Stem Cells and Prostate Cancer

Stem Cells and Prostate Cancer

by Scott D. Cramer (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493900947
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 02/08/2015
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 182
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

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The volume editor has received millions of dollars in grants from the NIH and NCI for projects on prostate cancer stem cells.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Stem Cells and Prostate Development.- Isolation and Characterization of Prostate Stem Cells.- Prostate tumor initiating cells.- TIC Markers and methods of characterization.- Genetic Control of Self Renewal of the TIC.- Therapeutic targeting of the prostate TIC.-The prostate stem cell niche.-Tumor stroma control of the prostate TIC.-Targeting the prostate stem cell for chemoprevention.-Stem cell models for functional validation of prostate cancer genes.- Index​.

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