Chapter 24. Retinoids and Rexinoids in Lung Cancer Prevention and Treatment

  1. Jack A. Roth MD, F.A.C.S.1,
  2. James D. Cox MD2 and
  3. Waun Ki Hong MD, D.M.Sc. (Hon.)3
  1. Nishin A. Bhadkamkar and
  2. Fadlo R. Khuri

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696330.ch24

Lung Cancer, Third Edition

Lung Cancer, Third Edition

How to Cite

Bhadkamkar, N. A. and Khuri, F. R. (2008) Retinoids and Rexinoids in Lung Cancer Prevention and Treatment, in Lung Cancer, Third Edition (eds J. A. Roth, J. D. Cox and W. K. Hong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696330.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor and Bud Johnson Clinical Distinguished Chair, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, Director, W.M. Keck Center for Innovative Cancer Therapies, Chief, Section of Thoracic Molecular Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Professor and Head, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    American Cancer Society Professor, Samsung Distinguished University Chair in Cancer Medicine, Professor and Head, Division of Cancer Medicine Professor, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151122

Online ISBN: 9780470696330

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Keywords:

  • cancer prevention;
  • retinoids;
  • rexinoids;
  • lung cancer;
  • molecular biology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Molecular Biology

  • Rationale for Retinoids

  • Interaction between Smoking and Carotenoids

  • Rexinoids

  • Future Directions

  • References