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Mammary Cancer Protective Effects of Lactational Exposure to Flaxseed or Its Purified Lignan (2000)

Title:

Mammary Cancer Protective Effects of Lactational Exposure to Flaxseed or Its Purified Lignan

Key words:

flaxseed

Research Institution:

University of Toronto

Location:

Canada

Researcher:

Lilian U Thompson

Project Description:

Dr. Thompson investigated whether the lignans from flaxseed influence expression of growth factors and rate of proliferation in the mammary gland, and thus might decrease breast cancer.

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