Regional Cancer Therapy

Regional Cancer Therapy

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This volume provides a biological and pharmacological background for regional cancer therapy, strategies and techniques for regional therapies, and specific indications and results for different tumor entities. Clinical trial concepts and detailed treatment protocols are also presented. This book is essential reading for researchers and clinicians engaged in seeking advanced therapeutic options for cancer patients worldwide.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 455 pages
  • 180.3 x 259.1 x 25.4mm | 1,133.99g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007 ed.
  • 41 Tables, black and white; XIV, 455 p.
  • 1588296725
  • 9781588296726

Table of contents

Table of content: Regional Cancer Therapy

Alexander M.M. Eggermont

Part I. Background
1. Biological background: Multidrug resistance-clinical implications
Ulrike S. Stein, Wolfgang Walther, and Peter M. Schlag

2. Pharmacological background
Hans Gelderblom, Joost Rothbarth, Cornelius J.H. van de Velde, and Henk-Jan Guchelaar

3. Isolated limb and organ perfusion laboratory models
Timo L.M. ten Hagen and Alexander M.M. Eggermont

Part II. Techniques and prerequisites for regional therapy
1. Interventional radiotherapy
Enrique Lopez Hanninen and Timm Denecke

2. Surgical strategies
Sandra Grunberg and Peter M. Schlag

3. Regional thermotherapy
Peter Wust and Johanna Gellermann

4. Radiofrequency thermal ablation
Eren Berber and Allan E. Siperstein

5. Cryoablation for primary and secondary liver tumors
Tristan D. Yan, Faruque Rriffat, and David L. Morris

6. A personal history of photodynamic therapy
Thomas J. Dougherty

7. Ultrasound guided therapy
Robert F. Wong, Amanjit S. Gill, and Manoop S. Bhutani

8. Nanocarriers and drug delivery
Svetlana Gelperina

9. Local gene therapy for cancer
Wolfgang Walther, Ulrike S. Stein, and Peter M. Schlag

Part III. Indications and results for different tumor entities
1. Regional chemotherapy of primary and metastatic liver tumors
Rebecca Taylor, James Tomlinson, and Nancy Kemeny

2. Focal liver ablation techniques in primary and secondary liver tumors
Giuseppe Garcea and David P. Berry

3. Peritoneal surface oncology
Yehuda Skornick and Paul H. Sugarbaker

4. Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma
David P. Mangiameli, Steven K. Libutti, James F. Pingpank, and H. Richard Alexander

5. Regional therapy of pancreatic cancer
Hiroshi Yoshida, Yasuhiro Mamada, Nobuhiko Taniai, Yoshiaki Mizuguchi, Tetsuya Shimizu, Yoshiharu Nakamura,
Takayuki Aimoto, Eiji Uchida, and Takashi Tajiri

6. Regional breast cancer treatment
Moshe Z. Papa and Siegel Sadetzki

7. Regional therapy in ovarian cancer
Marcello Deraco, Francesco Raspagliesi, and Shigeki Kusamura

8. Regional therapy of tumors of the bladder
Ingo Kausch and Dieter Jocham

9. Regional therapy of rectal cancer
Stefano A. Guadagni, Mario Schietroma, Giammaria Fiorentini, Maurizio Cantore, Claudio Lely, Cristina Ruscitti,
Marco Clementi, Evangelos Kanavos, and Gianfranco Amicucci

10. Percutaneous laser ablation of lung metastases
Christiane Weigel, Claus-Dieter Heidecke, and Norbert Hosten

11. Regional therapy of brain tumors
Andreas Jordan and Klaus Maier-Hauff

12. Hyperthermic intrapleural chemotherapy in pleural malignancy
Frans A.N. Zoetmulder and Serge van Ruth

13. Isolated limb perfusion in advanced soft tissue sarcomas
Peter M. Schlag and Per-Ulf Tunn

14. Isolated limb perfusion for melanoma intransit metastases
Flavia Brunstein, Dirk J. Grunhagen, Timo ten Hagen, and
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