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Cancer Drug Discovery and Development

Tumor Dormancy and Recurrence

Editors: Wang, Yuzhuo, Crea, Francesco (Eds.)

  • Provides for the first time a comprehensive description of tumor dormancy while defining the clinical and biological aspects of this phenomenon, as well as the cellular and molecular mechanisms associated with tumor dormancy
  • Details future development and foreseeable clinical applications at the end of each chapter
  • Serves as a fundamental instrument for every researcher and clinician interested in the field of tumor dormancy as well as a means of disseminating stimulating concepts and prompting the development of innovative technological solutions
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About this book

This volume will be the first to provide a comprehensive description of tumor dormancy. It will define the clinical and biological aspects of this phenomenon, as well as the cellular and molecular mechanisms associated with tumor dormancy. Chapters will be authored by world-renewed experts who are conducting cutting-edge research in the field. A unique feature will be a conclusive paragraph detailing future development and foreseeable clinical applications at the end of each chapter. The volume will serve as a fundamental instrument for every researcher and clinician interested in the field of tumor dormancy as well as a means of disseminating stimulating concepts and prompting the development of innovative technological solutions. 

About the authors

Yuzhuo Wang, PhD, is Distinguished Scientist, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, BC Cancer Agency, Cancer Research Centre, Vancouver Prostate Centre, University of British Columbia, Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Francesco Crea, PhD, is Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Experimental Therapeutics, BC Cancer Agency, Cancer Research Centre, Vancouver Prostate Centre, University of British Columbia, Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. 

Table of contents (5 chapters)

  • Epigenetic Regulation of Cancer Dormancy as a Plasticity Mechanism for Metastasis Initiation

    Sosa, Maria Soledad (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Biological and Clinical Evidence for Metabolic Dormancy in Solid Tumors Post Therapy

    Nabavi, Noushin (et al.)

    Pages 17-29

  • Tumor Dormancy, Angiogenesis and Metronomic Chemotherapy

    Natale, Gianfranco (et al.)

    Pages 31-49

  • Immuno-oncology of Dormant Tumours

    Nabavi, Noushin (et al.)

    Pages 51-60

  • Thermodynamics and Cancer Dormancy: A Perspective

    Rietman, Edward A. (et al.)

    Pages 61-79

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-59242-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-59240-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Tumor Dormancy and Recurrence
Editors
  • Yuzhuo Wang
  • Francesco Crea
Series Title
Cancer Drug Discovery and Development
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-59242-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-59242-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-59240-4
Series ISSN
2196-9906
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 79
Number of Illustrations and Tables
7 illustrations in colour
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