Chapter 8. Endocrine-Related Cancers and Phytochemicals

  1. Prof. Dr. Siegfried Knasmüller2,
  2. Dr. David M. DeMarini3,
  3. Prof. Ian Johnson4 and
  4. Dr. Clarissa Gerhäuser5,6
  1. Johannes C. Huber and
  2. Johannes Ott

Published Online: 16 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626588.ch8

Chemoprevention of Cancer and DNA Damage by Dietary Factors

Chemoprevention of Cancer and DNA Damage by Dietary Factors

How to Cite

Huber, J. C. and Ott, J. (2009) Endocrine-Related Cancers and Phytochemicals, in Chemoprevention of Cancer and DNA Damage by Dietary Factors (eds S. Knasmüller, D. M. DeMarini, I. Johnson and C. Gerhäuser), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626588.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Medical University of Vienna, Department of Medicine I, Institute of Cancer Research, Borschkegasse 8a, 1090 Vienna, Austria

  2. 3

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Carcinogenesis Division, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA

  3. 4

    Institute of Food Research, Intestinal Biology and Health Programme, Norwich Research Park, Colney, Norwich NR4 7UA, UK

  4. 5

    German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), Toxicology and Cancer Risk Factors, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 6

    German Cancer Research Center, Division of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors, Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Author Information

  1. Medical University Vienna, Department of Gynecologic Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, Waehringer Guertel 18-20, 1090 Vienna, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527320585

Online ISBN: 9783527626588

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Keywords:

  • angiogenesis;
  • cancer;
  • mammalian reproduction;
  • phytochemicals;
  • phytoestrogens

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Phytoestrogens and Endocrine-Related Cancers – Epidemiological Studies

  • Mechanisms of Cancer Chemoprevention by Phytoestrogens

  • Estrogen Carcinogenesis

  • Conclusion

  • References