Regional Cancer Therapy

Regional cancer therapies remain important options in the management of malignant disease, in spite of the venue of more targeted agents for systemic therapies. New te- nologies and better guidance systems for radiofrequency ablation and intrastitial laser therapies, highly selective intravascular a...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Schlag, Peter M. (Editor), Stein, Ulrike S. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Totowa, NJ Humana 2007, 2007
Edition:1st ed. 2007
Series:Cancer Drug Discovery and Development
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Background
  • Biological Background
  • Pharmacological Background
  • Isolated Limb and Organ Perfusion Laboratory Models
  • Techniques and Prerequisites for Regional Therapy
  • Interventional Radiotherapy
  • Surgical Strategies
  • Regional Thermotherapy
  • Radiofrequency Thermal Ablation
  • Cryoablation for Primary and Secondary Liver Tumors
  • A Personal History of Photodynamic Therapy
  • Ultrasound-Guided Therapy
  • Nanocarriers and Drug Delivery
  • Local Gene Therapy for Cancer
  • Indications and Results for Different Tumor Entities
  • Regional Chemotherapy of Primary and Metastatic Liver Tumors
  • Focal Liver Ablation Techniques in Primary and Secondary Liver Tumors
  • Regional Therapy for Peritoneal Surface Malignancy
  • Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma
  • Regional Therapy of Pancreatic Cancer
  • Regional Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Regional Therapy in Ovarian Cancer
  • Regional Therapy of Bladder Tumors
  • Regional Therapy of Rectal Cancer
  • Percutaneous Laser Ablation of Lung Metastases
  • Regional Therapy of Brain Tumors
  • Hyperthermic Intrapleural Chemotherapy in Pleural Malignancy
  • Isolated Limb Perfusion in Advanced Soft Tissue Sarcomas
  • Isolated Limb Perfusion for Melanoma in Transit Metastases
  • Outpatient Brachytherapy with Seeds