III. Contributions — A: General Session

  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and
  2. Senate Commission on Food Safety (SKLM)
  1. John D. Potter1,
  2. Julie A. Ross,
  3. Margaret McCredie2,
  4. Ronald W. Hart3,
  5. T. Bucci,
  6. J. Seng,
  7. A. Turturro,
  8. J. E. A. Leakey,
  9. R. Feuers,
  10. P. Duffy,
  11. J. James,
  12. B. Lyn-Cook,
  13. J. Pipkin,
  14. S. Y. Li,
  15. Robert W. Owen4,
  16. Lenore Arab5,
  17. Michelle Mendez and
  18. Christine B. Ambrosone6

Published Online: 5 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527606246.ch3a

Carcinogenic and Anticarcinogenic Factors in Food: Symposium

Carcinogenic and Anticarcinogenic Factors in Food: Symposium

How to Cite

Potter, J. D., Ross, J. A., McCredie, M., Hart, R. W., Bucci, T., Seng, J., Turturro, A., Leakey, J. E. A., Feuers, R., Duffy, P., James, J., Lyn-Cook, B., Pipkin, J., Li, S. Y., Owen, R. W., Arab, L., Mendez, M. and Ambrosone, C. B. (2000) Contributions — A: General Session, in Carcinogenic and Anticarcinogenic Factors in Food: Symposium (eds Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and Senate Commission on Food Safety (SKLM)), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527606246.ch3a

Author Information

  1. 1

    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave. N., MP 702, Seattle, WA 98109-1024 USA; Tel.: 0012066674683; FAX: 0012066675977

  2. 2

    Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, P. O. Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand; Tel.: 006434797201; FAX: 006434797298

  3. 3

    National Center for Toxicological Research/FDA 3900 NCTR Road Jefferson, AR 72079-9502 USA; Tel.: 0018705437116; FAX: 0018705437576 (5437332)

  4. 4

    Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Toxikologie und Krebsrisikofaktoren, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany; Tel.: 00496221423338 (3316); FAX: 00496221423359

  5. 5

    School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400 USA; Tel.: 0019199667450; FAX: 0019199662089

  6. 6

    Division of Molecular Epidemiology, (CBA) National Center for Toxicological Research, 3900 NCTR Road, Jefferson, AR 72079 USA; Tel.: 0018705437528; FAX: 0018705437773

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 JUL 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527271443

Online ISBN: 9783527606245

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Keywords:

  • carcinogenic factors;
  • anticarcinogenic factors;
  • foods;
  • phytochemicals;
  • metabolism;
  • vegetables;
  • fruit;
  • obesity and cancer;
  • dietary effects on cancer;
  • genetic susceptibility;
  • caloric intake;
  • modulator of carcinogenicity;
  • anti-carcinogenicity;
  • relationship body weight to cancer;
  • fat and bile acids;
  • phytic acid;
  • reactive oxygen species (ROS);
  • susceptible subgroups

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Foods, Phytochemicals, and Metabolism: Anticarcinogens and Carcinogens

    • Abstract

    • Introduction

    • Vegetables, fruit, and cancer

      • Adult cancers

      • Infant leukemia

      • Implications

    • Obesity and cancer

      • Breast cancer

      • Colon cancer

      • Implications

    • Summary

  • Evidence from Migrant Studies for Dietary Effects on Cancer Incidence and Mortality

    • Abstract

    • Introduction

    • Characteristics of migrant studies

    • Examples from incidence and mortality rates of cancer at selected sites

      • Colorectal cancer

      • Stomach cancer

      • Liver cancer

      • Breast cancer

      • Prostate cancer

    • The effect of migration on diet

    • Are dietary factors implicated?

    • Genetic susceptibility

    • Conclusion

  • Caloric Intake as a Modulator of Carcinogenicity and Anti-carcinogenicity

    • Abstract

    • Introduction

    • Relationship of body weight to cancer

    • Homeostasis

      • Physiological effects

      • Drug metabolism

        • Direct effects

        • Age-related effects

        • Circadian effects

      • Intermediary metabolism

      • Genetic effects

    • Evolutionary perspective

  • The Role of Nutritional Factors: Colon Cancer

    • Abstract

    • Introduction

    • Fat and bile acids

    • Calcium and bile acids

    • Fibre and bile acids

    • Phytic acid

    • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

    • Reactive oxygen species (ROS)

    • Conclusions

  • Controversies Surrounding Diet and Breast Cancer

    • Abstract

    • Dietary fat, energy intakes and breast cancer

    • Individual fatty acids and breast cancer

    • EURAMIC study

    • Monounsaturated fats and breast cancer

    • Polyunsaturated fatty acids

    • Trans-fatty acids and breast cancer

    • Antioxidants and breast cancer

    • Cruciferous vegetables and breast cancer

    • Xeno-estrogens

      • Phyto-estrogens

      • Organochlorine pesticides

    • Alcohol

    • Summary and conclusion

  • Molecular Epidemiology: Identification of Susceptible Subgroups

    • Abstract

    • Introduction

    • Identification of susceptible subgroups

    • Identification of etiologic agents in carcinogenesis

    • Caveat emptor!

    • Conclusion