Cancer Stem Cells in Solid Tumors

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ISBN: 978-1-61779-245-8 (Print) 978-1-61779-246-5 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. FORWARD AND INTRODUCTION TO CANCER STEM CELLS

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Cancer Stem Cells: Historical Perspectives and Lessons from Leukemia

  3. CANCER STEM CELLS IN SOLID TUMORS

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      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-36

      Cancer Stem Cells in Breast Cancer

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      Pages 37-56

      Cancer Stem Cells in Brain Cancer

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      Pages 57-78

      Cancer Stem Cells in Colorectal Cancer

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      Pages 79-97

      Cancer Stem Cells in Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 99-116

      Cancer Stem Cells in Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 117-138

      Cancer Stem Cells in Melanoma

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      Pages 139-150

      Cancer Stem Cells in Lung Cancer

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      Pages 151-176

      Cancer Stem Cells in Ovarian Cancer

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      Pages 177-195

      Cancer Stem Cells in Hepatocellular Cancer

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      Pages 197-205

      Cancer Stem Cells in Head and Neck Cancer

  4. CANCER STEM CELL GENE EXPRESSION AND MECHANISMS:CONVERGENCE OF EMBRYONIC AND TUMORIGENIC SIGNALING PATHWAYS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-222

      Relationship Between Regulatory Pathways in Pluripotent Stem Cells and Human Tumors

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      Pages 223-242

      Influence of the Embryonic Microenvironment on Tumor Progression

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      Pages 243-256

      The Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition and Cancer Stem Cells

  5. MODEL SYSTEMS FOR STUDYING CANCER STEM CELL BIOLOGY AND THERAPEUTIC DEVELOPMENT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 257-257

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      Pages 259-282

      Application of Stem Cell Assays for the Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells

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      Pages 283-296

      Zebrafish as a Model to Study Stem Cells in Development, Disease, and Cancer

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      Pages 297-309

      Imaging Cancer Stem Cells

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      Pages 311-325

      Mouse Models for Studying Normal and Cancer Stem Cells

  6. CLINICAL AND THERAPEUTIC IMPLICATIONS OF CANCER STEM CELLS

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      Pages 327-327

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      Pages 329-343

      Cancer Stem Cells and Disease Prognosis

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      Pages 345-360

      Mechanisms of Radioresistance in Cancer Stem Cells

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