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Contact: Anne Doerr
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Jeffrey Meyerhardt, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Caption: Jeffrey Meyerhardt, M.D., M.P.H., and colleagues report in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that colon cancer survivors whose diet is heavy in complex sugars and carbohydrate-rich foods are far more likely to have a recurrence of the disease than are patients who eat a better balance of foods.

Credit: Sam Ogden

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