Dietary fiber and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.

@article{Aune2012DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary fiber and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies.},
  author={Dagfinn Aune and Doris Sau Man Chan and Darren C Greenwood and Ana Rita Vieira and Deborah A. Navarro Rosenblatt and Rui Vieira and Teresa Norat},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={1394-402}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence from case-control studies suggest that dietary fiber may be inversely related to breast cancer risk, but it is unclear if this is supported by prospective data. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of the evidence from prospective studies. METHODS PubMed was searched for prospective studies of fiber intake and breast cancer risk until 31st August 2011. Random effects models were used to estimate summary relative risks (RRs). RESULTS Sixteen prospective… CONTINUE READING

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