Adolescent diet and risk of breast cancer

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dc.contributor.author Ryan, Catherine Tomeo
dc.contributor.author Rockett, Helaine
dc.contributor.author Frazier, A. Lindsay
dc.contributor.author Willett, Walter C.
dc.contributor.author Colditz, Graham A.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-12T03:15:44Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation Frazier, A. Lindsay, Catherine Tomeo Ryan, Helaine Rockett, Walter C. Willett, and Graham A. Colditz. 2003. Adolescent diet and risk of breast cancer. Breast Cancer Research 5(3): R59-R64. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1465-5411 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:4888655
dc.description.abstract Background: Early life exposures, including diet, have been implicated in the etiology of breast cancer. Methods: A nested case-control study was conducted among participants in the Nurses' Health Study who completed a 24-item questionnaire about diet during high school. There were 843 eligible cases diagnosed between onset of study (1976) and before the return of the high school diet questionnaire (1986), who were matched 10:1 with controls on the basis of age. Results: Women who had, during adolescence, a higher consumption of eggs, vegetable fat and fiber had a lower risk of breast cancer, whereas risk of breast cancer was increased among women who consumed more butter. Conclusions: A possible association of elements of adolescent diet with risk of breast cancer is reported, but the findings require confirmation in prospective study. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher BioMed Central en_US
dc.relation.isversionof doi:10.1186/bcr583 en_US
dc.relation.hasversion http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC164999/pdf/ en_US
dash.license LAA
dc.subject adolescence en_US
dc.subject breast cancer en_US
dc.subject diet en_US
dc.title Adolescent diet and risk of breast cancer en_US
dc.type Journal Article en_US
dc.description.version Version of Record en_US
dc.relation.journal Breast Cancer Research en_US
dash.depositing.author Frazier, A. Lindsay
dc.date.available 2011-05-12T03:15:44Z
dash.affiliation.other SPH^Epidemiology en_US
dash.affiliation.other HMS^Pediatrics-Children's Hospital en_US
dash.affiliation.other HMS^Medicine-Brigham and Women's Hospital en_US
dash.affiliation.other SPH^Nutrition en_US
dash.affiliation.other SPH^Epidemiology en_US

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