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Diet, Obesity, and Breast Cancer

Tracy Crane, RD, discusses obesity and breast cancer risk and the new dietary guidelines.
Oct 19, 2016

Tracy Crane's research focuses on diet, specifically studying diet quality and cancer risk. Tracy also has more than 15 years’ experience developing nutrition plans for cancer survivors, many of them breast cancer survivors.

Listen to the podcast to hear Tracy discuss:

  • why obesity is linked to higher breast cancer risk

  • the new U.S. Department of Agriculture 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and what they mean for women who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as women who want to keep their risk of the disease as low as it can be

  • how to make lasting changes to your diet

  • styles of eating that can keep your risk of breast cancer or breast cancer recurrence as low as it can be

About the guest
Tracy Crane, RD

Tracy Crane is a registered dietitian and senior research specialist at the University of Arizona Zuckerman College of Public Health.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:47 PM

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