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Unformatted text preview: Rui Hai Liu, M.D., Ph.D. Cornell University Tel. 607-255-6235 E-mail: [email protected] March 13, 2007 Diet and Cancer Outline • Cancer statistics • Cancer and cancer cells • Carcinogenesis • Cancer risk – Is cancer preventable? • Dietary cancer prevention Cancer statistics 100,000 200,000 300,000 400,000 500,000 600,000 700,000 800,000 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Deaths Leading Causes of Death in the United States, 2004 1. Heart Diseases 2. Cancer 3. Cerebrovascular diseases 4. Chronic lower respiratory disease 5. Accidents (Unintentional injuries) 6. Diabetes mellitus 7. Alzheimer’s disease 8. Influenza and Pneumonia 9. Nephritis 10. Septicemia 553,888 Cancer Statistics, 2007 Men 766,860 Women 678,060 26 % Breast 1 5 % Lung and bronchus 11% Colon and rectum 6% Uterine corpus 4% Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 4% Melanoma of skin 4 % Thyroid 3% Ovary 2% Kidney 2% Leukemia 23% All Other Sites Prostate 29% Lung and bronchus 15% Colon and rectum 10% Urinary bladder 7% Melanoma of skin 4% Non-Hodgkin 4% lymphoma Kidney 4% Leukemia 3% Oral Cavity 3% Pancreas 2% All Other Sites 19% 2007 Estimated US Cancer Cases Cancer Death Rates for Men, US, 1930-2003 Jemal, A. et al. CA Cancer J Clin 57:43-66, 2007 Cancer Death Rates for Women, US, 1930-2003 Jemal, A. et al. CA Cancer J Clin 57:43-66, 2007 Cancer, Cancer Cells, and Carcinogenesis • Cancer • Cancer is a disease characterized by abnormal growth of cells out of control , forming malignant tumors in organ or tissue of the body....
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2007 for the course FD SC 150 taught by Professor Gravani&miller during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

  • Spring '07
  • GRAVANI&MILLER
  • cancer cells, cancer death rates, lung cancer death, dietary cancer prevention, Carcinogenesis · Cancer

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