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August 14, 2007

'Western' Diet Linked To Increased Risk Of Colon Cancer Recurrence

Topics: Nutrition and Cancer

Cancer-cell1.jpgSurely, this shouldn't be much of a surprise to anyone that's been keeping up with the reported relationships between red meat and cancer: Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report that 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.]

And the links between red meat and cancer has been suspected for a very long time.

Cross posted from Hyscience

Posted by Richard at August 14, 2007 8:45 PM


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