Genes, Oncogenes, and Hormones

Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Breast Cancer

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-6552-5 (Print) 978-1-4615-3500-3 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. The progression of node-negative to -positive breast cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Prognostic factors in axillary node-negative breast cancer

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      Pages 21-41

      Role of type IV collagenases in human breast cancer

  3. Suppressor genes and negative growth factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-57

      Suppressor genes in breast cancer: An overview

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      Pages 59-68

      The role of the retinoblastoma gene in breast cancer development

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      Pages 69-96

      Mammary-Derived Growth Inhibitor (MDGI)

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      Pages 97-136

      Roles for transforming growth factors-β in the genesis, prevention, and treatment of breast cancer

  4. Oncogenes and stimulatory growth factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-160

      Mechanisms involving an expanding erbB/EGF receptor family of tyrosine kinases in human neoplasia

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      Pages 161-179

      c-erb B2 amplification and overexpression in human tumors

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      Pages 181-191

      Clinical significance of erbB2 protein overexpression

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      Pages 193-211

      Anti-p185HER2 monoclonal antibodies: Biological properties and potential for immunotherapy

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      Pages 213-228

      A chimeric EGFR/neu receptor in studies of neu function

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      Pages 229-248

      Involvement of protein kinase C in the growth regulation of human breast cancer cells

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      Pages 249-273

      Tyrosine kinase receptor — nuclear protooncogene interactions in breast cancer

  5. Steroid hormone receptors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 275-275

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      Pages 277-299

      Characterization and regulation of estrogen and progesterone receptors in breast cancer

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      Pages 301-315

      Estrogen and progesterone receptor structure and action in breast cancer cells

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      Pages 317-352

      Progesterone receptors in breast cancer

  6. Differentiation and function of epithelium and stroma in the breast

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 353-353

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      Pages 355-378

      Intermediate filament protein expression in normal and malignant human mammary epithelial cells

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      Pages 379-397

      Casein gene expression: from transfection to transgenics

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      Pages 399-412

      The whey acidic protein

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      Pages 413-431

      Stromal-epithelial interactions in breast cancer

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 433-446