1st Edition

Nutraceuticals in Cancer Prevention, Management, and Treatment

    254 Pages 9 Color & 13 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    254 Pages 9 Color & 13 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    With chapters written by highly skilled and experienced scientists and researchers, this book provides valuable information on specific nutraceuticals that offer benefits in the prevention, management, and treatment of cancer. The volume covers the efficacy, safety, and toxicological aspects of nutraceuticals and addresses various novel drug delivery systems.

    Key features:

    • Covers the applications and implications of nutraceuticals for cancer prevention and treatment, including prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer, skin cancer, colon cancer, liver cancer, cervical cancer
    • Discusses the principles of nanotechnology in the delivery of nutraceuticals for the prevention and treatment of cancer
    • Explores the role of antioxidants, flavonoids, and phytochemicals in cancer prevention

    1. Nutraceuticals and Cancer: Past, Present, and Future

    Bhushan R. Rane, Raj K. Keservani, Tushar B. Agam, Ashish A. Karle, Ramsaneh Raghuwanshi, and Ashish S. Jain

    2. Nutritional Strategies for the Prevention of Cancer

    Khemchand Surana, Nisha Sharma, Eknath D. Ahire, Ritesh Khairnar, Ritesh Pawar, Sunil Mahajan, Sanjay Kshirsagar, Prakash Chandra Gupta, Swati G. Talele, and Bhavana Ahire

    3. Phytochemicals in Cancer Treatment

    Sumukha Kc, Raghu Ram Achar, Shaista Jabeen, V. Kiruthiga, and A. Vinodhini

    4. Nanotechnology in Nutraceuticals Delivery for the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer

    Ozan E. Eyupoglu and Kalsoom Saleem

    5. Oxidative Stress in Cancer

    Muhammad Bilal Hussain, Rabiashabir Ahmad, Sadia Hassan, Marwawaheed, and Amna Javed

    6. Breast Cancer Prevention by Nutraceuticals

    Dang Kim Ngan, Bui Thanh Tung, Raj K. Keservani, and Bhushan R. Rane

    7. Prostate Cancer Prevention by Nutraceuticals

    Ashwini V. Shelke, Swati G. Talele, and Anil G. Jadhav

    8. Lung Cancer Prevention by Nutraceuticals

    Khemchand Surana, Eknath D. Ahire, Ritesh Khairnar, Ritesh Pawar, Sunil Mahajan, Sanjay Kshirsagar, Swati G. Talele, and Bhavana Ahire

    9. Colon Cancer Prevention by Medicinal Plant

    Madhuri Verma, Eknath D. Ahire, and Raj K. Keservani

    10. Skin Cancer Prevention by NutraceuticalsMohammad Mehdizadeh, Zoleikha Mehdizadeh, Emad Jafarzadeh, Atun Roy Choudhury, Zeinab Haghi, Arezoo Matin, Aliashraf Bagheri, and Anahita Omidi


    Raj K. Keservani, MPharm, is Associate Professor, Faculty of B. Pharmacy, CSM Group of Institutions, Prayagraj, India. With more than 12 years of academic experience in pharmaceutical education, he has supervised many students for their research work. He has published peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and has edited over 20 books (with many more in the works) in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. He is also active as a reviewer for several international scientific journals.

    Bui Thanh Tung, PhD, is Associate Professor at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam. His main research focuses on medicinal plants for the treatment of various diseases such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer. His special interest is in the development of new drugs from Vietnamese natural resources. He writes and presents widely on issues of natural products, bioactive compounds, and their pharmacological activities.

    Sippy Singh, DPhil, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Zoology, S.S. Khanna Girls’ Degree College, Prayagraj India. She served as Project Co-coordinator of the Societal Research Fellowship Scheme of the Department of Science and Technology at the National Academy of Sciences, India. Dr.Singh has edited books and published book chapters and articles in international and national journals. She is a recipient of two international and three national awards for her work.

    Rajesh K. Kesharwani, PhD, MTech, is Associate Professor, Department of Computer Application, Nehru Gram Bharati, Prayagraj, India. With more than 11 years of research and nine years of teaching experience at various institutes of India, he has received several awards, including the NASI-Swarna Jayanti Puruskar from the National Academy of Sciences of India. Dr. Kesharwani has authored peerreviewed articles, book chapters, and 14 edited books to date (with many more in progress). He is a reviewer for several international journals and has presented many papers at national and international conferences.