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Nutritional Determinants of Breast Cancer (1990)


Nutritional Determinants of Breast Cancer

Key words:

high-fat diet, high-alcohol diet, vitamin C, vitamin E

Research Institution:

National Institute of Public Health




Isabelle Romieu

Project Description:

Dr. Romieu sought to identify in patients the components of their diets that appear to be responsible for the occurrence of their breast cancer. She looked specifically for possible correlations between the dietary intake of high fat and high alcohol and increased risk for breast cancer as well as the dietary intake of high vitamin A, C, or E and reduced risk for breast cancer.

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