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Personalized Management of Gastric Cancer

Translational and Precision Medicine

  • Jia Wei
  • Baorui Liu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Personalized Therapy in Gastric Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Lin Li, Xiangshan Fan
      Pages 3-13
    3. Meng Zhu, Guangfu Jin
      Pages 15-33
    4. Jie Shen, Lifeng Wang
      Pages 35-43
    5. Li Xie, Jia Wei, Lijing Zhu, Wenjing Hu
      Pages 61-76
  3. Precision Regional Therapy in Gastric Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Meng Wang, Wenxian Guan
      Pages 79-86
    3. Yang Yang, Ju Yang, Jing Yan
      Pages 87-101
    4. Yang Yang, Nandie Wu, Jia Wei
      Pages 103-111
  4. Immunotherapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Shu Su, Baorui Liu
      Pages 115-130
    3. Fangjun Chen, Fanyan Meng
      Pages 131-147
    4. Zhengyun Zou, Lianjun Zhao, Yu Ren, Shiyao Du
      Pages 149-161
    5. Juan Du, Baorui Liu
      Pages 163-175
  5. Use of Nanomedicine in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastric Cancer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Rutian Li, Xiaoping Qian
      Pages 179-188
    3. Rutian Li, Mi Yang
      Pages 189-201

About this book

Introduction

This book offers essential information on basic and translational research in gastric cancer, while also illustrating potential opportunities for its application in clinical practice. Gastric cancer is the fourth-most-common cancer globally and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths. It is known to be a heterogeneous disease with varied responses to “one-size-fits-all” treatments. Expanding our knowledge of cancer cell genetics may help us to explore more effective treatments in gastric cancer. The research on molecular mechanisms and its clinical applications, both presented here, will help readers gain an in-depth understanding of gastric cancer and its effective treatment.

The book’s four sections cover personalized medicine, precise regional therapy, immunotherapy and nanomedicine in gastric cancer. Each part presents the state of art, recent advances and the authors’ experiences. Moreover, several interesting cases are described to demonstrate how gastric cancer patients benefit from translational research. This informative and attractively presented book on precision treatment in gastric cancer, including experimental findings and clinical treatment options, offers a valuable resource for oncologists and graduate students working in the field of gastric cancer.

Jia Wei, MD, PhD, is an associate professor at Nanjing University and the vice director of Clinical Cancer Institute of Nanjing University. She is now working as an oncologist in the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital to Medical School of Nanjing University.

Baorui Liu, MD, PhD, is a professor at Nanjing University and director of the Clinical Cancer Institute of Nanjing University. He is also the director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Drum Tower Hospital.

Keywords

Gastric cancer Personalized medicine Precise regional therapy Immunotherapy Nanomedicine

Editors and affiliations

  • Jia Wei
    • 1
  • Baorui Liu
    • 2
  1. 1.The Comprehensive Cancer Center Drum Tower HospitalMedical School of Nanjing UniversityNanjingChina
  2. 2.The Comprehensive Cancer Center Drum Tower HospitalMedical School of Nanjing UniversityNanjingChina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3978-2
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-3977-5
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-3978-2
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