Dietary effects on breast-cancer risk in Singapore.

@article{Lee1991DietaryEO,
  title={Dietary effects on breast-cancer risk in Singapore.},
  author={H P Lee and Lynn Gourley and Stephen W. Duffy and Jacques Est{\`e}ve and J. Lee and N. E. Day},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1991},
  volume={337 8751},
  pages={1197-200}
}
It is suspected that diet influences the risk of getting breast cancer. A study of diet and breast cancer was done among 200 Singapore Chinese women with histologically confirmed disease and 420 matched controls. A quantitative food-frequency questionnaire was used to assess intakes of selected nutrients and foods 1 year before interview. Daily intakes were computed and risk analysed after adjustment for concomitant risk factors. In premenopausal women, high intakes of animal proteins and red… CONTINUE READING
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