Book Volume 4 2012

Energy Balance and Gastrointestinal Cancer


ISBN: 978-1-4614-2366-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-2367-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-22

    Obesity and Gastrointestinal Cancers: Epidemiology

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-45

    Genetics of Colon Cancer Susceptibility

  4. Chapter

    Pages 47-64

    Dietary Modulation of Colon Cancer: Effects on Intermediary Metabolism, Mucosal Cell Differentiation, and Inflammation

  5. Chapter

    Pages 65-75

    The ApcMin/+ Mouse Model to Study the Effects of Exercise on Gastrointestinal Malignancy

  6. Chapter

    Pages 77-92

    Obesity and the Pathogenesis of Barrett’s Esophagus

  7. Chapter

    Pages 93-109

    Obesity and Pancreatic Cancer

  8. Chapter

    Pages 111-129

    Obesity, Insulin Resistance Pathway Factors, and Colon Cancer

  9. Chapter

    Pages 131-139

    Ras/Raf and Their Influence in Glycolysis in Colon Cancer

  10. Chapter

    Pages 141-156

    Energy Balance and Other Modifiable Host Factors on Colorectal Cancer Prognosis

  11. Chapter

    Pages 157-182

    Cyclooxygenase-2 and Chronic Inflammation: Drivers of Colorectal Tumorigenesis

  12. Back Matter

    Pages 183-184