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Dietary fat and breast cancer: comparison of results from food diaries and food-frequency questionnaires in the UK Dietary Cohort Consortium.

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BACKGROUND: Epidemiologic studies of dietary fat and breast cancer risk are inconsistent, and it has been suggested that a true relation may have been obscured by the imprecise measurement of fat intake. OBJECTIVE: We examined associations of fat with breast cancer risk by using estimates of fat intake from food diaries and food-frequency questionnaires (FFQs) pooled from 4 prospective studies in the United Kingdom. DESIGN: A total of 657 cases of breast cancer in premenopausal and postmenopa...

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10.3945/ajcn.111.015735

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Unassigned
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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
94
Issue:
4
Pages:
1043-1052
Publication date:
2011-10-05
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EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:c170b471-bd1c-461b-8c83-e5cf207bd47a
Source identifiers:
172088
Local pid:
pubs:172088

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