Metastasis of Breast Cancer

  • Robert E. Mansel
  • Oystein Fodstad
  • Wen G. Jiang

Part of the Cancer Metastasis – Biology and Treatment book series (CMBT, volume 11)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Robert E. Mansel, Oystein Fodstad, Wen G. Jiang
    Pages 1-5
  3. Rajeev S. Samant, Oystein Fodstad, Lalita A. Shevde
    Pages 7-30
  4. Marc E. Bracke, Daan De Maeseneer, Veerle Van Marck, Lara Derycke, Barbara Vanhoecke, Olivier De Wever et al.
    Pages 47-75
  5. Tracey A. Martin
    Pages 77-110
  6. Lalita A. Shevde, Judy A. King
    Pages 111-136
  7. Stephen Hiscox, Julia Gee, Robert I. Nicholson
    Pages 137-150
  8. Christian Parr, Wen G. Jiang
    Pages 171-202
  9. Yoon M. Chong, Ash Subramanian, Kefah Mokbel
    Pages 203-217
  10. Mahir A. Al-Rawi, Wen G. Jiang
    Pages 219-240
  11. Valerie A. Siclari, Theresa A. Guise, John M. Chirgwin
    Pages 241-258
  12. Gurpreet Singh-Ranger, Kefah Mokbel
    Pages 259-277
  13. Soe Maunglay, Douglas C. Marchion, Pamela N. Münster
    Pages 279-305
  14. C. P. Schröder, G. A. P. Hospers, P. H. B. Willemse, P. J. Perik, E. F. J. de Vries, P. L. Jager et al.
    Pages 307-319
  15. Amit Goyal, Robert E. Mansel
    Pages 333-353
  16. Adam I. Riker, SuHu Liu, Mona Hagmaier, Matthew J. D. D'lessio, Charles E. Cox
    Pages 355-372
  17. Robert C. F. Leonard, Thinn P. Pwint
    Pages 373-388

About this book

Introduction

Metastasis (spread of cancer in the body) is the main cause of death for patients with breast cancer, the leading female tumour in the industrialised countries and developing countries alike. The biology and treatment of breast cancer metastasis remains an active area of scientific and clinical investigation.

Written by experts in the subject area, the book has covered a broad range of topics in the metastasis of breast cancer, from genetics, biology to clinical management. Main topics include genetic control, biology, growth factors, cell adhesion, cell motility and invasion, natures of bone metastasis, sentinel node therapies, hormonal links, new biomarkers and detection of micrometastasis, and diagnosis The book also covers the current treatment options including surgical management, chemotherapy and hormonal therapies. This timely book provides the current knowledge in the area of breast cancer metastasis and will be of important reading material for oncologists, radiologists, cancer researchers, biologists and health worker.

Keywords

BRCA angiogenesis biopsy breast cancer cancer carcinogenesis cell chemotherapy genetics imaging metastasis tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Robert E. Mansel
    • 1
  • Oystein Fodstad
    • 2
  • Wen G. Jiang
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryCardiff University School of MedicineCardiffUK
  2. 2.Michell Cancer InstituteUniversity of South AlabamaUSA
  3. 3.Metastasis and Angiogenesis Research GroupCardiff University School of MedicineHeath ParkUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-5867-7
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-5866-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-5867-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1568-2102
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