Nutrition and breast cancer

  title={Nutrition and breast cancer},
  author={David J. Hunter and Walter C Willett},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
Epidemiologic evidence on the relation between nutrition and breast cancer is reviewed. After several decades of study, many aspects of the role of diet in breast cancer etiology are still unclear. Results from large prospective studies do not support the concept developed from animal and ecologic evidence that dietary fat intake in mid-life is associated with breast cancer risk. Thus, if fat intake is relevant to breast cancer, it is probably only at extremely low fat intakes or during early… CONTINUE READING


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