Cancer Biomarkers: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Cancer Biomarkers

1st Edition

Edited by Alexandros G Georgakilas

CRC Press

382 pages | 8 Color Illus. | 15 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781578087617
pub: 2012-11-19

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This unique synthesis of chapters from top experts in their fields, targets the very important and upcoming area of cancer biomarkers and the need for better and more rigorous design and clinical trial. The book covers several aspects of cancer molecular markers from innovation, screening, controversies and future directions. The primary target audience for the book includes 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.

Table of 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

About the Editor

Georgakilas, Alexandros G

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Oncology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General