Alcohol consumption has been linked to several cancers and other health conditions, leading to medical recommendations to refrain from drinking alcohol or to keep alcohol consumption low. A prospective cohort study on more than 250,000 people that investigates the relationship between alcohol consumption and colorectal cancer has been … [Read more...]
How Does Alcohol Affect Colorectal Cancer Risk?
Differences Revealed in Actual and Perceived Diet Quality Among Cancer Survivors
It is well-established that dietary intake is a critical factor in cancer survivorship, but less is known about the eating habits of those who have been previously diagnosed with cancer and how actual eating habits may be consistent or inconsistent with patients’ perceptions of those habits. To get at this issue, researchers have now … [Read more...]
Higher Fiber Intake Lowers Breast Cancer Risk
A new meta-analysis of 20 prospective studies on the link between fiber and breast cancer risk has shown that consuming a diet high in fiber is associated with a lower likelihood of developing breast cancer in both premenopausal and postmenopausal women. The results of this study have been published in the journal Cancer. In addition to … [Read more...]