Cancer Metastasis - Biology and Treatment

Bone Metastasis and Molecular Mechanisms

Pathophysiology

Editors: Singh, Gurmit, Orr, William (Eds.)

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Patients with advanced breast or prostate cancers usually develop bone metastases. The principal complications resulting from metastatic bone disease are pain, spinal cord compression, pathologic fractures and bone marrow suppression. Improving the management of bone metastases is crucial to quality of life for patients with breast and prostate cancer.

Advances in understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying the pathophysiology of bone metastasis are driving the development of new therapeutic strategies.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Models of Breast Cancer Metastasis to Bone: Characterization of a Clinically Relevant Model

    Pages 1-18

    Parker, Belinda S. (et al.)

  • Quantitation of Bone Metastasis in Experimental Systems

    Pages 19-30

    Sharp, Julie A. (et al.)

  • Comparative Morphometric Study on Bone Remodeling in Human Specimens and in Experimental Models of Metastatic Bone Disease

    Pages 31-48

    Vukmirovic-Popovic, Snezana (et al.)

  • Clinical Modalities for the Diagnosis, Characterization and Detection of Bone Metastases

    Pages 49-69

    Weber, Michael H. (et al.)

  • Metastasis in the Bone Marrow Microenvironment

    Pages 71-85

    Bianco, Paolo (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Bone Metastasis and Molecular Mechanisms
Book Subtitle
Pathophysiology
Editors
  • Gurmit Singh
  • William Orr
Series Title
Cancer Metastasis - Biology and Treatment
Series Volume
6
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-2036-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-2036-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-1984-5
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-6563-6
Series ISSN
1568-2102
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 308
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