Diet, Lifestyle and Breast Cancer

Despite recent findings, diet still figures big for breast cancer survivors.

ByABC News
July 17, 2007, 5:36 PM

July 17, 2007 — -- New research suggesting that a low-fat, high-veggie diet may do little to ward off breast cancer's return is causing a stir in cancer and diet communities alike, with many critics of the new findings citing past evidence to the contrary.

Though the jury may still be out on the exact nature of the connection between breast cancer and diet, few disagree with the idea that a healthy diet can go a long way toward improving a breast cancer survivor's health and quality of life.

Below are a few tips from, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information and community to those touched by breast cancer:

For more information on diet, nutrition and breast cancer, check out's section on Nutrition and Breast Cancer.

Other cancer resources on the web: