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Randomized controlled trial of dietary fiber for the prevention of radiation-induced gastrointestinal toxicity during pelvic radiotherapy

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Background: Therapeutic radiotherapy is an important treatment of pelvic cancers. Historically, low-fiber diets have been recommended despite a lack of evidence and potentially beneficial mechanisms of fiber.Objective: This randomized controlled trial compared low-, habitual-, and high-fiber diets for the prevention of gastrointestinal toxicity in patients undergoing pelvic radiotherapy.Design: Patients were randomly assigned to low-fiber [≤10 g nonstarch polysaccharide (NSP)/d], habitual-fib...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.3945/ajcn.116.150565

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Grant:
for The Royal Marsden/Institute of Cancer Research, Biomedical Research Centre
Publisher:
American Society for Nutrition Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal website
Volume:
106
Issue:
3
Pages:
849-857
Publication date:
2017-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
Pubs id:
pubs:708225
URN:
uri:3475c962-a204-4c2d-a543-bd540076d168
UUID:
uuid:3475c962-a204-4c2d-a543-bd540076d168
Local pid:
pubs:708225
Paper number:
3

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