Starch intake may raise breast cancer recurrence risk: Study
06-Jan-2012 By Natham Gray
High consumption of starchy foods may be linked with an increased risk of breast cancer tumours returning in women who have already had breast, according to a new study.
Combined data suggest soy isoflavones not a risk for breast cancer survivors
Concerns over the potential increase in the risk of breast cancer recurrence from consuming soy isoflavones may be unfounded, according to combined data from over 16,000 women.
Animal fats not linked to breast cancer risk
17-Aug-2009 By Stephen Daniells
Intakes of fats from meat, eggs, and dairy products do not increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to findings from a big European study.
Acrylamide not linked to breast cancer in women: Study
27-Feb-2009 By Stephen Daniells
Dietary intakes of acrylamide are not related to increased risks of breast cancer, says a new study from Harvard.
Vitamin D again linked to breast cancer protection
26-Sep-2008 By Stephen Daniells
Increased intake of vitamin D from the diet and from sunlight may reduce the risk fo breast cancer by over 20 per cent, says a new study.
Dairy calcium linked to lower breast cancer risk
20-Jul-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Increased intake of dairy products may reduce the risk of
developing breast cancer by at least 45 per cent, says a new study
Extra fruit, veg may not affect breast cancer outcomes
18-Jul-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Doubling the five-a-day recommendations for fruit and vegetable
consumption does not provide any extra protection against the
recurrence of breast cancer, says a new study.
Western diet pattern may raise breast cancer risk
10-Jul-2007 By Stephen Daniells
Asian women eating a Western-style diet, rich in red meat, starches
and sweets, may raise the risk of breast cancer, according to new
research from China.
Smoked, BBQ meat linked to breast cancer
04-May-2007 By staff reporter
Postmenopausal women who regularly consume smoked and barbecued
meats may be increasing their risk of breast cancer by at least 50
per cent, suggests a new study.
Red, processed meat may double breast cancer risk - study
04-Apr-2007 By Stephen Daniells
High consumption of red and processed meat may double the risk of
breast cancer amongst women of a certain age, suggests a new study
Red meat linked to increased breast cancer risk
14-Nov-2006 By Stephen Daniells
A new study from Harvard has reported that pre-menopausal women who
eat more that one and a half servings of red per day may double
their risk of hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, compared to
women who eat less than three servings...
New study strengthens obesity-cancer link
22-May-2006 By staff reporter
Obesity has again been linked to an increased risk of cancer,
findings that constitute yet another building block in the wall of
pressure being built around the food industry.
Soy, breast cancer prevention link questioned
05-Apr-2006 By Lorraine Heller
The link between soy consumption and a reduced risk of breast
cancer has been called into question by a meta-analysis of
available science, with researchers concluding that there is
insufficient evidence to support the health claim.
Low fat diet: breast cancer link 'due to chance'
09-Feb-2006 By Stephen Daniells
Five servings of fruit and vegetables per day and a diet low in fat
reduced the risk of breast cancer by nine per cent, a figure
dismissed as not significant and due to 'chance'.
Eating French fries in pre-school increases breast cancer risk?
22-Aug-2005 By staff reporter
Pre-school girls eating French fries once a week could increase
their future risk of developing breast cancer by more than a
quarter, reveals new research from the US.
Occasional drink raises cancer risk in postmenopausal women?
Postmenopausal women who consume even moderate amounts of alcohol
may face an increased risk of breast cancer, say US researchers,
particularly if their cancer is fuelled by the hormones estrogen or
Beans may cut risk of breast cancer
Eating beans or lentils at least twice a week may reduce a woman's
risk of developing breast cancer, according to research designed to
investigate the benefits of the plant compounds flavonols,writes
Soy could stop spread of breast cancer
An in-vitro study carried out at the University of Ulster, has
concludede that eating more soy-rich foods could reduce the spread
of breast cancer.
Vegetable compound stops breast cancer cell growth
The broccoli compound sulphurophane disrupts the growth of breast
cancer cells in later stages, a US team has found. They say their
study reveals for the first time a possible explanation for the
compound's well-known anti-cancer...
Europe invests in plant foods
A three year EU project funded by Brussels will seek to improve
understanding of the role phytoestrogens, found in a host of foods,
can play in reducing the risk of colon, breast and prostate
Phytoestrogens - can they help prevent breast cancer?
A UK project will use new biomarkers for phytoestrogen intake to
assess whether certain foods could influence a breast cancer
tumour's characteristics, thought to be the first study of its
Soy isoflavones pose no cancer risk in animal study
A long-term soy diet may not pose an increased risk of breast or
womb cancer among postmenopausal women, as some people have feared,
suggests new research carried out on monkeys.
HRT raises risk of breast cancer recurrence, alternatives needed
A Swedish study established to assess the effect of hormone
replacement therapy (HRT) for women with a history of breast cancer
has been stopped early after preliminary results show 'unacceptably
high' risks of breast cancer...