Cancer

Year Published: 2015

Journal

Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation

Authors

Soriano-Hernandez A.D; Madrigal-Perez D.G.; Galvan-Salazar H.R.; Arreola-Cruz A; Briseño-Gomez L; Guzmán-Esquivel J; Dobrovinskaya O; Lara-Esqueda A; Rodríguez-Sanchez I.P.; Baltazar-Rodriguez L.M.; Espinoza-Gomez F; Martinez-Fierro M.L; de-Leon-Zaragoza L.; Olmedo-Buenrostro B.A; Delgado-Enciso I.

Methods

This study was conducted in Mexico, and compared the diets of 97 breast cancer (BRC) patients to 102 normal (control) patients. Authors examined nut consumption and risk of breast cancer.

Key Findings

A high consumption of peanuts was associated with a 2-3x reduced risk of breast cancer.