Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy

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October 2018
284 pages
  • ISBN978-3-03897-310-2 (Paperback)
  • ISBN978-3-03897-311-9 (PDF)

This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy that was published in

Medicine & Pharmacology
Public Health & Healthcare

This Special Issue book, “Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy”, is based on recent advances in natural products for cancer prevention and therapy. For this purpose, the authors of this book have been organizing a biennial international conference series. The first meeting (First International Conference on Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy) was held in Istanbul between 31 August and 2 September 2015, with the support and contribution of many valuable researchers in this field. The abstracts of the first conference were published in the Anticancer Drugs journal as a supplement. The second meeting, namely The Second International Conference on Natural Products for Cancer Prevention and Therapy, was held at Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey, between 8 and 11 November 2017. The abstracts of all of the presentations from the second meeting were published in the Special Issue of Proceedings by the MDPI publishing group. Furthermore, the conference report and the selected full-length papers based on the presentations at the meeting, as well as other papers based on natural products for cancer prevention and therapy, were published as a Special Issue of the Nutrients journal from MDPI.

This Special Issue has contributions from various participants of the aforementioned conference, as well as other cancer and natural product researchers. These contributions include original research papers, authoritative and up-to-date reviews, and commentaries on the following topics and areas:

•    Natural products for the prevention and therapy of oncologic diseases

•    Mechanism of natural agents for anticancer and cancer preventive effects

•    In vitro, in vivo, and clinical studies related to natural agents and cancer

•    Combinatorial effects of phytochemicals and cancer chemotherapeutic drugs

•    Challenges and innovative approaches for anticancer drug development based on natural products

•     Emerging studies on anticancer phytochemicals


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caffeic acid; CAPE; migration; wound healing; breast cancer; propolis; reactive oxygen species; metabolism; antitumor activity; antioxidant activity; phenylpropanoid; natural products; essential oils; clove; Syzygium aromaticum; n/a; marine sponges; Poecilosclerida; Batzella; Crambe; Monanchora; guanidine alkaloids; pyrroloquinoline alkaloids; bioactivities; biomimetic synthesis; osthol; cancer; phytochemicals; natural product; malignancies; apoptosis; prostate cancer; soy; isoflavones; epidemiology; cohort; case-control; cervical cancer; resveratrol; pterostilbene; HPV E6; p53; cell cycle; prostate cancer; Chinese medicines; formulas; extracts; compounds; apoptosis; T24 cells; death receptor pathway; mitochondrial pathway; endoplasmic reticulum stress; pomegranate peel; urinary bladder urothelial carcinoma; colon cancer; Frondoside A; oxaliplatin; 5-fluorouracil; cell proliferation; apoptosis; diosgenin; steroidal sapogenins; anti-cancer; apoptosis; oncogenic; metastasis; α-chaconine; α-solanine; Solanum tuberosum L.; API-1; MPP dihydrochloride; RL95-2; endometrium cancer; steroidal glycoalkaloids; Akt; ERα; cancer; histone deacetylases; histone deacetylase inhibitors; vorinostat; natural HDACi; apoptosis; sphingolipids; ceramide; flavonoids; resveratrol; genistein; curcumin; nutrients; nutraceuticals; chemotherapeutics

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