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Cancer and metabolism

Guest Editor: Luca Mazzarella

This special issue centres around the field of metabolism, which has become one of the hot topics of the moment, especially as applied to cancer.  

An intriguing and widely debated issue in this field is how much systemic metabolism can have an impact on an individual’s risk of getting cancer, and how much this can be modulated for therapeutic scope. These four papers from experts in the area aim to equip the practising oncologist with an up-to-date and critical collection of evidence to provide the best answer to one of the questions most commonly heard in clinical practice: “Doctor, is there something specific I should eat or avoid?”.

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Watch Guest Editor Dr Luca Mazzarella discuss the various articles in the special issue.

Special Issue articles

Special Issue: Lifestyle, nutrition and breast cancer: facts and presumptions for consideration

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 23 Jul 2015 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2015.557

Special Issue: Oxidative stress and the unfulfilled promises of antioxidant agents

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 23 Jul 2015 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2015.556

Special Issue: Metabolic serum biomarkers for the prediction of cancer: a follow-up of the studies conducted in the Swedish AMORIS study

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 23 Jul 2015 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2015.555

Special Issue: Why does obesity promote cancer? Epidemiology, biology, and open questions

Abstract | Full Article | PDF Published: 23 Jul 2015 / https://doi.org/10.3332/ecancer.2015.554

Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

Published by

ecancer Global Foundation