Bottom Line: Consider ditching or drastically decreasing chicken & meat if you’re Caucasian & concerned about breast cancer. There’s a connection. African-American women, interestingly, showed no such connection.
“Investigators found that Caucasian women in the group with the highest consumption appeared to have an increased breast cancer risk if they ate unprocessed red meat and poultry as compared to Caucasian women with the lowest intake.
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Embargo expired: 11/1/2012 5:00 PM EDT
Source: Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Research from The Cancer Institute of New Jersey Presented at Annual AICR Meeting
Newswise — New Brunswick, N.J., November 1, 2012 – In what is believed to be the first examination of African-American women and how their consumption of meat impacts their breast cancer risk, research from The Cancer Institute of New Jersey shows that there is a difference when compared to Caucasian women. The work will be presented as a scientific poster during the 2012 American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Annual Research Conference in Washington, D.C., this week. The Cancer Institute of New Jersey is a Center of Excellence of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS).