Is asparagus linked to breast cancer metastasis?
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A new study published in the journal Nature shows that asparagine, a protein building block that takes its name from asparagus, promotes the spread of breast cancer in mice. The study by cancer experts from Britain, Canada and the U.S. investigated whether limiting the levels of asparagine in mice could reduce tumor metastasis. (3/2/18)

Expert Guidelines

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) creates guidelines for cancer survivorship. Their survivorship guidelines on nutriation and weight management recommend:

The American Cancer Society recommendations on nutrition and physical activity include:

Other experts also provide guidelines for nutrition and health, including:

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Open Clinical Trials

The following clinical trials on diet or nutrition are currently recruiting participants with breast cancer to look at impact on treatment and outcomes:


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