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Title Lung cancer : translational and emerging therapies / edited by Kishan J. Pandya, Julie R. Brahmer, Manuel Hidalgo
Published New York : Informa Healthcare, ©2007


Description 1 online resource (viii, 265 pages) : illustrations
Series Translational medicine series ; 3
Translational medicine series ; 3.
Contents Molecular biology of lung cancer as the basis for targeted therapy / Oliver Gautschi [and others] -- Early clinical trial design issues: patient populations, end points, and barriers / Janet E. Dancey -- Antiangiogenic therapy for lung cancer: small-molecule inhibitors / Nithya Ramnath and Alex A. Adjei -- Antiangiogenic therapy for lung cancer: antibodies and other novel agents / Sarita Dubey and Ravi Salgia -- Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibition in non-small cell lung cancer / Antonio Jimeno and Manuel Hidalgo -- Epidermal growth factor receptor targeted therapy--markers of sensitivity and response / Rafal Dziadziuszko, Barbara Szostakiewicz, and Fred R. Hirsch -- Other novel targeted therapies in lung cancer / Kyriakos P. Papadopoulos and Anthony W. Tolcher -- Lung cancer vaccines / Cheryl Ho [and others] -- Advances in chemoradiation treatment of locoregionally advanced non-small cell lung cancer / Michael T. Milano and Yuhchyau Chen -- Advances in the treatment of brain metastases / Malika L. Siker and Minesh P. Mehta -- Recent advances in imaging for lung cancer / Shweta Bhatt, Kristopher M. Skwarski, and Vikram S. Dogra
Summary Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. This resource translates laboratory findings into practical applications for the prevention and control of lung cancer. It reviews advances in imaging, drug development, molecular therapeutics, genetics, immunotherapy, and chemotherapy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lungs -- Cancer -- Chemotherapy
Lungs -- Cancer -- Treatment -- Technological innovations
Lungs -- Cancer -- Molecular aspects
Lung Neoplasms -- drug therapy
Antineoplastic Agents -- therapeutic use
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Lungs -- Cancer -- Chemotherapy
Lungs -- Cancer -- Molecular aspects
Lungs -- Cancer -- Treatment -- Technological innovations
Form Electronic book
Author Pandya, Kishan J.
Brahmer, Julie R.
Hidalgo, Manuel, MD.
ISBN 9781420020359