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  • Healthy diet after head, neck cancer diagnosis may boost survival

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    Head and neck cancer patients whose eating habits aligned with the Alternative Healthy Eating Index-2010 at diagnosis were significantly more likely to survive three years later, according to a study that compared the patient mortality rates associated with several eating plans. Christian A. Maino Vieytes, a predoctoral fellow in nutritional sciences, was the first author of the study. 

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  • Editor’s Note: To reach Christian A. Maino Vieytes, email

    To reach Anna E. Arthur, email

    The paper “Adherence to a priori-defined diet quality indices throughout the early disease course is associated with survival in head and neck cancer survivors: An application involving marginal structural models” is available online or from the News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.3389/fnut.2022/791141