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A High-Fat Diet Increases Risk of Breast Cancer

Women who eat diets high in fat and saturated fat increase their risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study published by the National

Melatonin may slow tumor growth in certain breast cancers (PR)

Editor's note: Melatonin is available as a dietary supplement....
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High folic acid promotes growth of breast cancer in rats (PR)

Contact: Leslie Shepherdshepherdl@smh.ca416-864-6094St. Michael's Hospital  Large amounts of folic acid shown to promote growth of breast cancer in rats Role of folate in development, progression of breast ...
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Breast cancer risk higher in alchol drinkers

Epidemiologic studies have shown high alcohol consumption even at moderate levels increases risk of breast cancer.  The current study suggests that even low to moderate ...
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Dietary phytoesterols prevent breast cancer growth

Taking dietary phytosterols may help delay the onset of breast cancer and slow the progression of the disease and improve metabolic parameters, according to a ...
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Added sugar linked to high risk of endometrial cancer

Sugar sweetended foods and beverages linked to high risk of endometrial cancer Sunay Nov 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating sugary foods and drinking sugar sweetened beverages ...
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Vitamin C increases efficacy of radiotherapy in cancer treatment

Sunday Nov 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in Oncology Reports suggests that taking vitamin C or ascorbate as a dietary supplement or administration of ...
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Omega 6 polyunsaturated fatty acids promote breast cancer

Dietary fats play a role in the development of breast cancer.  A new study in Cancer Treatment and Research suggests that eating too much of ...
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Vitamin D may help prevent breast cancer

Friday Nov 15, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent breast cancer, according to a study published in American Journal of Clinical ...
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Calcium carbonate, vitamin E prevent cured meat induced colorectal cancer

Sunday Nov 10, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Processed meat or cured meat can induce colon carcinogenesis to develop colorectal cancer.  A new study in American Journal ...
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