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Jonathan Potack and Steven H. Itzkowitz

1203 patients in Australia who were undergoing CRC screening with FIT. Patients were randomized to either no dietary restrictions or a low peroxidase diet, as required for gFOBT. The rate of completing screening was 12.6% higher in the group with no

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Hema Sundar and Jerald Radich

myalgia that did not improve despite multiple attempts at adverse effect management (diet changes, over-the-counter antidiarrheals, and ibuprofen). The symptoms became significant enough that she often did not take her daily imatinib. Imatinib was

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Linda S. Overholser and Carlin Callaway

health behavior counseling could vary based on type of HCP seen, cancer type and stage, and patient characteristics. For example, a 2009 survey of colorectal cancer survivors reported that discussions around health promotion and diet were more likely to

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Joanne E. Mortimer, Andrea M. Barsevick, Charles L. Bennett, Ann M. Berger, Charles Cleeland, Shannon R. DeVader, Carmen Escalante, Jeffrey Gilreath, Arti Hurria, Tito R. Mendoza, and Hope S. Rugo

can provide information on maintaining a healthy diet and guidance on eating when experiencing lack of taste and during episodes of nausea and vomiting. 21 The impact of dietary intervention was assessed in 111 patients with colorectal cancer

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Lina Jansen, Daniel Boakye, Elizabeth Alwers, Prudence R. Carr, Christoph Reissfelder, Martin Schneider, Uwe M. Martens, Jenny Chang-Claude, Michael Hoffmeister, and Hermann Brenner

derived from 5 lifestyle factors (smoking, alcohol consumption, diet, physical activity, and body mass index), as described previously. 13 The Charlson comorbidity index score 14 (adapted by Deyo et al 15 ) was derived from comorbidities that

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Minhhuyen T. Nguyen and David S. Weinberg

FIT cutoff value of 20 mcg/g. 8 Generally, patients prefer FIT to gFOBT because only one stool sample is required and no diet or medication alterations are needed. 7 FIT results can be quantified, which is useful when colonoscopy follow-up capability

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Darren R. Feldman, Wendy L. Schaffer, and Richard M. Steingart

familiar with their increased likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease. Lifestyle changes should be highly encouraged. Patients should be given recommendations for adopting a heart-healthy diet and regular exercise as per the American Heart

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Ishveen Chopra, Nilanjana Dwibedi, Malcolm D. Mattes, Xi Tan, Patricia Findley, and Usha Sambamoorthi

be adhering to Life's Simple 7 steps recommended by the American Heart Association: (1) managing blood pressure, (2) controlling cholesterol, (3) controlling blood sugar, (4) being active, (5) eating a healthy diet, (6) maintaining normal weight, and

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Anil K. Rengan and Crystal S. Denlinger

’s CA 19-9 level was 109 U/mL and her hepatic function was stable with a Child-Pugh score of A5. Treatment was complicated by anticipated anti- FGFR2 adverse effects, including grade 2 hyperphosphatemia (managed by diet and phosphate binders), grade 1

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Peter F. Coccia, Alberto S. Pappo, Lynda Beaupin, Virginia F. Borges, Scott C. Borinstein, Rashmi Chugh, Shira Dinner, Jeanelle Folbrecht, A. Lindsay Frazier, Robert Goldsby, Alexandra Gubin, Robert Hayashi, Mary S. Huang, Michael P. Link, John A. Livingston, Yousif Matloub, Frederick Millard, Kevin C. Oeffinger, Diane Puccetti, Damon Reed, Steven Robinson, Abby R. Rosenberg, Tara Sanft, Holly L. Spraker-Perlman, Margaret von Mehren, Daniel S. Wechsler, Kimberly F. Whelan, Nicholas Yeager, Lisa A. Gurski, and Dorothy A. Shead

malignancy, effects of treatment on fertility, information on maintaining a healthy diet, and exercise/physical fitness during cancer treatment. 45 Cancer centers should adopt the appropriate evidence-based approach, which includes adult centers implementing