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mercredi 3 juillet 2013

Urgent: breast cancer and diet/ Urgent: cancer du sein et alimentation

What is already known on this topic

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers and the leading cause of cancer death among women in the world
Epidemiological studies suggest that fish and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids intake have a protective role in breast cancer, though
results from prospective studies are inconsistent

What this study adds

High intake of marine n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids is associated with 14% reduction in risk of breast cancer
Each 0.1 g/day or 0.1% energy/day increment of intake was associated with a 5% reduction in risk

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