Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

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September 2008

Volume 1138 Recent Advances in Clinical Oncology

Pages xi–xiii, 1–406

  1. Preface

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Preface (pages xi–xiii)

      Frank James Branicki, Saad Ghazal-Aswad, Fawaz Chikh Torab and Abdu Adem

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.000

  2. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Prognostic Significance of New Immunohistochemistry Scoring of p53 Protein Expression in Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Mice (pages 1–9)

      Mulazim Hussain Bukhari, Shahida Niazi, Muhammad Anwar, Naseer Ahmed Chaudhry and Samina Naeem

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.001

    2. Intra-operative Echographic Localization for Radioactive Ophthalmic Plaques in Choroidal Melanoma (pages 10–14)

      Tahra Al Mahmoud, Magdi Mansour, Jean Deschênes, Chaim Edelstein, Miguel Burnier, Michel Marcil, George Shenouda, Christine Corriveau and Michael Evans

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.002

    3. Iodine-125 Radiotherapy for Choroidal Melanoma (pages 15–18)

      Tahra Al Mahmoud, Magdi Mansour, Jean Deschênes, Chaim Edelstein, Miguel Burnier, Michel Marcil, George Shenouda, Christine Corriveau and Michael Evans

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.003

    4. Update on Recent Developments for Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma (pages 19–21)

      Antonio Palumbo, Valeria Magarotto, Francesca Gay, Patrizia Falco, Sara Bringhen and Mario Boccadoro

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.004

  3. Part II. Pediatric Oncology

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Advances in the Management of Pediatric Central Nervous System Tumors (pages 22–31)

      Shaker Abdullah, Ibrahim Qaddoumi and Eric Bouffet

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.005

    2. Role of Prognostic Factors in the Management of Pediatric Solid Tumors (pages 32–42)

      Takaaki Yanagisawa, Ute Bartels and Eric Bouffet

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.006

    3. Attitudes, Perceptions, and Family Coping in Pediatric Cancer and Childhood Diabetes (pages 47–49)

      Valsamma Eapen, AbdelAzim Mabrouk and Salem Bin-Othman

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.008

  4. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Role of Tc99m MIBI SPECT in the Assessment of Treatment Response in Pharyngeal Carcinoma (pages 50–57)

      Ambreen Khawar, Muhammad Asif Rafique, Rafaqat Ali Jafri and Shabana Saeed

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.009

  5. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Captopril as a Potential Inhibitor of Lung Tumor Growth and Metastasis (pages 65–72)

      Samir Attoub, Anne Marie Gaben, Suhail Al-Salam, M.A.H. Al Sultan, Anne John, M. Gary Nicholls, Jan Mester and Georg Petroianu

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.011

  6. Part V. Breast Cancer

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. HER-2/neu Ile655Val Polymorphism and the Risk of Breast Cancer : A Case–Control Study (pages 84–94)

      Awatif Siddig, Abdelrahim Osman Mohamed, Hammed Kamal, Salma Awad, Ahmed H. Hassan, Erika Zilahi, Mohammed Al-Haj, Roos Bernsen and Abdu Adem

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.014

    2. Estrogen Receptor α Gene Polymorphism and Breast Cancer (pages 95–107)

      Awatif Siddig, Abdelrahim Osman Mohamed, Salma Awad, Ahmed H. Hassan, Erika Zilahi, Mohammed Al-Haj, Roos Bernsen and Abdu Adem

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.015

    3. An Immunohistochemistry Study of Tissue Bcl-2 Expression and Its Serum Levels in Breast Cancer Patients (pages 114–120)

      Andalib Alireza, Shokohi Raheleh, Rezaei Abbass, Mokhtari Mojgan, Mohageri Mohamadreza, Mohageri Gholamreza and Babazadeh Shadi

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.017

    4. Characterization of Breast Cancer Progression in the Rat (pages 121–131)

      Wafa S. Al-Dhaheri, Imam Hassouna, Suhail Al-Salam and Sherif M. Karam

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.018

  7. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Laparoscopy in Gastrointestinal Malignancies (pages 155–161)

      Fawaz Chikh Torab, Bernard Bokobza and Frank Branicki

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.022

    2. Surgical Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer (pages 169–180)

      Martin Loos, Jörg Kleeff, Helmut Friess and Markus W. Büchler

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.024

    3. Review of the Apoptosis Pathways in Pancreatic Cancer and the Anti-apoptotic Effects of the Novel Sea Cucumber Compound, Frondoside A (pages 181–198)

      X. Li, A. B. Roginsky, X.-Z. Ding, C. Woodward, P. Collin, R. A. Newman, R. H. Bell, Jr and T. E. Adrian

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.025

  8. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
  9. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Cancer Pain and Analgesia (pages 278–298)

      Paul J. Christo and Danesh Mazloomdoost

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.033

    2. Interventional Pain Treatments for Cancer Pain (pages 299–328)

      Paul J. Christo and Danesh Mazloomdoost

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.034

    3. Attenuated Bacteria as Effectors in Cancer Immunotherapy (pages 351–357)

      Basel K. Al-Ramadi, Maria J. Fernandez-Cabezudo, Hussain El-Hasasna, Suhail Al-Salam, Samir Attoub, Damo Xu and Salem Chouaib

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.036

  10. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Investigation of Heat Stress Response in the Camel Fibroblast Cell Line Dubca (pages 376–384)

      Faisal Thayyullathil, Shahanas Chathoth, Abdulkader Hago, Ulli Wernery, Mahendra Patel and Sehamuddin Galadari

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.039

    2. Akt Depletion Is an Important Determinant of L929 Cell Death following Heat Stress (pages 385–392)

      Sehamuddin Galadari, Faisal Thayyullathil, Abdulkader Hago, Mahendra Patel and Shahanas Chathoth

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.040

    3. Potential Inhibition of PDK1/Akt Signaling by Phenothiazines Suppresses Cancer Cell Proliferation and Survival (pages 393–403)

      Jang Hyun Choi, Yong Ryoul Yang, Seul Ki Lee, Sun-Hee Kim, Yun-Hee Kim, Joo-Young Cha, Se-Woong Oh, Jong-Ryul Ha, Sung Ho Ryu and Pann-Ghill Suh

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.041

  11. Index of Contributors

    1. Top of page
    2. Preface
    3. Part I. Skin, Ophthalamic, and Hematological Cancer
    4. Part II. Pediatric Oncology
    5. Part III. Head and Neck Cancer
    6. Part IV. Soft Tissue/Bone and Thoracic Cancer
    7. Part V. Breast Cancer
    8. Part VI. Gastrointestinal Malignancies
    9. Part VII. Gynecological and Prostate Cancer
    10. Part VIII. Pain Control, Palliative, and Other Therapies
    11. Part IX. Molecular Oncology and Cell Signaling in Cancer
    12. Index of Contributors
    1. Index of Contributors (pages 405–406)

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2008 | DOI: 10.1196/annals.1414.auindex_1

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