Diet & Nutrition
Investigators conducted a prospective observational study involving patients with stage III colon cancer to examine the correlation of nut intake with cancer mortality.
Researchers sought to determine the effect of a standing order set for nutrition and assessment of hospitalized patients. Results were presented at the NACNS 2018 Annual Conference.
Researchers compared the association between diets high in plant-based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) vs those high in marine-based PUFAs and the risk for breast cancer.
Analysis revealed factors that contribute to reduced dietary intake among hospitalized patients with colorectal cancer.
Investigators examined correlations between an empirical dietary inflammatory pattern (EDIP) score and colorectal cancer risk.
A metabolomics study of the effect of palbociclib/letrozole combination on cancer cells discovered that consumption of foods with certain xenoestrogens has a negative effect on the treatment.
Coffee consumption was found to be generally safe and more likely to benefit health than harm.
In an effort to find alternatives to cisplatin as a radiation sensitizer, due to its dose-dependent toxicity and resistance, researchers are exploring food-based options such as blueberry extract.
This fact sheet examines the evidence linking artificial sweeteners to an increased risk of cancer development.
Should patients receiving chemotherapy take probiotics?
A team from Methodist Hospital Cancer Center discuss an app developed at the facility that helps breast cancer survivors with nutrition and physical activity at SABCS 2017.
Novel weight reduction plan helps breast cancer survivors achieve and maintain a healthy weight and glucose level, according to a presentation at SABCS 2017.
A phase 2, randomized study investigated the effectiveness of oral curcumin, a component of turmeric, in reducing radiation dermatitis severity in patients undergoing radiation therapy for breast cancer.
New research on the benefits of high-fiber diets for CRC survivors took its findings one step further and identified the type of fiber consumed and which provided better benefits.
Increasing fiber consumption after diagnosis may lower risk of all-cause, CRC-specific mortality.
Patients and caregivers are sure to ask for tips and advice on nutrition practices that can improve their cancer journey. This articles reviews recommendations for nurses and patients.
A review of data on kefir has shown that the probiotic milk drink has potential anticancer properties affecting apoptosis, proliferation, and the anti-oxidative process in several cancers, including breast or gastric cancer, leukemia, and sarcoma.
Researchers found that an association between alcohol consumption and nonmelanoma skin cancers may be dose-dependent. This risk includes basal cell carcinoma and cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.
Curcumin helps to turn off pathways linked to chemoresistance in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, a study indicates.
Researchers investigated the effect of drinking coffee on risk of several cancers, and in addition, the coffee drinkers were stratified by smoking status.
A recent study demonstrated that eating a diet high in saturated fats and low in polyunsaturated fats may increase a person's risk of developing lung cancer.
Risk of Thyroid Cancer Increased With Fruit Juice Consumption, No Effect With Fruit and Vegetable ConsumptionJuly 26, 2017
No correlation was found between fruit and vegetable consumption and the risk of differentiated thyroid cancer, but a positive trend may be associated with fruit juice intake.
Supplementation with vitamin D3 in premenopausal women does not have a significant effect on breast density percentage, nor does it reduce breast cancer risk.
Lifestyle changes that promote proper weight management, increased exercise, and a healthy diet have the potential to improve survivors' health and well-being.
Percentage increases in costs associated with obesity were highest for medications, higher for women
Patients with stage III colon cancer who follow the ACS guidelines for a healthy lifestyle after adjuvant chemotherapy had longer disease-free survival and overall survival.
Consumption of tree nuts is associated with significantly improved disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS) in survivors of stage III colon cancer who consume 2 or more servings per week.
Men who drank 3 or more cups of Italian style coffee per day had a lower risk of developing prostate cancer.
Consuming the equivalent of 5 prunes per day may provide a unique combination of biologically active compounds that can reduce the risk of colon cancer.
Dietary sodium intake inversely associated with systolic, diastolic blood pressure in long term
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