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New Trends in Cancer for the 21st Century

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cancer: New Trends in Cancer for the 21st Century, held November 10–13, 2002, in Valencia, Spain

  • Antonio Llombart-Bosch
  • Vicente Felipo

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 532)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Marcos Malumbres, Sarah L. Hunt, Rocío Sotillo, Javier Martín, Jun Odajima, Alberto Martín et al.
    Pages 1-11
  3. Manuel Serrano
    Pages 13-17
  4. Heinz Höfler, Katja Specht, Karl-Friedrich Becker
    Pages 19-26
  5. Juan Madoz-Gurpide, Sam M Hanash
    Pages 51-58
  6. Julia D. Wulfkuhle, Cloud P. Paweletz, Patricia S. Steeg, Emanuel F. Petricoin III, Lance Liotta
    Pages 59-68
  7. Antonio Llombart-Bosch, José A. López-Guerrero, Carmen Carda Batalla, Amparo Ruíz Suarí, Amando Peydró-Olaya
    Pages 69-89
  8. José M. P. Freije, Milagros Balbín, Alberto M. Pendás, Luis M. Sánchez, Xose S. Puente, Carlos López-Otín
    Pages 91-107
  9. Martin Sattler, Blanca Scheijen, Ellen Weisberg, James D. Griffin
    Pages 121-140
  10. Emilio Barberá Guillem, James W. Sampsel
    Pages 153-173
  11. Nathalie Chaput, N. E. C. Schartz, Fabrice Andre, Laurence Zitvogel
    Pages 215-221
  12. Matthew J. Ellis
    Pages 223-234
  13. Joan Albanell, Jordi Codony, Ana Rovira, Begoña Mellado, Pere Gascón
    Pages 253-268
  14. Denis Lacombe, Ralph Crott, Françoise Meunier
    Pages 269-276
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 277-293

About this book

Introduction

Given the latest advances in cancer research, which includes basic research and its derived diagnostic, clinical, and therapeutic applications, the book New Trends in Cancer for the 21st Century is written by individuals such as molecular biologists, whose tasks are to decipher, after sequencing the human genome, those new genes and pathways involved in the carcinogenesis process; clinical and molecular pathologists, who apply these discoveries for the molecular diagnosis and characterization of the tumor; and clinical oncologists, who treat patients. Pharmacogenetics introduces new perspectives in the translational fields with the design of drugs against specific targets, which at this moment are in clinical trials phases. This book achieves a state of the art in every field of cancer research and discusses the new perspectives that will open the future for cancer treatment (basic research, new technologies, new drugs, therapies...). For this reason, the book is intended for pathologists, clinicians, and biologists, as well as fellows and students of physiology and medicine.

Keywords

cancer cancer research cancer treatment carcinogenesis clinical trial genes genetics physiology research translation

Editors and affiliations

  • Antonio Llombart-Bosch
    • 1
  • Vicente Felipo
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ValenciaValenciaSpain
  2. 2.Valencian Foundation for Biomedical ResearchValenciaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-0081-0
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-4914-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-0081-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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