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Critical Dietary Factors in Cancer Chemoprevention

Editors: Ullah, Mohammad Fahad, Ahmad, Aamir (Eds.)

  • Focuses on nutritional / dietary factors of cancer prevention
  • Up-to-date account of the status of dietary factors in cancer therapy research and practice
  • Includes a unique section on innovative dietary approaches for cancer management
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About this book

This book focuses on the prophylactic potential of diet-derived factors in primary prevention of cancer. It is written by a group of highly reputed experts in the area of dietary agents and cancer chemoprevention. The translational potential of dietary factors from epidemiological, laboratory and clinical studies as prevention strategy in normal and risk populations is highlighted. The work presents options of routine inclusion of specific dietary regimens for prevention as well as therapeutic strategy for better management through adjuvant interventions in cancer treatment.

About the authors

Mohammad Fahad Ullah is Assistant Professor of biochemistry at the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences and a Research scientist at Prince Fahd Research Centre, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. He received his academic degrees in biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, India, followed by studies on cancer cell signaling in cellular & animal models of lung and pancreatic cancer at Experimental Oncology laboratory, Department of Biomedical & Diagnostic Sciences, University of Tennessee, USA. His research interest is in the field of novel plant- or diet-derived chemopreventive compounds and the assessment of their mechanism of action and translational potential. He is member of the editorial / reviewer board of a number of scientific journals. Aamir Ahmad is a Research Scientist at the Wayne State University, Dpt. of Pathology, and Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI. His research interests include elucidating novel targets for therapy in aggressive breast cancers with special focus on key signaling pathways and microRNAs-mediated regulation of metastases and drug-resistance. Dr. Ahmad has authored close to 150 scientific publications and also serves as an academic editor for the journal PLOS One.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Updates on the Promising Anticancer Activity of CDF, a Synthetic Curcumin Analogue

    Ginnebaugh, Kevin R. (et al.)

    Pages 3-12

  • Prostate Cancer Chemoprevention by Dietary Agents: Advocating a Personalized Multi-agent Approach

    Adhami, Vaqar Mustafa (et al.)

    Pages 13-29

  • Making Sense of Antioxidant–Pro-oxidant Conundrum in Anticancer Research

    Hadi, SM (et al.)

    Pages 31-35

  • Phytocomplexity: The Key to Rational Chemoprevention

    Gundala, Sushma R. (et al.)

    Pages 39-87

  • The Ketogenic Diet as an Adjuvant Therapy for Brain Tumors and Other Cancers

    Brooks, Kenneth S. (et al.)

    Pages 89-109

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-21461-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-21460-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $109.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-36413-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Critical Dietary Factors in Cancer Chemoprevention
Editors
  • Mohammad Fahad Ullah
  • Aamir Ahmad
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-21461-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-21461-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-21460-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-36413-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 373
Topics