Chapter 37

The Mediterranean Diet and Breast Cancer Risk

Christiana A. Demetriou, PhD1,2christianad@cing.ac.cy; Andreas Hadjisavvas, PhD1 ahsavvas@cing.ac.cy; Maria A. Loizidou, PhD1 loizidou@cing.ac.cy; Paolo Vineis, MD, PhD2 p.vineis@imperial.ac.cy; Kyriacos Kyriacou, PhD1 kyriacos@cing.ac.cy    1 Department of Electron Microscopy/Molecular Pathology, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Nicosia, Cyprus2 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, London, UK

Abstract (for ScienceDirect)

There is ample evidence that the Mediterranean diet reduces breast cancer risk, despite the fact that findings across studies and populations have not been consistent. The protective effect of the Mediterranean diet ...

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