Sökning: "dietary lignans"
Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden dietary lignans.
Sammanfattning : Esophageal cancer is the eighth most common invasive cancer in the world, a cancer with an increasing incidence and male predominance, and there is a great need for potential dietary prevention. The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate whether the dietary phytoestrogens lignans might play a protective role in the etiology of esophageal cancer, including gastroesophageal junctional adenocarcinoma. LÄS MER
2. Plant foods, plasma enterolactone and breast cancer - with a focus on estrogen receptor status and genetic variation
Sammanfattning : Diets high in fibre have previously been associated with decreased risk of breast cancer in the Malmö Diet and Cancer cohort. Several potent compounds may exist in high-fibre diets that might protect against breast cancer, for example lignans. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Dietary factors may affect development and progression of prostate cancer. Experimental and epidemiological studies have suggested an effect of phytoestrogens on prostate cancer. Lignans are the predominant phytoestrogen in a Western diet. LÄS MER
4. Hormone-related dietary factors and estrogen/progesterone-receptor defined postmenopausal breast cancer
Sammanfattning : Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer among women in Western countries including Sweden. It has been hypothesized that ovarian hormones, such as estrogen and progesterone may, at least partly, play an important role in the etiology of breast cancer. LÄS MER
5. The effects of flaxseed and tamoxifen on the inflammatory microenvironment in normal breast tissue and in breast cancer
Sammanfattning : Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide today. Nearly 9000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Sweden yearly and despite advantages in diagnostics and treatments approximately 1400 women still die from their disease every year. LÄS MER