Biological and Hormonal Therapies of Cancer by Kenneth A. Foon (auth.), Kenneth A. Foon M.D., Hyman B. Muss

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By Kenneth A. Foon (auth.), Kenneth A. Foon M.D., Hyman B. Muss M.D. (eds.)

This quantity, organic and Hormonal remedies of melanoma, that's a part of the sequence melanoma remedy and study, offers chosen new info relating biologic and hormonal remedy of melanoma. we have now tried to supply the reader with issues of significant curiosity speedily. there's renewed curiosity in biologic treatment of melanoma. chapters overview the position of interferon within the hematologic malignancies and in sturdy tumors. Vaccine treatments have come to the leading edge of melanoma remedy re­ cently, and chapters procedure diversified innovations of vaccine treatments; one studies the mobile vaccine cures and one other the anti-idiotype ap­ proach. The hormonal remedy chapters specialize in present makes use of of endocrine remedy in endometrial, breast, and prostate melanoma. additionally, hormonal innovations for the prevention of breast melanoma and endometrial melanoma, together with excit­ ing details on the subject of phytochemicals, are awarded. the results of tamoxifen on endometrium is a subject of significant curiosity and is mentioned intimately. ultimately, there's a bankruptcy on estrogen receptor expression and regula­ tion in human breast melanoma. those chapters are all written through specialists within the box and comprise well timed and suitable details of curiosity to laboratory and scientific scientists and practitioners alike. Biologic and endocrine remedies characterize significant parts of melanoma learn curiosity. the appearance of more recent biologic remedies, together with new antibody­ certain remedies, and using biologics as tumor modulators to augment the consequences of different remedy regimens is an exploding street of research.

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