Bacteria and Cancer

Bacteria and Cancer

by Abdul Arif Khan (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400799622
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 02/23/2014
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 278
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Epidemiological indication about bacterial infections associated with cancer.-2. Gastric cancer and Helicobacter pylori.-3. Streptococcus bovisand colorectalcancer.-4 Chlamydial diseases: A crossroad between chronic infection and development of cancer.-5. Salmonella typhiand gall bladder cancer.-6. Ocular adnexal lymphoma of MALT type and its association with Chlamydophila psittaci infection.-7.Possible strategies of bacterial involvement in cancer development.-8. Bacteria as a therapeutic approach in cancer therapy.-9. Targeting cancer with Amino-acid auxotroph Salmonella typhimurium A1-R.-10. Bacterial asparaginase: A potential therapeutic agent for treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia.-11. Can Bacteria evolve anticancer phenotype?-12. Management of bacterial complications in cancer patients. Index.

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