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Cancer Treatment and Research

Advances in Nutrition and Cancer

Editors: Zappia, V., Panico, S., Russo, G.L., Budillon, A., Della Ragione, F. (Eds.)

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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
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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.

Table of contents (26 chapters)

Table of contents (26 chapters)
  • The Role of Metabolic Carcinogenesis in Cancer Causation and Prevention: Evidence from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

    Pages 3-20

    Riboli, Elio

  • Obesity, Energy Balance, and Cancer: A Mechanistic Perspective

    Pages 21-33

    Hursting, Stephen D.

  • Fruits and Vegetables: Updating the Epidemiologic Evidence for the WCRF/AICR Lifestyle Recommendations for Cancer Prevention

    Pages 35-50

    Norat, Teresa (et al.)

  • The Diet as a Cause of Human Prostate Cancer

    Pages 51-68

    Nelson, William G. (et al.)

  • Mediterranean Dietary Pattern and Chronic Diseases

    Pages 69-81

    Panico, Salvatore (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Nutrition and Cancer
Editors
  • Vincenzo Zappia
  • Salvatore Panico
  • Gian Luigi Russo
  • Alfredo Budillon
  • Fulvio Della Ragione
Series Title
Cancer Treatment and Research
Series Volume
159
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-38007-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-38007-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-38006-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50886-2
Series ISSN
0927-3042
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 460
Number of Illustrations
25 b/w illustrations, 34 illustrations in colour
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