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Is there a diet that a person with a history of breast cancer should follow?

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Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Healthy

They should maintain a healthy diet.
There is no evidence for a specific diet to follow.

In brief: Healthy

They should maintain a healthy diet.
There is no evidence for a specific diet to follow.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Dr. Travis Kidner
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Dr. Herbert Hoover
There is no specific diet, but numerous studies suggest that keeping one's weight down is important in survival from breast cancer.
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In brief: Healthy

There is no specific diet known to prevent cancers.
It is known that obesity, cigarette smoking, and excess alcohol intake can be related to some cancers. Eating less fatty foods and red meats, and eating more fruits & vegetables along with an active lifestyle and exercise is known to be helpful in cancer prevention.

In brief: Healthy

There is no specific diet known to prevent cancers.
It is known that obesity, cigarette smoking, and excess alcohol intake can be related to some cancers. Eating less fatty foods and red meats, and eating more fruits & vegetables along with an active lifestyle and exercise is known to be helpful in cancer prevention.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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In brief: Low In Soy

Some believe soy products could increase risk because of phyto-estrogens they contain.
It is already established that endogenous estrogen exposure increases risk for breast cancer, which is increased by the following: early age at menarche, few or no pregnancies, late menopause, etc.

In brief: Low In Soy

Some believe soy products could increase risk because of phyto-estrogens they contain.
It is already established that endogenous estrogen exposure increases risk for breast cancer, which is increased by the following: early age at menarche, few or no pregnancies, late menopause, etc.
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
Dr. Patrick Sweet III
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Dr. Mathew Sorensen
...and try to otherwise eat healthy, stay active, and exercise.
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