18. Cell Death in Cancer and Cancer Therapy

  1. Richard A. Lockshin Ph.D.2 and
  2. Zahra Zakeri Ph.D.3
  1. Simone Fulda and
  2. Klaus-Michael Debatin

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471476501.ch18

When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death

When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death

How to Cite

Fulda, S. and Debatin, K.-M. (2003) Cell Death in Cancer and Cancer Therapy, in When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death (eds R. A. Lockshin and Z. Zakeri), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471476501.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Biological Sciences, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Biology, Queens College and Graduate Center of City University of New York, Flushing, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Pediatrics, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471219477

Online ISBN: 9780471476504

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Keywords:

  • tissue homeostasis;
  • initiator and effector caspaces;
  • cancer biology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mechanisms of Apoptosis

  • Apoptosis and Cancer

  • Apoptosis Pathways in Cancer Therapy

  • Conclusion

  • References