Nut Consumption and Survival in Patients With Stage III Colon Cancer: Results From CALGB 89803 (Alliance)

Year Published: 2018


J Clin Oncol


Temidayo Fadelu, Sui Zhang, Donna Niedzwiecki, Xing Ye, Leonard B. Saltz, Robert J. Mayer, Rex B. Mowat, Renaud Whittom, Alexander Hantel, Al B. Benson, Daniel M. Atienza, Michael Messino, Hedy L. Kindler, Alan Venook, Shuji Ogino, Kimmie Ng, Kana Wu, Walter Willett, Edward Giovannucci, Jeffrey Meyerhardt, Ying Bao, and Charles S. Fuchs


In this study, authors investigated the association between nut consumption (including peanuts and peanut butter) on cancer recurrence and death in patients with stage 3 colon cancer.

Key Findings

Key Findings: Patients who consumed 2 or more servings of nuts per week had a lower incidnce of cancer recurrence and death than patients who consumed none.