Prostate Cancer

Biology, Genetics, and the New Therapeutics

ISBN: 978-1-58829-696-2 (Print) 978-1-59745-224-3 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Biology and Imaging

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-31

      Xenograft Models of Human Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 33-48

      The Pathology of Human Prostatic Atrophy and Inflammation

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      Pages 49-62

      Tissue Microarrays in Prostate Cancer Research

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      Pages 63-72

      Prostate (Cancer) Stem Cells

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      Pages 73-86

      Cancer-Host Interactions

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      Pages 87-105

      Androgen Receptor Function in Prostate Cancer Progression

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      Pages 107-118

      Hedgehog Signaling in Development and Cancer

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      Pages 119-137

      Cholesterol, Cell Signaling, and Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 139-163

      Gene Therapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 165-174

      Role of Transforming Growth Factor-β in Immunotherapy of Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 175-191

      Biology and Therapeutic Basis of Prostate Cancer Bone Metastasis

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      Pages 193-229

      Molecular Imaging

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      Pages 231-244

      Quantum Dot Nanotechnology for Prostate Cancer Research

  3. Genetics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245

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      Pages 247-267

      Expression Profiling of Prostate Cancer Progression

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      Pages 269-283

      Somatic Alterations in Prostate Cancer Progression

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      Pages 285-299

      Linkage Studies of Prostate Cancer Families to Identify Susceptibility Genes

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      Pages 301-315

      Somatic DNA Methylation Changes and Prostatic Carcinogenesis

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      Pages 317-352

      Telomeres, Telomerase, Chromosome Stability, and Prostate Cancer

  4. Therapeutics

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      Pages 353-353

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      Pages 355-376

      Racial Differences in Prostate Cancer Mortality

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      Pages 377-396

      Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

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