Advances in Nutrition and Cancer

ISBN: 978-3-642-38006-8 (Print) 978-3-642-38007-5 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Life Style, Diet and Cancer

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      The Role of Metabolic Carcinogenesis in Cancer Causation and Prevention: Evidence from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

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      Pages 21-33

      Obesity, Energy Balance, and Cancer: A Mechanistic Perspective

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      Pages 35-50

      Fruits and Vegetables: Updating the Epidemiologic Evidence for the WCRF/AICR Lifestyle Recommendations for Cancer Prevention

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      Pages 51-68

      The Diet as a Cause of Human Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 69-81

      Mediterranean Dietary Pattern and Chronic Diseases

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      Pages 83-95

      Dietary Salt Intake and Risk of Gastric Cancer

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      Pages 97-120

      Alcoholic Beverages and Carbonated Soft Drinks: Consumption and Gastrointestinal Cancer Risks

  3. Natural Dietary Molecules

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-143

      Anti-Inflammatory and Anticancer Drugs from Nature

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      Pages 145-166

      Selenium and Cancer: A Story that Should not be Forgotten-Insights from Genomics

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      Pages 167-184

      Resveratrol: From Basic Studies to Bedside

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      Pages 185-205

      Quercetin: A Pleiotropic Kinase Inhibitor Against Cancer

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      Pages 207-223

      Sulforaphane as a Promising Molecule for Fighting Cancer

  4. Genetics and Epigenetics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Pages 227-239

      Functions, Aberrations, and Advances for Chromatin Modulation in Cancer

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      Pages 241-255

      Epigenetics and Epidemiology: Models of Study and Examples

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      Pages 257-267

      Dietary Epigenetics in Cancer and Aging

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      Pages 269-285

      Breast Cancer and the Importance of Early Life Nutrition

  5. Olive Oil in Cancer Prevention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 287-287

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      Pages 289-309

      Olive Oil and Other Dietary Lipids in Breast Cancer

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      Pages 311-323

      A Holistic Approach to Study the Effects of Natural Antioxidants on Inflammation and Liver Cancer

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      Pages 325-338

      Extra Virgin Olive Oil: From Composition to “Molecular Gastronomy”

  6. Life Style Prevention of Cancer

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 339-339

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      Pages 341-351

      Life Style Prevention of Cancer Recurrence: The Yin and the Yang

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