Dietary fat reduction and breast cancer outcome: results from the Women's Intervention Nutrition Study (WINS).

@article{Blackburn2007DietaryFR,
  title={Dietary fat reduction and breast cancer outcome: results from the Women's Intervention Nutrition Study (WINS).},
  author={George L. Blackburn and Katherine A Wang},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2007},
  volume={86 3},
  pages={s878-81}
}
Given that existing epidemiologic data on the correlation between dietary fat and breast cancer have been mixed, the Women's Intervention Nutrition Study was launched in 1987. This randomized clinical trial of 2437 women between the ages of 48 and 79 y with early-stage breast cancer tested the hypothesis that dietary fat reduction would increase the relapse-free survival rate. The study determined that low-fat dietary interventions can influence body weight and decrease breast cancer recurrence… CONTINUE READING

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