Book 2009

Pharmaceutical Perspectives of Cancer Therapeutics


ISBN: 978-1-4419-0130-9 (Print) 978-1-4419-0131-6 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-47

    Tumor Microvasculature and Microenvironment: Therapeutic Targets for Inhibition of Tumor Angiogenesis and Metastasis

  3. Chapter

    Pages 49-92

    Anticancer Drug Development

  4. Chapter

    Pages 93-120

    Tumor-Targeted Macromolecular Drug Delivery Based on the Enhanced Permeability and Retention Effect in Solid Tumor

  5. Chapter

    Pages 121-148

    Multidrug Resistance in Solid Tumor and Its Reversal

  6. Chapter

    Pages 149-188

    Targeting of Apoptosis Signaling Pathways and Their Mediators for Cancer Therapy

  7. Chapter

    Pages 189-205

    Role of Telomerase in Cancer Therapeutics

  8. Chapter

    Pages 207-243

    Polymeric Carriers for Anticancer Drugs

  9. Chapter

    Pages 245-268

    Application of Nanobiotechnology in Cancer Therapeutics

  10. Chapter

    Pages 269-295

    Receptor-Mediated Delivery of Proteins and Peptides to Tumors

  11. Chapter

    Pages 297-319

    Protein Transduction Domain-Mediated Delivery of Anticancer Proteins

  12. Chapter

    Pages 321-363

    Pharmaceutical Perspectives of Cancer Therapeutics: Current Therapeutic Uses of Monoclonal Antibodies

  13. Chapter

    Pages 365-397

    Cancer Vaccines

  14. Chapter

    Pages 399-440

    RNA Interference for Cancer Therapy

  15. Chapter

    Pages 441-474

    MicroRNAs as Therapeutic Targets for Cancer

  16. Chapter

    Pages 475-519

    Targeted Therapies for Malignant Brain Tumors

  17. Chapter

    Pages 521-558

    The Complexity of the HIF-1-Dependent Hypoxic Response in Breast Cancer Presents Multiple Avenues for Therapeutic Intervention

  18. Chapter

    Pages 559-579

    Cancer Stem Cells: Potential Mediators of Therapeutic Resistance and Novel Targets of Anti-cancer Treatments

  19. Chapter

    Pages 581-599

    Image-Guided Photodynamic Cancer Therapy

  20. Chapter

    Pages 601-643

    Functional Imaging of Multidrug Resistance and Its Applications

  21. Chapter

    Pages 645-672

    Gene Expression Microarrays in Cancer Research

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