Class 17 Cancer 2011

Class 17 Cancer 2011 - Cancer HUN4445 Objectives: Discuss...

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Cancer HUN4445 Objectives: Discuss the pathogenesis of cancer Describe the role of diet in the development and prevention of cancer Identify the nutritional implications of cancer for the patient Cancer Statistics Affluent Developing countries Cancer Prevalence Cancer End result of accumulation of genetic alterations Unchecked proliferation of cells from a single transformed cell Metastasis: spread to other tissues Risk Factors Tobacco use Dietary intake Ultraviolet radiation Alcohol Ionizing radiation Chemicals and other substances Hormone Replacement Therapy Diethylstilbestrol Close relatives with certain cancers Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention (American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org ) Emphasis on plant sources Five or more servings of a variety of vegetables and fruits each day. Whole grains vs processed (refined) grains and sugars. Limit red meats, especially those high in fat and processed. Choose foods that maintain a healthful weight. If you drink alcoholic beverages, limit consumption
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course HUN 4445 taught by Professor Sitren during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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