Experimental Studies of Fat, Fibre and Calories in Carcinogenesis

  • M. J. Hill
Part of the ESO Monographs book series (ESO MONOGRAPHS)


Experimental studies of fat, fibre and calories have been concentrated on cancer of the large bowel and on cancer of the breast. Good models are available for the study of aspects of both cancers, but there is some controversy regarding their value in determining the role of diet in the causation of these cancers. This is especially so in colorectal carcinogenesis where the effect of dietary factors varies with the carcinogen and the strain of animal used.


Natl Cancer Inst Medium Chain Triglyceride Colon Carcinogenesis Mammary Carcinogenesis Tumour Yield 
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  • M. J. Hill
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  1. 1.PHLS-CAMRSalisbury, WiltsUK

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