Fasting-mimicking diet plus chemotherapy in breast cancer treatment.

Claudio Vernieri, Francesca Ligorio, Emma Zattarin, Licia Rivoltini, Filippo de Braud

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A clinical trial published in Nature Communications examined the effect of fasting-mimicking diet (FMD) during chemotherapy in breast cancer patients. The overall negative study results highlight the need for ameliorating future trial design and investigating alternative FMD-based therapeutic combinations.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4274
Number of pages1
JournalNat. Commun.
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2020


  • Female
  • Humans
  • Diet
  • *Fasting
  • *Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Breast Neoplasms/*therapy


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