Dr. Nixon, editor-in-chief of the journal Cancer Prevention, cuts through the hype to explain the latest scientific findings on food and cancer. He presents individualized eating plans according to the type of cancer and offers a three-month plan to benefit the person with cancer. Over 100 recipes help put the plan into action.
About the Author
Nixon is the president of the Institute for Cancer Prevention and the editor-in-chief of the journal Preventive Medicine.
Vincent T. DeVita Jr., M.D., is a professor of medicine and epidemiology and public health at Yale School of Medicine. He was the director of the National Cancer Institute and the National Cancer Program from 1980 to 1988. In 1988 he joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as the physician-in-chief. In 1993 he became the director of the Yale Cancer Center. At the NCI, he developed a cure for Hodgkin's lymphoma with combination chemotherapy, proving that advanced cancers could be cured by drugs. He's a former president of the American Cancer Society and the coeditor of "Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology", a textbook of cancer medicine.