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Nut Consumption Linked to Survival Benefit in Colon Cancer

Jason Harris
Published: Friday, Mar 02, 2018

Charles S. Fuchs, MD

Charles S. Fuchs, MD
Patients with stage III colon cancer who ate at least 2 servings of nuts per week had superior disease-free survival (DFS) and overall survival (OS), according to results from the CALGB 8903 study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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Fadelu T, Zhang S, Niedzwiecki D, et al. Nut consumption and survival in patients with stage III colon cancer: results from CALGB 89803 (Alliance) [published online February 28, 2018]. J Clin Oncol. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.75.5413.

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