Starving Cancer Cells: Evidence-Based Strategies to Slow Cancer Progression: A Selection of Readings for Health Services Providers-Original PDF

Starving Cancer Cells: Evidence-Based Strategies to Slow Cancer Progression: A Selection of Readings for Health Services Providers-Original PDF

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By Robert Fried(Author), Richard M. Carlton(Author), Dennis A. Fried(Author)

Starving Cancer Cells: Evidence-Based Strategies to Slow Cancer Progression: A Selection of Readings for Health Services Providers presents an edited and annotated collection of recent medical journal publications and abstracts illustrating new approaches to treatment derived from the metabolic theory of cancer. It intends to shed an early light on a relatively new approach to our understanding of the cancer cell idiosyncratic metabolic dysfunction, and on evidence-based new treatment strategies derived from that understanding.

The book discusses topics such as tumor starvation by L-arginine deprivation; L-canavanine depriving tumors of L-arginine in pancreatic, multiple myeloma and breast cancer; glucose deprivation and intermittent fasting; glutamine uptake in cancer; the relation of oxygen-starved cancer cells with aspartate; and reducing tolerance of tumor cells to nutrition starvation. The content is presented in a contextualized and practical way in order to facilitate the transition from bench to bedside.

This is a valuable resource for practitioners, oncologists and other members of healthcare chain who are interested in learning more about the most recent tumor cell starvation strategies and how they can improve overall treatment outcome.

  • Provides extensive comments on scientific publications detailing recent findings about tumor cell auxotrophy applied to tumor cell starvation strategies
  • Helps the reader to find relevant and practical information on cancer cell starvation, otherwise spread through niched specialized journals, in one single place
  • Comments on the recent findings putting them in context of clinical practice in order to provide the reader with means of translating high level research to the clinics

Product details

  • Publisher : Academic Press; 1st edition (March 19, 2021)
  • Language : English
  • Paperback : 246 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 012824013X
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0128240137