2009

Cancer Microenvironment and Therapeutic Implications

Tumor Pathophysiology Mechanisms and Therapeutic Strategies

ISBN: 978-1-4020-9575-7 (Print) 978-1-4020-9576-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

  2. Tumor Physiopathology and Microenvironment Genesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Inflammation and Carcinogenesis: A Change in the Metabolic Process

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      Pages 19-38

      Tumor Microenvironment: Aspects of Stromal-Parenchymal Interaction

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      Pages 39-61

      Significance of Tumor Microenvironment on the Genesis of: Interstitial Fluid, Angiogenesis, Haemostatic/Haemorheologic Abnormalities. Pathogenesis and Therapeutic Aspects

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      Pages 63-78

      Cancer, Stem Cells and the Neoplastic Niche

  3. Tumor Microenvironment, Therapeutic Perspectives and Strategies for Normalization

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 79-79

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      Pages 81-104

      Barriers to Drug Delivery in Cancer: Clinical Implications

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      Pages 105-116

      Hypoxia, Hyperthermia, Chemotherapy: Interactions and Opportunities

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      Pages 117-135

      Effects of Molecularly Targeting Hypoxia in Oncology

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      Pages 137-156

      Significance of the Tumour Microenvironment in Radiotherapy

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      Pages 157-179

      Effects of Tumor Microenvironment on Immunity and Consequent Clinical Considerations

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      Pages 181-201

      Effects of Tumor Microenvironment on Hyperthermia, Photodynamic and Nanotherapy

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      Pages 203-219

      Targeting Tumour Vascularization from Bench to Bedside: Suggestions for Combination with Hyperthermia

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      Pages 221-240

      New Indications for Established Drugs Able to Modify Tumour-Host Interactions

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 241-242