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Can dietary fiber help prevent cancer or improve cancer survival?

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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care
7 doctors agree

In brief: Fiber and Life

Fiber has been shown to prevent colon cancer.
It has not been shown to improve cancer survival. You would need to eat about 30 to 35 grams of fiber per day to obtain the preventive qualities of the fiber, and you need to do this long-term.

In brief: Fiber and Life

Fiber has been shown to prevent colon cancer.
It has not been shown to improve cancer survival. You would need to eat about 30 to 35 grams of fiber per day to obtain the preventive qualities of the fiber, and you need to do this long-term.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Dr. George Klauber
Can reduce the incidence of colon cancer, not prevent it
Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology

In brief: Dietary Fiber

Yes.
Most studies point to the positive effects of dietary fiber in decreasing the risk of colorectal cancer, presumably by decreasing the transit time of digestion and binding harmful chemicals.

In brief: Dietary Fiber

Yes.
Most studies point to the positive effects of dietary fiber in decreasing the risk of colorectal cancer, presumably by decreasing the transit time of digestion and binding harmful chemicals.
Dr. Morton Levitt
Dr. Morton Levitt
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