Lung Cancer and Personalized Medicine: Novel Therapies and Clinical Management

Lung Cancer and Personalized Medicine: Novel Therapies and Clinical Management
Author : Aamir Ahmad
Publisher : Springer
Total Pages : 231
Release : 2018-03-30
ISBN 10 : 3319797026
ISBN 13 : 9783319797021
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lung Cancer and Personalized Medicine: Novel Therapies and Clinical Management Book Description:

This, the second of two volumes on personalized medicine in lung cancer, touches upon the recent progress in targeted drug development based on genomics; emerging biomarkers and therapeutic targets such as EMT, cancer stem cells, and the tumor microenvironment; current personalized clinical management and radiation therapy for lung cancers; and the promise of epigenetics and next-generation sequencing for the advancements towards personalized therapy of lung cancer patients. With chapters on state-of-the-art therapies and technologies written by leading experts working to develop novel companion diagnosis tools for the personalized treatment of lung cancer patients, this volume brings readers up-to-date by presenting the current knowledge on the efforts to make personalized management of lung cancer patients a reality.