20. Nutrition, Epigenetics, and Cancer: An Epidemiological Perspective

  1. Mihai D. Niculescu3 and
  2. Paul Haggarty4
  1. Audrey Jung1 and
  2. Ellen Kampman1,2

Published Online: 13 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch20

Nutrition in Epigenetics

Nutrition in Epigenetics

How to Cite

Jung, A. and Kampman, E. (2011) Nutrition, Epigenetics, and Cancer: An Epidemiological Perspective, in Nutrition in Epigenetics (eds M. D. Niculescu and P. Haggarty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470959824.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Nutrition and Nutrition Research Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kannapolis, NC, USA

  2. 4

    Nutrition & Epigenetics Group, Rowett Institute of Nutrition & Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Health Technology Assessment, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813816050

Online ISBN: 9780470959824



  • polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs);
  • Nutrition and Cancer;
  • colorectal cancer (CRC);
  • Pancreas;
  • Esophagus;
  • Nutrition and Epigenetics;
  • Gene-Promoter Methylation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epigenetics in Cancer

  • Nutrition and Cancer

  • Nutrition and Epigenetics

  • Conclusion

  • References