Nutritional Oncology: Nutrition in Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship


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Author(s): David Heber, Zhaoping Li, Vay Liang

Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2021

ISBN: 0367272490,9780367272494

Nutritional Oncology: Nutrition in Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship presents evidence-based approaches to the study and application of nutrition in all phases of cancer including prevention, treatment, and survivorship.

There is a long history of interest in the role of nutrition in cancer but only in the last 50 years has this interdisciplinary field developed scientific evidence from a combination of population studies, basic research, and clinical studies. Precision oncology, targeted  therapies and immunonutrition have led to advances in cancer treatment and prevention. Highlighting insights from Precision Oncology and Precision Nutrition to improve cancer prevention, treatment and survival is the core mission of this book. The editors have over 40 years of clinical and research experience integrating science with practical advice based on available evidence for healthcare professionals while highlighting research vistas for the scientific community.


  • Comprehensive treatment of all aspects of nutrition and cancer, including prevention, response to treatment, avoidance of relapse and promotion of quality of life for cancer survivors.
  • Examines alternative medicines and botanical dietary supplements and identifies hypotheses for future research based on science.

This book is written for doctors, dietitians, and other health care professional advising cancer patients, cancer survivors and the general public.

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