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Starving Cancer Cells


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1. Introduction 2. The Metabolic Theory of Cancer and its Clinical Implications 3. Tumor Starvation by L-Arginine Deprivation 4. L-Canavanine Deprives Tumors of L-Arginine 5. Glucose Deprivation and Fasting Strategies 6. Tumor Starvation by Deprivation of Glutamine and Aspartate

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Dr. Robert Fried is Emeritus Professor, Doctoral Faculty, Behavioral Neuroscience, City University of New York (CUNY), New York, NY. Member American Physiology Society (APS) (Cardiovascular and Respiration division). Formerly, Director of the Rehabilitation Research Institute (RRI), International Center for the Disabled (ICD), New York, NY. Diplomate in Behavioral Medicine, International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy (IABMCP). Fellow, New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS). 1953 - 1956, US Army Signal Corps. Korean Military Advisory Group (KMAG), Seoul, Korea. Hon. Discharge, 1956. Richard M. Carlton, MD is an integrative physician who includes complementary and alternative approaches in the treatment of numerous medical problems, including migraines, inflammatory bowel disease, and diabetes. He had been Principal Staff Physician, Rehabilitation Research Institute (RRI), ICD-International Center for the Disabled, New York, NY. Dennis A. Fried, PHD, MPH, MBA is Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health, Newark, NJ; Health Science Specialist, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, War-Related Illness & Injury Study Center, East Orange, NJ.


"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." --Anticancer Research

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