Prostate Cancer

Signaling Networks, Genetics, and New Treatment Strategies

ISBN: 978-1-58829-741-9 (Print) 978-1-60327-079-3 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

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    Pages 1-15

    Histopathology and Molecular Biology of Prostate Atrophy

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    Pages 17-52

    Epigenetic Gene Silencing in Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 53-70

    Inherited Genetic Changes in Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 71-97

    Prostate Molecular Oncogenesis

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    Pages 99-128

    Somatic Genetic Changes in Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 129-146

    Androgen Receptor in Prostate Cancer Progression

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    Pages 147-161

    Epigenetic Modification and Acetylation of Androgen Receptor Regulate Prostate Cellular Growth

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    Pages 163-180

    Estrogen Receptor α and β in the Regulation of Normal and Malignant Prostate Epithelium

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    Pages 181-207

    Estrogen Action in Normal Prostate Epithelium and in Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 209-221

    Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1 in the Angiogenesis of Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 223-256

    Signal Transduction by the Ras–MAP Kinase Pathway in Prostate Cancer Progression

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    Pages 257-290

    Transcription Factors STAT5 and STAT3

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    Pages 291-308

    Role of PI3K–Akt and PTEN in the Growth and Progression of Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 309-321

    New Perspectives in Prediction of Clinical Outcome of Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 323-338

    New Directions in Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 339-354

    The Current Knowledge of Hormonal Therapy in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 355-382

    Advances in Surgical Intervention of Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 383-400

    Targeted Therapy Trials for Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 401-425

    New Perspectives on Chemotherapy in Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 427-437

    Concluding Remarks

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 439-455