Peptides in Oncology III: Somatostatin and LH-RH Analogues by K. HöffkenPeptides in Oncology III: Somatostatin and LH-RH Analogues by K. Höffken

Peptides in Oncology III: Somatostatin and LH-RH Analogues

EditorK. Höffken, R. Kath

Paperback | September 18, 2011

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This volume presents the state of the art in the use of somatostatin and LH-RH analogues in neoplastic diseases. It describes their mechanisms of action and the present clinical relevance of these approaches in cancer treatment, including structural and functional aspects. Each chapter is prepared by an expert active in the experimental and/or clinical field, so that the book comprises the most recent information on the topic.
Title:Peptides in Oncology III: Somatostatin and LH-RH AnaloguesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:108 pagesPublished:September 18, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642640389

ISBN - 13:9783642640384

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Table of Contents

The Role of Radioactive Somatostasin and its Analogues in the Control of Tumor Growth.- Treatment of GEP Tumors With Somatostatin Analogues.- The Significance of Somatostasin in the Antiproliferative Treatment of Carcinoma.- New Molecular Aspects in Diagnosis and Therapy of Neuroendocrine Tomors of the Gastroenteropancreatic System.- The Role of LH-RH-Analogues in the Adjuvant and Palliative Treatment of Breast Cancer.- The Combination of LH-RH-Agonists With Other Treatment Modalities in Prostate Cancer.- Primary and Salvage Therapy with LH-RH Analogues in Ovarian Cancer.