Adherence to the WCRF/AICR guidelines for cancer prevention is associated with lower mortality among older female cancer survivors.

@article{InoueChoi2013AdherenceTT,
  title={Adherence to the WCRF/AICR guidelines for cancer prevention is associated with lower mortality among older female cancer survivors.},
  author={Maki Inoue-Choi and Kim Robien and Deann Lazovich},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={792-802}
}
BACKGROUND The 2007 World Cancer Research Fund/American Institute for Cancer Research (WCRF/AICR) guidelines encourage cancer survivors to follow its cancer prevention recommendations. We evaluated whether adherence to the WCRF/AICR guidelines for cancer prevention was associated with lower mortality among older female cancer survivors. METHODS From 2004 to 2009, 2,017 participants in the Iowa Women's Health Study who had a confirmed cancer diagnosis (1986-2002) and completed the 2004 follow… CONTINUE READING
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