Nutrition and Cancer
by Vera C. Mazurak (ed.)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 216
The development and treatment of cancer presents a complex interaction between tumor and host. The provision of nutrients not only enables the maintenance of nutritional status, but also provides substrates and signals for immunity, tumor metabolism and the protection of the host from treatment toxicities.
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