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Editors: George Moyer
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In the first chapter, I-Ling Hung, Yu-Chiang Hung, and Wen-Long Hu examine the synergistic processes of herbal ingredients in order to help researchers discover new phytomedicines. Next, in the second chapter, Muhammad Imran Qadir gives a synopsis of the discussion regarding the cure of developed prostate cancer by using androgen deprivation therapy. Ddiethylstilbestrol was previously used to achieve androgen deprivation, but luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) replaced it and a slew of detrimental effects ensued. Unconventional therapy has been implemented to decrease the adverseness of treatment. The third chapter, also by Muhammad Imran Qadir, elaborates on the risk factors of breast cancer, such as early menarche and late menopause. In the fourth chapter, he discusses the impact of synthetic peptides in liver cancer management. Continuing, he uses the fifth chapter to discuss the use of a hepatic sgRNA or single guide RNA delivery system to target a large proportion of gene sets to induce the hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and intra-hepatic cholangio-carcinoma (ICC), concluding that the CRISPR/Cas9 gene targeting could be used to manage HCC, the predominant cause of cancer-related deaths. In the sixth chapter written by Muhammad Imran Qadir, the decrease in potential risk of cancer via blockers of IGF-1R in prostate and colon carcinomas and use of anti-IGF therapy in grouping of cytotoxic drugs is examined. In the seventh chapter, Sara Tabassum joins Muhammad Imran Qadir in exploring the potential for telomere, or its enzyme, to be used as a target drug or in the screening process for treatment of cancer. Muhammad Imran Qadir goes on to examine how CK-19 helps to differentiate papillary thyroid carcinomas from other malignant and benign forms in the eighth chapter. In the ninth chapter, he analyzes the distinctive biological properties of Nanoparticles due to small size and a large surface area to volume ratio. In the tenth chapter, Muhammad Imran Qadir studies the part BRCA mutations play in breast cancer development. Simona Martinotti, Mauro Partrone, Giorgio Calabrese, and Elia Ranzato review current research that suggests potential uses of ascorbate in cancer treatment in the eleventh chapter. Lastly, the twelfth chapter provided by Muhammad Imran Qadir presents a study that offers a new modernization for Caspase substrates. (Nova Biomedical)


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Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Complementary Therapies with Traditional Chinese Medicine for Gynecological Cancers and Breast Cancer: Evidence from Experimental Research to Clinical Study (pp. 1-94)
(I-Ling Hung, Yu-Chiang Hung, and Wen-Long Hu)

Chapter 2. Androgen Deprivation Therapy for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer (pp. 95-110)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir)

Chapter 3. Early Menarche, Late Menopause and Advancing Age: Risk Factors for Breast Cancer (pp. 111-124)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir)

Chapter 4. The Significance of Synthetic Peptides in Liver Cancer Management (pp. 125-130)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir)

Chapter 5. CRISPR/Cas9 System: A Double Edged Sword in Cancer (pp. 131-144)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir and Warda Ramzan)

Chapter 6. The Role of an Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF) in Carcinogenesis (pp. 145-152)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir)

Chapter 7. Telomerase Activity and Its Effect on Cancer Cells (pp. 153-162)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir and Sara Tabassum)

Chapter 8. Cytokeratin 19: A Forecasting Immunohistomarker for the Detection of Thyroid Carcinomas (pp. 163-174)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir)

Chapter 9. The Importance of Nanotechnology in Diagnosis of Liver Cancer (pp. 175-184)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir and Ayesha Aslam)

Chapter 10. The Role of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Gene Mutation in Breast Cancer Progression (pp. 185-192)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir and Kanwal Maqsood)

Chapter 11. Ascorbate and Cancer Therapy: Possible Support from Dietary Habits (pp. 193-200)
(Simona Martinotti, Mauro Partrone, Giorgio Calabrese, and Elia Ranzato)

Chapter 12. The Role of Caspase Substrates in Apoptosis (pp. 201-208)
(Muhammad Imran Qadir)

Index (pp. 209)

Total Pages: 218

   Series:
      Cancer Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2017 - 3rd Quarter
   ISBN: 978-1-53612-611-2
   Status: AV
  
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05."A Home Away from Home": A Community of International and South African University Students
06.Palliative Care: Oncology Experience from Hong Kong
07.The Enigma of Autism: Genius, Disorder or Just Different?
08.The Collector Mentality: Modernization of the Hunter-Gatherer
09.Face Processing: Systems, Disorders and Cultural Differences
10.Occurrences, Structure, Biosynthesis, and Health Benefits Based on Their Evidences of Medicinal Phytochemicals in Vegetables and Fruits. Volume 8
11.Crystal Growth: Concepts, Mechanisms and Applications
12.The Economic, Social and Political Impact of Mining on Akyem Abuakwa from the Pre-Colonial Era up to 1943

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