Journal: Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
Publication Date: 08/2004
Summary: A population of Mexican women was studied in regards to their dietary intake and risk of developing breast cancer. The risk of developing breast cancer was significantly higher (2.22 times) in women with the highest level of carbohydrate intake. This was true for both pre and post menopausal women. There was no association between breast cancer risk and fat intake.