Medical News Summary: Studies provide more information about relationship between diet and cancer


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About: Studies provide more information about relationship between diet and cancer
Date: 10 January 2005
Source: WBOC
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by WBOC): Two recent studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that a diet high in red meat may increase the risk of colorectal cancer and diets high in fruit and vegetables do not protect against breast cancer. High red meat consumption (3 ounces per day for men) was found to increase the risk of colorectal cancer by 30 to 40% compared to low consumption.
URL: http://www.wboc.com/Global/story.asp?S=2795849
Related Disease Topics: Cancer, Colorectal cancer, Breast cancer

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