Not so fast. Please login or register first to view this content. Adipocytes promote ovarian cancer metastasis and provide energy for rapid tumor growth. Tumours of the abdomen, including ovarian cancer, are characterised by widespread and rapid metastases in the peritoneal cavity. There has recently been significant discussion in clinical circles about the appropriateness of the ketogenic diet for the treatment of ovarian cancer. In previous animal and small-scale human studies, the ketogenic diet has been shown to affect the development and health outcomes of cancer. A study is artificial in that the participants get a great deal of individualized attention and are provided with the resources to make the change. My hope is that the new guidelines will be informed by the recent work suggesting that lower carbohydrate consumption appears to be beneficial for weight management and perhaps the treatment of chronic metabolic-related illnesses, such as cancer and type 2 diabetes. This is just one more way of ensuring your safety and that of our staff. A : We hope to acquire additional grant funding so that we can conduct a larger study in which women are randomized to the American Cancer Society diet or the ketogenic diet right at the time of diagnosis so we can better estimate its effects on subsequent treatment, prognosis and survival.
A group of researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham conducted a randomized controlled clinical trial ClinicalTrials. Women with type 2 diabetes were eligible for participation. Of the 73 women randomly assigned to either a keto diet or the American Cancer Society ACS diet high in fiber, low in fat, 45 completed the study: 20 women in the ACS diet cohort and 25 women in the keto diet cohort. Continue Reading. At baseline, the average total fat mass was At week 12, members of the keto diet cohort vs the ACS diet cohort had significantly less total body fat, android fat, and visceral fat; the percentage of change in visceral fat was greater in the keto diet cohort than in the ACS diet cohort — Adjusted total lean mass did not differ significantly between the 2 groups.
The keto diet limits carbs, which are known to increase glucose and insulin. Second, this ketogenic diet resulted in selected loss of visceral fat. The Journal of Nutrition. Keywords: NCT Gov’t Research Support, N. Q : Could you talk about some of the key primary and secondary results? Such a trial would require over women and, to enhance rigor, we would like to provide all of the food to help ensure they are eating the prescribed diets. Women in the ketogenic diet group will need to come to Weill Cornell Medical College on the Upper East Side of Manhattan to pick up their food each week. Read Next. To view unlimited content, log in or register for free.