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This book is extremely informative, superbly presented, and lavishly illustrated. In a time of rapid advances in this field I would recommend it to those with both a passing interest as well as an established practice in pituitary and parasellar surgery. -- Sean Carrie, FRCS, ENT & Audiology News Focusing on the variety of pathological processes that arise in the sellar and parasellar regions of the... more...

Understanding prostate diseases without the proper and reliable guidance can be overwhelming because the internet, television and print media saturate us with information ranging from scientific studies across the world to inspiring stories from cancer survivors to many myths and rumors. How do we interpret all that information? This book intends to help patients and their families to know and understand their diagnosis. Once this has been... more...

This book is meant to provide a complete overview of the research of HPV and its connection to cervical cancer.

Genomic Applications in Pathology provides a state-of-the art review of the scientific principles underlying next generation genomic technologies and the required bioinformatics approaches to analyses of the daunting amount of data generated by current and emerging genomic technologies. Implementation roadmaps for various clinical assays such as single gene, gene panels, whole exome and whole genome assays are discussed together... more...

Thoroughly updated and incorporating the most important advances in the fast-growing field of cancer biology, The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition, maintains all of its hallmark features admired by students, instructors, researchers, and clinicians around the world. The Biology of Cancer is a textbook for students studying the molecular and cellular bases of cancer at the undergraduate, graduate, and medical school levels. The... more...


Over the past decade, PET-CT has achieved great success owing to its ability to simultaneously image structure and function, and show how the two are related. More recently, PET-MRI has also been developed, and it represents an exciting novel option that promises to have applications in oncology as well as neurology. The first part of this book discusses the basics of these dual-modality techniques, including the scanners themselves,... more...

The emphasis of this book is on mechanisms and pathways regulating the expression and actions of classical and novel tumor angiogenesis regulators. The contributors discuss their underlying biology as well as anti-angiogenic drugs currently in use to fight different cancers. The book provides an insight on how factors such as obesity, diabetes, and other metabolic disorders can influence the development and growth of cancer. It is of... more...

Breast and prostate cancers are both hormone-dependent, at least in some stages of their progression. Hormonal manipulation represents an important therapeutic approach. Although most of breast and prostate cancers initially respond to hormone therapy, most tumors reinitiate to growth. Finally, hormone-resistant and metastatic breast and prostate cancers may develop. Thus, the challenge is the dissection of mechanisms by which steroid receptor... more...

This book concisely reviews our current understanding of hypoxia, molecular targeting, DNA repair, cancer stem cells, and tumor pathophysiology, while also discussing novel strategies for putting these findings into practice in daily clinical routine. Radiotherapy is an important part of modern multimodal cancer treatment, and the past several years have witnessed not only substantial improvements in radiation techniques and the use of... more...

Aromatherapy, massage and relaxation are three of the most commonly used therapies in cancer care. This book offers an integrated approach to using these therapies and provides an evidence-based foundation for complementary therapists working in cancer care settings. International in its scope, the book provides essential information about the ethical and professional context in which therapists can practice and vital facts regarding medical treatment... more...