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NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study: Impact of Diet and Lifestyle Factors on Cancer Incidence: Dietary Fat

Diet Foods | Dietary Fat

For a copy of these publications and others related to the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study, visit the National Cancer Institute.

Dietary Fat and Postmenopausal Invasive Breast Cancer in the National Institutes of Health-AARP Diet and Health Study cohort
Is it something I ate? Could be. This NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study of 188,736 postmenopausal women finds that as the amount of fat a woman consumes increases, so does her risk of developing breast cancer. And this seems to be more pronounced in women not taking menopausal hormones.

Further information about the study or individual reports may be obtained by contacting Nancy Wood of AARP at or 202-434-2583.

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