In the 3rd Millennium the new oncologic challenges are represented by: a) the advent of anticancer target therapy; b) elderly cancer patients; c) a new patient population, constantly growing, so called “cancer survivors”; d) virus-related tumors; and finally, e) … Continued
Introducing World Cancer Research Journal
World Cancer Research Journal focused on all areas of cancer: basic cancer research, cancer prevention, translational research, environment and cancer, life style and cancer, pharmacology and pharmacogenomics aspects, cancer treatments, elderly cancer patients, virus-related tumors, cancer survivorship, psycho-oncology; innovative aspects regarding diagnosis, pathology, clinical-experimental oncology.
Introduction Bladder carcinoma (BC) is the most common malignancy of the urinary tract 1. The worldwide age standardised incidence rate is 9 per 100,000 for men and 2 per 100,000 for women (2008 data)1. In 2006, 104,400 incident cases of … Continued
Introduction Lung cancer has a higher incidence of tumors in the world. In America were estimated 214,402 patients in 2008; despite the historically poor prognosis for patients diagnosed with primary lung cancer, population-based Surveillance and Epidemiology and End Results date … Continued
INTRODUCTION The developments in pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics (PGx), detailed information about human genome made available and the genetic basis for success/failure of pharmacotherapy in oncology have being studied 1. Pharmacogenetic knowledge is rapidly developing and changing; it is imperative that … Continued
Introduction Endometrial cancer (EC) is a disease typical of the elderly, incidence data have shown that median age at diagnosis is 62 years and 41.1% of patients were diagnosed over 65 years 1. This age-associated increase in incidence of EC, … Continued