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Role of Growth Factors and Biological Response Modifiers in Lung, Head and Neck and Gastrointestinal Tumors

  • G. Stüben
  • M. Stuschke
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The role of growth factors in tumor growth and progression and their usefulness as prognostic and/or predictive factors is a topic of great interest which is reflected by an increasing number of publications over the last few years. These data are briefly summarized in this chapter for a variety of tumors, followed by a discussion of therapeutic approaches that are not covered elsewhere in this book.

Keywords

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Small Cell Lung Cancer Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Expression Gastrointestinal Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Stüben
    • 1
  • M. Stuschke
    • 1
  1. 1.Klinik für Strahlentherapie und Radiologische Onkologie der Universität EssenEssenGermany

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