Cancer

Year Published: 2018

Journal

Journal of Clinical Oncology

Authors

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

Methods

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

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.