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Adherence to Diet and Physical Activity Cancer Prevention Guidelines and Cancer Outcomes: A Systematic Review

Overview of attention for article published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, June 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#43 of 3,959)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
19 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
policy
1 policy source
twitter
42 tweeters
facebook
9 Facebook pages
googleplus
1 Google+ user

Citations

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Readers on

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195 Mendeley
Title
Adherence to Diet and Physical Activity Cancer Prevention Guidelines and Cancer Outcomes: A Systematic Review
Published in
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, June 2016
DOI 10.1158/1055-9965.epi-16-0121
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Authors

Lindsay N. Kohler, David O. Garcia, Robin B. Harris, Eyal Oren, Denise J. Roe, Elizabeth T. Jacobs

Abstract

Many studies have reported that adherence to health promotion guidelines for diet, physical activity, and maintenance of healthy body weight may decrease cancer incidence and mortality. A systematic review was performed to examine associations between adherence to established cancer prevention guidelines for diet and physical activity and overall cancer incidence and mortality. PubMed, Google Scholar, and Cochrane Reviews databases were searched following the current recommendations of Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis Approach (PRISMA). Twelve studies met inclusion criteria for this review. High versus low adherence to established nutrition and physical activity cancer prevention guidelines was consistently and significantly associated with decreases of 10% to 61% in overall cancer incidence and mortality. Consistent significant reductions were also shown for breast cancer incidence (19%-60%), endometrial cancer incidence (23%-60%), and colorectal cancer incidence in both men and women (27%-52%). Findings for lung cancer incidence were equivocal, and no significant relationships were found between adherence and ovarian or prostate cancers. Adhering to cancer prevention guidelines for diet and physical activity is consistently associated with lower risks of overall cancer incidence and mortality, including for some site-specific cancers. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev; 25(7); 1-11. ©2016 AACR.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Unknown 193 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 39 20%
Student > Bachelor 30 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 26 13%
Researcher 25 13%
Other 11 6%
Other 33 17%
Unknown 31 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 52 27%
Nursing and Health Professions 44 23%
Sports and Recreations 14 7%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 12 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 8 4%
Other 27 14%
Unknown 38 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 203. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 06 February 2021.
All research outputs
#103,110
of 17,446,661 outputs
Outputs from Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
#43
of 3,959 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,864
of 269,215 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
#1
of 52 outputs
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