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Energy Intake and the Early Stages of Breast Cancer Progression (1996)

Title:

Energy Intake and the Early Stages of Breast Cancer Progression

Key words:

restricted diet, high-fat diet, apoptosis, estrogen

Research Institution:

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Location:

Nebraska

Researcher:

Judith K Christman

Project Description:

Dr. Christman explored the relationship between a restricted diet (60% of control) and a high fat diet (40% of calories from fat) on the conversion of benign breast lesions to a cancerous state in mice, as well as the hormonal status of the host mice, the balance between cell proliferation and apoptosis, and the influence of estrogen and estrogen receptors on the interaction between the different regimens.

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