Preface.- Epidemiology of IGF-1 and Cancer.- Aging and Cancer: The IGF-I Connection.- Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Cancer.- IGF System and Breast Cancer.- The Role of Insulin-Like Growth Factor Signaling in Prostate Cancer Development and Progression.- Mouse Models of IGF-1 Deficiency.- Insulin-like Growth Factor Signaling in Pediatric Sarcomas.- Cancer Genes, Tumor Suppressors, and Regulation of IGF-1R Expression in Cancer.- Mouse Models of IGF-1R and Cancer.- Targeting the Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I Receptor in Cancer Therapy.- Targeting Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF-1R) and Insulin Receptor Signaling by Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Cancer.- Calories and Cancer: The Role of Insulin-like Growth Factor.- Cancer Cell Metabolism.- Overlaps between the Insulin and IGF-1R and Cancer.- Index
The book will detail the history, successes, and failures of targeted therapies for cancer, with a particular focus on IGF systems and cancer.
Comprehensive look at the history of targeted therapies in cancer
Edited by a recognized expert in IGF Systems and cancer
Discusses the successes and failures of targeted therapies and cancer