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Exogenous factors in colonic carcinogenesis : proceedings of Falk Symposium 128 held in Würzburg, Germany, May 2-3, 2002

Author: Wolfgang Scheppach
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer, 2003.
Series: Falk Symposium, 128
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Thus, the pathogenesis of the two distinct familial colon cancer syndromes FAP (familial adenomatous polyposis) and HNPCC (hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer) is increasingly being  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congresses
Würzburg <2002>
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Scheppach
ISBN: 0792387805 9780792387800
OCLC Number: 231970466
Description: XIV, 324 Seiten.
Contents: List of Principal Authors. Preface. Section I: Epidemiology and Risk Assessment. 1. Exposure and disease biomarkers for colorectal cancer risk; W.R. Bruce. 2. Exogenous factors in colonic carcinogenesis; B.L. Pool-Zobel. 3. Definition of cancer susceptibility; M.-C. Boutron-Ruault. 4. Epidemiology of colorectal cancer; M.J. Hill. Section II: Genetics and Molecular Mechanisms. 5. Molecular pathways in colorectal cancer development; J.R. Vass, et al. 6. Familial adenomatous polyposis syndrome (FAP): pathogenesis and molecular mechanisms; F. Kullmann. 7. Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer: pathogenesis and mechanisms; P. Rosen. 8. Possible molecular targets for exogenous factors; R.W. Owen, et al. Section III: Identification of Genetically Determined Risk Groups. 9. Hereditary versus environmental factors in colorectal cancer; L.H. Augenlicht. 10. Patient identification and surveillance in familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP); R. Caspari. 11. Patient identification and clinical management in hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer; O. Al-Taie. 12. Screening strategies for sporadic colorectal cancer (CRC) in the general population; C. Pox, et al. Section IV: Noxious Dietary Compounds. 13. Red meat: a dietary risk factor for colorectal cancer; H. Boeing, et al. 14. Types of dietary fat and colon cancer risk; B.S. Reddy, et al. 15. Alcohol and colorectal cancer; A. Chao, et al. 16.Potential link between sphingomyelin metabolism and colonic tumorigenesis; R.-D. Duan. Section V: Lifestyle Factors and CRC Risk. 17. Energy balance and obesity; R.W. Hart. 18. Physical activity and colorectal cancer: independent and interactive effects; M.L. Slattery. 19. Smoking and colorectal cancer; A. Chao, et al. 20. Bacteria in the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer; J.H. Cummings, G.T. Macfarlane. Section VI: Carcinogens and Co-Carcinogens. 21. The role of nitric oxide and oxygen radicals in colon carcinogenesis; S.R. Tannenbaum, D. Schauer. 22. The role of N-nitrosation in colon carcinogenesis: some recent insights; D.E.G. Shuker. 23. Heterocyclic aromatic amines; I.C. Roberts-Thomson. 24. Secondary bile acids; F.M. Nagengast. 25. Polyamines; V. Milovic, J. Stein. 26. Exocyclic DNA adducts derived from lipid peroxidation as oxidative stress markers in human colon carcinogenesis; H. Bartsch, J. Nair. Section VII: Protective Nutritional Factors. 27. Colon carcinogenesis: phytochemicals; H.K. Biesalski, et al. 28. Dietary fiber; M.E. Martinez. 29. Short chain fatty acids: the magic bullet? T. Menzel. 30. Flavonoids and their possible role in colon cancer prevention and therapy; U. Wenzel, H. Daniel. 31. Selenium in cancer prevention: optimization of selenoprotein expression or specific functions of selenium compounds? R. Brigelius-Flohe, et al. 32. Calcium: a protective agent against colorectal cancer? J.H. Kleibeuker, et al. Section VIII: Summary. 33. Dietary recommendations for prevention of colorectal cancer; R.S. Bresalier. 35. Cancer prevention: public health aspects; J.H. Weisburger. Index.
Series Title: Falk Symposium, 128
Responsibility: ed. by W. Scheppach ...


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