Stem Cells and Cancer

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-932-1 (Print) 978-1-60327-933-8 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. INTRODUCTION TO CANCER STEM CELLS

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      The Cancer Stem Cell Hypothesis

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      Pages 15-26

      Tumor Stem Cells and Malignant Cells, One and the Same

  3. THE STEM CELL NICHE

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      Pages 28-28

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      Pages 29-36

      Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Tumor Stroma

  4. MOLECULAR PATHWAYS AND GENE EXPRESSION

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 38-38

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      Pages 39-57

      Wnt Signaling in Cancer: From Embryogenesis to Stem Cell Self-Renewal

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      Pages 59-73

      PTEN in Hematopoietic and Intestinal Stem Cells and Cancer

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      Pages 75-83

      Transcription Factors in Cancer Stem Cells of the Hematopoietic Lineage

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      Pages 85-97

      Stem Cell Chromatin Patterns and DNA Hypermethylation

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      Pages 99-112

      Plasticity Underlying Multipotent Tumor Stem Cells

  5. CANCER STEM CELLS IN SOLID TUMORS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 114-114

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      Pages 115-126

      Glioma Stem Cells in the Context of Oncogenesis

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      Pages 127-140

      Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus: Stem Cells and Mammary Cancer

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      Pages 141-153

      Tumor Dormancy, Metastasis, and Cancer Stem Cells

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      Pages 155-163

      Cancer Stem Cells: Gastrointestinal Cancers

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      Pages 165-175

      Cancer Stem Cells: Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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      Pages 177-184

      Cancer Stem Cells: Lung Cancer

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      Pages 185-197

      Cancer Stem Cells: Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 199-216

      Prostate Stem Cells and Cancer in Animals

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      Pages 217-230

      Prostate Cancer Stem/Progenitor Cells

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      Pages 231-246

      Adult Prostate Epithelium Renewal, Stem Cells and Cancer

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      Pages 247-252

      Stem Cells, Angiogenesis, and Neurogenesis in Tumors

  6. TARGETING CANCER STEM CELLS WITH THERAPY

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 254-254

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      Pages 255-262

      Implications of Cancer Stem Cells for Cancer Therapy

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