Inflammatory Breast Cancer: An Update

  • Naoto T. Ueno
  • Massimo Cristofanilli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Naoto T. Ueno, Massimo Cristofanilli
    Pages 1-2
  3. Shannon Wiggins, Sarah Taylor, Melissa Bondy
    Pages 3-9
  4. Jie S. Willey, Naoto T. Ueno
    Pages 21-26
  5. Sarah M. Gainer, Hideko Yamauchi, Anthony Lucci
    Pages 67-73
  6. Thomas A. Buchholz, Ian Bristol, Wendy Woodward
    Pages 75-84
  7. Hideko Yamauchi, Teruo Yamauchi, Naoto T. Ueno, Vicente Valero
    Pages 85-99
  8. Anthony Gonçalves, Patrice Viens
    Pages 101-120
  9. Nabila Chowdhury, Sandra M. Swain
    Pages 121-126
  10. Lara Lacerda, Wendy A. Woodward
    Pages 139-150
  11. Dongwei Zhang, Naoto T. Ueno
    Pages 151-160
  12. Madhura Joglekar, Kenneth L. van Golen
    Pages 161-184
  13. Fredika M. Robertson, Khoi Chu, Rita Circo, Julia Wulfkuhle, Lance Liotta, Annie Z. Luo et al.
    Pages 185-205
  14. James M. Reuben, Bang-Ning Lee
    Pages 207-224
  15. Peter B. Vermeulen, Gert Van den Eynden, Pascal Finetti, Daniel Birnbaum, Naoto T. Ueno, Patrice Viens et al.
    Pages 225-242
  16. François Bertucci, Pascal Finetti, Max Chaffanet, Patrice Viens, Daniel Birnbaum
    Pages 243-258

About this book


Inflammatory breast cancer is the most deadly subtype of breast cancer because it can spread to other organs despite of multidisciplinary approach. However, the molecular characteristic of this aggressive disease is yet to be established. This book is the one of the few textbooks that summarizes the latest information dated to inflammatory breast cancer. The uniqueness of this book is that it has summarized the latest molecular and mechanistic findings, which may lead to novel diagnostic tool or therapeutic approach to fight this deadly disease.


Breast cancer Inflammation Inflammatory breast cancer Metastasis Targeted therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Naoto T. Ueno
    • 1
  • Massimo Cristofanilli
    • 2
  1. 1.MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dept. Breast Medical OncologyUniversity of TexasHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Fox Chase Cancer CenterPhiladelphiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-3906-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-3907-9
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