Book 2013

Breast Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance

Progress and Prospects


ISBN: 978-1-4614-5646-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-5647-6 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    Breast Cancer Statistics

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-34

    Epidemiology of Breast Cancer in Women

  4. Chapter

    Pages 35-46

    The Complexities of Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer

  5. Chapter

    Pages 47-64

    Major Signaling Pathways Involved in Breast Cancer

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-95

    Breast Cancer Heterogeneity in Primary and Metastatic Disease

  7. Chapter

    Pages 97-116

    Understanding Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

  8. Chapter

    Pages 117-142

    The Biology of the Deadly Love Connection Between Obesity, Diabetes, and Breast Cancer

  9. Chapter

    Pages 143-159

    Progression of Early Breast Cancer to an Invasive Phenotype

  10. Chapter

    Pages 161-175

    Pre-Clinical Modeling of Breast Cancer: Which Model to Choose?

  11. Chapter

    Pages 177-188

    Modeling Breast Cancer Progression in 4-D

  12. Chapter

    Pages 189-209

    Bone Metastasis of Breast Cancer

  13. Chapter

    Pages 211-226

    Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Breaching of the Blood–Brian Barrier by Circulating Breast Cancer Cells

  14. Chapter

    Pages 227-247

    Resistance to Anthracyclines and Taxanes in Breast Cancer

  15. Chapter

    Pages 249-260

    Understanding Tamoxifen Resistance of Breast Cancer Based on Integrative Bioinformatics Approaches

  16. Chapter

    Pages 261-274

    Current Understanding of Drug Resistance Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets in HER2 Overexpressing Breast Cancers

  17. Chapter

    Pages 275-290

    Platinum and Ruthenium Complexes for the Therapy of Breast Cancer Diseases

  18. Chapter

    Pages 291-327

    Development of Notch Pathway Inhibitors for Cancer Therapy

  19. Chapter

    Pages 329-340

    Systems Biology Approaches in Breast Cancer Studies

  20. Chapter

    Pages 341-365

    Epigenetic Factors in Breast Cancer Progression

  21. Chapter

    Pages 367-383

    Breast Cancer Stem Cells and miRNAs

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