Dietary patterns and risk of breast cancer
L Baglietto, K Krishnan, G Severi, A Hodge, M Brinkman, DR English, C McLean, JL Hopper, GG Giles
British Journal of Cancer | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2011
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This study was made possible by the contribution of many people, including the original investigators, the Program Manager, and the diligent team who recruited the participants and who continue working on follow-up. We would like to express our gratitude to the many thousands of Melbourne residents who continue to participate in the study. Cohort recruitment was funded by VicHealth and The Cancer Council Victoria. This study was funded by grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (251533, 209057 and 504711) and The National Breast Cancer Foundation and was further supported by infrastructure provided by The Cancer Council Victoria. JLH is a NHMRC Australia Fellow. LB conceived the study objectives, designed and performed the statistical analyses and prepared the first draft of the article; KK collaborated on the statistical analyses and prepared of the first draft of the article; GS conceived the study objectives, contributed in interpreting the study results and in writing the first draft of the article; AH was responsible for the nutritional program of MCCS, contributed to identify the dietary patterns and to interpret the study results; MB contributed to interpret the study results; CM reviewed the original tumour slides and assessed ER and PR status; DRE, JLH and GGG are the principal investigators of MCCS. All authors contributed to the writing and editing of the final version of the manuscript.