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Cancer Biomarkers

Edited by Alexandros G Georgakilas

CRC Press – 2013 – 382 pages

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    978-1-57808-761-7
    November 18th 2012

Description

This unique synthesis of chapters from top experts in their fields targets the essential area of cancer biomarkers and the need for better and more rigorous design and clinical trials. The contributors cover several aspects of cancer molecular markers from innovation and screening to their controversies and future directions. The book is an ideal reference for PhD and MD students, researchers, biologists, medical doctors, and professionals who are interested in mechanistic studies on cancer diagnosis and translational benefits from personalized cancer treatment using the new era of biomarkers.

Contents

Improving Research on Biomarkers for Early Detection and Screening of Cancers

Claire S. Zhu, Paul F. Pinsky, and Christine D. Berg

Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress in Carcinogenesis

Humberto Rodriguez-Rocha, Aracely Garcia-Garcia, and Rodrigo Franco

β-Catenin: a Novel Biomarker and Therapeutic Target in Liver Cancer

Anupam Bishayee

Urine Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer Detection

Yan-Hua Chen, Art A. Rodriguez, and Qun Lu

Ectodomain Shedding as a Mechanism to Generate Cancer Biomarkers (Ectomarkers)

Maria J. Ruiz-Echevarria, Xiaofei Chen, and Ryan F. Overcash

The BRCT Signaling ‘landscape’: Emerging Concepts and Implications in Tumorigenesis and Cancer Diagnostics

Dimitris Mastellos and George Nounesis

Cellular Senescence and Cancer Development: Antagonistic and Synergistic Relations

Dimitris Kletsas

Micro-RNAs: From Regulators of Gene Expression to Cancer Biomarkers

Stamatina Giannouli, Panagiotis Maragozidis, Konstantinos I. Gourgoulianis, and Nikolaos A.A. Balatsos

Targeting PARP-1 in Breast Cancer: The Paradigm of a DNA Repair-based Therapeutic Strategy

Francisco Javier Oliver, Jara Majuelos-Melguizo, José Manuel Rodriguez-Vargas, Ariannys González-Flores, A. Peralta-Leal, Laura López, and María Isabel Rodríguez

Statins in Prostate Cancer: Prevention and Treatment

Khaled Aziz and Phuoc T. Tran

Mechanistic Aspects of Oxidative Stress Involvement in Human Environmental and Occupational Carcinogenesis

Dominique Ziech, Aglaia Pappa, and Mihalis I. Panayiotidis

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  1. Oncology

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