Does diagnosis prompt diet change?
A diagnosis of cancer may prompt changes, so a UK study looked at the impact of prostate cancer on diet.
The 58 men in the study were either at high risk of prostate cancer or had already been diagnosed. There was uncertainty about the cause of cancer but the men rarely thought about the influence of diet. Despite this, more than half had changed their diet after diagnosis, with their reasons ranging from maintaining general health to curing the cancer.
Those who chose monitoring were more likely to change their diet than men who underwent