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Adherence to the mediterranean diet and risk of breast cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition cohort study

Abstract:

Epidemiological evidence suggests that the Mediterranean diet (MD) could reduce the risk of breast cancer (BC). As evidence from the prospective studies remains scarce and conflicting, we investigated the association between adherence to the MD and risk of BC among 335,062 women recruited from 1992 to 2000, in ten European countries, and followed for 11 years on average. Adherence to the MD was estimated through an adapted relative Mediterranean diet (arMED) score excluding alcohol. Cox propo...

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10.1002/ijc.27958

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Buckland, G More by this author
Travier, N More by this author
González, CA More by this author
Luján-Barroso, L More by this author
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Journal:
International Journal of Cancer
Volume:
132
Issue:
12
Pages:
2918-2927
Publication date:
2013-06-15
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:66b90883-8458-40bb-a0fd-434f6070f889
Source identifiers:
405862
Local pid:
pubs:405862

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