Hereditary Tumors: From Genes to Clinical Consequences

Hereditary Tumors: From Genes to Clinical Consequences

Editor(s): Heike Allgayer, Helga Rehder, Simone Fulda

Published Online: 21 AUG 2009

Print ISBN: 9783527320288

Online ISBN: 9783527627523

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627523

About this Book

Summarizing molecular aspects, diagnostic as well as therapeutic issues, this book is the very first and most comprehensive on hereditary aspects of tumor diseases. All the contributors have been made fellows of the Ingrid zu Solms Foundation due to their outstanding achievements in scientific research, and they discuss here the latest aspects in the diagnosis, disease management, and treatment of hereditary tumor diseases and syndromes.
A must-have ready reference for medical and biology students, MDs, PhDs, physicians, and researchers.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Hereditary Tumors – General Aspects

  2. Part II: Syndromal Types of Hereditary Tumors

  3. Part III: Site-Specific Aspects of Hereditary Tumors

    1. Chapter 6

      Neurofibromatosis (pages 127–145)

      Katharina Wimmer, Hildegard Kehrer-Sawatzki and Eric Legius

    2. Chapter 10

      Lung Tumors (pages 183–192)

      Sarah Danson, M Dawn Teare and Penella Woll

    3. Chapter 22

      DNA-Repair Deficiency and Cancer: Lessons from Lymphoma (pages 377–391)

      Krystyna H. Chrzanowska, Martin Digweed, Karl Sperling and Eva Seemanova

  4. Part IV: Genetic Counseling, Psycho-Oncology, and General Perspectives for Therapeutic Strategies

    1. Chapter 30

      Molecular Targeted Therapy (pages 501–514)

      Prof. Dr. Heike Allgayer and Prof. Dr. Simone Fulda

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