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Role of Dietary Cholesterol and Fat in the Promotion of Breast Cancer (1990)

Title:

Role of Dietary Cholesterol and Fat in the Promotion of Breast Cancer

Key words:

aromatase, sulfatase, cholesterol

Research Institution:

Georgetown University

Location:

District of Columbia

Researcher:

Robert S Clarke

Project Description:

Dr. Clarke sought to determine how low-fat, high-fat, and high-cholesterol diets influence the activities of two enzymes, aromatase and sulfatase, which are needed to convert dietary cholesterol to estrogen. This research had the potential to lead to guidelines to help reduce the growth of some types of breast tumors.

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