Fat, meat, and prostate cancer.

  title={Fat, meat, and prostate cancer.},
  author={Laurence N. Kolonel},
  journal={Epidemiologic reviews},
  volume={23 1},
For more than 25 years, epidemiologic studies have reported on the relation of dietary fat to the risk of prostate cancer. Indeed, fat per se, or food sources of fat, has probably been the most studied of all dietary factors with regard to this cancer site. Despite this extensive investigative effort, the role of dietary fat in prostate cancer remains unclear. The hypothesis that dietary fat increases the risk of prostate cancer grew out of early ecologic studies that showed a positive… CONTINUE READING
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