Phytopharmaceuticals in Cancer Chemoprevention

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This book focuses on the role of natural supplements in cancer prevention and therapy. The first section covers cancer epidemiology, cancer statistics and current therapies and potential toxicities involved with existing cancer drugs. The second section discusses the pathophysiology of cancer including mechanistic and molecular aspects of cancer biology, etiology of breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, tobacco and cancer, gastrointestinal tract cancers and various risk factors related to obesity, exercise and aging. The third section covers phytopharmaceuticals and focuses on cancer health risk factors and the protective abilities of the various natural products.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849315602
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Series: Modern Nutrition Science Series
  • Pages: 688
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.62 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1. Introduction
Epidemiology of Cancer: An Overview with a Special Emphasis on Cancer Statistics 2003, Henry Rodriquez and Doug Case
Section 2. Pathophysiology of Cancer
Role of DNA Methylation in Cancer and Chemotherapy, Y-Yong Qiu, Bernard L. Mirkin, and Rama S. Dwivedi
Metals, Metalloids and Cancer, Gabriel Keith Harris and Xianglin Shi
Molecular Mechanisms of Asbestos and Silica-induced Lung Cancer, Fei Chen and Val Vallyathan
Free Radicals, Environmental Radiation, and Cancer, Okezie I. Aruoma
Involvement of Receptor Tyrosine Kinases in Lung Cancer: Clinical Importance, Nilanjana Maulik and Gautam Maulik
Smokeless Tobacco, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer, Manashi Bagchi, Sidney J. Stohs, and Debasis Bagchi
The Regulatory Roles of Estrogen in Carcinogenesis: An Overview, Sushanta K. Banerjee, Aminul Islam, and Snigdha Benerjee
NSAIDS and Colorectal Cancer, Henry Lynch, Trudy G. Shaw, Jane F. Lynch, and Hemant K. Roy
Current Perspectives in Gastric Adenocarcinoma, Clinton Snedegar and Bhaskar Banerjee
Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus, Sandeep Tripathy and Bhaskar Banerjee
Helicobacter pylori and Gastric Cancer , Shinya Toyokuni
Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress and Cancer, Shampa Chatterjee and Aron B. Fisher
Biotransformation and Mechanism of Action of Xenobiotics: What Lessons from the Past Forty Years?, Giovanni Pagano and Marco d'Ischia
Obesity and Cancer, Harry G. Preuss, Manashi Bagchi, Debasis. Bagchi, and G.R. Kaats
Hemangioendothelioma as a Model to Study the Anti-Angiogenic Effects of Dietary Chemopreventive Agents in vivo, Gayle M. Gordillo and Chandan K. Sen
Modulation of Late Adverse Effects of Curative Radiation Therapy for Cancer, John Yarnold and Lone Gothard
Section 3. Phytopharmaceuticals and Chemoprevention
Development of Selected Phytochemicals for Cancer Chemoprevention, Vernon Steele
Phytochemicals as Potential Cancer Chemopreventive Agents, Rajendra G. Mehta and John M. Pezzuto
History of Natural Supplements in Cancer Therapy and Prevention, Gottumukkala V. Subbaraju and Golakoti Trimurtulu
Vitamin C, Vitamin E and b-Carotene in Cancer Chemoprevention, Balz Frei and Jane Higdon
Role of Polyphenols, Flavonoids and Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins in Cancer Chemoprevention, Sidhartha Ray and Debasis Bagchi
Curcumin Derived from Turmeric (Curcuma longa): A Spice for All Seasons, Bharat B. Aggarwal, Anushree Kumar, Manoj S. Aggarwal, and Shishir Shishodia
Tea in Chemoprevention of Cancer, Vaqar Mustafa Adhami, Moammir Hasan Aziz, Nihal Ahmad, and Hasan Mukhtar
Phytoestrogens in Cancer Prevention: Characterization and Beneficial Effects of a New Flavanone, Kurarinone, a Major Phytoestrogen Constituent of Sophora flavescens Ait, A. De Naeyer, W. Venden Berghe, D. De Keukeleire, and Guy Haegeman
Resveratrol in Chemoprevention and Chemotherapy of Breast Cancer, Wisit Tangkeangsirin and Ginette Serrero
Berries and Fruits in Cancer Chemoprevention, Ronald Prior and Jim Joseph
Palm Tocotrienols and Cancer, Kalanithi Nesaretnam
Pycnogenol and Cancer Chemoprevention, F. Virgili, R. Ambra, R. Canali, and O. Gulati
Overview of the Use of Maitake Mushroom and Fraction D in Cancer, Harry G. Preuss, Sensuke Konno, and Debasis Baghci
Taxol in Cancer Treatment and Chemoprevention, Sidney J. Stohs
Lycopene and Cancer, Theresa Visarius, René Gysin, and Angelo Azzi
NADH in Cancer Prevention and Therapy, George D. Birkmayer and Jiren Zhang
Astaxanthin and Cancer Chemoprevention, John E. Dore
Chemopreventive Effects of Selected Spice Ingredients, Young-Joon Surh, Hye-Kyung Na, and Hyong Joo Lee
Coenzyme Q10 and Neoplasia: Overview of Experimental and Clinical Evidence, Emile G. Bliznakov, Raj Chopra, and Hemmi N. Bhagavan
Probiotics in the Prevention of Cancer, Karen Madsen and John Walker
Section 4: Concluding Remarks
Do Dietary Antioxidants Really Help Prevent or Treat Cancer?, Jeffrey Blumberg
Who Gets Cancer? Do Health Foods, Healthy Living, and Natural Antioxidants Really Help?, Jean Carper

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