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Lifelong vegetarianism and breast cancer risk: a large multicentre case control study in India

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Background

The lower incidence of breast cancer in Asian populations where the intake of animal products is lower than that of Western populations has led some to suggest that a vegetarian diet might reduce breast cancer risk.

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Between 2011 and 2014 we conducted a multicentre hospital based case-control study in eight cancer centres in India. Eligible cases were women aged 30-70 years, with newly diagnosed invasive breast cancer (ICD10 C50). Controls were ...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12905-016-0357-8

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Ali, R
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Women's Health Journal website
Volume:
17
Pages:
6
Publication date:
2017-01-05
Acceptance date:
2016-12-13
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ISSN:
1472-6874
Pubs id:
pubs:667929
URN:
uri:0e514476-47cf-4522-8088-9bf057d97f5d
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uuid:0e514476-47cf-4522-8088-9bf057d97f5d
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pubs:667929

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