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Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests
Low-fat diet may help some women beat breast cancer, study suggests

Almost anyone would benefit by reducing the amount of fat in their diet. But the upside could be especially big for women with breast cancer. New research presented Friday at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium suggests that a low-fat diet may extend the lives of some women with the disease. The preliminary findings are based on data from early-stage breast cancer patients who volunteered for the Women’s Intervention Nutrition Study. All of the women had surgical treatments and were continuing with various combinations of hormone therapy, chemotherapy and radiation, depending on the characteristics of their tumors. Among the 2,437 study participants, 975 were randomly...

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