Chemosensitivity Testing in Oncology

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ISBN: 978-3-642-62412-4 (Print) 978-3-642-19022-3 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

  2. In Vitro Drug Testing Methods: Recent Developments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Luminescence Applications for Chemotherapeutic Drug Development

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      Pages 13-25

      The Use of the MTT Assay to Study Drug Resistance in Fresh Tumour Samples

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      Pages 26-38

      Chemosensitivity Testing of Human Tumors Using Si-sensor Chips

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      Pages 39-47

      Multiparametric Sensor Chips for Chemosensitivity Testing of Sensitive and Resistant Tumor Cells

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      Pages 48-61

      Development of a New In Vitro Chemosensitivity Test Using Collagen Gel Droplet Embedded Culture and Image Analysis for Clinical Usefulness

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      Pages 62-70

      In Vitro Chemosensitivity Testing of Hematological Cancer Patients: Detection of Ornithine Decarboxylase

  3. Tumor Chemosensitivity Assays: Evaluation of In Vitro Results

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-80

      The Chemosensitivity Profile of Retinoblastoma

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      Pages 81-92

      Chemosensitivity Testing in Malignant Melanoma

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      Pages 93-110

      Human Melanoma: Drug Resistance

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      Pages 111-116

      Cisplatin, Doxorubicin and Paclitaxel Induce mdr1 Gene Transcription in Ovarian Cancer Cell Lines

  4. Clinical Relevance of Tumor-Directed Therapy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-125

      Chemosensitivity Testing as an Aid to Anti-Cancer Drug and Regimen Development

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      Pages 126-145

      Assay-Assisted Treatment Selection for Women with Breast or Ovarian Cancer

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      Pages 146-158

      Chemosensitivity Testing in Gynecologic Oncology — Dream or Reality?

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 159-179

      Treosulfan in the Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma: From Chemosensitivity Testing to Clinical Trials

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      Pages 180-195

      Chemosensitivity Testing and Test-Directed Chemotherapy in Human Pancreatic Cancer

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      Pages 196-220

      Clinical Significance of Cellular Drug Resistance in Childhood Leukemia

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      Pages 221-230

      ATP Chemosensitivity Testing in Ovarian and Breast Cancer: Early Clinical Trials

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      Pages 231-241

      Chemosensitivity Testing - Present and Future in Japan

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 243-245