Pediatric Grand Rounds Archived Webcasts

Nutrients and Nutrient-Derived Substances in Cancer Chemoprevention

Recorded July 10, 2009 at 12:30 PM

Presented by:
Nagi B. Kumar, PhD, RD, FADA, Professor, Oncologic Sciences, USF College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

CME credit is no longer available for this program

This program is presented for educational purposes only and is no longer available for CME credit.

Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Define the goals of cancer chemoprevention.
  • Relate NCI guidelines  for identifying and evaluating nutrients and diet-derived agents as chemo-preventive agents for prostate cancer. 
  • Recognize the most promising nutrients identified as chemopreventive agents and describe their   chemopreventive activity and  the mechanisms that promote or slow the progression, or reverse or inhibit carcinogenesis; and discuss future directions for the use of nutrients in chemoprevention.

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Mac OS Version - OS X
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