Dietary lignan intakes and risk of breast cancer by tumor estrogen receptor status

@article{McCann2006DietaryLI,
  title={Dietary lignan intakes and risk of breast cancer by tumor estrogen receptor status},
  author={Susan E. McCann and Swati A. Kulkarni and Maurizio Trevisan and D. Fransaer Vito and Jing Nie and Stephen B. Edge and Paola Muti and Jo L. Freudenheim},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
  year={2006},
  volume={99},
  pages={309-311}
}
We examined the association of dietary lignan intake with estrogen receptor negative (ER−) and ER positive (ER+) breast cancer risk in a breast cancer case–control study. Among premenopausal women only, there was a reduced risk of ER− breast cancer for those in the highest compared to the lowest quartile of lignan intake suggesting that the observed… CONTINUE READING