Title

The Association Between Fiber Intake and Risk for Breast Cancer

Date

5-29-2014 2:20 PM

Location

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

Department

Health, Physical Education and Exercise Science

Session Chair

Daryl Thomas

Session Chair

Janet Roberts

Session Chair

Natalie DeWitt

Session Title

Health/ Physical Education/Exercise Science Symposium

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Siobhan Maty

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

Genetics account for 5-10% of breast cancer cases, leaving environmental factors to have the potential to have an influence. Our research study builds upon the known literature on fiber’s effect on breast cancer. Our study uses a prospective cohort design using both qualitative and quantitative data. We will follow 10,000 women ages 26-40, who live in Oregon, and have not been diagnosed with or have a family history of breast cancer for ten years. Using an individual unit of analysis for each woman we will calculate the effect that their individual fiber intake had on their risk of breast cancer.

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May 29th, 2:20 PM

The Association Between Fiber Intake and Risk for Breast Cancer

Health and Wellness Center (HWC) 203

Genetics account for 5-10% of breast cancer cases, leaving environmental factors to have the potential to have an influence. Our research study builds upon the known literature on fiber’s effect on breast cancer. Our study uses a prospective cohort design using both qualitative and quantitative data. We will follow 10,000 women ages 26-40, who live in Oregon, and have not been diagnosed with or have a family history of breast cancer for ten years. Using an individual unit of analysis for each woman we will calculate the effect that their individual fiber intake had on their risk of breast cancer.