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.
Summer is a great time to establish habits that you carry through the rest of the year and beyond. AICR recommends that you aim for at least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise to reduce your risk of cancer and maintain a healthy weight. Here are five ways to get active.Read more… “Top 5 Ways to Get Moving This Summer”