Chapter 12, lecture 8, for 5-2-08

Chapter 12, lecture 8, for 5-2-08 - Skip the Ames Test...

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Dietary Factors in Cancer: High-fat, low-fiber diets  associated with colon, rectal,  pancreatic, prostate, and  postmenopausal breast  cancers Very salty foods and pickled  veggies associated with  stomach cancers
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resistance Variation in hormones, stress,  function affect resistance to  Hormones are implicated in  uterine & breast cancers
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Internal resistance Synthetic estrogens (i.e. DES) are  associated with uterine cancer.   Estrogen levels also influence the  rates of breast cancer. Birth control pills may increase  risk of breast cancer but decrease  risk of ovarian cancer
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resistance Many cancers are more  people under stress People with better coping  skills for dealing with stress  have lower cancer rates
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internal resistance Weakened immune systems 
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course BIO 1100 taught by Professor Vanmali during the Spring '08 term at Missouri (Mizzou).

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Chapter 12, lecture 8, for 5-2-08 - Skip the Ames Test...

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