Preschool diet and adult risk of breast cancer.

  title={Preschool diet and adult risk of breast cancer.},
  author={Karin B. Michels and Bernard A Rosner and William M Cameron Chumlea and Graham A. Colditz and Walter C Willett},
  journal={International journal of cancer},
  volume={118 3},
Events before puberty may affect adult risk of breast cancer. We examined whether diet during preschool age may affect a woman's risk of breast cancer later in life. We conducted a case-control study including 582 women with breast cancer and 1,569 controls free of breast cancer selected from participants in the Nurses' Health Study and the Nurses' Health Study II. Information concerning childhood diet of the nurses at ages 3-5 years was obtained from the mothers of the participants with a 30… CONTINUE READING
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