Table of Contents
Chapter 1. The Role of Radiotherapy in Cancer Treatment: Current Opportunities and Challenges
Chapter 2. Radiotherapy-Induced Cellular Responses: Major Mechanisms Behind Radioresistance
Chapter 3. Plant Flavonoids as Potential Dietary Radiosensitizers
Chapter 4. Modulation of Radiotherapeutic Efficacy by Dietary Flavonoids
Chapter 5. Conclusions and Further Challenges
About the Author
* Academic staff of universities and medical schools who teach courses on oncology and oncotherapy, including complementary approaches to traditional anticancer modalities. This book can be a valuable educational material also for medical students.
* Cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy. The knowledge presented in this book could be a supportive material for cancer patients to: 1) appreciate and understand the potential role of dietary supplements on therapeutic efficacy, and 2) interfere with radiotherapy in a conscious way to achieve the best clinical outcome.
* Clinical doctors, nurses and nutritional advisors, i.e., all the clinical staff who is everyday faced with numerous questions of oncological patients concerning nutrition and intake of dietary supplements.
* Scientific community. This book is a valuable basic material for scientists who work on the development of novel radiosensitizers using different malignant models.
Keywords: Dietary flavonoids, Food and cancer, Phytochemicals, Radiotherapy, Cancer treatment