Are imprecise methods obscuring a relation between fat and breast cancer?

@article{Bingham2003AreIM,
  title={Are imprecise methods obscuring a relation between fat and breast cancer?},
  author={Sheila Anne Bingham and Robert Luben and Ailsa A Welch and Nicholas J. Wareham and N. E. Day},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2003},
  volume={362},
  pages={212-214}
}
Pooled analyses of cohort studies show no relation between fat intake and breast-cancer risk. However, food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) methods used in these studies are prone to measurement error. We assessed diet with an FFQ and a detailed 7-day food diary in 13070 women between 1993 and 1997. We compared 168 breast-cancer cases incident by 2000 with four matched controls. Risk of breast cancer was associated with saturated-fat intake measured with the food diary (hazard ratio 1.22 [95% CI… CONTINUE READING
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