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Modern Technology: Present and Future of Cancer

Modern Technology: Present and Future of Cancer

Modern Technology: Present and Future of Cancer

  • Editor: Dr. Muzafar Ahmad Macha
  • ISBN: 978-1-63278-073-7
  • DOI: 10.4172/978-1-63278-073-7-074
  • No of Pages: 79
  • Publisher: OMICS International
  • Published On: February 2014 , Wed 26
  • Chapter 1      
    Latest Advances in Cancer Stem Cell Research; Treatment Options for Colorectal Cancer
    Authors: Idil CETIN , Mehmet R TOPÇUL

    Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs) which possess several characteristics including self-renewal, pluripotency and tumorigenicity responsible for cancer recurrence and resistance to therapy.

  • Chapter 2      
    Modern Technology for Detection and Prevention War on Cancer
    Authors: Dr. Noura Al-dayan

    With the advances in technology, cancer research has made strides in developing tools and devices use in preventing and detecting various life-threatening diseases, illness, and more importantly cancers.

  • Chapter 3      
    Nanotechnology as a Next Generation Therapeutics: Hope for Cancer Treatment
    Authors: Aqeel Ahmad, Md.Javed Equbal, Javed Masood Khan

    Nanoparticle-based carriers are one of the promising approaches for diagnosis and treatment of cancer which may bring hope in cancer patients in near future because of their unique physical, chemical and biological properties

  • Chapter 4      
    Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine: Present and Future Promises for Cancer Patients
    Authors: Meraj A Khan

    Cancer is a leading cause of death which associated with tremendous social and economic burdens. The latest World Health Organization (WHO) statistics predicted ~13.2 million worldwide cancer related deaths by 2030, which is significantly higher&

  • Chapter 5      
    Recent Developments in Nano medicine; Treatment Options for Colorectal Cancer
    Authors: Jayakumar Jerobin, Mohammed Z. Haque, Jayaprakash B. Uppada, Ramzi M. Mohammad, Ajaz A. Bhat

    Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is a major worldwide health problem owing to its high prevalence and mortality rates. In the USA, CRC is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and third leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.

  • Dr. Muzafar Ahmad Macha

    Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA

    With the advances in technology, cancer research has made strides in developing tools and devices use in preventing and detecting various life-threatening diseases, illness, and
    more importantly cancers. The War on Cancer has been a forty year battle that was built on the optimism that they will find a cure.

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