Cancer Genomics

Cancer Genomics addresses how recent technological advances in genomics are shaping how we diagnose and treat cancer. Built on the historical context of cancer genetics over the past 30 years, the book provides a snapshot of the current issues and state-of-the-art technologies used in cancer genomics. Subsequent chapters highlight how these approaches have informed our understanding of hereditary cancer syndromes and the diagnosis, treatment and outcome in a variety of adult and pediatric solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. The dramatic increase in cancer genomics research and ever-increasing availability of genomic testing are not without significant ethical issues, which are addressed in the context of the return of research results and the legal considerations underlying the commercialization of genomic discoveries. Finally, the book concludes with "Future Directions", examining the next great challenges to face the field of cancer genomics, namely the contribution of non-coding RNAs to disease pathogenesis and the interaction of the human genome with the environment. Tools such as sidebars, key concept summaries, a glossary, and acronym and abbreviation definitions make this book highly accessible to researchers from several fields associated with cancer genomics. Contributions from thought leaders provide valuable historical perspective to relate the advances in the field to current technologies and literature.

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  • Author : Graham Dellaire
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 510 pages
  • ISBN : 0123972744
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Cancer Genomics

Cancer Genomics
  • Author : Graham Dellaire,Jason N Berman,Robert J. Arceci
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 November 2013
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Cancer Genomics addresses how recent technological advances in genomics are shaping how we diagnose and treat cancer. Built on the historical context of cancer genetics over the past 30 years, the book provides a snapshot of the current issues and state-of-the-art technologies used in cancer genomics. Subsequent chapters highlight how these approaches have informed our understanding of hereditary cancer syndromes and the diagnosis, treatment and outcome in a variety of adult and pediatric solid tumors and hematologic malignancies. The dramatic increase

Cancer Genomics

Cancer Genomics
  • Author : Ulrich Pfeffer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 February 2013
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The combination of molecular biology, engineering and bioinformatics has revolutionized our understanding of cancer revealing a tight correlation of the molecular characteristics of the primary tumor in terms of gene expression, structural alterations of the genome, epigenetics and mutations with its propensity to metastasize and to respond to therapy. It is not just one or a few genes, it is the complex alteration of the genome that determines cancer development and progression. Future management of cancer patients will therefore rely

Cancer Genomics for the Clinician

Cancer Genomics for the Clinician
  • Author : Ramaswamy Govindan, MD,Ashiq Masood, MD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 January 2019
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Cancer Genomics for the Clinician is a practical guide to cancer genomics and its application to cancer diagnosis and care. The book begins with a brief overview of the various types of genetic alterations that are encountered in cancer, followed by accessible and applicable information on next generation sequencing technology and bioinformatics; tumor heterogeneity; whole genome, exome, and transcriptome sequencing; epigenomics; and data analysis and interpretation. Each chapter provides essential explanations of concepts, terminology, and methods. Also included are tips

Cancer Genomics

Cancer Genomics
  • Author : Katayoon Kasaian,Yvonne Y. Li,Steven J.M. Jones
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release : 21 November 2013
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Advances in high-throughput sequencing technologies have enabled cost-effective sequencing of a single human genome at an unprecedented rate, facilitating scientific endeavours never imagined possible before. These improvements have transformed the field of cancer genomics, allowing the complete molecular characterization of individual cancer genomes. However, the promise of unveiling the complexity of cancer has lent itself to yet another level of complexity, the task of managing and integrating the massive amount of data that is generated as part of such experiments.

Cancer Genetics and Genomics for Personalized Medicine

Cancer Genetics and Genomics for Personalized Medicine
  • Author : Il-Jin Kim
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 April 2017
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This book covers almost all fields of cancer genetics and genomics for personalized medicine. Targeted therapy, or precision medicine, or personalized medicine is becoming a standard treatment for many diseases, including cancer. However, how much do we know about the personalized medicine approach? This lucid book helps undergraduate and graduate students, professional researchers, and clinicians to better understand the key concept of personalized medicine. The most up-to-date topics on personalized medicine in this book cover the recent trends in and

'Essentials of Cancer Genomic, Computational Approaches and Precision Medicine

'Essentials of Cancer Genomic, Computational Approaches and Precision Medicine
  • Author : Nosheen Masood,Saima Shakil Malik
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 20 March 2020
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This book concisely describes the role of omics in precision medicine for cancer therapies. It outlines our current understanding of cancer genomics, shares insights into the process of oncogenesis, and discusses emerging technologies and clinical applications of cancer genomics in prognosis and precision-medicine treatment strategies. It then elaborates on recent advances concerning transcriptomics and translational genomics in cancer diagnosis, clinical applications, and personalized medicine in oncology. Importantly, it also explains the importance of high-performance analytics, predictive modeling, and system biology

