics in Glioblastoma: The Promise of Linking Image-Derived Phenotype with Genomic Information

    Lehrer, Michael (et al.)

    Pages 143-159

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-56820-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-56819-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Biology and Treatment of Glioblastoma
Editors
  • Kumaravel Somasundaram
Series Title
Current Cancer Research
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-56820-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-56820-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-56819-5
Series ISSN
2199-2584
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 272
Number of Illustrations and Tables
24 illustrations in colour
Topics