Prevention of Bone Metastases

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ISBN: 978-3-642-21891-0 (Print) 978-3-642-21892-7 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Pages 1-31

    Preclinical Models that Illuminate the Bone Metastasis Cascade

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    Pages 33-64

    The Role of Bone Microenvironment, Vitamin D and Calcium

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    Pages 65-91

    Bisphosphonates: Prevention of Bone Metastases in Breast Cancer

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    Pages 93-108

    Bisphosphonates: Prevention of Bone Metastases in Lung Cancer

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    Pages 109-126

    Bisphosphonates: Prevention of Bone Metastases in Prostate Cancer

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    Pages 127-143

    Targeting Bone in Myeloma

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    Pages 145-169

    Combinations of Bisphosphonates and Classical Anticancer Drugs: A Preclinical Perspective

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    Pages 171-185

    Perspectives in the Elderly Patient: Benefits and Limits of Bisphosphonates and Denosumab

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    Pages 187-196

    Denosumab: First Data and Ongoing Studies on the Prevention of Bone Metastases

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    Pages 197-223

    Diagnostic and Prognostic Use of Bone Turnover Markers

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    Pages 225-233

    Osteolytic and Osteoblastic Bone Metastases: Two Extremes of the Same Spectrum?