Dietary Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Dietary Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention and Treatment

by American Institute for Cancer Research, Nathan Back
     
 

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Proceedings of the American Institute for Cancer Research's Sixth Annual Research Conference held in Washington, D.C., August 31-September 1, 1995See more details below

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Proceedings of the American Institute for Cancer Research's Sixth Annual Research Conference held in Washington, D.C., August 31-September 1, 1995

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Twenty-one presentations provide insight into why the ingestion of fruits and vegetables is associated with a lower risk of cancer. Subjects presented include: isothiocyanates; plant phenolics; polyphenols; effects of tea on carcinogenesis; estrogens and phytoestrogens; soy isoflavonoids; quercetin; monoterpenes and mevinolin; limonene and perillyl alcohol; organosulfur compounds; selenium-enriched garlic; a look at the American diet; nutritional implications; designer foods; and wheat bran. The book closes with an examination of the research opportunities, approaches, and pitfalls in a look a diet, nutrition, and cancer prevention. Well indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780306453656
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Series:
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology Series, #401
Edition description:
1996
Pages:
340

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