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Table of Contents
Introduction to Predictive Biomarkers: definitions and characteristics.- Introduction to clinical trials, clinical trial designs and statistical terminology used for predictive biomarker research and validation.- Overview of Methods Used in Predictive Biomarker Studies in a Molecular Anatomic Pathology Laboratory.- Significance of Immunohistochemistry and In Situ Hybridization Techniques for Predictive Biomarker Studies.- Overview of PCR-based Technologies and Multiplexed Gene Analysis for Biomarker Studies.- Introduction to Microarray Technology.- Digital and Computational Pathology for Biomarker Discovery.- Detection of Predictive Biomarkers Using Liquid Biopsies.- Measurement of Predictive Cancer Biomarkers by Flow Cytometry.- Personalized Cancer Treatment and Patient Stratification Using Massive Parallel Sequencing (MPS) and Other OMICs Data.- Bioinformatic Methods and Resources for Biomarker Discovery, Validation, Development, and Integration.- Overview of Cell Signaling Pathways in Cancer.- Steroid Hormone and Nuclear Receptor signaling pathways.- Protein kinase C Signaling in Carcinogenesis.- Roles of Rho/ROCK in Cancer Signaling.- Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase (MAPK) Signaling.- Notch Signaling Pathway in Carcinogenesis.- Signaling of the ErbB receptor Family in Carcinogenesis and the Development of Targeted Therapies.- Signaling Pathways in Tumor Angiogenesis and Anti-angiogenic Therapies in Human Cancer.- Role of PI3K/AKT/mTOR in Cancer Signaling.- Met Signaling in Carcinogenesis.- Role of Insulin-like Growth Factor Receptors in Cancer Signaling.- Role of Wnt/ß-catenin Pathway in Cancer Signaling.- Hedgehog Signaling in Carcinogenesis.- TGF-ß and the SMAD Signaling Pathway in Carcinogenesis.- Role of JAK-STAT Pathway in Cancer Signaling.- NF-kB signaling pathways in Carcinogenesis.- Immune-Signaling in Carcinogenesis.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in Immuno-Oncology.- Role of Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases in Cancer Signaling.- Predictive and Prognostic Biomarkers in Myeloid Neoplasms.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies for Lymphoid Malignancies.- Targeted Therapies for Pediatric Central Nervous System Tumors.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in Adult Brain Cancers.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in Breast Cancer.- Predictive Biomarkers in Lung Cancer.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in Genitourinary Cancers.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in Colorectal Cancer.- Predictive Markers and Targeted Therapies in Gastroesophageal Cancer (GEC).- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in Hepatic, Pancreatic, and Biliary Cancers .- Gynecological Cancers & Head and Neck Cancers.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in Head and Neck Cancer.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in the Skin.- Predictive Biomarkers and Targeted Therapies in Sarcomas.- Predictive Markers and Targeted Therapies in Thyroid Cancer and Selected Endocrine Tumors.- The Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RECIST).- IVDs and FDA Marketing Authorizations: A General Overview of FDA Approval Process of an IVD Companion Diagnostic Device in Oncology.- Quality Control of Immunohistochemical and In Situ hybridization Predictive Biomarkers for Patient Treatment: Experience from International Guidelines and International Quality Control Schemes.- Use of Companion Diagnostics (CDx) and Predictive Biomarkers for Cancer Targeted Therapy. Clinical Applications in Precision Medicine.- Policy issues in the clinical development and use of predictive biomarkers for molecular targeted therapies.- Role of central laboratories in research, validation and application of predictive biomarkers.- Prominent Precision Medicine Clinical Trials in Oncology Around the World.- Precision Medicine Clinical Trials: Successes and Disappointments, Challenges and Opportunities. Lessons Learnt.- FDA Approved Targeted Therapies in Oncology.