Prostate cancer biology, genetics, and the new therapeutics

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Chung, Leland W. K., Isaacs, William Brewster., Simons, Jonathan W.
Edition:Second edition.
Online Access:Link to e-book
Physical Description:xxi, 508 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Published: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, [2007]
Table of Contents:
  • Xenograft models of human prostate cancer
  • The pathology of human prostatic atrophy and inflammation
  • Tissue microarrays in prostate cancer research
  • Prostate (cancer) stem cells
  • Cancer-host interactions: a paradigm shift brings new understanding and new opportunities
  • Androgen receptor function in prostate cancer progression
  • Hedgehog signaling in development and cancer
  • Cholesterol, cell signaling, and prostate cancer
  • Gene therapy for advanced prostate cancer
  • Role of transforming growth factor-€ in immunotherapy of prostate cancer
  • Biology and therapeutic basis of prostate cancer bone metastasis
  • Molecular imaging: noninvasive strategies to visualize gene expression in living subjects
  • Quantum dot nanotechnology for prostate cancer research
  • Expression profiling of prostate cancer progression
  • Somatic alterations in prostate cancer progression
  • Linkage studies of prostate cancer families to identify susceptibility genes
  • Somatic DNA methylation changes and prostatic carcinogenesis
  • Telomeres, telomerase, chromosome stability, and prostate cancer
  • Racial differences in prostate cancer mortality
  • Radiotherapy for the treatment of locally advanced prostate cancer
  • Recombinant antibody candidates for treatment of prostate cancer
  • Differentiation agents and epigenomic therapies: an overview and potential use for prostate cancer
  • Taxane-based chemotherapy for prostate cancer
  • Co-targeting therapeutics for hormone refractory prostate cancer
  • Intercellular targets of prostate cancer
  • Novel and efficient translational clinical trial designs in advanced prostate cancer.