Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

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

Books open for chapter submissions

39346 Total Chapter Downloads

11 Crossref Citations

35 Web of Science Citations

45 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

2470

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2. Inflammatory ROS in Fanconi Anemia Hematopoiesis and Leukemogenesis

By Wei Du

1364

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3. Staying a Step Ahead of Cancer

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

1408

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

By Jaime Cofre

1174

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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

1207

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6. Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Cancer

By Budimka Novaković, Jelena Jovičić and Maja Grujičić

1676

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

By Iskren Kotzev

2548

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8. Colorectal Cancer and the Preventive Effects of Food Components

By Sayori Wada

1393

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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

1916

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10. Chemopreventive Activity of Mediterranean Medicinal Plants

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

1644

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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

1914

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12. Phytoestrogens as Nutritional Modulators in Colon Cancer Prevention

By Michele Barone, Raffaele Licinio and Alfredo Di Leo

1166

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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

9789

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

By Gary L. Kreps

1788

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

By D. James Morré and Dorothy M. Morré

2541

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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

1203

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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

1429

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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

1681

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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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