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Cellular Proliferation in the Breast (1992)


Cellular Proliferation in the Breast

Key words:

low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet, benign breast disease

Research Institution:

Ontario Cancer Institute




Norman F Boyd

Project Description:

Dr. Boyd sought to determine if a change to a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet can reduce human mammary epithelial cell proliferation in benign breast disease and lower breast cancer risk. A quantitative image analysis system was used to evaluate needle biopsies of breast epithelial cells.

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