Dietary patterns and breast cancer risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis

10 May 2010Sarah F Brennan, Marie M Cantwell, Chris R Cardwell, Louiza S Velentzis, and Jayne V Woodside

analysis indicate that some dietary patterns may be associated with breast cancer risk.

Meta Analysis
2 effects

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Western (Northern European) diet Nutrition risk & protective factor

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Minor increase risk of Breast Cancer
Reproductive system

Moderate evidence
9.0%

Alcohol Beverage risk & protective factor
Alcohol
Beverage

Breast Cancer Reproductive outcome
Minor increase risk of Breast Cancer
Reproductive system

High evidence
21.0%