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Diabetes: Translating Research into Practice

Diabetes: Translating Research into Practice

Carla J. Greenbaum, Leonard C. Harrison
August 18, 2008

Diabetes has garnered worldwide attention and research funding as clinicians and researchers seek to better understand its pathogenesis, prevention, complications management, and impact and relationship to other diseases (heart disease, kidney disease, infections, and inflammation). Clinicians are...

Melanoma: Translational Research and Emerging Therapies

Melanoma: Translational Research and Emerging Therapies

Sanjiv S. Agarwala, Vernon K. Sondak
August 08, 2008

Assembling, reviewing, and synthesizing state-of-the-art information on translational research and therapies of melanoma into one convenient source, Melanoma: Translational Research and Emerging Therapies provides clinicians and researchers the necessary context and perspective to intergrate and...

Pharmacogenetics of Breast Cancer: Towards the Individualization of Therapy

Pharmacogenetics of Breast Cancer: Towards the Individualization of Therapy

Brian Leyland-Jones
May 19, 2008

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...

Cancer Supportive Care: Advances in Therapeutic Strategies

Cancer Supportive Care: Advances in Therapeutic Strategies

Gary H. Lyman, Jeffrey Crawford
April 14, 2008

Written with a broader perspective and knowledge, Cancer Supportive Care: Advances in Therapeutic Strategies presents state-of-the-art management options for the full range of symptoms, toxicities, and complications experienced by cancer patients. In addition to "bread and butter" topics such as...

Cancer Vaccines: Challenges and Opportunities in Translation

Cancer Vaccines: Challenges and Opportunities in Translation

Adrian Bot, Mihail Obrocea
March 31, 2008

Recent advances in immunology and biology have opened new horizons in cancer therapy, included in the expanding array of cancer treatment options, which are immunotherapies, or cancer vaccines, for both solid and blood borne cancers. Cancer Vaccines: Challenges and Opportunities in Translation is...

Multiple Myeloma: Translational and Emerging Therapies

Multiple Myeloma: Translational and Emerging Therapies

Kenneth C. Anderson, M. Ghobrial Irene
October 11, 2007

Multiple myeloma is the second most prevalent hematological malignancy, with over 55,000 new cases diagnosed each year. This exciting new text, edited by lauded authorities on the topic, stands as the only available reference to assemble, review, and synthesizes the latest studies on translational...

Lung Cancer: Translational and Emerging Therapies

Lung Cancer: Translational and Emerging Therapies

Kishan J. Pandya, Julie R. Brahmer, Manuel Hidalgo
May 11, 2007

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Filling a gap in the literature, this resource translates recent laboratory findings into practical applications for the prevention and control of lung cancer. Featuring chapters by seasoned researchers in the field,...

Breast Cancer: Translational Therapeutic Strategies

Breast Cancer: Translational Therapeutic Strategies

Gary H. Lyman, Harold J. Burstein
January 29, 2007

Considering the impact of translational breakthroughs on the early detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer, this all-encompassing guide collects cutting-edge research on the most promising strategies and agents likely to impact the management and long-term outcomes of women...

Prostate Cancer: Translational and Emerging Therapies

Prostate Cancer: Translational and Emerging Therapies

Nancy A. Dawson, W. Kevin Kelly
October 04, 2006

Scientists have reached a critical point in the development of new therapies for prostate cancer. The information gleaned from the Human Genome Project, alongside the emergence of new technologies for the use of genetic data has expanded the physician's understanding of disease progression and...

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