High-fiber diets and reduced risk of breast cancer.

  title={High-fiber diets and reduced risk of breast cancer.},
  author={Peter Adrian Baghurst and Thomas Rohan},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={56 2},
In a case-control study of 451 women with breast cancer and 451 population-based controls from metropolitan Adelaide, Australia, the risk of breast cancer was studied in relation to intake of dietary fiber and various fiber components. Intakes were estimated by means of a self-administered quantitative food-frequency questionnaire, and risks of breast cancer were estimated for each quintile of fiber density (intake/megaJoule of total energy intake) relative to an arbitrarily assigned risk of… CONTINUE READING