Pancreatic Cancer: Why Diet Is Important

    H. Sofia Pereira, PhD

    Pancreatic cancer and nutrition are closely intertwined. Research has shown that diet can help many patients manage the loss of appetite and weight loss that often accompany pancreatic cancer, and good nutrition is linked to better treatment outcomes. Intriguingly, mounting evidence also suggests that specific diets may directly affect the underlying biology of pancreatic tumors and improve the success of pancreatic cancer treatment. Read… Read more »

  •   George Lundberg, MD

    Research paper from JAMA Oncology curated by Contributing Editor George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

    This study linked coffee consumption with longer survival and lower death rates in advanced colorectal cancer.


  •   Emma Shtivelman, PhD


    “People with a type of skin cancer who consumed a high-fiber diet responded better to immunotherapy treatment than those with poorer diets, according to data presented at a media preview of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting.

    “Melanoma is a type of skin cancer which although very treatable if caught early, still kills approximately 9,000 Americans a year, mainly people who are diagnosed a more advanced stage of disease where the cancer has spread to other parts of the body.”

    Go to full article published by Forbes on Feb 27, 2019.

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