Dietary intake of selected micronutrients and breast-cancer risk.

  title={Dietary intake of selected micronutrients and breast-cancer risk.},
  author={Fabio Levi and Christope Pasche and Franca Lucchini and Carlo La La Vecchia},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={91 2},
The relation between 17 micronutrients and breast-cancer risk was analyzed in a case-control study conducted between 1993 and 1999 in the Swiss Canton of Vaud. Cases were 289 women with incident, histologically confirmed breast cancer, and controls were 442 women admitted to the same hospital for a wide spectrum of acute non-neoplastic conditions unrelated to long-term modifications of diet. Dietary habits were investigated using a validated food-frequency questionnaire. Odds ratios (ORs) were… CONTINUE READING


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