Nutrition and Cancer Prevention: New Insights into the Role of Phytochemicals. Future Directions

  • Richard S. Rivlin
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 492)


A plant-based diet is important for maintaining health. Substances in fruits and vegetables, alone and in combination with one another, have been shown to have specific anticancer actions. The Ninth Annual Research Conference of the American Institute for Cancer Research has brought together leading scientists who are examining the mechanisms by means of which certain dietary agents may prevent cancer and limit its invasiveness once it has developed.


Conjugated Linoleic Acid Cancer Prevention Beta Carotene Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen Anticancer Efficacy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard S. Rivlin
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Clinical Nutrition Research Unit GI-Nutrition Service Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterUSA
  2. 2.Nutrition Division-Dept. of Med - Cornell Campus New York-Presbyterian HospitalUSA
  3. 3.Weill Medical College of Cornell UniversityUSA

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