ASCO19: balanced, low-fat diets could reduce risk of breast cancer death by 21%


It was recently announced that V. Craig Jordan, OBE, from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (TX, USA) has been appointed Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG) by Queen Elizabeth II on her Birthday Honours List for services to women’s health.

The award recognizes Jordan’s discovery of Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs) as the first multifunctional medicines for women that can treat several diseases simultaneously, such as breast cancer.

Jordan advocated the reinvention of a failed contraceptive ICI 46,474, to become the world’s most successful breast cancer treatment, tamoxifen. To find out more about this, read our interview with Jordan here. Or find out Jordan’s scientific survival suggestions here.

This study shows that diet can make a difference in the risk of dying from breast cancer. This study makes clear there are no down-sides, only up-sides to a healthier diet, and it adds to a growing volume of studies showing similar positive effects across cancer types

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, released annually, recognizes the achievements of extraordinary people from the UK and across the Commonwealth.

Other names of note in the oncology field who were awarded in the Birthday Honours List include Laura Elizabeth (Chief Executive, Maggie’s) who was made a Dame for her services to cancer patients and Anita Elizabeth Darlison (Consultant Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Mesothelioma UK) who was awarded Members of the Order of the British Empire for services to cancer research and patients.

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, released annually, recognizes the achievements of extraordinary people from the UK and across the Commonwealth.

Other names of note in the oncology field who were awarded in the Birthday Honours List include Laura Elizabeth (Chief Executive, Maggie’s) who was made a Dame for her services to cancer patients and Anita Elizabeth Darlison (Consultant Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Mesothelioma UK) who was awarded Members of the Order of the British Empire for services to cancer research and patients.

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, released annually, recognizes the achievements of extraordinary people from the UK and across the Commonwealth.

Other names of note in the oncology field who were awarded in the Birthday Honours List include Laura Elizabeth (Chief Executive, Maggie’s) who was made a Dame for her services to cancer patients and Anita Elizabeth Darlison (Consultant Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Mesothelioma UK) who was awarded Members of the Order of the British Empire for services to cancer research and patients.

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, released annually, recognizes the achievements of extraordinary people from the UK and across the Commonwealth.

Other names of note in the oncology field who were awarded in the Birthday Honours List include Laura Elizabeth (Chief Executive, Maggie’s) who was made a Dame for her services to cancer patients and Anita Elizabeth Darlison (Consultant Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Mesothelioma UK) who was awarded Members of the Order of the British Empire for services to cancer research and patients.

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, released annually, recognizes the achievements of extraordinary people from the UK and across the Commonwealth.

Other names of note in the oncology field who were awarded in the Birthday Honours List include Laura Elizabeth (Chief Executive, Maggie’s) who was made a Dame for her services to cancer patients and Anita Elizabeth Darlison (Consultant Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Mesothelioma UK) who was awarded Members of the Order of the British Empire for services to cancer research and patients.

The Queen’s Birthday Honours list, released annually, recognizes the achievements of extraordinary people from the UK and across the Commonwealth.

Other names of note in the oncology field who were awarded in the Birthday Honours List include Laura Elizabeth (Chief Executive, Maggie’s) who was made a Dame for her services to cancer patients and Anita Elizabeth Darlison (Consultant Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and Mesothelioma UK) who was awarded Members of the Order of the British Empire for services to cancer research and patients.

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