Dietary inflammation potential and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in a German case-control study.

@article{Ge2015DietaryIP,
  title={Dietary inflammation potential and postmenopausal breast cancer risk in a German case-control study.},
  author={Isabell Ge and Anja Rudolph and Nitin Shivappa and Dieter Flesch-Janys and James R. H{\'e}bert and Jenny Chang-Claude},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={491-6}
}
Unhealthy dietary habits can increase the risk for serious medical conditions, such as cancer, yet the association between diet and breast cancer remains unclear. We investigated whether individual diets based on their inflammatory potential are associated with postmenopausal breast cancer risk by employing an energy-adjusted dietary inflammation index. In a German population-based case-control study, 2887 postmenopausal breast cancer patients (aged 50-74 years, first diagnosed between 2002 and… CONTINUE READING

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