Essential Nutrients in Carcinogenesis

  • Lionel A. Poirier
  • Paul M. Newberne
  • Michael W. Pariza

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Jerry M. Rice
    Pages 1-3
  3. Laurence N. Kolonel, Jean H. Hankin, Abraham M. Y. Nomura, M. Ward Hinds
    Pages 35-43
  4. Kenneth K. Carroll
    Pages 45-53
  5. David Kritchevsky, David M. Klurfeld
    Pages 55-68
  6. David M. Klurfeld, David Kritchevsky
    Pages 119-135
  7. Willard J. Visek
    Pages 163-186
  8. Herschel Sidransky
    Pages 187-207
  9. Claude Laberge, André Lescault, Robert M. Tanguay
    Pages 209-221
  10. Paul M. Newberne
    Pages 223-251
  11. Hisashi Shinozuka, Sikandar L. Katyal, Mohan I. R. Perera
    Pages 253-267
  12. Lionel A. Poirier
    Pages 269-282
  13. Isao Eto, Carlos L. Krumdieck
    Pages 313-330
  14. Robert D. Reynolds
    Pages 339-347
  15. Richard S. Rivlin
    Pages 349-355
  16. Beat E. Glatthaar, Dietrich H. Hornig, Ulrich Moser
    Pages 357-377
  17. Richard C. Moon, Rajendra G. Mehta
    Pages 399-411
  18. Hector F. DeLuca, Voula Ostrem
    Pages 413-429
  19. Adrianne E. Rogers, Michael W. Conner
    Pages 473-495
  20. Kazimierz S. Kasprzak, Michael P. Waalkes
    Pages 497-515
  21. David H. Barch, Philip M. Iannaccone
    Pages 517-527
  22. Jerrold M. Ward, Masato Ohshima
    Pages 529-542
  23. Kedar N. Prasad
    Pages 543-547
  24. Back Matter
    Pages 549-562

About this book


For more than 50 years, it has been recognized that diet influences cancer formation both in humans and in experimental animals. In fact, early investigators successfully retarded the onset of tumors in animals by dietary manipulation. Such findings led to an early optimism that cancer would prove to be yet another disease resulting from dietary imbalances and might thus be amenable to prevention or cure by appropriate nutritional changes. Subsequent studies showed that the influence of diet on cancer formation was not only very complex, it also did not appear to playa direct causative role in carcinogenesis. Thus during the mid-1950s scientific interest in diet and cancer greatly waned. By the early 1970s, however, a resurging interest in diet and cancer became evident. This field of activity has continued to grow. Yet for over 20 years, no comprehensive meeting has been held to summarize the major developments concerning dietary modification of carcinogenesis over a broad range of essential nutrients. To fill this void, a workshop was held on the role of essential nutrients in carcinogenesis from January 30 to February 1, 1985, in Bethesda, Maryland, under the auspices of the National Cancer Institute. This volume is a compilation of the presenta­ tions made at that meeting.


Calcium Niacin Riboflavin Vitamin Vitamin A Vitamin B12 Vitamin B6 Vitamin D Vitamin E amino acid cancer megnesium nutrition toxicity toxicology

Editors and affiliations

  • Lionel A. Poirier
    • 1
  • Paul M. Newberne
    • 2
  • Michael W. Pariza
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratory of Comparative CarcinogenesisNational Cancer Institute, Frederick Cancer Research FacilityFrederickUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyBoston University School of MedicineBostonUSA
  3. 3.Food Research InstituteUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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