Luigi Castagnetta / by H. Leon Bradlow, Luisa Massimo, and Kurt Zaenker -- Aging, longevity, inflammation, and cancer / by Calogero Caruso [and others] -- Common fragile sites and cancer / by Isabel Bèuttel and Manfred Schwab -- Gene expression profiling of human cancers / by Giselda Bucca [and others] -- Volume-sensitive organic osmolyte/anion channels in cancer / by Andrew R.L. Davies, Mark J. Belsey, and Roland Z. Kozlowski -- Marrying pediatric oncology to biological research / by Luisa M.E. Massimo -- Insulin-like growth factor binding protein 5 / by Vincenzo Cesi [and others] -- Immunogenicity of human neuroblastoma / by Ignazia Prigione [and others] -- Molecular mechanisms of fenretinide-induced apoptosis of neuroblastoma cells / by Penny E. Lovat [and others] -- Targeted delivery of oncogene-selective antisense oligonucleotides in neuroectodermal tumors / by Fabio Pastorino [and others] -- Tumor vascular targeting with tumor necrosis factor and chemotherapeutic drugs / by Angelo Corti and Mirco Ponzoni -- DNA minigene vaccination for adjuvant neuroblastoma therapy / by Holger N. Lode [and others] -- HMGA molecules in neuroblastic tumors / by F. Cerignoli [and others] -- Angiogenesis in neuroblastoma / by Domenico Ribatti [and others] -- Mechanism of induction of apoptosis by p73 and its relevance to neuroblastoma biology / by Mario Rossi [and others] -- Apoptosis signaling in tumor therapy / by Simone Fulda and Klaus-Michael Debatin -- Caspase-8 gene expression in neuroblastoma / by Ida Casciano [and others]. Oncogenic kinase signaling in human neoplasms / by Christos Tsatsanis and Demetrios A. Spandidos -- Autocrine and paracrine calcium signaling by the CD38/NAD+/cyclic ADP-ribose system / by Antonia De Flora [and others] -- Ignored hallmarks of carcinogenesis / by James E. Trosko [and others] -- Intercellular communication and human hepatocellular carcinoma / by Giuseppe Carruba [and others] -- Professor Joachim Georg Lieher (1942-2003) / by Ercole Cavalieri -- Steroids as procarcinogenic agents / by H. Leon Bradlow and Daniel W. Sepkovic -- Steroids in cancer progression / by Luigi Castagnetta -- A unifying mechanism in the initiation of cancer and other diseases by catechol quinones / by Ercole L. Cavalieri and Eleanor G. Rogan -- Estrogen effects on mitochondrial gene expression / by Jin-Qiang Chen and James D. Yager -- The role of endogenous hormones in the etiology and prevention of breast cancer / by Paola Muti -- Signaling mechanisms mediating invasion in androgen-sensitive and insensitive prostate cancer cells / by L. Bonaccorsi [and others] -- Expression of inhibitory apoptosis proteins and of their alternative splice variants in hepatocellular carcinoma tissues and cells / by Monica Notarbartolo [and others] -- Molecular biology and staging of prostate cancer / by P. Marandola [and others] -- A multidisciplinary approach to the study of T cell migration / by Aideen Long, Dermot Kelleher, and Yuri Volkov -- Inhibition of cell migration via G protein-coupled receptors to opioid peptides and angiotensis / by Frank Entschladen [and others] -- Virokines in the pathogenesis of cancer / by Mariam Klouche [and others]. Transdisciplinarity / by Erich Hamberger -- Human high molecular weight melanoma-assopciated antigen-targeted immunotherapy of melanoma / by Chien-Chung Chang [and others] -- CXC chemokines / by Robert M. Strieter [and others] -- Phase I trial on once-weekly sms-D70 somatostatin analogue in advanced prostate and renal cell cancer / by T.K. Joensuu [and others] -- Interaction between the immune system and tumor cells / by M. Laimer, C.M. Lanschuetzer, and H. Hintner -- Secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor in cancer development / by Nick Devoogdt [and others] -- Targeting multiple myeloma cells and their bone marrow microenvironment / by Guido Pagnucco, Giovanni Cardinale, and Francesco Gervasi -- Myelodysplastic syndromes / by Daniela Cilloni [and others] -- Molecularly targeted therapy in acute myeloid leukemia / by Paolo Bernasconi [and others] -- Rational approaches to the design of therapeutics targeting molecular markers / by Giuseppe Saglio [and others] -- Expression of Wnt-induced secreted proteins and of their novel alternative variants in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells / by Melchiorre Cervello [and others] -- Induction of apoptosis and inhibition of cell growth in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells by COX-2 inhibitors / by Daniela Fodera [and others] -- Insulin-like growth factor-II binding to the insulin receptor isoform A induces a somewhat different gene expression profile from insulin binding / by Giuseppe Pandini / [and others] -- Flow cytometric immunophenotyping analysis of patterns of antigen expression in non-Hodgkin's B-cell lymphoma in samples obtained from various anatomic sites / by Francesco Gervasi [and others] -- Expression levels and clinical-pathological correlations of HER2/neu in primary and metastatic human breast cancer / by Rosalba Stefano [and others] -- Breast cancer incidence in the city and province of Palermo in 1999-2002 / by Adele Traina [and others] -- Antioxidant betalains from cactus pear (Opuntia ficus indica) inhibit endothelial ICAM-1 expression / by C. 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