Insulin Resistance and Cancer

Epidemiology, Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Implications

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-9910-8 (Print) 978-1-4419-9911-5 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-52

    Insulin and the Physiology of Carbohydrate Metabolism

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    Pages 53-76

    Insulin/IGF-1 Signaling Nodes and their Role in Carcinogenesis

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    Pages 77-99

    The Mechanisms and Impact of Obesity and Insulin Resistance on Breast Cancer Incidence

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    Pages 101-110

    Obesity and Cancer: Epidemiology

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    Pages 111-140

    Insulin, Insulin Resistance, and Cancer Associations

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    Pages 141-157

    Animal Models of Hyperinsulinemia, Insulin Resistance, and Cancer

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    Pages 159-180

    Potential Mechanisms Linking Insulin to Cancer

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    Pages 181-192

    Actions of Insulin As a Survival and Growth Factor: Akt, mTOR, and Regulation of Translation

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    Pages 193-211

    AMP-Activated Protein Kinase and Cancer Cell Metabolism

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    Pages 213-242

    The Role of the IGF Axis in Human Malignancy: Evidence from Epidemiological Studies and Tissue Analysis

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    Pages 243-268

    IGF-I and Insulin Receptor Families in Cancer

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    Pages 269-291

    Insulin Resistance: Clinical Implications for Cancer Treatment and Prevention

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 293-298