No relations between breast cancer risk and fatty acids of erythrocyte membranes in postmenopausal women of the Malmö Diet Cancer cohort (Sweden)

@article{Wirflt2004NoRB,
  title={No relations between breast cancer risk and fatty acids of erythrocyte membranes in postmenopausal women of the Malm{\"o} Diet Cancer cohort (Sweden)},
  author={Elisabet Wirf{\"a}lt and Bengt O H Vessby and Ir{\'e}ne Mattisson and Bo Gullberg and Henrik Olsson and G{\"o}ran GB Berglund},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
  year={2004},
  volume={58},
  pages={761-770}
}
Objective: To examine the fatty acid composition of erythrocyte membranes, in relation to obesity indexes and breast cancer risk.Design: A nested case–control study.Setting: The Malmö Diet Cancer cohort, Sweden.Subjects: Among women 50 y or older at baseline (n=12 803), incident breast cancer cases (n=237) were matched to controls (n=673) on age and screening date.Methods: A diet history method, a structured questionnaire, anthropometrics and blood samples provided data. Analysis included… CONTINUE READING

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