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MicroRNAs in Cancer

1st Edition

Edited by Cesar Lopez-Camarillo, Laurence A. Marchat

CRC Press

426 pages | 13 Color Illus. | 16 B/W Illus.

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The book explores the role of miRNAs in the development, progression, invasion, and metastasis of diverse types of cancer. It reviews their potential for applications in cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and therapeutic targets. In addition it discusses the potential use in translational medicine. Chapters present comprehensive and expert perspectives on the roles of miRNAs in most common cancers from bench to bedside applications and are written by an international team of renowned experts in the field. This book is a landmark work providing up-to-date research on miRNAs and their important roles in cancer translational research.

Table of Contents

Breast Cancer MicroRNAs: Signaling Networks and Clinical Applications

MicroRNAs in Breast Cancer Development

MicroRNAs Controlling Invasion and Metastasis in Breast Cancer

Endometrial Cancer and MicroRNAs

MicroRNAs in Cervical Cancer: Evidences of a miRNA de-regulation caused by HPV

MicroRNAs in Prostate Cancer

MicroRNA Deregulations in Gastric Cancer

MicroRNAs in Colorectal Cancer

MicroRNAs in Lung Cancer: From Genomics to Clinical Applications

MicroRNAs in Melanoma

MicroRNAs in Medulloblastomas

Extracellular microRNAs as Potential Biomarkers and Therapeutic Tools in Cancer

MicroRNAs as Potential Therapeutic Targets in Cancer

Regulation of microRNAs for Potential Cancer Therapeutics: The Paradigm Shift from Pathways to Perturbation of Gene Regulatory Networks

Systems and Network Biology in MicroRNA Based Personalized Medicine

About the Editors

César López-Camarillo, Oncogenomics and Cancer Proteomics Laboratory, Autonomous University of Mexico City, Mexico City, México

Laurence A. Marchat, Multidisciplinary Program in Biomedicine, National School of Medicine and Homeopathy-IPN, Mexico City, Mexico

Subject Categories

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