THOMAS SLAGA, Ph.D. received his B.A. in Biology
and Chemistry from The College of Steubenville, Ohio and his Ph.D. in
Physiology and Biophysics from The University of Arkansas Medical Center,
Little Rock. He currently holds the positions of Scientific Director
of the AMC Cancer Research Center in Denver, Colorado and Deputy Director
of the University of Colorado Cancer Center. From 1982 until 1997, Dr.
Slaga served as the Director of the Science Park–Research Division
of the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Under his direction,
the Science Park Division earned a reputation for research excellence
in carcinogenesis and cancer prevention.
A recognized expert in the field of cancer study, Dr. Slaga has been
involved in scientific studies of cancer research for more than 35 years.
He is a member of numerous national and international scientific committees
and professional societies and has been editor-in-chief of Molecular
Carcinogenesis since 1987. He has more than 380 publications to his
credit and has edited more than 20 books dealing with causes of cancer
and cancer prevention.
He is the author of the book The Detox Revolution, published
by McGraw-Hill in 2003, which is Dr. Slaga’s guide on how to boost
the body’s ability to fight cancer and other diseases. It explains
how to cleanse the body of toxins and slow down the aging process by
eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes and
supplementing one’s diet with key vitamins, minerals, essential
fats and beneficial phytochemicals. The book also explains why moderate
exercise and stress control are critical to a healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Slaga also wrote the health guide D-Glucarate: A Nutrient Against
Cancer, which is based in part on the results of extensive research
he and his coworkers have conducted in the past few years. D-Glucarate
is a phytochemical that supercharges the body’s detoxification
Dr. Slaga may be contacted by fax at 303-239-3400, website www.amc.org,
and e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
He will speak on Fruits & Vegetables – Calcium
D-Glucarate In The Prevention & Control Of Cancer.