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Title Pancreatic cancer / H. Riess, A. Goerke, H. Oettle (eds.)
Published Berlin : Springer, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xi, 185 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Recent results in cancer research ; 177
Recent results in cancer research ; 177.
Contents Pancreatic cancer: step by step forward -- CT and MR imaging of pancreatic cancer -- Nuclear medical methods for the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer: positron emission tomography -- Surgical techniques for resectable pancreatic cancer -- Postoperative staging of pancreatic cancer -- Adjuvant therapy in patients with pancreatic cancer -- First-line chemotherapy in advanced pancreatic cancer -- Second-line chemotherapy in advanced pancreatic cancer -- Neoadjuvant and adjuvant strategies for chemoradiation -- Primary advanced unresectable pancreatic cancer -- Brachytherapy of liver metastases -- Detection of disease recurrence and monitoring of therapy -- Surgical palliation of advanced pancreatic cancer -- Antiangiogenic strategies in pancreatic cancer -- Targeted therapy of the epidermal growth factor receptor in the treatment of pancreatic cancer -- Antisense therapeutics for tumor treatment: the TGF-beta2 inhibitor AP 12009 in clinical development against malignant tumors -- NF-kB as a molecular target in the therapy of pancreatic carcinoma -- Immunotherapeutic approaches in pancreatic cancer -- Src kinase and pancreatic cancer
Summary Offers insight into the understanding of the management of pancreatic cancer and examines findings in cancer research. This book provides answers to questions of how to know when cancer is resectable, how to proceed when the diagnosis comes too late for a curative approach, and how to assess different study results
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Pancreas -- Cancer
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- therapy
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- diagnosis
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- diagnosis.
Pancreatic Neoplasms -- therapy.
Pancréas -- Cancer.
Pancreas -- Cancer
Form Electronic book
Author Riess, Hanno B., 1950-
Goerke, A. (Andrea)
Oettle, H. (Helmut)
ISBN 9783540712794