Collaborative Genomics Projects: A Comprehensive Guide

Collaborative Genomics Projects: A Comprehensive Guide
  • Author : Margi Sheth,Julia Zhang,Jean C Zenklusen
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 February 2016
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Collaborative Genomics Projects: A Comprehensive Guide contains operational procedures, policy considerations, and the many lessons learned by The Cancer Genome Atlas Project. This book guides the reader through methods in patient sample acquisition, the establishment of data generation and analysis pipelines, data storage and dissemination, quality control, auditing, and reporting. This book is essential for those looking to set up or collaborate within a large-scale genomics research project. All authors are contributors to The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Program, a

Cancer Genome and Tumor Microenvironment

Cancer Genome and Tumor Microenvironment
  • Author : Andrei Thomas-Tikhonenko
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 23 January 2010
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Oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes had been traditionally studied in the context of cell proliferation, differentiation, senescence, and survival, four relatively cell-autonomous processes. Consequently, in the late ’80s-early ’90s, neoplastic growth was described largely as an imbalance between net cell accumulation and loss, brought about through mutations in cancer genes. In the last ten years, a more holistic understanding of cancer has slowly emerged, stressing the importance of interactions between neoplastic and various stromal components: extracellular matrix, basement membranes, fibroblasts,

Cancer Genomics and Proteomics

Cancer Genomics and Proteomics
  • Author : Paul B. Fisher
  • Publisher : Humana Press
  • Release : 27 September 2007
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Cancer Genomics and Proteomics provides a compendium of techniques and applications in gene identification and function. The approaches described in detail are state-of-the art and can be tailored to individual ongoing or planned research projects. This volume is a valuable laboratory resource for designing experiments to identify and analyze genes that are relevant to complex biological phenomena.

Cancer Genomics

Cancer Genomics
  • Author : Ryan D. Morin,Stephen B. Montgomery
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release : 21 November 2013
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Identifying gene expression changes in cancer provides opportunities to identify biomarkers that can be informative in regard to risk and in the choice of treatment options. In recent years, advances in sequencing have provided not only a quantitative measure of gene expression, but the resolution of diverse species of RNA, alternative transcripts and allele-specific expression. As well, such data have revealed novel sequences such as those from pathogens, mutations resulting in amino acid differences and fusion transcripts resulting from translocations

Cancer Genomics and Proteomics

Cancer Genomics and Proteomics
  • Author : Narendra Wajapeyee
  • Publisher : Humana Press
  • Release : 17 September 2016
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Cancer Genomics and Proteomics: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition includes methods for the analyses of cancer genome and proteome that have illuminated us about the changes in cancer cells. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and key tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and practical, Cancer Genomics and Proteomics: Methods and Protocols, Second Edition

Genomics

Genomics
  • Author : Julian Parkhill,Sarah J. Lindsay,Phil Jones,Lia Chappell,Jonathon Roberts,Nancy Holroyd,Michal Spzak,Francesca (Wellcome Sanger Institute) Gale
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 15 April 2020
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This Oxford Biology Primer will introduce students to the field of genomics and its applications. From the early days of the Human Genome Project, sequencing technology has rapidly developed and is now cheaper and more accessible than ever before. The resulting pervasive nature of these technologies make them more likely to be experienced by people as patients, consumers and citizens. The primer introduces the basic principles of genomics and then uses these to consider human genetics, through examples of some

Cancer Genomics

Cancer Genomics
  • Author : Jason N. Berman,Priscilla P.L. Chiu,Graham Dellaire
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release : 21 November 2013
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Genome-wide association (GWA) studies and tumor-specific epigenome, transcriptome and genome sequencing projects are generating an ever-growing list of susceptibility alleles, as well as putative gain- and loss-of-function gene mutations associated with cancer. These genetic changes ultimately need to be validated to determine their contribution to the initiation, progression and likelihood of treatment response for various cancers. The bottle-neck is no longer obtaining sequence data or completion of the GWA studies, but rather the ability efficiently to validate candidate genes identified

The Economics of Genomic Medicine

The Economics of Genomic Medicine
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Roundtable on Translating Genomic-Based Research for Health
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 20 June 2013
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The sequencing of the human genome and the identification of links between specific genetic variants and diseases have led to tremendous excitement over the potential of genomics to direct patient treatment toward more effective or less harmful interventions. Still, the use of whole genome sequencing challenges the traditional model of medical care where a test is ordered only when there is a clear indication for its use and a path for downstream clinical action is known. This has created a

Genomic and Precision Medicine

Genomic and Precision Medicine
  • Author : Geoffrey S. Ginsburg,Huntington F Willard,Sean P. David
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 March 2017
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Genomic and Precision Medicine: Primary Care, Third Edition is an invaluable resource on the state-of-the-art tools, technologies and policy issues that are required to fully realize personalized health care in the area of primary care. One of the major areas where genomic and personalized medicine is most active is the realm of the primary care practitioner. Risk, family history, personal genomics and pharmacogenomics are becoming increasingly important to the PCP and their patients, and this book discusses the implications as