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A prospective study of vegetarianism and isoflavone intake in relation to breast cancer risk in British women.

Abstract:

Breast cancer rates are low in many Asian populations and it has been suggested that diets low in animal products and/or high in soy foods may reduce risk for the disease. However, findings from epidemiological studies are equivocal. We investigated the relationships of a vegetarian diet and isoflavone intake with breast cancer risk in a cohort of 37,643 British women participating in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition, among whom there was considerable dietary h...

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10.1002/ijc.23141

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
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Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
122
Issue:
3
Pages:
705-710
Publication date:
2008-02-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:c1a60ab2-0ac5-47b3-a2e8-a56edb1b40ec
Source identifiers:
13167
Local pid:
pubs:13167

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