Assessment of a dietary questionnaire in cancer patients receiving cytotoxic chemotherapy.

@article{Meyerhardt2005AssessmentOA,
  title={Assessment of a dietary questionnaire in cancer patients receiving cytotoxic chemotherapy.},
  author={Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt and Denise Heseltine and Hannia Campos and Michelle D. Holmes and Walter C Willett and Eric P. Winer and Peter C. Enzinger and Craig A. Bunnell and Matthew H. Kulke and Charles S. Fuchs},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 33},
  pages={8453-60}
}
PURPOSE Few studies have examined the influence of diet on survival and chemotherapy-associated toxicities in patients with cancer. Although several comprehensive dietary questionnaires have been validated and calibrated in healthy populations, similar studies have not been performed among cancer patients. METHODS Two hundred patients with colorectal, breast, or neuroendocrine cancer undergoing treatment with cytotoxic chemotherapy completed a self-administered, 131-item, semiquantitative… CONTINUE READING