Dietary glycemic load and cancer recurrence and survival in patients with stage III colon cancer: findings from CALGB 89803.

@article{Meyerhardt2012DietaryGL,
  title={Dietary glycemic load and cancer recurrence and survival in patients with stage III colon cancer: findings from CALGB 89803.},
  author={Jeffrey A. Meyerhardt and Kaori Sato and Donna Niedzwiecki and Cynthia Xin Ye and Leonard B. Saltz and Robert J. Mayer and Rex B. Mowat and Renaud Whittom and Alexander Hantel and Al Bowen Benson and Devin S Wigler and Alan Paul Venook and Charles S. Fuchs},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={2012},
  volume={104 22},
  pages={1702-11}
}
BACKGROUND The influence of glycemic load and related measures on survival among colon cancer patients remains largely unknown. METHODS We conducted a prospective, observational study of 1011 stage III colon cancer patients reporting dietary intake during and 6 months after participation in an adjuvant chemotherapy trial. We examined the influence of glycemic load, glycemic index, fructose, and carbohydrate intakes on cancer recurrence and mortality using Cox proportional hazards regression… CONTINUE READING
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