Monday, June 04, 2007

Diet May Influence Survival After Treatment For Colon Cancer

Unfortunately, this study describes my grandmother. But it could have been worse, since she didn't get cancer until she was in her middle 80's, and lived until 10 days before she would have been 92.
Patients with stage III colon cancer who have undergone surgery and chemotherapy with the goal of cure may have a higher risk of relapsing and dying early if they follow a predominantly "Western" diet of red meat, fatty foods, refined grains, and desserts

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