Fiber supplement may help prevent certain types of hereditary cancer

Individuals with Lynch syndrome who took resistant starch supplements for at least 2 years developed significantly fewer non-colorectal cancers, results of a 10-year follow-up study in Cancer Prevention Research showed.Researchers found the most pronounced protective effect of resistant starch — also known as fermentable fiber — for upper gastrointestinal malignancies, including pancreatic, esophageal, biliary tract and gastric cancers.The results may be the first to indicate that dietary supplementation can help prevent certain forms of cancer among people with Lynch syndrome,Read More

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