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  • Colon cancer patients who eat a diet high in red meat, fatty products, refined grains, and desserts — a so-called "Western" diet — may be increasing their chance of disease relapse and early death, report researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: ColonCancer, Nutrition

  • Many favorite winter holiday foods, including pumpkin, cranberries and apples, are also packed with cancer-fighting nutrients, say nutritionists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: Nutrition

  • Wendy Y. Chen, MD, MPH, a breast cancer expert at Dana-Farber, has conducted research that shows that food-based soy is safe to eat for breast cancer patients and survivors.

Tags: BreastCancer, Nutrition

  • Seasonal food from the farmers market is not only fresher but also higher in cancer-fighting nutrients, says Dana-Farber nutritionist Stephanie Meyers. Learn why and find recipes that may help reduce cancer risk.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • The holidays are a great time to bring cancer-fighting foods to the table. Nutritionist Stephanie Meyers, MS, RD/LDN, discusses some holiday favorites that also contain cancer-preventing nutrients and shares recipes that highlight these beneficial ingredients.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Are you making New Year's resolutions? Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experts are encouraging people to ring in new healthy habits in 2012. Here are a number of free and low-cost strategies to help people maintain good health and possibly reduce various cancer risks.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • With Valentine's Day around the corner, show that special someone how much you care. Dana-Farber nutritionist Stephanie Meyers shares ways to say "I love you" with delicious desserts packed with the cancer-fighting phytonutrients in raspberries, pomegranates, berries, and mango.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Wendy Chen, MD, MPH, a breast cancer expert at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute helps tackles some of the myths and misconceptions about breast cancer risk. She answers some of the more common questions, explains the studies behind the answers, and provides risk-lowering tips.

Tags: BreastCancer, Nutrition, PatientEducation, Prevention

  • Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, a senior nutritionist at Dana-Farber, says many cancer-fighting foods are at their nutritional peak in the fall and it's a good time to incorporate them into a healthy diet. She explains what to look for and offers easy-to-prepare recipes.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • The holidays are here and so is all the festive food. Some of it is naughty but much of it can be nice. "Many of the foods we enjoy around the holidays are not only delicious to eat, but they may also contain cancer-fighting nutrients," says Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, a nutritionist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

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