Nutrition Frontiers E-Newsletter

The Nutritional Science Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention at NCI issues a quarterly electronic newsletter, Nutrition Frontiers, that highlights emerging evidence linking diet to cancer prevention and showcases recent findings about who will likely benefit most from dietary change.

Subscribe to Nutrition Frontiers, a newsletter of the Nutritional Science Research Group testNutrition Frontiers is for anyone interested in learning more about emerging science and clinical studies. Whether you are someone dealing with cancer on a personal level, a student, health professional or scientist, this newsletter can be useful to you and keep you abreast of the latest conferences, workshops, and funding opportunities in the nutrition and cancer prevention community.

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Volume 6, Issue 1 (pdf, 101.47 KB)
This issue showcases cruciferous vegetables — the bioavailability of sulforaphane in fresh broccoli sprouts compared with that in myrosinase-treated broccoli sprout extracts, sulforaphane and microRNA activation, and how Nrf2 modulates the anti-inflammatory properties of isothiocyanates. Learn about our spotlight investigator, Dr. Janet Novotny, and her research on cruciferous vegetables, upcoming announcements and more.
(Delivered Winter/Spring 2015)


Volume 5, Issue 4 (pdf, 82.32 KB)
In this issue, we showcase the anti-inflammatory properties in black raspberries, retinoic acid's role in the differentiation process, and kava in lung tumorigenesis. Plus, learn about our spotlight investigator, Robert Turesky, upcoming announcements and more.
(Delivered Fall 2014)

Volume 5, Issue 3 (pdf, 80.25 KB)
In this issue, we showcase two recent publications about diet-gene interactions and colon cancer, and a publication that sheds light on how flaxseeds modulate miRNA in the lung. Plus, learn about our spotlight investigator, Louise Fong, announcements and more. 
(Delivered Summer 2014)

Volume 5, Issue 2 (PDF, 81KB)
In this issue, we cover modulation of natural killer cells, and the role of omega-3 fatty acid exposure and consumption in relation to colon and prostate cancer. Plus, learn about our spotlight investigator, announcements and more. 
(Delivered Spring 2014)

Volume 5, Issue 1 (PDF, 86KB)
In this issue, we focus on the microbiome, from twins' microbiota transplanted into mice to the differences between the microbiota of obese-prone and obese-resistant rats to the links between diet and the human microbiome. Plus, learn about our spotlight investigator, announcements and more. 
(Delivered Winter 2014)


Volume 4, Issue 4 (PDF, 86KB)
In this issue, you will learn about the effects of benzyl isothiocyanate on breast cancer cells, ellagic acid on the effects of estrogen oncogenic and tumor suppressor miRNA expression, a potential gene-diet interaction that affects colon cancer risk, and much more.
(Delivered Fall 2013)

Volume 4, Issue 3 (PDF, 86KB)
In this issue, you will learn about the effects of the flavonol, isorhamnetin, on colorectal cancer, distinct pathways for apoptosis with green tea polyphenols, associations of high blood omega-3 PUFAs and much more.
(Delivered Summer 2013)

Volume 4, Issue 2 (PDF, 79KB)
In this issue, you will learn about the effects of green tea catechins in patients with CLL, the Warburg effect on butyrate cell growth and much more. 
(Delivered Spring 2013)

Volume 4, Issue 1 (PDF, 88KB)
In this issue, you will learn about measuring skin carotenoid status in children to determine fruit and vegetable intake, how IP6 in high fiber diets may slow the growth and progression of early stage prostate cancer, and more.
(Delivered Winter 2013)


Volume 3, Issue 4 (PDF, 91KB)
In this issue, you will learn about microRNA changes with exposure to heterocyclic amines and spinach, and the reliability of inflammatory serum markers.
(Delivered Fall 2012)

Volume 3, Issue 3 (PDF, 93KB)
In this issue, you will learn about the jamun berry, how women, not men, who consume fish oil may be protected from colorectal cancer.
(Delivered Summer 2012)

Volume 3, Issue 2 (PDF, 88KB)
In this issue, we highlight differences in eating broccoli and taking supplements, and the potential cancer preventive effects of walnuts.
(Delivered Spring 2012)

Volume 3, Issue 1 (PDF, 92KB)
In this issue, we highlight a potential inflammatory biomarker, folate status and prostate cancer cell proliferation, and plant RNAs found in mammals,
(Delivered Winter 2012)


Volume 2, Issue 4 (PDF, 93KB)
In this issue, we highlight emergying research on vitamin D, black raspberries and cancer prevention, along with outstanding scientists, upcoming events and a recent Star from the Stars in Nutrition & Cancer lecture series.
(Delivered Fall 2011)

Volume 2, Issue 3 (PDF, 78KB)
In this issue, we highlight emerging research on estrogen and folate metabolism, along with outstanding scientists, and upcoming events.
(Delivered Summer 2011)

Volume 2, Issue 2 (PDF, 84KB)
In this issue, we highlight emerging research on folate and sulforaphane, along with outstanding scientists, and upcoming events.
(Delivered Spring 2011)

Volume 2, Issue 1 (PDF, 78KB)
In this issue, find out how a vitamin D metabolite functions in cancer prevention, and a new application of a spectroscopic method to help us assess fruit and vegetable intake.
(Delivered Winter 2011)


Volume 1, Issue 4 (PDF, 208KB)
In this issue, find out about the benefits of green tea polyphenols for men with prostate cancer, how cruciferous vegetables work to suppress cancer cells, and NCI nutrition grants.
(Delivered Fall 2010)

Volume 1, Issue 3 (PDF, 110KB)
In this issue, learn about the latest on polymorphisms and breast density, and curcumin's radiosensitizing properties.
(Delivered Summer 2010)

Volume 1, Issue 2 (PDF, 110KB)
In this newsletter, we highlight the influence of folate & vitamin B12 on cervical cancer risk in a post-folate fortification era, and evidence of n-3 fatty acids influencing epigenetic mechanisms such as microRNA expression.
(Delivered Spring 2010)

Volume 1, Issue 1 (PDF, 84KB)
In this newsletter, we hope to highlight some of the emerging research on nutrition and cancer prevention and showcase the scientists behind the research.
(Delivered Winter 2010)