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Phytopharmaceuticals in Cancer Chemoprevention
by Debasis Bagchi
and Harry G Preuss

Features:

  • Demonstrates the mechanistic and molecular aspects of cancer biology and the relationship to the chemoprotective properties of these supplements

  • Covers approximately 15 key natural supplements that have demonstrated their potential promise in cancer prevention and therapy

  • Focuses on cancer health risk factors and the protective abilities of the various natural products

Phytopharmaceuticals in Cancer Chemoprevention focuses on the role of natural supplements in cancer prevention and therapy.

The first section covers cancer epidemiology, cancer statistics and current therapies and potential toxicities involved with existing cancer drugs.

The second section discusses the pathophysiology of cancer including mechanistic and molecular aspects of cancer biology, etiology of breast cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, tobacco and cancer, gastrointestinal tract cancers and various risk factors related to obesity, exercise and aging.

The third section covers phytopharmaceuticals and focuses on cancer health risk factors and the protective abilities of the various natural products.

Contents

Introduction

  • Epidemiology of Cancer: An Overview with a Special Emphasis on Cancer Statistics 2003

Pathophysiology of Cancer

  • Role of DNA Methylation in Cancer and Chemotherapy
  • Metals, Metalloids and Cancer Molecular Mechanisms of Asbestos and Silica-induced Lung Cancer
  • Free Radicals, Environmental Radiation, and Cancer
  • Involvement of Receptor Tyrosine Kinases in Lung Cancer: Clinical Importance
  • Smokeless Tobacco, Oxidative Stress, and Cancer
  • The Regulatory Roles of Estrogen in Carcinogenesis: An Overview
  • NSAIDS and Colorectal Cancer
  • Current Perspectives in Gastric Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagus
  • Helicobacter pylori and Gastric Cancer
  • Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress and Cancer
  • Biotransformation and Mechanism of Action of Xenobiotics: What Lessons from the Past Forty Years?
  • Obesity and Cancer
  • Hemangioendothelioma as a Model to Study the Anti-Angiogenic Effects of Dietary Chemopreventive Agents in vivo
  • Modulation of Late Adverse Effects of Curative Radiation Therapy for Cancer

Phytopharmaceuticals and Chemoprevention

  • Development of Selected Phytochemicals for Cancer Chemoprevention,
  • Phytochemicals as Potential Cancer Chemopreventive Agents
  • History of Natural Supplements in Cancer Therapy and Prevention
  • Vitamin C, Vitamin E and b-Carotene in Cancer Chemoprevention
  • Role of Polyphenols, Flavonoids and Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins in Cancer Chemoprevention
  • Curcumin Derived from Turmeric (Curcuma longa): A Spice for All Seasons
  • Tea in Chemoprevention of Cancer
  • Phytoestrogens in Cancer Prevention: Characterization and Beneficial Effects of a New Flavanone, Kurarinone, a Major Phytoestrogen Constituent of Sophora Flavescens Ait
  • Resveratrol in Chemoprevention and Chemotherapy of Breast Cancer
  • Berries and Fruits in Cancer Chemoprevention
  • Palm Tocotrienols and Cancer
  • Pycnogenol and Cancer Chemoprevention
  • Overview of the Use of Maitake Mushroom and Fraction D in Cancer
  • Taxol in Cancer Treatment and Chemoprevention
  • Lycopene and Cancer, Theresa Visarius
  • NADH in Cancer Prevention and Therapy
  • Astaxanthin and Cancer Chemoprevention
  • Chemopreventive Effects of Selected Spice Ingredients
  • Coenzyme Q10 and Neoplasia: Overview of Experimental and Clinical Evidence
  • Probiotics in the Prevention of Cancer

Concluding Remarks

  • Do Dietary Antioxidants Really Help Prevent or Treat Cancer?
  • Who Gets Cancer? Do Health Foods, Healthy Living, and Natural Antioxidants Really Help?

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Phytopharmaceuticals in Cancer Chemoprevention
by Debasis Bagchi and Harry G Preuss
2004 632 pages $148.95 + shipping
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