Green tea and risk of breast cancer in Asian Americans

@article{Wu2003GreenTA,
  title={Green tea and risk of breast cancer in Asian Americans},
  author={Anna H Wu and MimiC. Yu and Chiu‐chen Tseng and Jean H. Hankin and Malcolm C. Pike},
  journal={International Journal of Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={106}
}
  • A. Wu, M. Yu, M. Pike
  • Published 10 September 2003
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Cancer
There is substantial in vitro and in vivo evidence implicating tea polyphenols as chemopreventive agents against various cancers. However, epidemiologic data obtained from mainly Western populations are not supportive of a protective role of tea, mainly black tea, in the etiology of breast cancer. Much less is known about the relationship between green tea and breast cancer risk. During 1995–1998, we conducted a population‐based, case‐control study of breast cancer among Chinese, Japanese and… 

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