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Adherence to American Cancer Society nutrition and physical activity guidelines among cancer survivors

JAMA Oncology

2024-04-18
(Press-News.org) About The Study: In this cross-sectional study using data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System for 10,000 cancer survivors, only 4% of cancer survivors adhered to all four American Cancer Society nutrition and physical activity guidelines, with the mean number of guidelines met being 2.0. Improved understanding of guideline adherence and its determinants may guide oncologists and general internists in providing recommendations for their patients who have completed cancer treatments. 

Authors: Kathryn Norman, M.D., of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, is the corresponding author. 

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(doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2024.0470)

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[Press-News.org] Adherence to American Cancer Society nutrition and physical activity guidelines among cancer survivors
JAMA Oncology