Basis for Cancer Management, Volume 784

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L. Castagnetta, Italo Nenci, H. Leon Bradlow
New York Academy of Sciences, Jan 1, 1996 - Medical - 573 pages
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This volume investigates the area of steroid actions in hormone-dependent cancer. Subjects covered: include molecular biology of steroid expression; oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes; steroid content and metabolism in breast tumours; regulation of cancer cell growth by hormones and anti-hormones; stromal-epithelial interactions in vitro; endocrine-related tumours (breast and prostate cancer); new specific enzyme inhibitors in the management of human cancer; mechanism of action of pure anti-hormones; selected oncogene products in cancer prognosis; clinical trials of breast and prostate cancer; and diet prevention and chemoprevention of main human tumours.

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Contents

Significance in Breast Cancer
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Immunohistochemical Analysis of Steroid 5aReductase Type 1
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Regulation and Inhibition of Steroid Sulfatase Activity in Breast Cancer
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