Maintaining a low-fat diet reduces fatality rate of Breast Cancer: Research says

//Maintaining a low-fat diet reduces fatality rate of Breast Cancer: Research says

Maintaining a low-fat diet reduces fatality rate of Breast Cancer: Research says

By | 2014-12-14T01:28:22+00:00 December 14th, 2014|Health|0 Comments

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Women intervention Nutrition study says that cutting down fats from the woman’s diet prevents reoccurrence of breast cancer. The study put forward at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium says that the fatality rate for woman having breast cancer of being treated for the tumor can mow down by 70 percent.

The research is about a study conducted by researchers from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston.

About 2437 ladies have volunteered for the study named Women’s Intervention Nutrition Study. The woman participated were formerly had surgical treatment and continuing through various therapies like chemotherapy and radiation, hormone therapy, depending on the uniqueness of the tumor they had.

The study was made for two decades. Out of 2437, 975 were asked to change their diet plan and to opt a more healthy and low-fat diet. Others were putted in a control group.

All the patients were tracked for 20 years and found that the percentage of cancer reoccurrence had reduced in the women who had changed their diet.

After a span of each five years, women with a low-fat diet plan lose averagely 6lbs of the weight. After 20 years of study a decrement in death rate has also been recorded. Women with cancer not influenced or linked by hormonal problems had a better result of death cuts. Even the patients with triple negative cancer have responded to the treatment which even doesn’t respond to the drugs like Herceptin or tamoxifen.

At the end of the study the researchers have found a cut down of 56 percent in the mortality rate for woman on low-fat diet than for the women in control group.

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    Written by Mary Grace