Better diet after breast cancer diagnosis decreased risk of death
(dailyRx News) A woman diagnosed with breast cancer has a 90 percent chance of surviving five years, but long-term survival depends on many factors. A healthy diet may be one of those factors.
In the face of a breast cancer diagnosis, many women make healthy lifestyle changes. To look for changes women can make that might reduce their risk of dying after a cancer diagnosis, a research team looked at the effect of diet quality on survival.
These researchers found that a better quality diet reduced the risk of death among women with breast cancer. This risk was reduced even further in those with estrogen receptor-positive (ER-positive) breast cancers.
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