Effects of Voluntary Exercise and/or Food Restriction on Pancreatic Tumorigenesis in Male Rats

  • Theresa C. Giles
  • B. D. Roebuck
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 322)


Pancreatic cancer is the fifth leading cause of death due to cancer in the United States,1 yet thus far the only strong etiological association with this disease is cigarette smoking.2 Hence, research into preventative strategies not only provides practical applications to public health recommendations, but may elucidate carcinogenesis mechanisms.


Food Restriction Voluntary Exercise Food Allotment Voluntary Wheel Pancreatic Tumorigenesis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theresa C. Giles
    • 1
  • B. D. Roebuck
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology and ToxicologyDartmouth Medical SchoolHanoverUSA

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