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Advances in Biology and Treatment of Glioblastoma

  • Kumaravel Somasundaram

Part of the Current Cancer Research book series (CUCR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Daria Krivosheya, Marcos Vinicius Calfatt Maldaun, Sujit S. Prabhu
    Pages 1-17
  3. Vani Santosh, Palavalasa Sravya, Arimappamagan Arivazhagan
    Pages 19-55
  4. Joshua L. Wang, Luke Mugge, Pierre Giglio, Vinay K. Puduvalli
    Pages 57-89
  5. Michael Youssef, Jacob Mandel, Sajeel Chowdhary, Santosh Kesari
    Pages 91-115
  6. Juan Manuel Sepúlveda, Cristina Zahonero, Pilar Sánchez Gómez
    Pages 117-141
  7. Michael Lehrer, Reid T. Powell, Souptik Barua, Donnie Kim, Shivali Narang, Arvind Rao
    Pages 143-159
  8. Jagriti Pal, Vikas Patil, Kumaravel Somasundaram
    Pages 161-190
  9. Abhirami Visvanathan, Kumaravel Somasundaram
    Pages 191-218
  10. Chitra Sarkar, Suvendu Purkait, Pankaj Pathak, Prerana Jha
    Pages 241-266
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 267-272

About this book


This volume covers the most important areas of glioblastoma – surgical resection, molecular pathology, targeted therapies, cancer stem cells, the role of DNA methylation, targeted sequencing for personalized therapy, animal models and advances in pediatric glioblastoma. Chapter authors are junior and senior investigators, who are well established in their particular areas and include neurosurgeons, neuropathologists, neurooncologists and basic scientists. 


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kumaravel Somasundaram
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology and Cell BiologyIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

About the editors

Kumaravel Somasundaram, BVSc, MSc, PhD, is Professor, Microbiology and Cell Biology, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Advances in Biology and Treatment of Glioblastoma
  • Editors Kumaravel Somasundaram
  • Series Title Current Cancer Research
  • Series Abbreviated Title Current Cancer Research
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-56819-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-86010-7
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-56820-1
  • Series ISSN 2199-2584
  • Series E-ISSN 2199-2592
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages IX, 272
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Cancer Research
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