Chapter 33. Induction of Apoptosis in Liver Tumors

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Markus Selzner MD1 and
  2. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman2

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch33

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Selzner, M. and Clavien, P.-A. (2010) Induction of Apoptosis in Liver Tumors, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch33

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgery, Multiorgan Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • Induction of Apoptosis in Liver Tumors;
  • damaging deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA);
  • tumor necrosis factor (TNF);
  • inhibitor of apoptosis proteins (IAPs);
  • Strategies to induce apoptosis in tumor cells;
  • Inhibition of the apoptotic pathway in cancer cells

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Apoptosis

  • Inhibition of the apoptotic pathway in cancer cells

  • Necrosis

  • Conclusion

  • Strategies to induce a poptosis in tumor cells

  • Self-assessment questions

  • References

  • Self-assessment answers