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Overcoming Ovarian Cancer Chemoresistance

Overcoming Ovarian Cancer Chemoresistance
  • Author : Goli Samimi,Christina Annunziata
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 November 2020
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Overcoming Ovarian Cancer Chemoresistance presents non-overlapping review chapters that discuss the state of the field in overcoming chemoresistance of ovarian cancer and treatment options before and following recurrence, considering the genetic makeup of the ovarian cancer patient and her tumor. With the uptake of both germline and somatic gene testing, clinicians can obtain a more comprehensive understanding of ovarian tumors and this book provides information to link the genetic makeup of a tumor (or patient) with the best available treatment.



Biological Mechanisms and the Advancing Approaches to Overcoming Cancer Drug Resistance

Biological Mechanisms and the Advancing Approaches to Overcoming Cancer Drug Resistance
  • Author : Andrew Freywald,Franco Vizeacoumar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 December 2020
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Biological Mechanisms and the Advancing Approaches to Overcoming Cancer Drug Resistance, Volume 12, discusses new approaches that are being undertaken to counteract tumor plasticity, understand and tackle the interactions with the microenvironment, and disrupt the rewiring of malignant cells or bypass biological mechanism of resistance by using targeted radionuclide therapies. This book provides a unique opportunity to the reader to understand the fundamental causes of drug resistance and how different approaches are applied. It is a one-stop-shop to understand why it


Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer
  • Author : Omer Devaja,Andreas Papadopoulos
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 24 October 2018
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Ovarian cancer management is a rapidly changing field with new treatment agents available as a result of a greater understanding of the pathogenesis of this disease. In addition, both surgical and chemotherapeutic treatment strategies are evolving to maximise response in this disease. This book brings together leading specialists from around the world to discuss and outline a variety of new concepts in ovarian cancer, ranging from molecular biology and genetics through screening to both surgical and chemotherapeutic management.


Cancer Drug Resistance Research Perspectives

Cancer Drug Resistance Research Perspectives
  • Author : Liman S. Torres
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release : 07 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKCancer Drug Resistance Research Perspectives

One of the main causes of failure in the treatment of cancer is the development of drug resistance by the cancer cells. The design of cancer chemotherapy has become increasingly sophisticated, yet there is no cancer treatment that is 100% effective against disseminated cancer. Resistance to treatment with anticancer drugs results from a variety of factors including individual variations in patients and somatic cell genetic differences in tumours, even those from the same tissue of origin. Frequently resistance is intrinsic to


Therapeutic Strategies to Overcome ALK Resistance in Cancer

Therapeutic Strategies to Overcome ALK Resistance in Cancer
  • Author : Luc Friboulet
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 18 January 2021
GET THIS BOOKTherapeutic Strategies to Overcome ALK Resistance in Cancer

Therapeutic Strategies to Overcome ALK Resistance in Cancer, Volume 13, presents current strategies to improve and prolong clinical benefit in ALK driven cancers. Most patients with ALK-driven cancer are sensitive to tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) therapy, but resistance invariably develops. This book discusses topics such as structure and function of ALK, ALK rearranged lung cancer, resistance mechanisms to ALK TKI tumors, and novel therapeutic strategies to enhance crizotinib anti-tumor efficacy in ALCL. Additionally, it encompasses information on drug combinations to enhance


Overcome the Challenges of Cancer Care

Overcome the Challenges of Cancer Care
  • Author : Stephen A. Rosenberg,Stephen M D Rosenberg
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 07 March 2021
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"A friendly, easy-to-read guide for cancer patients and their loved ones when dealing with a cancer diagnosis. This book will help patients, loved ones, friends and family recognize the pitfalls of a cancer diagnosis and how to avoid them to get the best care possible during their cancer journey"--


Fast Facts: Ovarian Cancer

Fast Facts: Ovarian Cancer
  • Author : Christina Fotopoulou,Thomas J. Herzog
  • Publisher : Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers
  • Release : 09 May 2017
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When it comes to detecting, diagnosing and treating women who have, or are suspected of having, ovarian cancer, there are significant opportunities for well-informed healthcare professionals to intervene in a meaningful way. 'Fast Facts: Ovarian Cancer' examines the areas that will have the biggest effect in clinical practice, including: • the evidence for and against screening • the valuable role of genetic testing in identifying at-risk women • if and when to operate • strategies to overcome platinum resistance • the impact of targeted therapies.


Progress in Cancer Drug Resistance Research

Progress in Cancer Drug Resistance Research
  • Author : Robert A. Parsons
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release : 07 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKProgress in Cancer Drug Resistance Research

One of the main causes of failure in the treatment of cancer is the development of drug resistance by the cancer cells. The design of cancer chemotherapy has become increasingly sophisticated, yet there is no cancer treatment that is 100 percent effective against disseminated cancer. Resistance to treatment with anticancer drugs results from a variety of factors including individual variations in patients and somatic cell genetic differences in tumours, even those from the same tissue of origin. Frequently resistance is intrinsic


Ovarian Cancers

Ovarian Cancers
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on the State of the Science in Ovarian Cancer Research
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 25 May 2016
GET THIS BOOKOvarian Cancers

In an era of promising advances in cancer research, there are considerable and even alarming gaps in the fundamental knowledge and understanding of ovarian cancer. Researchers now know that ovarian cancer is not a single disease-several distinct subtypes exist with different origins, risk factors, genetic mutations, biological behaviors, and prognoses. However, persistent questions have impeded progress toward improving the prevention, early detection, treatment, and management of ovarian cancers. Failure to significantly improve morbidity and mortality during the past several decades



Heparanase

Heparanase
  • Author : Israel Vlodavsky,Ralph D. Sanderson,Neta Ilan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 April 2020
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Written by internationally recognized leaders in Heparanase biology, the book’s eight chapters offer an opportunity for scientists, clinicians and advanced students in cell biology, tumor biology and oncology to obtain a comprehensive understanding of Heparanase’s multifaceted activities in cancer, inflammation, diabetes and other diseases, as well as its related clinical applications. Proteases and their involvement in cancer progression have been well addressed and documented; however, the emerging premise presented within this book is that Heparanase is a master


Chemosensitivity Testing in Oncology

Chemosensitivity Testing in Oncology
  • Author : Uwe Reinhold,Wolfgang Tilgen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 31 October 2002
GET THIS BOOKChemosensitivity Testing in Oncology

Over the past 50 years many in vitro and in vivo drug response assay systems have been developed to determine the potential - tivity of chemotherapy agents. The idea was to eliminate ineffective agents and unnecessary toxic treatment while selecting drugs active in vitro or in the mouse model that might increase the probability of response in the patient. None of these test models, however, achieved routine clinical application in the past. This might be at least in part - lated