Bioactive Compounds and Cancer

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ISBN: 978-1-60761-626-9 (Print) 978-1-60761-627-6 (Online)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxx

  2. Part 1: Understanding the Role of Nutrition in Health

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Monitoring the Burden of Cancer in the United States

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      Pages 25-43

      Cancer Biology and Nutrigenomics

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      Pages 45-70

      Cellular Cancer Processes and Their Molecular Targets for Nutritional Preemption of Cancer

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      Pages 71-99

      Nutrigenetics: The Relevance of Polymorphisms

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      Pages 101-123

      Diet and Epigenetics

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      Pages 125-143

      Nutrient Signaling – Protein Kinase to Transcriptional Activation

  3. Part 2: Role of dietary bioactive components in cancer prevention and/or treatment : macroconstituents

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Pages 147-164

      Dietary Energy Balance, Calorie Restriction, and Cancer Prevention

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      Pages 165-180

      Fiber and Microbially Generated Active Components

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      Pages 181-193

      Gut Microbiota, Probiotics, Prebiotics and Colorectal Cancer

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      Pages 195-212

      Meats, Protein and Cancer

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      Pages 213-233

      Saturated Fatty Acids and Cancer

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      Pages 235-251

      Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Cancer

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      Pages 253-273

      Cancer and n–3PUFAs: The Translation Initiation Connection

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      Pages 275-307

      n-6 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and Cancer

  4. Role of Dietary Bioactive Components in Cancer Prevention and/or Treatment: Carotenoids, Vitamins and Minerals

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      Pages 309-309

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      Pages 311-333

      Carotenoids

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      Pages 335-356

      Vitamin A

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      Pages 357-385

      Vitamin D and Cancer Chemoprevention

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      Pages 387-410

      Folate

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      Pages 411-448

      Selenium

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      Pages 449-468

      Calcium and Cancer

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