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Diet among breast cancer survivors and healthy women. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study

Diet among breast cancer survivors and healthy women. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2006) 60, 1046–1054 & 2006 Nature Publishing Group All rights reserved 0954-3007/06 $30.00 www.nature.com/ejcn ORIGINAL ARTICLE Diet among breast cancer survivors and healthy women. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study 1 1,2 1 G Skeie , A Hjarta˚ker and E Lund 1 2 Institute for Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway and Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Objective: To compare the diet and lifestyle in breast cancer survivors and healthy women. Design: Cross-sectional study in the population-based Norwegian Women and Cancer cohort study, using a postal questionnaire on diet, lifestyle and health. Setting: Nation-wide, population-based study. Subjects: Women aged 41–70 years. Prevalent breast cancer cases (314 short-term with 1–5 years since diagnosis, 352 long- term with 45 years since diagnosis) were identified by linkage to the Norwegian Cancer Registry. The comparison group consisted of 54 314 women. Interventions: Analyses of variance, with post hoc Bonferroni tests when significant differences were found. Results: Overall there were few differences in the diet of the three groups. Short-term survivors ate more fruits and vegetables than healthy women (Po0.0001), and consumed more of nutrients associated with fruit and vegetables http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Clinical Nutrition Springer Journals

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Springer Journals
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Medicine & Public Health; Medicine/Public Health, general; Public Health; Epidemiology; Internal Medicine; Clinical Nutrition; Metabolic Diseases
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0954-3007
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1476-5640
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10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602416
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European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2006) 60, 1046–1054 & 2006 Nature Publishing Group All rights reserved 0954-3007/06 $30.00 www.nature.com/ejcn ORIGINAL ARTICLE Diet among breast cancer survivors and healthy women. The Norwegian Women and Cancer Study 1 1,2 1 G Skeie , A Hjarta˚ker and E Lund 1 2 Institute for Community Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway and Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Objective: To compare the diet and lifestyle in breast cancer survivors and healthy women. Design: Cross-sectional study in the population-based Norwegian Women and Cancer cohort study, using a postal questionnaire on diet, lifestyle and health. Setting: Nation-wide, population-based study. Subjects: Women aged 41–70 years. Prevalent breast cancer cases (314 short-term with 1–5 years since diagnosis, 352 long- term with 45 years since diagnosis) were identified by linkage to the Norwegian Cancer Registry. The comparison group consisted of 54 314 women. Interventions: Analyses of variance, with post hoc Bonferroni tests when significant differences were found. Results: Overall there were few differences in the diet of the three groups. Short-term survivors ate more fruits and vegetables than healthy women (Po0.0001), and consumed more of nutrients associated with fruit and vegetables

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European Journal of Clinical NutritionSpringer Journals

Published: Feb 15, 2006

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