Selected Aspects Of Cancer Progression: Metastasis, Apoptosis And Immune Response by Hans E. KaiserSelected Aspects Of Cancer Progression: Metastasis, Apoptosis And Immune Response by Hans E. Kaiser

Selected Aspects Of Cancer Progression: Metastasis, Apoptosis And Immune Response

byHans E. KaiserEditorN.A. Nasir, Aejaz Nasir

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The processes of tumor metastasis, apoptosis and anti-tumor immune response are among the most complex yet rapidly advancing fields in the area of cancer research. This monogaph presents a comprehensive coverage of the recent advances in the various key concepts in these fundamental aspects of human cancer. It would be of particular interest to members of the cancer research community, especially those who are actively involved in the study of basic and translational aspects of human cancer. Specifically, this volume includes authentic subject reviews by leading experts on the following aspects: Control of tumor cell motilityRole of tumor-cell adhesion and migration in organ-selective metastasis-formationTumor heterogeneity in relation to invasion and metastasis and its clinical implicationsTumor angiogenesis, angioprevention, anti-angiogenic therapies and responseRole of apoptosis in the development, progression and therapy of cancerRole of macrophages in tumor development and metastasisPathways of macrophage-mediated tumor progressionAbnormal variation of immune response against cancerImmunological aspects of Marek's disease virus (MDV)-induced lymphoma progressionA biodynamical model of human T-cell proliferative disordersCurrent methodologies for characterization of tumor directed immune response
Title:Selected Aspects Of Cancer Progression: Metastasis, Apoptosis And Immune ResponseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pagesPublished:October 22, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Chapter 1: Metastasis: A Current PerspectiveDavid T. Denhardt, Ann F. Chambers, Danny R. Welch Chapter 2: Control of Cell Motility during Tissue InvasionJames VaraniChapter 3: Cell adhesion and invasion during secondary tumor formationPeter Gassmann, Jörg Haier and Garth L. NicolsonChapter 4: Genes and MetastasisAlison L. Allan and Ann F. ChambersChapter 5: The evolution of diversity within tumors and metastasesRakesh K. Singh and James E. TalmadgeChapter 6: Tumor angiogenesis, antiangiogenic therapy and anti-antiangiogenesis responseMengfeng LiChapter 7: Apoptosis and CancerLászló Kopper, István PetákChapter 8: Macrophages in Tumour Development and MetastasisAlexandra Eichten, Karin E. de Visser, Lisa M. CoussensChapter 9: Classical and alternative activation of macrophages: different pathways of macrophage-mediated tumor promotionJo Van Ginderachter, Yuanqing Liu, Nick Devoogdt, Wim Noël, Lea Brys, Gholamreza Hassanzadeh Gh., Geert Raes, Anja Geldhof, Alain Beschin, Hilde Revets and Patrick De BaetselierChapter 10: Characterization of tumor-directed cellular immune responses in humansDirk Nagorsen, Vladia Monsurro and Francesco M. MarincolaChapter 11: Abnormal variation of the immune response as related to cancerGerhard R.F. Krueger and Maximilian BujaChapter 12: Immunological Aspects of Marek's Disease Virus (MDV)-induced Lymphoma ProgressionMark S. Parcells and Shane C. BurgessChapter 13: A Biodynamical Model of Human T-Cell Development and Pathology: Design, Testing and ValidationMichael E. Brandt, Gerhard R. F. Krueger and Guanyu Wang