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What food should people with breast cancer avoid?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Eat a healthy diet.

Eating a well balanced meal and maintaining a healthy weight is very important.
It is also important to tell your oncologist or radiation oncologist which supplements you are taking because these can interfere negatively with your treatment.

In brief: Eat a healthy diet.

Eating a well balanced meal and maintaining a healthy weight is very important.
It is also important to tell your oncologist or radiation oncologist which supplements you are taking because these can interfere negatively with your treatment.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Eat what you please within the good guidelines of health. Eat to look good and stay healthy generally. There are all sorts of charlatans out there who will prey on your fear of cancer progression by telling you fashionable nonsense. Just in 2007, the JAMA published the results of an enormously expensive study on the effects of a politically-correct "high vegetables, high fiber, low fat" diet in patients with breast cancer. It has no effect whatsoever on control of the disease.
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Avoid Processed food

The best "diet" for breast cancer is what is recommended for everyone.
Avoid refined sugars (processed foods), eat whole grain foods, lots of fruits and vegetables, and limit alcohol. Women should average one or less per day and men 2 or less.

In brief: Avoid Processed food

The best "diet" for breast cancer is what is recommended for everyone.
Avoid refined sugars (processed foods), eat whole grain foods, lots of fruits and vegetables, and limit alcohol. Women should average one or less per day and men 2 or less.
Dr. Shelby Terstriep
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Dr. Michael Thompson
I agree with Dr. Terstriep. Related to diet, a doctor oriented review on “Obesity and Breast Cancer” by Jennifer Ligibel, MD is here: http://www.cancernetwork.com/breast-cancer/content/article/10165/1967830
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