Association of diet and mammographic breast density in the Minnesota breast cancer family cohort.

@article{Vachon2000AssociationOD,
  title={Association of diet and mammographic breast density in the Minnesota breast cancer family cohort.},
  author={Celine M. Vachon and Lawrence H. Kushi and James R. Cerhan and Christopher C. Kuni and Thomas A. Sellers},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={151-60}
}
Mammographic breast density is a significant risk factor for breast cancer. The present report analyzes the association of breast density and dietary factors in 1508 women in a historical cohort study of breast cancer families in Minnesota. Diet was assessed by a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire. Percent breast density was estimated visually by a radiologist experienced in mammography. The association of percent breast density with quartiles of energy-adjusted dietary intakes was… CONTINUE READING

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