Chapter 1: Obesity and Cancer Epidemiology Rachel Ballard-Barbash, M.D., MPH David Berrigan, Ph.D., MPH Nancy Potischman, Ph.D. Emily Dowling, MHS Chapter 2: Obesity and Cancer, Epidemiology in Racial/Ethnic Minorities Colleen Doyle, M.S., RD Chapter 3: Obesity and Cancer in Asia Wanghong Xu, MD, Ph.D. Charles E Matthews, Ph.D. Chapter 4: Genetic Epidemiology of Obesity and Cancer Courtney Gray-McGuire, Ph.D. Indra Adrianto, Ph.D. Thuan Nguyen, M.S. Chee Paul Lin M.S. Chapter 5: Obesity and Cancer, Overview of Mechanisms Nora L. Nock, Ph.D. Nathan A. Berger, M.D. Chapter 6: Caloric Restriction and Cancer Fei Xue, M.D., Sc.D. Karin B. Michels, MPH, Ph.D. Chapter 7: Physical Activity and Cancer Leslie Bernstein, Ph.D. Yani Lu, MD, Ph.D. Candidate Katherine D. Henderson, Ph.D. Chapter 8 : Energy Balance, Cancer Prognosis and Survivorship Melinda L. Irwin, Ph.D., MPH Chapter 9 : Behavior, Energy Balance and Cancer, Overview Donna Spruijt-Metz, Ph.D. Selena T. Nguyen-Rodriguez, Ph.D. Jaimie N. Davis, Ph.D., R.D. Chapter 10 : Geographic and Contextual Effects on Energy Balance Related Behaviors and Cancer David Berrigan, Ph.D., MPH Robin McKinnon, Ph.D., MPA Genevieve Dunton, MPH, Ph.D. Lan Huang, Ph.D. Rachel Ballard-Barbash, M.D., MPH
Energy Balance and Cancer, Epidemiology and Overview is the first in a series of monographs to address the multiple facets of the world wide pandemic of overweight and obesity and its relation to cancer. This volume, authored by leading experts in their perspective fields, provides a broad and comprehensive overview of the problem from the epidemiologic viewpoint with focus on both general and special populations as well as a description of potential molecular mechanisms and reviews of the latest studies of factors impacting the association of energy balance and cancer including the effects of genetics, caloric restriction, exercise, behavior and the built environment.
The collected chapters and the authors contributing to this initial volume represent a transdisciplinary approach to analyze and develop novel approaches to understand and solve what, up to now, is a globally refractory problem. The book is written to be understandable and informative to individuals from all concerned disciplines. It should serve to orient students, investigators, nutritionists, public health officials, community planners, clinicians and policy makers to the extent of the problem, its multiple dimensions and potential approaches for research and corrective interventions.
This is a new area, in which there are not yet books
However, the AACR just held a meeting on this up and coming topic