Dietary factors and risk of breast cancer: combined analysis of 12 case-control studies.

@article{Howe1990DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary factors and risk of breast cancer: combined analysis of 12 case-control studies.},
  author={Geoffrey R. Howe and Tornio Hirohata and Thomas Gregory Hislop and Jos{\'e} M. Iscovich and J M Yuan and Klea Katsouyanni and Flora Lubin and Ettore Marubini and Baruch Modan and Thomas Rohan},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute},
  year={1990},
  volume={82 7},
  pages={561-9}
}
We conducted a combined analysis of the original data to evaluate the consistency of 12 case-control studies of diet and breast cancer. Our analysis shows a consistent, statistically significant, positive association between breast cancer risk and saturated fat intake in postmenopausal women (relative risk for highest vs. lowest quintile, 1.46; P less than… CONTINUE READING