Effect of dietary fiber intake on breast cancer risk according to estrogen and progesterone receptor status

@article{Zhang2011EffectOD,
  title={Effect of dietary fiber intake on breast cancer risk according to estrogen and progesterone receptor status},
  author={C-x Zhang and Suzanne C. Ho and S-Z Cheng and Y-m Chen and Jian-hua Fu and F-Y Lin},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={65},
  pages={929-936}
}
Background/Objectives:There is few data on the association between dietary fiber intake and estrogen receptor (ER)/progesterone receptor (PR)-defined breast cancer risk. The present study aimed to investigate the associations between total dietary fiber and dietary fiber fractions intake and breast cancer risk by ER and PR status in a hospital-based case–control study among Chinese women.Subjects/Methods:Four hundred and thirty-eight cases with primary breast cancer were consecutively recruited… CONTINUE READING