Cancer: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants

Cancer: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants

by Victor R. Preedy

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ISBN-13: 9780124055247
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 308
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

Victor R. Preedy, PhD, is Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, at the King's College in London. He is also a Professor of Clinical Biochemistry in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry. Dr. Preedy is also Director of the Genomics Centre, King's College London. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists in 2000. In 1993, he gained a D.Sc. degree for his outstanding contribution to protein metabolism. He was elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health (2004) and The Royal Institute of Public Health (2004). In 2009, Dr. Preedy was also elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH). He has written or edited over 550 articles, which includes over 160 peer-reviewed manuscripts based on original research and 85 reviews and 30 books. His interests pertain to matters concerning Public Health and how this is influenced by nutrition, addictions and other lifestyle factors. Professor Preedy is especially committed to bridging the person-public health divide.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Oxidative Stress and Cancer 1. The Role of Oxidative Stress in Breast Cancer 2. Oxidative Stress and Prostate Cancer 3. Oxidative Stress in Lung Cancer 4. Oxidative Stress and Stomach Cancer 5. The Role of Oxidative Stress in Ovarian Cancer: Implications for the Treatment of Patients 6. The Role of Oxidative Stress in Human Papillomavirus-Driven Cervical Carcinogenesis 7. Inflammation and Oxidative DNA Damage: A Dangerous Synergistic Pathway to Cancer

Section 2: Antioxidants and Cancer 8. Molecular Approaches Toward Targeted Cancer Therapy with Some Food Plant Products: On the Role of Antioxidants 9. Oxidative Stress and Antioxidant Herbs and Spices in Cancer Prevention 10. The Indian Blackberry (Jamun), Antioxidant Capacity, and Cancer Protection 11. Preventive Effects of Broccoli Bioactives: Role of Oxidative Stress and Cancer Risk 12. Resveratrol and Lycopene in the Diet and Cancer Prevention 13. Iron, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer 14. Role of Black Chokeberries in Breast Cancer: A Focus on Antioxidant Activity 15. Curcumin, Oxidative Stress, and Breast Cancer 16. Antioxidant Vitamins and Genetic Polymorphisms in Breast Cancer 17. Dietary Antioxidants in Prostate Cancer 18. Curcumin Analogs, Oxidative Stress, and Prostate Cancer 19. Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Factors in Lunch Cancer: Role of n-3 PUFAs 20. Antioxidative Stress Actions of Cocoa in Colonic Cancer 21. Green Tea Polyphenols and Reduction of Oxidative Stress in Liver Cancer 22. Quercetin’s Potential to Prevent and Inhibit Oxidative Stress-Induced Liver Cancer 23. Capsaicin Mediated Oxidative Stress in Pancreatic Cancer 24. Tocotrienols in Pancreatic Cancer Treatment and Prevention 25. Fern Extract, Oxidative Stress, and Skin Cancer 26. Skin Cancer, Polyphenols, and Oxidative Stress 27. Psterostilbene Protection and Bladder Cancer Cells

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