Cancer as A Metabolic Disease

Cancer as A Metabolic Disease

On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer

eBook - 2012
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The book addresses controversies related to the origins of cancer and provides solutions to cancer management and prevention.nbsp;It expands upon Otto Warburg's well-known theory that all cancer is a disease of energy metabolism.nbsp; However, Warburg did not link his theory to the "hallmarks of cancer" and thus his theory was discredited.nbsp; This book aims to providenbsp;evidence, through case studies,nbsp;that cancer is primarily a metabolic disease requringnbsp;metabolic solutions fornbsp;its management and prevention.nbsp; Support for this position isnbsp;derived from critical assessment of current cancer theories.nbsp; Brain cancer case studies are presented as a proof of principle for metabolic solutions to disease management, but similarities are drawn to other types of cancer, including breast and colon, due to thenbsp;samenbsp;cellular mutations that they demonstrate.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781118310298
9780470584927
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 421 pages), 22 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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