Editors: "Ferid Murad ", "Atta-ur-Rahman ", "Ka Bian "

Cancer Therapy

Volume 3

Personal Book: US $89 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $151
Printed Copy: US $107
Library Book: US $356
ISSN: 2542-9981
eISSN: 2542-999X (Online)
ISBN: 978-981-14-1119-9
eISBN: 978-981-14-1120-5 (Online)
DOI: 10.2174/97898114112051190301

Introduction

Herbal Medicine: Back to the Future compiles expert reviews on the application of herbal medicines (including Ayurveda, Chinese traditional medicines and alternative therapies) to treat different ailments. The book series demonstrates the use of sophisticated methods to understand traditional medicine, while providing readers a glimpse into the future of herbal medicine.

This volume presents reviews of traditional Chinese medicine and other plant based therapies useful for treating different cancers. The topics included in this volume are:

  • - Herbal extracts from Carica papaya and Azadirachta
  • - Natural antimutagens
  • - Encapsulated polyphenols and other anticancer compounds derived from plants
  • - Traditional Chinese medicine treatments for cancer related fatigue
  • - Indirubins
  • - Ayurvedic anticancer herbal medicines
  • - Melanocyte regeneration through herbal medicine

This volume is essential reading for all researchers in the field of natural product chemistry and pharmacology. Medical professionals involved in oncology who seek to improve their knowledge about herbal medicine and alternative therapies will also benefit from the contents of the volume.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Ferid Murad (Nobel Laureate)
Palo Alto Veterans Hospital
California
USA


Atta-ur-Rahman FRS
Kings College, University of Cambridge
Honorary Life Fellow
Cambridge
UK


Ka Bian
School of Medicine
George Washington University
Washington
USA




Contributor(s):
Ayesha S. Ali
Postgraduate Department of Biotechnology and Zoology
Saifia College of Science
Bhopal
India


Aleksandra Tarasiuk
Department of Biochemistry
Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Lodz
Lodz
Poland


Aleksandra Sobolewska-Włodarczyk
Department of Biochemistry
Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Lodz
Lodz
Poland


Ana Pontoriero
Instituto de Química Rosario (IQUIR), Facultad de Ciencias Bioquímicas y Farmacéuticas
Universidad Nacional de Rosario
Argentina


Dharmik Joshi
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Ranchi
India


Elisa Panzarini
Department of Biological Sciences and Technologies (Di.S.Te.B.A.)
University of Salento
73100 Lecce
Italy


Guangqi Song
Department of Gastroenterology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Building 19, Fenglin Road
Shanghai Institute of Liver Disease
Shanghai
China


Jakub Włodarczyk
Department of Biochemistry
Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Lodz
Lodz
Poland


Luciana Dini
Sapienza University of Rome
Department of Biology and Biotechnology “Charles Darwin”
00185 Rome
Italy
/
CNR-Nanotec
Lecce
Italy


Marcela Rizzotto
Instituto de Química Rosario (IQUIR)
Facultad de Ciencias Bioquímicas y Farmacéuticas, Universidad Nacional de Rosario
Argentina


Marcin Włodarczyk
Department of General and Colorectal Surgery
Universidad Nacional de Rosario
Argentina


Merve Deniz Kose
Ege University, Department of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Bornova
İzmir
Turkey


Nikita Sharma
Department of Biotechnology
School of Life Sciences, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer 305817
Rajasthan
India


Nidhi Gupta
Department of Biotechnology
The IIS University, Jaipur 302020
Rajasthan
India


Naima Parveen
Postgraduate Department of Biotechnology and Zoology
Saifia College of Science
Bhopal
India


Oguz Bayraktar
Ege University, Department of Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, Bornova
İzmir
Turkey


Paweł Siwiński
Department of General and Colorectal Surgery
Faculty of Military Medicine, Medical University of Lodz
Lodz
Poland


R. Mankamna Kumari
Department of Biotechnology
School of Life Sciences, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer 305817
Rajasthan
India


Stefania Mariano
Department of Biological Sciences and Technologies (Di.S.Te.B.A.)
University of Salento
73100 Lecce
Italy


Surendra Nimesh
Department of Biotechnology
School of Life Sciences, Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer 305817
Rajasthan
India


Sugato Banerjee
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Ranchi
India


Sharique A. Ali
Postgraduate Department of Biotechnology and Zoology
Saifia College of Science
Bhopal
India


Uma Ranjan Lal
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
Ranchi
India


Xinlai Cheng
Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical Biology, Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 364
Heidelberg
Germany


Yasamin Dabiri
Institute of Pharmacy and Molecular Biotechnology
Pharmaceutical Biology, Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 364
Heidelberg
Germany