Accession Number : ADA335949

Title :   Epidemiologic Cohort Study of Diet and Life-Style Factors Among Hawaiian Women with Breast Cancer in Hawaii

Descriptive Note : Annual rept 1 Oct 96-30 Sep 97

Corporate Author : HAWAII UNIV HONOLULU

Personal Author(s) : Nomura, Abraham M.

PDF Url : ADA335949

Report Date : OCT 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : This is a cohort study of American women of Hawaiian ancestry who have one of the highest incidence rates of breast cancer in the world. It is designed to see if type of dietary fat, specific sources of dietary fat, and alcohol use enhance breast cancer risk, and to determine if micronutrients and dietary fiber reduce risk.

Descriptors :   *DIET, *EPIDEMIOLOGY, *BREAST CANCER, FIBERS, HORMONES, RISK, DEMOGRAPHY, MINORITIES, NEOPLASMS, NUTRIENTS, FATS, WOMEN, HAWAII, ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, ESTROGENS.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Food, Food Service and Nutrition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE