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Meat and fat consumption and cancer mortality: A study of strict religious orders in Britain.

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The close correlations between mortality from breast and colorectal cancers and the per-caput consumption of meat or fat in different countries suggest that these dietary items may be involved in the aetiology of the neoplasms. To investigate further these possible relations a study has been conducted of cancer mortality between 1911 and 1978 in two groups of enclosed religious orders for women: one of 1769 nuns who eat no meat and one of 1044 nuns who eat little meat. Mortality from breast a...

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Volume:
1
Issue:
8278
Pages:
946-949
Publication date:
1982-04-01
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1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
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English
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2012-12-19

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