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Trends in Kidney Cancer Research (Horizons in Cancer Research, Volume 18)
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Editors: Nuñez, Kelvin R.
Book Description:
Kidney cancer usually occurs in older adults and constitutes about 2% of all adult cancers (more frequent in men than women). It is also known as nephrocarcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, hypernephroma, and Grawitz’s tumor. This book includes within its scope the prevention, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of kidney cancer. Leading-edge scientific research from throughout the world is presented.

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Chapter 1 - PTK787/ZK222584, A Specific VEGF-Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor, in the Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma (pp. 1-14)
Authors / Editors: Joachim Drevs (Tumor Biology Center at the Albert Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany)

Chapter 2 - Tumor Growth Factor-ß1 (TGF-ß1) Plasma Levels in Patients with Localized and Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (pp. 15-21)
Authors / Editors: A. Hegele, Z. Varga, R. von Knobloch, A. Heidenreich, R. Hofmann , J. Kropf and B. Kosche (Philipps University, Marburg,Germany)

Chapter 3 - Prognostic and Predictive Implications of CD8highCD57+ Lymphocytes for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma Patients (pp. 23-39)
Authors / Editors: Dainius Characiejus, Vita Pašukonienė, Nijolė Kazlauskaitė, Tadas Petraitis and Konstantinas P. Valuckas (Institute of Oncology, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania)

Chapter 4 - Thrombin Receptors in Renal Carcinoma Cells (pp. 39-54)
Authors / Editors: Roland Kaufmann (Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany)

Chapter 6 - Upper Urinary Tract Carcinoma after Intake of Aristolochia Fangchi: Value of Urinary Cytology in End-Stage “Chinese-Herb Nephropathy” (pp. 77-87)
Authors / Editors: J.L. Nortier, A. Zlotta, M. Petein, M. Depierreux, M.C. Muniz-Martinez and J.L. Vanherweghem (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium)

Chapter 7 - Nephrectomy and Resection of the Liver with the Inferior Vena Cava for Recurrences of Adrenal Cortical Carcinoma over Ten Years after the Adrenalectomy: Report of a 14-year-survived Case with Good Quality of Life (pp. 89-102)
Authors / Editors: Koho Akimaru*, Takashi Tajiri, Kazuo Shimizu and Kiichiroh Uchiyama (Nippn Medical School, Tokyo)

Chapter 8 - Quality of Life of Metastatic Renal Carcinoma Patients Receiving Subcutaneous Interferon or Intravenous Interleukin-2 (pp. 103-133)
Authors / Editors: Sylvie Négrier, Sandrine Touzet , Frédéric Gomez , Jean-Yves Douillard , Alain Ravaud, Christine Chevreau , Alice Dazord and Bernard Escudier (Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France)

Chapter 9 - Implementation of a Web-Based Clinical Pathway for Radical Nephrectomy to Improve Health Outcomes (pp. 119-147
Authors / Editors: Phei Lang Chang, Ke Hung Tsui, Sheng Hui Lee, Chien Lun Chen, Biing Yir Shen and Mei Yin Lin (Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan)

Chapter 10 - Surgical Management of Renal Cell Carcinoma with Inferior Vena Cava Tumor Thrombus and Review of the Literature (pp. 159-206)
Authors / Editors: Sadi Kaplan and Sinan Ekici (Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey)

Chapter 11 - A Critical Review: A New Trial to Overcome the Multidrug Resistance of Renal Cell Carcinoma: From Theoretical Possibility to Therapeutic Benefit?
Authors / Editors: Ch. Fleck (Klinikum der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany)

Chapter 12 - Surviving as Indicator of Diagnosis and Progression in Transitional Cell Carcinoma (pp. 207-222)
Authors / Editors: Kuniaki Nakanishi (National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan)

      Horizons in Cancer Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   Pages: 7 x 10, 233pp.
   ISBN: 1-59454-141-8
   Status: AV
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