From Local Invasion to Metastatic Cancer

Involvement of Distant Sites Through the Lymphovascular System

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-086-1 (Print) 978-1-60327-087-8 (Online)

Table of contents (52 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxviii

  2. Innovation and Experience

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Frontiers of Cancer Research: The Metastasis Challenge

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      Pages 11-21

      Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor: Basic Biology and Clinical Applications

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      Pages 23-27

      Proliferation and Cancer Metastasis from the Clinical Point of View

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      Pages 29-43

      Gastrointestinal Cancer and the Lymphatic System: Patterns of Micrometastasis and Lymphatic Mapping with Clinical Outcome

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      Pages 45-55

      Redefined Lymphatic Anatomy of the Breast with Clinical Implications

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      Pages 57-66

      Should Axillary Lymph Node Dissection be Done for Breast Cancer?

  3. Tumor Microenvironment and Proliferation

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      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-73

      Overview of Tumor Cells and the Microenvironment

  4. Lymphangiogenesis and Angiogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-92

      Heme/Lymphvasculogenesis, Hem/Lymphangiogenesis, Hem/Lymphangiotumorigenesis, and Tumor Hem/Lymphangiogenesis: Need for a Terminology Adjustment

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      Pages 93-104

      Tumor Lymphangiogenesis: What We Know and Don't Know

  5. Diagnostic Imaging of Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-114

      Molecular Imaging of Cancer: Receptors, Angiogenesis, and Gene Expression

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      Pages 115-122

      MRI and Ultrasound Imaging of Lymph Nodes

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      Pages 123-133

      Molecular Imaging of the Sentinel Lymph Node via Lymphoseek

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      Pages 135-157

      Lymphatic Disorders in Patients with Cancer

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      Pages 159-168

      3D-CT Lymphography for Mapping Metastatic Breast Sentinel Node and Axillary Nodes

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      Pages 169-175

      Molecular Imaging of Neuroendocrine Cancer by Fusion SPET/CT

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      Pages 177-188

      Functional Molecular Imaging of Prostate Cancer Lymph Node Metastases: Adenovirus-Mediated Lymph Node Detection

  6. Therapeutic Targeting of the Lymphovascular System

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      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-199

      Therapeutic Targeting of the Lymphovascular System in Cancer: Promise and Challenge

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      Pages 201-208

      Comparison of Liposomal and Aqueous Blue Dye in Visualization of Lymph Nodes Prior to Lymphadenectomy

  7. Molecular Mechanisms of Metastasis

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      Pages 209-209

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      Pages 211-226

      The Role of Lymphangiogenesis in Regional Lymph Node Metastasis: Animal Models

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      Pages 227-235

      Sentinel Lymph Node Chemokine Microenvironment Modulated by Melanoma Metastasis

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