Breast Cancer Metastasis and Drug Resistance

Progress and Prospects

  • Aamir Ahmad

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Jiemin Ma, Ahmedin Jemal
    Pages 1-18
  3. Steven S. Coughlin, Yasmin Cypel
    Pages 19-34
  4. Joy Tang, Aamir Ahmad, Fazlul H. Sarkar
    Pages 35-46
  5. Saba Wasim Aziz, Moammir Hasan Aziz
    Pages 47-64
  6. Jodi M. Saunus, Amy McCart-Reed, Majid Momeny, Margaret Cummings, Sunil R. Lakhani
    Pages 65-95
  7. Ayca Gucalp, Tiffany A. Traina
    Pages 97-116
  8. Bin Bao, Anthony Oraha, Aamir Ahmad, Shadan Ali, Yiwei Li, Asfar S. Azmi et al.
    Pages 117-142
  9. Connor D. MacMillan, Ann F. Chambers, Alan B. Tuck
    Pages 143-159
  10. Claire Nash, Valerie Speirs
    Pages 161-175
  11. Mansoureh Sameni, Stefanie R. Mullins, Kamiar Moin, Bonnie F. Sloane, Kingsley Osuala
    Pages 177-188
  12. Takae M. Brewer, Richard L. Theriault, Naoto T. Ueno
    Pages 189-209
  13. Hava Karsenty Avraham, Shuxian Jiang, Lili Wang, Yigong Fu, Shalom Avraham
    Pages 211-226
  14. Derek Edwardson, Simon Chewchuk, Amadeo M. Parissenti
    Pages 227-247
  15. Bernhard Biersack, Rainer Schobert
    Pages 275-290
  16. Ingrid Espinoza, Lucio Miele
    Pages 291-327
  17. Zhiwei Wang, Shavali Shaik, Hiroyuki Inuzuka, Wenyi Wei
    Pages 329-340
  18. Samriddhi Shukla, Syed Musthapa Meeran
    Pages 341-365

About this book

Introduction

This comprehensive book on breast cancer brings together some of the leading experts in an attempt to better understand breast cancer disease, the factors that make it lethal and current research progress, integrating both basic research with clinical implications. This volume covers the following core issues: i) heterogeneity in breast cancer – statistics, epidemiology, breast cancer subtypes, racial disparity and the associated challenges, ii) available and upcoming model systems in breast cancer research, iii) breast cancer metastasis to bones and brain, iv) drug resistance mechanisms in breast cancer against targeted therapies and v) recent developments in breast cancer research – state of current research directions / technologies / approaches. With its comprehensive coverage of topics related to breast cancer, this volume is expected to have a very wide appeal. It serves as an excellent source of reference for students/beginning researchers just setting foot in the field and interested in getting to know all the aspects of this disease. The book should also appeal to advanced and senior researchers by bringing everyone up-to-date with the most current knowledge on various breast cancer topics of utmost relevance

Keywords

bone metastasis breast cancer statistics breast cancer stem cells tamoxifen triple negative breast cancer

Editors and affiliations

  • Aamir Ahmad
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Medicine, Karmanos Cancer InstituteWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-5647-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5646-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5647-6
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