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Title The prostate : new concepts and developments / edited by Fouad K. Habib
Published London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 185 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface; 1 Natural history of benign prostatic hyperplasia; 2 Cellular and molecular mechanisms that modulate prostate cancer metastasis; 3 Genetic susceptibility to prostate cancer; 4 Molecular biology of progression of prostate cancer; 5 Human genetic variation at hormone-metabolic loci and prostate cancer risk; 6 Ligand-dependent and independent activation of the androgen receptor and implications for therapy; 7 Estrogen receptor beta in the prostate; 8 Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of prostate cancer
9 A novel gene therapeutic strategy co-targeting tumor epithelium and stroma10 Pathological angiogenesis: molecular aspects and therapeutic approaches; 11 Protein kinases as targets for cancer therapy; 12 Monoclonal antibodies in the management of prostate cancer: an update; 13 Contemporary clinical trials of prostate cancer immunotherapy; 14 Autocrine and paracrine mechanisms in the development of prostate cancer; 15 Clinical uroselectivity; Index
Summary It has become clear that scientific discoveries and technological advances leading to novel practices are occurring more quickly than they can be assessed by either clinical trials or scientific evaluation. Nonetheless, important breakthroughs have been made in the development of new treatments with significant implications for the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer. Providing a broad scientific background, The Prostate: New Concepts and Developments covers topics ranging from basic biology to the regulatory mechanisms that control abnormal growth and progre
Notes "A Martin Dunitz book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Prostate -- Diseases.
Prostatic Neoplasms -- physiopathology.
Prostatic Neoplasms -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Habib, Fouad K.
ISBN 0203640527 (electronic bk.)
9780203640524 (electronic bk.)