Dietary fat and carcinogenesis.

  title={Dietary fat and carcinogenesis.},
  author={Ruud A. Woutersen and Marko J. Appel and A. Van Garderen-Hoetmer and Marcel V. W. Wijnands},
  journal={Mutation research},
  volume={443 1-2},
Epidemiologic investigations have suggested a relationship between dietary fat intake and various types of cancer incidences. Furthermore, epidemiologic studies as well as studies with animal models have demonstrated that not only the amount but also the type of fat consumed is important. At present, the mechanism by which dietary fat modulates carcinogenesis has not been elucidated. The effects of dietary fat on the development of tumours have been summarized in the present review with… CONTINUE READING