Biotargets of Cancer in Current Clinical Practice

Biotargets of Cancer in Current Clinical Practice presents an updated and reasoned review of the current status of knowledge concerning the major cancer types with a special focus on the current biomarkers, genes involved and the potential future targets of innovative therapies. The volume includes...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Bologna, Mauro (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Totowa, NJ Humana Press 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:Current Clinical Pathology
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Biotargets of Cancer in Current Clinical Practice presents an updated and reasoned review of the current status of knowledge concerning the major cancer types with a special focus on the current biomarkers, genes involved and the potential future targets of innovative therapies. The volume includes for each major cancer type, a comprehensive although concise discussion of epidemiology, affirmed and innovative biomarkers for diagnosis, and descriptions of the relevant genes for prognosis and (individualized) therapy through biotarget-specific new molecular treatments, with the latest information on the validation status of each novel biomarker. Individual chapters are dedicated to the major cancer types, plus a special chapter on metastasis. The present debate on patentability of genetic information applied to diagnostics and therapeutics of cancer is also discussed
Physical Description:XVI, 563 p. 100 illus., 57 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9781617796159