The mediterranean dietary pattern and breast cancer risk in Greek-Cypriot women: a case-control study

@inproceedings{Demetriou2011TheMD,
  title={The mediterranean dietary pattern and breast cancer risk in Greek-Cypriot women: a case-control study},
  author={Christiana Demetriou and Andreas Hadjisavvas and Maria A. Loizidou and Giorgos Loucaides and Ioanna Neophytou and Sabina Sieri and Eleni Kakouri and Nicos Middleton and Paolo Vineis and Kyriacos C. Kyriacou},
  booktitle={BMC Cancer},
  year={2011}
}
Diet has long been suspected to impact on breast cancer risk. In this study we evaluated whether the degree of adherence to a Mediterranean diet pattern modifies breast cancer risk amongst Greek-Cypriot women. Subjects included 935 cases and 817 controls, all participating in the MASTOS case-control study in Cyprus. The study was approved by the Cyprus National Bioethics Committee. Information on dietary intakes was collected using an interviewer administered 32-item Food Frequency… CONTINUE READING
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