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Role of Dietary Fats and Estrogens in the Etiology of Prostate Cancer: A Rat Model (1997)

Title:

Role of Dietary Fats and Estrogens in the Etiology of Prostate Cancer: A Rat Model

Key words:

high-animal fat diet, corn oil diet

Research Institution:

New York Medical College

Location:

New York

Researcher:

Jan Geliebter

Project Description:

Dr. Geliebter investigated whether rats maintained on a diet high in animal fats for two successive generations, and thus putatively exposed to estrogen, would have a higher and earlier incidence of prostatic hyperplasia, both benign and malignant, than in similarly treated rats on corn oil diets.

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