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Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

1st Edition

By Siraj I. Mufti

CRC Press

384 pages

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Hardback: 9780849385032
pub: 1995-12-21
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Dietary nutrients affect the body's physiology and can contribute to the promotion or prevention of cancer. Nutrition and Cancer Prevention examines key nutrients and dietary components such as alcohol, fat, and caffeine, and the role each plays in increasing risk and in developing prevention strategies.


" . . . provides concise and detailed information on a rapidly changing field of research, making it suitable for a health professional with a need for a quick review of recent literature."

-Revue de l'Association canadienne des diététistes

"Overall, the authors have done a commendable job in trying to conndense a vast amount of material into a single volume of reasonable size."

-John D. Radcliffe, Educational Materials In Review

Table of Contents

Diet and Cancer: A Synopsis of Causes and Prevention Strategies, G.M. Williams and E.L. Wynder

Nutritional Strategies for Reducing Cancer Risk: How to Implement Dietary Changes, I.A. Hakim, T.K. Leonard-Green, and C. Ritenbaugh

Nutrition in Childhood: A Key Component of Primary Cancer Prevention, C.L. Williams

Learned Food Aversions in Patients with Cancer, R.D. Mattes

Prevention of Alcohol-Induced Disease and Cancer by Nutrition, S.I. Mufti

Fish Oil and Cancer Prevention, W.T. Cave, Jr.

Caloric Restriction and Cancer, D. Kritchevsky

Dietary Fat and Colon Cancer: Role in Cancer Prevention, B.S. Reddy

Pathways of Energy Metabolism in Cancer, L.A. Sauer and R.T. Dauchy

Mechanisms of Anticarcinogenic Effects of Antioxidant Nutrients, Y.C. Awasthi, S.S. Singhal, and S. Awasthi

Antioxidant Nutrients and Breast Cancer, S.K. Ardestani, M. Ahadian, and R.R. Watson

Vitamin C and Cancer Prevention: An Assessment of Analytic Studies in Humans, M.A.M. Rogers and D.B. Thomas

Tumor Prevention by Vitamin C in Animals, J.G. Liehr and M.L. Winter

Vitamin D and the Retardation of Tumor Progression, G.P. Studzinski and D.C. Moore

Vitamin E and Cancer Prevention, B. Liang, J.Y. Wang, and R.R. Watson

Effects of Calcium and Calcium Antagonists on Cancer Growth, R.U. Simpson

The Role of Dietary Nitrate and Nitrite in Human Cancer, C.D. Leaf and S.R. Tannenbaum

Mutagenic/Carcinogenic Heterocyclic Amines in Foods: Nutrition's Role in the Prevention of Their Actions, J.S. Felton, M.S. Connors, and M.G. Knize

Caffeine and the Development of the Normal and Neoplastic Rodent Mammary Gland, C.W. Welsch and L.C. VanderPloeg


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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Nutrition
MEDICAL / Oncology