Dietary fiber and breast cancer.

@article{Cohen1999DietaryFA,
  title={Dietary fiber and breast cancer.},
  author={Leonard A. Cohen},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={1999},
  volume={19 5A},
  pages={3685-8}
}
The Fiber Hypothesis which had its origins in the work of Burkitt and others in the early 1970's, focussed largely on fiber's beneficial effects on colon cancer and disorders of the gastric intestinal tract. In the 1980's it was proposed that fiber may also have beneficial effects on breast cancer and a rational for this was proposed involving modulation, by fiber, of the enterohepatic recirculation of estrogens. In the following the evidence from epidemiology, clinical interventions and animal… CONTINUE READING

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