Nagi B Kumar

Summary

Affiliation: H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The specific role of isoflavones in reducing prostate cancer risk
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Nutrition, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Prostate 59:141-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint A natural musaceas plant extract inhibits proteasome activity and induces apoptosis selectively in human tumor and transformed, but not normal and non-transformed, cells
    Aslamuzzaman Kazi
    Drug Discovery Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int J Mol Med 12:879-87. 2003
  3. pmc Challenges and potential solutions to meeting accrual goals in a Phase II chemoprevention trial for prostate cancer
    Nagi Kumar
    Department of Epidemiology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:279-85. 2012
  4. pmc Cancer cachexia: traditional therapies and novel molecular mechanism-based approaches to treatment
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Population Sciences, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 11:107-17. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Comparing dietary and other lifestyle factors among immigrant Nigerian men living in the US and indigenous men from Nigeria: potential implications for prostate cancer risk reduction
    Nagi B Kumar
    Division of Population Sciences, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:391-9. 2009
  6. pmc Tea consumption and risk of breast cancer
    Nagi Kumar
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Population Sciences Division, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:341-5. 2009
  7. pmc Safety of purified isoflavones in men with clinically localized prostate cancer
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Nutr Cancer 59:169-75. 2007
  8. pmc A Phase II randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of purified isoflavones in modulating steroid hormones in men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Nutr Cancer 59:163-8. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint A case-control study evaluating the association of purposeful physical activity, body fat distribution, and steroid hormones on premenopausal breast cancer risk
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Nutrition, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612 9497, USA
    Breast J 11:266-72. 2005
  10. pmc New insights into the mechanisms of green tea catechins in the chemoprevention of prostate cancer
    Shahnjayla K Connors
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Division of Population Sciences, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Nutr Cancer 64:4-22. 2012

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint The specific role of isoflavones in reducing prostate cancer risk
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Nutrition, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Prostate 59:141-7. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A natural musaceas plant extract inhibits proteasome activity and induces apoptosis selectively in human tumor and transformed, but not normal and non-transformed, cells
    Aslamuzzaman Kazi
    Drug Discovery Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Int J Mol Med 12:879-87. 2003
    ..Our present study suggests that CellQuest targets and inhibits the proteasome selectively in tumor cells, which may contribute to the claimed anticancer activity...
  3. pmc Challenges and potential solutions to meeting accrual goals in a Phase II chemoprevention trial for prostate cancer
    Nagi Kumar
    Department of Epidemiology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:279-85. 2012
    ..The goal of this report is to describe the on going strategies, successes, challenges and solutions for recruitment in this multi-center, phase II chemoprevention trial targeting men at high risk for prostate cancer...
  4. pmc Cancer cachexia: traditional therapies and novel molecular mechanism-based approaches to treatment
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Population Sciences, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 11:107-17. 2010
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Comparing dietary and other lifestyle factors among immigrant Nigerian men living in the US and indigenous men from Nigeria: potential implications for prostate cancer risk reduction
    Nagi B Kumar
    Division of Population Sciences, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 11:391-9. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Tea consumption and risk of breast cancer
    Nagi Kumar
    Department of Health Outcomes and Behavior, Population Sciences Division, Moffitt Cancer Center, 12902 Magnolia Drive, MRC CANCONT, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:341-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to examine the association of regular tea consumption with the risk of breast cancer in a large population-based case-control study from the United States...
  7. pmc Safety of purified isoflavones in men with clinically localized prostate cancer
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Nutr Cancer 59:169-75. 2007
    ..With the current evidence on the cancer preventive properties of isoflavones, these results are significant and offer promise for these phytochemicals to be developed as potent agents to prevent cancer progression...
  8. pmc A Phase II randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of purified isoflavones in modulating steroid hormones in men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Nutr Cancer 59:163-8. 2007
    ..The study establishes the need to explore other potential mechanisms by which prolonged and consistent purified isoflavone consumption may modulate prostate cancer risk...
  9. ncbi request reprint A case-control study evaluating the association of purposeful physical activity, body fat distribution, and steroid hormones on premenopausal breast cancer risk
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Nutrition, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612 9497, USA
    Breast J 11:266-72. 2005
    ..This demonstrates the potential mechanism through which increased physical activity can reduce the risk for breast cancer in premenopausal women...
  10. pmc New insights into the mechanisms of green tea catechins in the chemoprevention of prostate cancer
    Shahnjayla K Connors
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Division of Population Sciences, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Nutr Cancer 64:4-22. 2012
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  11. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of the proteasome activity, a novel mechanism associated with the tumor cell apoptosis-inducing ability of genistein
    Aslamuzzaman Kazi
    Drug Discovery Program, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 66:965-76. 2003
    ..Our results suggest that the proteasome is a potential target of genistein in human tumor cells and that inhibition of the proteasome activity by genistein might contribute to its cancer-preventive properties...
  12. ncbi request reprint Use of complementary/integrative nutritional therapies during cancer treatment: implications in clinical practice
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Nutrition, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 9:236-43. 2002
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence and characterize the use of complementary/integrative nutritional therapies (CINTs) by patients during cancer treatment...
  13. pmc The specific role of isoflavones on estrogen metabolism in premenopausal women
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Nutrition, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer 94:1166-74. 2002
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  14. doi request reprint Prostate cancer chemoprevention in men of African descent: current state of the art and opportunities for future research
    Ganna Chornokur
    Department of Cancer Epidemiology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 24:1465-80. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Perioperative herbal supplement use in cancer patients: potential implications and recommendations for presurgical screening
    Nagi B Kumar
    Department of Nutrition, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA
    Cancer Control 12:149-57. 2005
    ..The use of herbal supplements by cancer patients in the perioperative period is common and consistent with the substantial increase in the use of alternative medical therapies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Lycopene in the prevention of prostate cancer
    Karen Dahan
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33612 9416, USA
    J Soc Integr Oncol 6:29-36. 2008
    ..The objective of this article is to review this evidence from epidemiologic, animal, in vitro, and clinical trials and provide the need and rationale to examine further the role of lycopene for prostate cancer prevention...
  17. pmc Disparities at presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and survival in African American men, affected by prostate cancer
    Ganna Chornokur
    Division of Population Sciences, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Prostate 71:985-97. 2011
    ..The etiology of the disparity has not been clearly elucidated. The objective of this article is to critically review the literature and summarize the most prominent PCa racial disparities accompanied by proposed explanations...
  18. doi request reprint Management of treatment-related symptoms in patients with breast cancer
    Sabrina Brem
    Department of Interdisciplinary Oncology, College of Medicine, Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 15:63-71. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Green tea polyphenols and cancer chemoprevention: multiple mechanisms and endpoints for phase II trials
    Susan B Moyers
    Department of Cancer Control and Nutrition, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
    Nutr Rev 62:204-11. 2004
    ..However, preclinical research is promising and EGCG appears to be ready for further study in phase II and III trials...