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Title HER2 and cancer : mechanism, testing, and targeted therapy / Sophie I. Williams and Christopher E. Rogers, editors
Published New York : Nova Science, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xii, 245 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Cancer etiology, diagnosis and treatments
Cancer etiology, diagnosis, and treatments.
Contents Targeting HER2 with photodynamic therapy / Ján Koval [and others] -- Investigating molecular mechanisms of specificity in regulation of the HER2 receptor tyrosine kinase through molecular modeling and simulation / Shannon E. Telesco [and others] -- The HER2 shedding and its consequences on breast cancer / Pierre-Jean Lamy, Anne-Sophie Gauchez, Chantal Tse -- The role of HERr2 in targeted cancer therapy and hypothesized future perspectives / Luca Monfregola, Stefania De Luca -- HER2 positive primary breast cancer in older women : clinical significance and therapeutic challenge / B.M. Syed [and others] -- Influence of psychological stress on initiation, progression, metastasis in breast cancer / Ming Shi [and others] -- Development of trastuzumab resistance : is it only in signaling? / Timothy Kute, John Stehle -- Targeted nanomedicines conjugated with HER2 antibodies in cancer therapy / Jie Gao [and others] -- Topoisomerase II-alpha index predicts the efficacy of anthracycline-based chemotherapy for breast cancers / Kiyomi Taniyama [and others] -- Role of 16HER2 splice variant in breast tumor progression and response to HER2-targeted therapy / Serenella M. Pupa [and others] -- Molecular profiling of HER2-related protein networks in formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded cancer tissues / Daniela Berg, Karl-Friedrich Becker -- Trastuzumab : clinical evidence for the first targeted therapy in breast cancer / Ronan Glynn -- Influence of HER2 on individual treatment for breast cancer / Takashi Ishikawa -- Prognostic value of HER2 in primary breast tumors smaller than 1 cm / Joachim Rom -- HER2 and cancer / Christian Singer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects
HER-2 gene.
HER-2 protein.
Drug Delivery Systems
Receptor, ErbB-2
Genes, erbB-2
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
Breast -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects
HER-2 gene
HER-2 protein
Form Electronic book
Author Williams, Sophie I
Rogers, Christopher E
ISBN 9781611222746