Energy metabolism, cancer risk, and cancer prevention

Recent Results Cancer Res. 2009:181:51-4. doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-69297-3_5.


Research concerning "cancer energetics" has become a popular area of investigation. This topic comprises two distinct fields: energetics at (1) the cellular level and (2) the whole organism level. Both of these have relevance to Cancer Risk and Cancer Prevention.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Energy Metabolism*
  • Humans
  • Neoplasms / epidemiology*
  • Neoplasms / prevention & control*
  • Risk Factors