Liver Metastasis: Biology and Clinical Management

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0291-2 (Print) 978-94-007-0292-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

  3. Biology

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      Pages 7-7

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      Pages 9-42

      Architectural and Functional Aspects of the Liver with Implications for Cancer Metastasis

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      Pages 43-87

      The Tumor Microenvironment at Different Stages of Hepatic Metastasis

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      Pages 89-127

      The Colorectal Cancer Initiating Cell: Markers and Their Role in Liver Metastasis

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      Pages 129-154

      Role of CXC Chemokines and Receptors in Liver Metastasis – Impact on Liver Resection-Induced Engraftment and Tumor Growth

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      Pages 155-185

      Role of Inflammation in the Early Stages of Liver Metastasis

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      Pages 187-212

      Signal Transduction in Tumor-Endothelial Cell Communication

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      Pages 213-232

      Tumor Dormancy in Liver Metastasis: Clinical and Experimental Evidence and Implications for Treatment

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      Pages 233-271

      Role of the IGF-Axis in Liver Metastasis: Experimental and Clinical Evidence

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      Pages 273-303

      Breast Cancer Liver Metastasis

  4. Clinical Management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 305-305

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      Pages 307-351

      Imaging of Hepatic Metastases

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      Pages 353-380

      Colorectal Carcinoma Liver Metastasis: Surgical Clinical Perspective

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      Pages 381-399

      Evaluation and Management of Liver Metastases from Non-gastrointestinal Cancer

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      Pages 401-416

      Proteomic Profiling of Hepatic Metastases: Paving the Way to Individualized Therapy

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      Pages 417-430

      Targeting Angiogenesis in the Treatment of Hepatic Metastasis

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      Pages 431-443

      Uveal Melanoma – A Paradigm of Site-Specific Liver Metastasis

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 445-446