Harnessing Nutrition and Physical Activity for Breast Cancer Prevention and Control to Reduce Racial/Ethnic Cancer Health Disparities

Harnessing Nutrition and Physical Activity for Breast Cancer Prevention and Control to Reduce Racial/Ethnic Cancer Health Disparities
Harnessing Nutrition and Physical Activity for Breast Cancer Prevention and Control to Reduce Racial/Ethnic Cancer Health Disparities

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Am Soc Clin Oncol Educ Book. 2021 Mar;41:1-17. doi: 10.1200/EDBK_321315.

ABSTRACT

There are well-known racial/ethnic disparities within the prevalence of weight problems and bodily inactivity, in addition to breast most cancers threat and survival. However, a lot of the present scientific proof that serves as a basis for diet and bodily exercise pointers relies on research carried out in predominantly non-Hispanic White populations. Similarly, train, weight-reduction plan, or life-style intervention trials for breast most cancers prevention and survivorship are scarce in racial/ethnic minority populations. We evaluate the present proof for racial/ethnic disparities in weight problems and breast most cancers threat and survival (we’re specializing in weight problems, as a result of that is thought-about an ASCO precedence, and research carried out within the United States), talk about the evolution of diet/bodily exercise pointers for most cancers prevention and management, and supply an summary of life-style interventions, together with limitations and facilitators in implementation and dissemination science amongst minority populations underrepresented in analysis. There is a essential want to incorporate racially/ethnically numerous populations in most cancers prevention and management analysis or to particularly goal minority populations during which disparities are recognized to exist to attain a lot wanted well being fairness.

PMID:33989021 | DOI:10.1200/EDBK_321315

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