Association between serum trans-monounsaturated fatty acids and breast cancer risk in the E3N-EPIC Study.

@article{Chajs2008AssociationBS,
  title={Association between serum trans-monounsaturated fatty acids and breast cancer risk in the E3N-EPIC Study.},
  author={V{\'e}ronique Chaj{\`e}s and Anne C. M. Thi{\'e}baut and Maxime Rotival and Estelle Gauthier and Virginie Maillard and Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault and Virginie Joulin and Gilbert M. Lenoir and Francoise Clavel-Chapelon},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={167 11},
  pages={1312-20}
}
The authors assessed the association between serum phospholipid fatty acids as biomarkers of fatty acid intake and breast cancer risk among women in the E3N Study (1989-2002), the French component of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. During an average of 7 years of follow-up, 363 cases of incident invasive breast cancer were documented among 19,934 women who, at baseline (1995-1998), had completed a diet history questionnaire and provided serum samples. Controls… CONTINUE READING