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Drug Resistance in Oncology

1st Edition

Edited by S. Bernal

CRC Press

416 pages

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pub: 1997-08-21
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This timely new reference integrates the latest clinical results and laboratory studies on the resistance of specific cancers to chemotherapeutic drugs-covering drug resistance in lung, breast, ovary, and colon cancer as well as hematological malignancies.

Table of Contents

Respiratory Cancer

Chemotherapy Resistance in Small Cell Lung Cancer: Consequences for the Clinician and Future Prospects, Bonne Biesma, Egbert F. Smit, and Pieter E. Postmus

Multidrug Resistance in Small Cell Lung Cancer, Shelagh E. L. Mirski and Susan P. C. Cole

Correlations Between Clinical Outcomes and In Vitro Chemosensitivity Testing in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC), David W. Wilbur

Liposomal Formulations of Chemotherapeutic Drugs, Samuel D. Bernal, Yuk-Chor Wong, Romulo de Villa, and Gloria Bernas

Breast Cancer

Tamoxifen Resistance and Breast Cancer, Lin Soe and Michael W. DeGregorio

Breast Cancer Resistance to Endocrine Therapy, Per E. Lonning

Heat Shock Proteins and Drug Resistance in Breast Cancer, Daniel R. Ciocca and Laura M. Vargas Roig

Other Epithelial Cancers

Overcoming Drug Resistance in Ovarian Cancer, P. H. B. Willemse, G. J. Veldhuis, A. G. J. van der Zee, and E. G. E. de Vries

Protein Kinase C Activation and the Intrinsic Drug Resistance of Human Colon Cancer, Catherine A. O'Brian, Karen R. Gravitt, Nancy E. Ward, Krishna P. Guta, Philip J. Bergman, and Constantin G. Ioannides

Hematological Malignancies

Clinical Relevance of P-Glycoprotein-Related Multidrug Resistance in Hematological Malignancies, Petra C. Pasman and Harry C. Schouten

Prediction of Cytotoxic Drug Resistance in Acute Leukemia, Rolf Larsson

Mechanisms of Drug Resistance

Determinants of Estramustine Resistance, Lisa A. Speicher and Kenneth D. Tew

Strategies for Overcoming Anthracycline Resistance, Daniel J. Booser

Cellular Mechanisms of Cisplatin Resistance, Jeroen Oldeburg and Gerrit Los

Radiation Response in Chemotherapy-Resistant Tumors, Patrick Miller, Michael Nejad, and David S. Shimm

Preclinical In Vivo Models of Drug Resistance, Beverly A. Teicher

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Oncology
MEDICAL / Pharmacology