Vitamin A, Retinoids and Breast Cancer

  • Richard C. Moon
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 364)


Epidemiological investigations have indicated an inverse relationship between vitamin A intake and risk for developing cancer, and over the past several years an extensive effort has been directed towards understanding the mechanism by which vitamin A and retinoids (analogs of vitamin A) inhibit carcinogenesis.1,2


Mammary Cancer Mammary Carcinogenesis Mammary Tumorigenesis Retinyl Palmitate Retinyl Acetate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard C. Moon
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  1. 1.Specialized Cancer CenterUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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