This volume examines in detail the role of chronic inflammatory processes in the development of several types of cancer. Leading experts describe the latest results of molecular and cellular research on infection, cancer-related inflammation and tumorigenesis. Further, the clinical significance of these findings in preventing cancer progression and approaches to treating the diseases are discussed. Individual chapters cover cancer of the lung, colon, breast, brain, head and neck, pancreas, prostate, bladder, kidney, liver, cervix and skin as well as gastric cancer, sarcoma, lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma.
Publisher: Springer Basel
Number of pages: 490
Weight: 8749 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 33 mm
Edition: 2014 ed.
From the book reviews:
"The aim of this book is to examine the role of inflammation in cancer from the perspective of molecular biology, based on recent research. ... The audience includes established researchers, professors, healthcare professionals, and students in the medical and scientific community. ... It provides readers with important new information on cutting-edge biomedical research aimed at improving our understanding of the interaction of inflammation and cancer." (Yuan Yuan, Doody's Book Reviews, October, 2014)
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