Checkpoint Controls and Cancer, Vol. 2: Activation and Regulation Protocols
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Checkpoint Controls and Cancer, Vol. 2: Activation and Regulation Protocols

Intracellular checkpoint controls constitute a network of signal transd- tion pathways that protect cells from external stresses and internal errors. Ext- nal stresses can be generated by the continuous assault of DNA-damaging agents, such as environmental mutagens, ultraviolet (UV) light, ionizing radiation, or the reactive oxygen species that can arise during normal cellular metabolism. In response to any of these assaults on the i...

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Herpes Simplex Virus: Methods and Protocols Ed 2

This second edition volume expands on the previous edition with a discussion of new and updated methods used to study the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), along with a look at the latest developing technologies such as next generation sequencing, CRISPR/Cas9 engineering, and the use of BioID to identify protein-protein interactions. Chapters cover topics such as the biology, life cycle, and current state of antiviral and vaccine developme...

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Genome-Based Diagnostics: Demonstrating Clinical Utility in Oncology: Workshop Summary

Genome-Based Diagnostics: Demonstrating Clinical Utility in Oncology is the summary of a workshop convened in May 2012 by the Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health and the Center for Medical Technology Policy of the Institute of Medicine to foster the identified need for further sustained dialogue between stakeholders regarding the clinical utility of molecular diagnostics. The workshop brought together a wide r...

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First Aid for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship, Third Edition

The obstetrics and gynecology clerkship survival guide from the publishers of First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 This powerful review for the obstetrics and gynecology clerkship provides medical students taking required rotations with a single, concise, high-yield resource for excelling on the boards and wards. Hundreds of high-yield facts based on the clerkship's core competencies review everything students need to know for the clerkshi...

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Battling Melanoma: One Couple's Struggle from Diagnosis to Cure

In June 2013, Gordon Cornwall’s melanoma went metastatic and spread to his brain. He and his wife, Claudia, thought it was “game-over.” But his oncologist encouraged them to look for a clinical trial that might work for his form of melanoma. After embarking on a continent-wide search, they found a study in Texas with spots for just two more patients. They scrambled to get Gordon enrolled, and in August 2013, three days after he had h...

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Biodiversity, Natural Products and Cancer Treatment

This book is the first of its kind in bringing together biodiversity, chemical ecology, phytochemistry and cancer therapy. The highlight of the book is an exhaustive compilation of scientific data on biodiversity of medicinal plants, biodiversity and metagenomics, chemical ecology of medicinal plants, chemical ecology of marine organisms, natural products from terrestrial microbial organisms with activity towards cancer cells, marine...

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Governing Health in Contemporary China

'Ever since the SARS epidemic of 2003 lifted the curtain to reveal the extent of horrors and ineptitude in China’s system outsiders have puzzled over why health has remained an Achilles Heel of the transforming state. Yanzhong Huang is arguably the only expert able to solve this paradox, offering bold and startling insights. This is a must-read for anybody interested in global health, pandemic control, or the future of the Chinese st...

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Sex and Cancer : Intimacy, Romance, and Love After Diagnosis and Treatment

Fabulous book about what is all to often a forbidden topic to talk about. This book saved my marriage. I feel this book is for every woman (and partner) that experiences the changes that come with cancer and treatments related to women’s heath. I am a breast cancer survivor who felt this book absolutely applied to me. I can’t thank the authors enough for their work. I wish this book could be given to every woman upon diagnosis. It re...

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TNM: Klassifikation maligner Tumoren (Auflage: 8)

Die TNM-Klassifikation ist das weltweit am haufigsten verwendete System fur die Beschreibung der anatomischen Ausbreitung maligner Tumoren, gegliedert in einen klinischen und einen pathologischen Teil. Sie wird in Zusammenarbeit mit der Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) herausgegeben und umfasst im Wesentlichen alle anatomischen Regionen gema? den WHO-Richtlinien zur Klassifikation der Krankheiten in der Onkologie. Die 8....

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Cancer Stories: On Life and Suffering

In Cancer Stories five people share their journeys, their stories, and the suffering they faced before their deaths. These narratives chronicle the despair, hope, and love they experienced while living and dying with cancer, giving the power of the human spirit full voice. Lessons learned are presented as "gifts" at the conclusion of each of the five narratives. This book is for people living with the disease and their caregivers. Nu...