Fat intake and breast cancer risk in an area where fat intake is low: a case-control study in Indonesia.

@article{Wakai2000FatIA,
  title={Fat intake and breast cancer risk in an area where fat intake is low: a case-control study in Indonesia.},
  author={Kenji Wakai and David S. Dillon and Yoshiyuki Ohno and Joedo Prihartono and Setiawati Budiningsih and Muchlis Ramli and I Darwis and Didid Tjindarbumi and Gunawan Tjahjadi and Esti Soetrisno and E S Roostini and Goi Sakamoto and Steven D Herman and Santoso F Cornain},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={20-8}
}
BACKGROUND Associations of fat and other macronutrients with breast cancer risk are not clear in areas where fat intake is low. METHODS We conducted a hospital-based case-control study from 1992 to 1995 in Jakarta, Indonesia. RESULTS The study, based on 226 cases and 452 age and socioeconomic status matched controls, provided the following findings. (a) In the pre-marriage period, the greater the fat or protein consumption, the larger the risk, whereas decreasing risk with increasing… CONTINUE READING

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