According to a report published by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRFI), there are significant lifestyle patterns breast cancer patients must follow in order to prevent post-treatment complications and improve chances of survival.
Although more research will be needed to establish a definitive link between cancer survival and diet, researchers are confident the initial indications are promising for patients both before and after diagnosis.
In the Continuous Update Project (CUP) report, it was found that obese and overweight women have fewer odds of survival, while maintaining a BMI of 25 increases the survival rate of breast cancer as well as seven other types of cancer.
Getting plenty of exercise and eating a healthy low-fat diet not only helps to keep weight under control, but also strengthens the body for the fight against cancer.
Researcher, Anne McTiernan explained that keeping...