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Publication Abstract

Authors: Wayne SJ, Neuhouser ML, Ulrich CM, Koprowski C, Baumgartner KB, Baumgartner RN, McTiernan A, Bernstein L, Ballard-Barbash R

Title: Dietary fiber is associated with serum sex hormones and insulin-related peptides in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors.

Journal: Breast Cancer Res Treat 112(1):149-58

Date: 2008 Nov

Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To measure the association between dietary fiber intake and eleven hormones and peptides in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors. METHODS: Intake of fiber from food and supplements was measured two to three years after breast cancer diagnosis in 493 postmenopausal women from three western states. Concurrently, a fasting blood sample was obtained for assay of estrone, estradiol, free estradiol, testosterone, free testosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG), leptin, C-peptide, insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF1), and IGF-binding protein-3. Adjusted means of these hormones and peptides were calculated for categories of fiber intake. RESULTS: High intake of dietary fiber was significantly (P

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