Diet quality indices and postmenopausal breast cancer survival.

  title={Diet quality indices and postmenopausal breast cancer survival.},
  author={Esther Hehsun Kim and Walter C Willett and Teresa Fung and Bernard Rosner and Michelle D. Holmes},
  journal={Nutrition and cancer},
  volume={63 3},
Research on diet in breast cancer survival has been focused on single nutrients or foods, particularly dietary fat, fruits, vegetables, fiber, and alcohol. We hypothesized that diet quality indices decrease the risk of total and non-breast-cancer-related deaths in women diagnosed with breast cancer. We evaluated 4 dietary quality scores: Alternate Healthy Eating Index (AHEI), Diet Quality Index-Revised (DQIR), Recommended Food Score (RFS), and the alternate Mediterranean Diet Score (aMED… CONTINUE READING


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