Diet, nutrients, phytochemicals, and cancer metastasis suppressor genes.

Overview of attention for article published in Cancer and Metastasis Reviews, June 2012
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#3 of 198)
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Title
Diet, nutrients, phytochemicals, and cancer metastasis suppressor genes.
Published in
Cancer and Metastasis Reviews, June 2012
DOI 10.1007/s10555-012-9369-5
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Authors

Meadows GG

Abstract

The major factor in the morbidity and mortality of cancer patients is metastasis. There exists a relative lack of specific therapeutic approaches to control metastasis, and this is a fruitful area for investigation. A healthy diet and lifestyle not only can inhibit tumorigenesis but also can have a major impact on cancer progression and survival. Many chemicals found in edible plants are known to inhibit metastatic progression of cancer. While the mechanisms underlying antimetastatic activity of some phytochemicals are being delineated, the impact of diet, dietary components, and various phytochemicals on metastasis suppressor genes is underexplored. Epigenetic regulation of metastasis suppressor genes promises to be a potentially important mechanism by which dietary components can impact cancer metastasis since many dietary constituents are known to modulate gene expression. The review addresses this area of research as well as the current state of knowledge regarding the impact of diet, dietary components, and phytochemicals on metastasis suppressor genes.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Croatia 1 4%
Singapore 1 4%
Unknown 25 93%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 22%
Student > Master 6 22%
Researcher 6 22%
Student > Bachelor 4 15%
Other 3 11%
Other 2 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 16 59%
Medicine and Dentistry 8 30%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1 4%
Psychology 1 4%
Engineering 1 4%
Other 0 0%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 19. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 21 November 2013.
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#268,980
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#3,808
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Outputs of similar age from Cancer and Metastasis Reviews
#1
of 15 outputs
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