AICR eNews: Helping you prevent and survive cancer

Every other week, a new issue of AICR’s Cancer Research Update (CRU) keeps you up-to-date on research and breaking news in the study of diet, physical activity, weight and cancer.

Each issue of CRU features:

  • Profiles of AICR grantees and other leading scientists
  • “Behind-the-headlines” articles that help you place new studies in a meaningful context.
  • Easy-to-read summaries of the latest research findings

In this Issue of CRU

Pancreas cancer

Low-Fat Diet Effective in Reducing Pancreatic Cancer Risk Among Overweight Women

A new multi-year study at Baylor College of Medicine found that a low-fat diet reduced risk of pancreatic cancer among a group of postmenopausal, obese women. Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the US with an estimated 43,090 fatalities reported in 2017.
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