1st Edition

Diet, Nutrition and Cancer: A Critical Evaluation
Volume I

ISBN 9781315892306
Published November 29, 2017 by CRC Press
183 Pages

USD $170.00

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Book Description

These two volumes bring together a wide variety of studies concerning the role nutrition plays in the etiology of various types of cancer, namely, cancer of the esophagus, upper alimentary tract, pancreas, liver, colon, breast, and prostate. The purpose of each chapter is to provide a critical interpretive review of the area, to identify gaps and inconsistencies in present knowledge, and to suggest new areas for future research.

Table of Contents

1. Diet and Gastric Cancer 2. Diet and Cancer of the Pancreas 3. The Epidemiology of Large Bowel Cancer 4. Diet and Colon Cancer 5. Nutrition and the Epidemiology of Breast Cancer 6. Dietary Fat and Mammary Cancer 7. The Role of Essential Fatty Acids and Prostaglandins in Breast Cancer 8. Diet and Cancer of the Prostate 9. Dietary Fat and Cancer Risk

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