Women who followed a balanced diet that was low in fat and included daily servings of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains had a 21% lower risk of death from breast cancer than women who ate a normal diet that was higher in fat and animal products, according to a study presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting. This study was presented as a poster abstract and has not been published in a peer-reviewed journal.Read more… “Low-Fat diet Reduces Risk of Dying from Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women”
Read more… “Sydney Smith Cancer Research Initiative Grant”
The research project titled, “High-intensity interval training to improve cognitive function in breast cancer survivors undergoing chemotherapy” is the inaugural recipient of AICR’s new Sydney Smith Cancer Research Initiative Grant.
A recently published study suggests that over 80,000 cancer cases are caused by poor diet alone (independent of obesity, inactivity and other contributing risk factors) in the United States every year.
Dr. Fang Fang Zhang,