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 more

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.
  • 41 Tables, black and white; XIV, 455 p.
  • 1588296725
  • 9781588296726

Table of contents

Table of content: Regional Cancer Therapy Foreword/Preface 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, andshow more