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Cancer Prevention

From Mechanisms to Translational Benefits

This unique synthesis of chapters from top experts in their fields targets the unique and significant area of cancer prevention for different types of cancers. Perspective readers are invited to go through novel ideas and current developments in the field of molecular mechanisms for cancer prevention, epidemiological studies, antioxidant therapies and diets, as well as clinical aspects and new advances in prognosis and avoidance of cancer. The primary target audience for the book includes PhD students, researchers, biologists, medical doctors and professionals who are interested in mechanistic studies on cancer prevention and translational benefits for optimized cancer treatment.

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Cancer PreventionFrom Mechanisms to Translational BenefitsEdited by Alexandros G. Georgakilas

Published: April 20th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2253

ISBN: 978-953-51-0547-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6980-2

Copyright year: 2012

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44430 Total Chapter Downloads

12 Crossref Citations

38 Web of Science Citations

53 Dimensions Citations


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1. Targeting Tumor Microenvironments for Cancer Prevention and Therapy

By Li V. Yang, Reid D. Castellone and Lixue Dong


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2. Inflammatory ROS in Fanconi Anemia Hematopoiesis and Leukemogenesis

By Wei Du


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3. Staying a Step Ahead of Cancer

By Somaira Nowsheen, Alexandros G. Georgakilas and Eddy S. Yang


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4. Kaiso and Prognosis of Cancer in the Current Epigenetic Paradigm

By Jaime Cofre


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5. Targeting Molecular Pathways for Prevention of High Risk Breast Cancer: A Model for Cancer Prevention

By Shayna Showalter and Brian J. Czerniecki


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6. Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Cancer

By Budimka Novaković, Jelena Jovičić and Maja Grujičić


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7. Risk and Protective Factors for Development of Colorectal Polyps and Cancer

By Iskren Kotzev


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8. Colorectal Cancer and the Preventive Effects of Food Components

By Sayori Wada


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9. Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention for HIV-Infected Women in the Developing World

By Jean Anderson, Enriquito Lu, Harshad Sanghvi, Sharon Kibwana and Anjanique Lu


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10. Chemopreventive Activity of Mediterranean Medicinal Plants

By A.C. Kaliora and A.M. Kountouri


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11. Dietary Manipulation for Therapeutic Effect in Prostate Cancer

By Carol A Gano, Kieran Scott, Joseph Bucci, Heather Greenfield, Qihan Dong and Paul L de Souza


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12. Phytoestrogens as Nutritional Modulators in Colon Cancer Prevention

By Michele Barone, Raffaele Licinio and Alfredo Di Leo


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13. The Therapeutic Potential of Pomegranate and Its Products for Prevention of Cancer

By Arzu Akpinar-Bayizit, Tulay Ozcan and Lutfiye Yilmaz-Ersan


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14. Strategic Communication for Cancer Prevention and Control: Reaching and Influencing Vulnerable Audiences

By Gary L. Kreps


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15. Early Detection: An Opportunity for Cancer Prevention Through Early Intervention

By D. James Morré and Dorothy M. Morré


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16. Creating a Sustainable Cancer Workforce: Focus on Disparities and Cultural Competence

By Maureen Y. Lichtveld, Lovell Jones, Alison Smith, Armin Weinberg, Roy Weiner and Farah A. Arosemena


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17. The Changing Landscape of Prostate Cancer Chemoprevention: Current Strategies and Future Directions

By Jason M. Phillips and E. David Crawford


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18. Prevention and Therapeutic Strategies in Endometrial Cancer

By Dan Ancuşa, Gheorghe Furău, Adrian Carabineanu, Răzvan Ilina, Octavian Neagoe and Marius Craina


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19. Reducing False Positives in a Computer-Aided Diagnosis Scheme for Detecting Breast Microcalcificacions: A Quantitative Study with Generalized Additive Models

By Istvan FeherJavier Roca-Pardinas, Maria J. Lado, Pablo G. Tahoces and Carmen Cadarso Suarez


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