352 pages | 50 B/W Illus.
Pharmacogenetics is becoming increasingly relevant in the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of cancer patients. A major problem facing oncologists is the outstanding varied efficacy of treatment. Promising advances in pharmacogenetics have allowed the development of effective agents which will enable personalized cancer chemotherapy to become routine for the clinical practice.
Written by experts in the field and combining information that is unable to be found in a single source volume, Pharmacogenetics of Breast Cancer:
Pharmacogenomic approaches. Individualized kinetics and dosing. Clasical IHC and FISH state of the art. Affy-based chemo and dosing. Panoply of genomic approaches. Epigenetics. Illumina-based platforms. Proteomics. Measurement of Pharmacodynamic endpoints. What tissues are needed + specimen collection