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Hormones and Diet in Women in High Breast Cancer Risk (1983)

Title:

Hormones and Diet in Women in High Breast Cancer Risk

Key words:

estrogen, prolactin, cystic breast disease

Research Institution:

American Health Foundation

Location:

New York

Researcher:

David P Rose

Project Description:

Dr. Rose investigated if lowering the amount of fat in the diet to 20% of calories can lead to a reduction in the levels of the hormones estrogen and biologically-active prolactin circulating in the blood of women who are suffering from severe cystic breast disease and who may be at special risk of developing breast cancer.

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