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“Cancer Prevention – From Mechanisms to Translational Benefits” ed. by Alexandros Georgakilas

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“Cancer Prevention – From Mechanisms to Translational Benefits” ed. by Alexandros Georgakilas

Short Description :   “CANCER PREVENTION – FROM MECHANISMS TO TRANSLATIONAL BENEFITS” ED. BY ALEXANDROS GEORGAKILAS – This 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. Contents
Section 1 Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis, Role of Oxidative Stress. Inflammation and DNA Damage
1 Targeting Tumor Microenvironments for Cancer Prevention and Therapy
2 Inflammatory ROS in Fanconi Anemia Hematopoiesis and Leukemogenesis
3 Staying a Step Ahead of Cancer
4 Kaiso and Prognosis of Cancer in the Current Epigenetic Paradigm
5 Targeting Molecular Pathways for Prevention of High Risk Breast Cancer: A Model for Cancer Prevention
Section 2 Dietary and Lifestyle Patterns in Cancer Prevention
6 Lifestyle Changes May Prevent Cancer
7 Risk and Protective Factors for Development of Colorectal Polyps and Cancer
8 Colorectal Cancer and the Preventive Effects of Food Components
9 Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention for HIV-Infected Women in the Developing World
10 Chemopreventive Activity of Mediterranean Medicinal Plants
11 Dietary Manipulation for Therapeutic Effect in Prostate Cancer
12 Phytoestrogens as Nutritional Modulators in Colon Cancer Prevention
13 The Therapeutic Potential of Pomegranate and Its Products for Prevention of Cancer
Section 3 Strategies for Treatment and Advances from the Clinic
14 Strategic Communication for Cancer Prevention and Control: Reaching and Influencing Vulnerable Audiences
15 Early Detection: An Opportunity for Cancer Prevention Through Early Intervention
16 Creating a Sustainable Cancer Workforce: Focus on Disparities and Cultural Competence
17 The Changing Landscape of Prostate Cancer Chemoprevention: Current Strategies and Future Directions
18 Prevention and Therapeutic Strategies in Endometrial Cancer
19 Reducing False Positives in a Computer-Aided Diagnosis Scheme for Detecting Breast Microcalcificacions: A Cuantitative Study with Generalized Additive Models
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