Tumor Prevention and Genetics

Tumor Prevention and Genetics

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ISBN-13: 9783642628924
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/08/2012
Series: Recent Results in Cancer Research , #163
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Latest News in Cancer Genetics.- Genetic Susceptibility, Predicting Risk and Preventing Cancer.- Novel Approaches to Identify Low Penetrance Cancer Susceptibility Genes Using Mouse Models.- 2 Assessing New Cancer Susceptibility Genes.- Development of Novel Selective Cell Ablation in the Mammary Gland and Brain to Study Cell-Cell Interactions and Chemoprevention.- Mouse Skin as a Model for Cancer Chemoprevention by Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Friedrich Marks, Gerhard Fürstenberger; Gitta Neufang,.- Preclinical Models for Chemoprevention of Colon Cancer.- New Cancer Biomarkers Deriving from the NCI Early Detection Research.- 3 Update in Chemoprevention of Breast Cancer.- Tamoxifen’s Impact as a Preventive Agent in Clinical Practice and an Update on the STAR Trial.- Aromatase Inhibitors in Prevention — Data from the ATAC (Arimidex, Tamoxifen Alone orin Combination) Trial and the Design of IBIS-II (The Second International Breast Cancer Intervention Study).- HRT Opposed by Low Dose Tamoxifen (HOT Study). Rationale and Design.- 4 Secondary Prevention of Breast Cancer: The Mammography Controversy.- Is Mammography Screening for Breast Cancer Really Not Justifiable?.- How Reliable is the Evidence for Screening Mammography?.- Political Interpretation of Scientific Evidence — Case Study of Breast Cancer Screening Policies Around the World.- 5 Chemoprevention of Skin and Lung Cancer.- Skin Cancer Chemoprevention: Strategies to Save our Skin.- Chemoprevention of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer: Experience with a Polyphenol from Green Tea.- Chemoprevention of Lung Cancer: New Directions.- Key Issues in Lung Cancer Chemoprevention Trials of New Agents.- 6 Prevention and Screening of Prostate Cancer.- Prevention of Prostate Cancer.- Clinical Models for Testing Chemopreventative Agents in Prostate Cancer and Overview of SELECT: The Selenium and Vitamin ECancer Prevention Trial.- Problems with Prostate Specific Antigen Screening: A Critical Review.- 7 Prevention and Screening of Colorectal Cancer.- Genetic Predisposition as a Basis for Chemoprevention, Surgical and Other Interventions in Colorectal Cancer.- Fecal Occult Blood (FOB) Screening — Trial Evidence, Practice and Beyond Gad Rennert.- Is FOB-Screening Really the Answer for Lowering Mortality in Colorectal Cancer?.- Summary and Conclusions.

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