Zappia, V., Panico, S., Russo, G.L., Budillon, A., Della Ragione, F. (Eds.)
2014, XIV, 460 p. 59 illus., 34 illus. in color.
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Covers the topic of nutrition and cancer from different perspectives and through distinct and up-to-date experimental approaches
Explores the relation between lifestyle, diet, and cancer
Addresses issues of vital interest to the research community
Discusses the significance of emerging molecular technologies
This book comprises proceedings from the Third International Conference on Advances in Nutrition and Cancer, held in Naples in May 2012. This highly multidisciplinary meeting analyzed “nutrition and cancer” from different perspectives and on the basis of distinct and up-to-date experimental approaches.
Knowledge on the relation between lifestyle, diet, and cancer is explored in a number of contributions, and the role of dietary intervention in cancer patients is discussed. Issues of vital interest to the research community, such as epidemiological and experimental oncology (genetics, epigenetics, and the mechanisms of action of natural compounds in the diet), receive detailed consideration. A further key topic is the emerging molecular technologies (the “omics”) that can cast light on the interplay between nutrition and human malignancies. Chapters take the form of reviews that include sections presenting expert opinions. Advances in Nutrition and Cancer will be an invaluable source of topical information for all researchers and clinicians with an interest in this field.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Anticancer dietary compounds - Cancer prevention - Nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics