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Index page for: Nutrition and Cancer Prevention

Table of Contents Introduction Epidemiology of Breast, Prostate, and Colon Cancers -- Maddalena Barba, Barbara Fuhrman, Barbara Teter, and Paola Muti. How Dietary Components Protect from Cancer --Diane M. Harris and Vay Liang W. Go. Dietary Components That Protect from Cancer: Vitamins Vitamin A, ?-Carotene, and Cancer -- Joseph L. Napoli. Anticarcinogenic Activity of Natural and Synthetic Carotenoids -- Hoyoku Nishino, Michiaki Murakoshi, Xiao Yang Mou, Saeri Wada, Mitsuharu Masuda, Yasuhito Ohsaka, Yoshiko Satomi, and Kenji Jinno.Vitamin D and the Risk of Cancer -- Sujatha Sundaram and David A. Gewirtz Vitamin E Analogs as Anticancer Agents -- Jiri Neuzil, Xiu-Fang Wang, Yan Zhao, and Kun Wu Vitamin C Blocks Carcinogenic Tumor Formation -- Ki Won Lee, Hyong Joo Lee, and Chang Yong LeeFolic Acid, Folates, and Cancer -- John J. McGuire Dietary Components That Protect from Cancer: MineralsCalcium and Chemoprevention of Colon Cancer -- Subhas Chakrabarty, Ph.D. Relationship of Selenium Intake to Cancer -- P.D. Whanger Dietary Components That Protect from Cancer: Phytosterols Phytosterols: Sources and Metabolism -- Elke A. Trautwein and Guus S.M.J.E. Duchateau Phytosterols: Bioactivity on Cancer -- Peter G. Bradford and Atif B. Awad Dietary Components That Protect from Cancer: Polyphenols Classification, Dietary Sources, Absorption, Bioavailability, and Metabolism of Flavonoids -- Jeremy P.E. Spencer Isoflavones, Soybean Phytoestrogens, and Cancer -- Fazlul H. Sarkar and Yiwei Li Implications of Flavonoids as a Sex Hormone Source -- David Jenkins and Roxanne LaBelle Flavonoids as Inhibitors of Tumor Metastasis -- Jin-Rong Zhou Catechins and Inhibitory Activity against Carcinogenesis -- Jen-Kun Lin Cancer Chemoprotective Activity of Stilbenes: Resveratrol -- Catherine A. O'Brian, Jubilee R. Stewart, and Feng Chu Flaxseed and Lignans: Effects on Breast Cancer -- Krista A. Power and Lilian U. Thompson Anthocyanins and Cancer Prevention --Colin D. Kay and Bruce J. Holub Dietary Components That Protect from Cancer: Isothiocyanates Isothiocyanates and Cancer Prevention -- Marilyn E. Morris and Urvi Telang Dietary Components That Protect from Cancer: Saponins Anticancer Activity of Ginseng and Soy Saponins -- David G. Popovich and David D. Kitts Dietary Components That Protect Cancer: Specialized Lipids Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Cancer Prevention -- Bandaru S. Reddy Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Cancer -- Yongsoon Park Sphingolipids as Chemopreventive Agents -- Eva M. Schmelz Dietary Cancer Risk Factors Obesity as a Cancer Risk Factor: Epidemiology -- Yang Mao, Sai Yi Pan, and Anne-Marie Ugnat Obesity as a Cancer Risk Factor: Potential Mechanisms of Action -- Henry J. Thompson, Weiqin Jiang, and Zongjian Zhu Alcohol and Cancer: Cellular Mechanisms of Action -- Xiang-Dong Wang and Hiroko Inoue-Fruehauf Index