TITLE

A diet low in fat and high in vegetables, fruit, and fiber following breast cancer treatment did not reduce new breast cancer events

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 148 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a clinical study that evaluates whether a diet low in fat and high in vegetables, fruit and fiber reduce risk for breast cancer in women previously treated for early-stage breast cancer. A randomized controlled trial was conducted on 3088 women ages from 18 to 70 years old. The study does not support a benefit of a diet low in fat and high vegetables, fruit and fiber in reducing risk for recurrent or primary breast cancer in women.
ACCESSION #
28694430

 

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