The Link Between Inflammation and Cancer : Wounds that do not heal

The transcription factor NF-kB has long been known to play a central role in the immune system by regulating the expression of key genes. Moreover, activation of this transcription factor helps a wide variety of cell types survive damage induced by pro-apoptotic stimuli. Owing to its critical role i...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Dalgleish, Angus G. (Editor), Haefner, Burkhard (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 2006, 2006
Edition:1st ed. 2006
Series:Cancer Treatment and Research
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Inflammation and Cancer
  • Chronic Inflammation and Pathogenesis of GI and Pancreatic Cancers
  • Cytokines, NF-?B, Microenvironment, Intestinal Inflammation and Cancer
  • Regulation if NF-?B Transcriptional Activity
  • The Role of Immune Cells in the Tumor Microenvironment
  • Tumor-Microenvironment Interactions
  • CD95L/FasL and TRAIL in Tumour Surveillance and Cancer Therapy
  • Infection & Neoplastic Growth 101
  • Cytokines as Mediators and Targets for Cancer Cachexia
  • Targeting NF-?B in Anticancer Adjunctive Chemotherapy