Human cancer chemoprevention: hurdles and challenges.

  title={Human cancer chemoprevention: hurdles and challenges.},
  author={Vaqar Mustafa Adhami and Hasan Mukhtar},
  journal={Topics in current chemistry},
Cancer is considered a disease of aging since the risk for developing the disease considerably increases with age. It is estimated that 77% of all cancers are diagnosed in people who fall within the age group of 55 or older. Also, it takes several years from initiation to the development of detectable cancer. One advantage of the long latency is that it provides numerous opportunities for intervention. While intervention approaches cannot be geared towards a whole population, they can… CONTINUE READING