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Modification of Tumor Initiation by High Fat Diets (1990)


Modification of Tumor Initiation by High Fat Diets

Key words:

low-fat diet, high-fat diet, enzymes, nitrosamines

Research Institution:

Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer




Terence A Lawson

Project Description:

Dr. Lawson investigated the mechanisms by which high dietary fat might be involved with the initiation of tumors. He studied how low-and high-fat diets alter enzymes that convert nitrosamines to agents that cause cancer in the pancreas.

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