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August 2007
Issue 14

Welcome from
Marilyn Gentry

Marilyn Gentry

It is an exciting time in cancer research; the more we learn, the more we learn to target cancer more precisely. This month’s e.Newsletter shows how our new understanding of breast cancer is helping to refine vital prevention research. This issue also outlines several ways to add some refreshing cancer-protective variety to your diet in these last few weeks of summer. Enjoy.

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What the Research Says

Meet the Hybrids

Studies show that variety provides cancer-fighting benefits. Well, move over apples and bananas, the world of fruits and vegetables is adding something new. [Read more]

Diet and Cancer: Fine-Tuning the Science

Our understanding of how to prevent breast cancer is about to get much more precise. Here’s why. [Read more]

Breakfast Cereals: A Little Healthier, But Gr-r-reat?

Your morning bowl of Chocolate Marshmallow Cherry Oats might have a little less sugar and a little more fiber from now on. But are those changes enough to make it healthy? [Read more]

Research On Your Plate

Make the Most of Mouthwatering Melons

Melon can quench your thirst and satisfy your sweet tooth while giving you cancer-fighting benefits. Here’s the lowdown on some low-calorie melons, plus some imaginative recipes. [Read more]

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