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Cancer and Nutrition - K. N. Prasad

Cancer and Nutrition

By: K. N. Prasad (Editor), W.C. Cole (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1998
ISBN: 9789051993776
Number Of Pages: 264

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This book discusses the role of nutrients and vitamins in cancer prevention and treatment. Basic and clinical scientists from different regions of the world have contributed to this volume. The incidence of cancer is on the rise internationally and many of these cancers appear to be attributable to diet, lifestyle, and environmentally related factors. In recent years, many cancer causing substances and cancer protective agents which are associated with these factors have been identified and extensively tested in experimental models. This work also focuses on newer conceptual ideas that have emerged regarding the functions of nutrients on cellular and molecular levels.

Preface
Acknowledgement
Cancer Prevention Studies
The Cancer Prevention Program at the National Cancer Institutep. 3
Vitamin Supplements and Modifications in Diet and Lifestyle: Essential Ingredients for a Cancer Prevention Strategyp. 21
Vitamin E: Mechanisms of Action as Tumor Cell Growth Inhibitorsp. 37
Regulation of Gene Expression by 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3p. 55
Vitamins and Minerals in Cancer: the Nutrition Intervention Trials in Linxian, Chinap. 71
Cancer Prevention by Bowman-Birk Inhibitor Concentrate (BBIC)p. 93
Heterogeneity of Commercial [beta]-Carotene Preparations: Correlation with Biological Activitiesp. 99
Carotenoids in Tumor, Mastalgia and AIDS: An Update of the Researchp. 105
[beta]-Carotene Inhibits and Enhances Oral Carcinogenesisp. 121
Involvement of Specific Retinoid Nuclear Receptors in the Repression of Mouse Skin Tumor Promotion by Retinoidsp. 143
The Inhibitory Effects of Organosulfur Compounds on Chemical Carcinogenesis of Ratsp. 157
Chemoprevention of Cancer by Teap. 167
The Nutritional Prevention of Colorectal Cancer into the 21st Centuryp. 173
Cancer Control Program in Indiap. 183
Chemopreventive Properties of Hot Chilli Pepper and Gingerp. 193
Cancer Treatment
The Use of High Dose Vitamins as an Adjunct to Conventional Cancer Treatmentp. 205
Oncology Care can be Augmented with Nutritional and Lifestyle Modificationp. 213
New Lectinologic Strategies to Prevent Metastatic and Relapsing Malignant Diseasep. 223
Precancerous Lesions and Antioxidant Vitaminsp. 231
The Systemic Disease - Cancer. Observations of Pleomorphic Motile Forms in Capillary Blood of Cancer Patients Using High Resolution Darkfield Microscopyp. 245
Author Indexp. 251
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ISBN: 9789051993776
ISBN-10: 9051993773
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 1st January 1998
Publisher: IOS Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1