Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Study Links Dairy Products to Moderate Breast Cancer Risk Reduction

American Cancer Society, March 17, 2006
A new American Cancer Society study finds low fat dairy products may reduce the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, supporting the hypothesis that dietary calcium and/or some other components in dairy products may reduce the risk of the disease. The study found women who consumed two or more servings of dairy products per day had up to 20 percent lower risk of postmenopausal breast cancer compared to women with the lowest consumption of dairy products. The association was slightly stronger among women with estrogen-receptor positive tumors, the most common type. --Click the title of this post to read the full article from its source--

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