Diet

Anticarcinogenic Activity of Fish Oil Explored in Study

Anticarcinogenic Activity of Fish Oil Explored in Study

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Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil act through a host receptor, GPR120, to confer anti-prostate cancer effects. Additional studies are underway.

Organic Food Consumption Linked to Lower Cancer Risk, But Further Study Needed

Organic Food Consumption Linked to Lower Cancer Risk, But Further Study Needed

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Is a higher frequency of organic food consumption correlated to a lower risk of cancer?

A Vegan Diet and Cancer

A Vegan Diet and Cancer

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There are no data on whether a vegan diet is an effective means of cancer prevention among high-risk populations.

Beverages Sweetened With Added Sugars May Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer

Beverages Sweetened With Added Sugars May Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer

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Some prior evidence has linked increased sugar consumption to cancer development, but its impact on prostate cancer is unknown.

Coffee and Cancer

Coffee and Cancer

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Several meta-analyses suggest that coffee consumption may decrease the risk of many types of cancers, but for some cancers, the data remain mixed or indicate an increased risk.

Cascara and Cancer

Cascara and Cancer

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Cascara use is not recommended because there are insufficient data for establishing its safety, and there have been reports of liver injury with high doses.

Could Diet Adjustment Prevent Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

Could Diet Adjustment Prevent Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

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A recent article is only the latest in a series of studies drawing attention to the importance of diet in prostate cancer development.

Breast Cancer: Determining the Best Diet for Disease Prevention

Breast Cancer: Determining the Best Diet for Disease Prevention

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Higher ERDP scores were significantly associated with developing breast cancer.

Hot tea consumption associated with increased esophageal cancer risk in high-risk individuals

1. Hot tea consumption in combination with excessive smoking or alcohol use was associated with a higher risk for esophageal cancer. 2. In the absence of excessive alcohol use and smoking, daily tea drinking was not linked to increased risk for esophageal cancer. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)      Study Rundown: Esophageal cancer is a concern []

Acai Berry and Cancer

Acai Berry and Cancer

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In vitro and in vivo data suggest that acai berry extracts have anticancer properties, and warrant additional studies in humans.

Low-Dose Abiraterone With Low-Fat Meals: Non-Inferior to Standard Dose

Low-Dose Abiraterone With Low-Fat Meals: Non-Inferior to Standard Dose

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Patients in both treatment arms had a PFS of about 9 months.

High Nut Intake Improves Survival Among Patients With Colon Cancer

High Nut Intake Improves Survival Among Patients With Colon Cancer

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Nut intake is associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.

Fish Consumption and Cancer

Fish Consumption and Cancer

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High fish consumption may provide a protective benefit against gastrointestinal cancers, thyroid cancer, multiple myeloma, and childhood leukemia.

Flaxseed Lignans and Cancer

Flaxseed Lignans and Cancer

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Epidemiologic data of flaxseed dietary intake and high enterolactone serum concentrations suggest that flaxseed consumption may reduce the risk of breast cancer.

Poultry Consumption and Cancer

Poultry Consumption and Cancer

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Epidemiologic evidence suggests that high poultry consumption is not associated with an increased risk of most cancers, including cancer mortality.

Alcohol Consumption and Cancer

Alcohol Consumption and Cancer

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The association of cancer risk and alcohol varies by tumor type, as alcohol consumption has been associated with several different types of cancers.

The Warburg Effect: Can Cancer Be Starved of Sugar?

The Warburg Effect: Can Cancer Be Starved of Sugar?

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A recent study into the relationship between glucose and cancer cell proliferation may be helping to identify a therapeutic route to starve tumors without killing normal cells.

Garlic and Cancer

Garlic and Cancer

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Epidemiologic evidence is mixed regarding the protective effect of garlic consumption against different cancer types.

High Red Meat Intake and Cancer

High Red Meat Intake and Cancer

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Epidemiologic evidence suggests that high consumption of red meat, particularly beef, is associated with an increased risk of several types of cancer.

Ginseng and Cancer

Ginseng and Cancer

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Several case-control and prospective cohort studies conducted in a Korean population suggest that ginseng intake can reduce the risk of cancer, though this was not supported by other cohort studies in different populations.

Ginkgo Biloba and Cancer

Ginkgo Biloba and Cancer

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The available human studies do not support the role of Ginkgo biloba as a treatment for cancer, but the published studies were not placebo-controlled, making it difficult to draw conclusions from the data.

Fish Oil and Cancer

Fish Oil and Cancer

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Fish oil supplementation may improve chemotherapy-related outcomes, such as time to tumor progression, and may be protective against certain toxicities.

Sugar and Cancer

Sugar and Cancer

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The data regarding sugar consumption and the increased risk of cancer are not consistent, making it difficult to draw definitive conclusions.

beta-Carotene and Cancer

beta-Carotene and Cancer

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Data indicate that beta-Carotene should not be recommended as a cancer prevention agent due to lack of efficacy and potential harm among smokers or those exposed to asbestos.

Zinc and Cancer

Zinc and Cancer

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This fact sheet is a review of study data about the relationship between zinc supplementation and cancer incidence and outcomes.

Saturated Fat May Increase Risk of Lung Cancer

Saturated Fat May Increase Risk of Lung Cancer

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Researchers evaluated data from 1,445,850 participants, among whom 18,822 developed lung cancer, to determine whether dietary intake is linked to the disease.

Green Tea and Cancer

Green Tea and Cancer

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There is limited epidemiologic and lab-experiment evidence that green tea and green tea compounds are capable at high concentrations of affecting tumor biology.

The Role of Diet in Breast Cancer Incidence and Survival

The Role of Diet in Breast Cancer Incidence and Survival

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More prospective studies are needed to determine the role of diet and the underlying mechanisms that explain dietary benefits among women with breast cancer.

High Intake of Grilled Meat May Increase Mortality After Breast Cancer

High Intake of Grilled Meat May Increase Mortality After Breast Cancer

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A high intake of grilled/barbecued and smoked meat prior to cancer diagnosis may increase the risk of death of patients with breast cancer.

Can White Wine Consumption Lead to Melanoma?

Can White Wine Consumption Lead to Melanoma?

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Some data point to a link between white wine and melanoma, though this link is inconclusive.

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