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Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy and Prognosis: Colorectal Cancer (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 1402095449 / ISBN 13: 9781402095443
Edité par Springer-Verlag New York Inc., United States, 2009
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This volume discusses various methodolo- discoveries and their translation to clinical gies for the diagnosis, therapy, and prog- practice. Oncology will benefit the most nosis of colorectal cancer (CRC). Volumes from these various advanced methodologies, 1, 2, 3, and 4 of this series present similar as a combination of the rapies and person- methods for breast cancer, lung and pros- ized medicine will improve early detection tate cancers, and gastrointestinal cancer, of CRC and other cancer types. respectively. The current volume presents The use of anticancer agents, including surgical, radiological, and molecular thera- 5-fluorouracil, fluoropyrimidines, leuc- pies and prognostic biomarkers for CRC. orin, irinotecan, oxaliplatin, raltitrexed, A large number of methods, including capecitabine, cetuximab, and bevacizumab, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridiza- is also presented. Preoperative chemora- tion, immunoscintigraphy, RT-PCR, free otherapy is compared with postoperative circulating DNA levels in blood and stool, chemoradiotherapy.In addition, treatments ultrasonography, CT, PET, and MRI are such as immunotherapy, laparoscopic detailed for diagnosing CRC at various surgery, radiofrequency ablation, pho- stages of development. Imaging technolo- dynamic therapy, and preoperative che- gies for assessing the treatment results are radiotherapy, are presented. Preoperative also included as are details related to colon- short-course radiation for resectable r- oscopy and sigmoidoscopy. In addition, the tal cancer is also detailed. role of mircoRNA as a biomarker for this This volume included the efforts of 89 type of cancer is elaborated. N° de réf. du libraire SPR9781402095443

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Titre : Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy and ...

Éditeur : Springer-Verlag New York Inc., United States

Date d'édition : 2009

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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This fourth volume in a series devoted to cancer treatment discusses various methodologies for the diagnosis, therapy and prognosis of colorectal cancer. It covers the latest information including standard and emerging therapies and technological advances.

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This fourth volume in the series Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy and Prognosis discusses various methodologies for the diagnosis, therapy and prognosis of Colorectal Cancer. Both standard and emerging therapies for this cancer, written by expert oncologists/pathologists in this field, are included. 
 
This fully illustrated volume: 

* Presents surgical, radiological, and molecular therapies and prognostic markers for colorectal cancer. 

* Highlights a large number of methods for diagnosing colorectal cancer at various stages of development, including immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization immunoscintigraphy, RT- PCR, free circulating DNA levels in blood and stool, ultrasonography, CT, PET, and MRI. 

* Includes imaging technologies for assessing treatment results, and details related to colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy. 

* Explains the use of anticancer agents and monoclonal antibodies, including 5-fluorouracil, fluoropyrimidines, leucovorin, irinotecan, oxaliplatin, raltitrexed, capecitabine, cetuximab, and bevacizumab. 

* Compares preoperative chemoradiotherapy with postoperative chemoradiotherpy.

The technological advances presented in this volume are expected to expedite new discoveries and their translation to clinical practice. The field of oncology will benefit the most from these advanced methods, as a combination of therapies and personalized medicine will improve early detection of colorectal cancer and other cancer types. 

Professor Hayat has summarized the problems associated with the complexities of research publications and has been successful in editing a must-read volume for oncologists, cancer researchers, medical teachers and students of cancer biology.

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