Nutritional Oncology Nutrition in Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship 1st Edition

 Nutritional Oncology Nutrition in Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship 1st Edition

Nutritional Oncology: Nutrition in Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship presents evidence-based approaches to the study and application of nutrition in all phases of cancer including prevention, treatment, and survivorship.

There is a long history of interest in the role of nutrition in cancer but only in the last 50 years has this interdisciplinary field developed scientific evidence from a combination of population studies, basic research, and clinical studies. Precision oncology, targeted  therapies and immunonutrition have led to advances in cancer treatment and prevention. Highlighting insights from Precision Oncology and Precision Nutrition to improve cancer prevention, treatment and survival is the core mission of this book. The editors have over 40 years of clinical and research experience integrating science with practical advice based on available evidence for healthcare professionals while highlighting research vistas for the scientific community.


  • Comprehensive treatment of all aspects of nutrition and cancer, including prevention, response to treatment, avoidance of relapse and promotion of quality of life for cancer survivors.
  • Examines alternative medicines and botanical dietary supplements and identifies hypotheses for future research based on science.

This book is written for doctors, dietitians, and other health care professional advising cancer patients, cancer survivors and the general public.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Fundamentals of Human Nutrition and Cancer Metabolism 

1. Historical Evolution of the Role of Nutrition in Cancer 

David Heber and Vay Liang W. Go

2. Cancer Metabolism and Nutrition 

David Heber

3. Precision Oncology and Precision Nutrition 

John A Glaspy, Sidharth R. Anand and David Heber

4. Phytonutrients and Cancer 

David Heber and Navindra Seeram

5. Nutrition and Immune Function 

Emily Truong and Berkeley N. Limketkai

6. Personalized Nutrition and Cancer 

David Heber and Zhaoping Li

Part 2. Nutrition and Carcinogenesis 

7. Epidemiology of Nutrition, Diet, and Cancer Risk 

David Heber, Qing-Yi Lu and Zuo-Feng Zhang 

8. Oxidant Stress and Carcinogenesis 

Susanne Henning

9. Nutrition, Angiogenesis, and Cancer 

William W. Li

10. Cholesterol and Prostate Cancer 

Smrruthi V. Venugopal, Shafiq A. Khan, Stephen F. Freedland et al.

11. The Microbiome and Cancer  

David Heber and Zhaoping Li

12. Exercise, Energy Balance, Body Composition, and Cancer Risk

Catherine L. Carpenter

13. Nutrition, Hormones, Cancer Risk and Progression 

David Heber and Zhaoping Li

Part 3. Nutritional Recommendations for Cancer Patients 

14. Nutrition Support for Cancer Patients throughout the Continuum of Care 

Refaat Hegazi, Katie N. Robinson, Bridget Cassady et al.

15. Malnutrition and Cancer Cachexia 

David Heber and Zhaoping Li

16. Nutrition and Chemotherapy in the Epidemic of Obesity 

Rebecca L. Paszkiewicz and Steven D. Mittelman

17. Integrative Oncology and Nutrition    

David Heber and Zhaoping Li

Part 4. Care of the Cancer Survivor 

18. Susceptibility to Common Age-Related Chronic Diseases 

Lauren Lemieux and Zhaoping Li

19. Nutritional Advice and Dietary Supplements for the Cancer Survivor 

Michael Garcia and David Heber

20. Lifestyle Changes and Behavioral Approaches for the Cancer Survivor

William McCarthy and Catherine Carpenter

Part 5. Challenges in Nutritional Oncology Research 

21. Environmental Factors in Cancer Risk 

Lishi Xie and Gail S. Prins

22. Minority Health Disparities in Nutrition and Cancer 

Keith Norris, Bettina M Beech and David Heber

23. The Critical Questions in Nutrition and Cancer that Remain  

David Heber and Zhaoping Li

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  • Συγγραφέας: David Heber,Zhaoping Li,Vay Liang
  • Εκδότης: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781032002613
  • Σελίδες: 520
  • Έτος Έκδοσης: 2021
  • Διαθεσιμότητα: Διαθέσιμο
  • 90,00€
  • Χωρίς ΦΠΑ: 84,91€

Ετικέτες: Nutrition, Exercise Science