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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.
Methods: 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).... Expand abstract
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10.1186/s12905-016-0357-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Continuing Education
Department:
Continuing Education - EQ Central
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-2837-1535
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Dept of Population Health
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC Women's Health More from this journal
Volume:
17
Article number:
6
Publication date:
2017-01-18
Acceptance date:
2016-12-13
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ISSN:
1472-6874
Pmid:
28100209
Language:
English
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pubs:608863
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uuid:fa95b079-4538-4d3e-9126-ffd44ca136b7
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pubs:608863
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608863
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2019-02-27

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