Nutrition, Metabolism and Cancer Prevention Program aims to advance the understanding of relationships between diet, nutrition and chronic disease, particularly cancer. Her research primarily uses a population-based approach and innovative methodologies to study metabolic pathways underlying relationships.
Yixian, Crystal Chen, MSc
Fidela Mushashi, MSc
Jia Qi, MSc
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian women and the second leading cause of cancer-related death. Estrogen is a known cause of the most common type of breast cancer (HR-positive).
One-third of cancers can be prevented by maintaining a healthy body weight, eating well and being active. But, the underlying mechanisms are not well understood.
A case-control study design in five regional cohorts of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project, to improve the understanding of modifiable lifestyle factors and medical factors that may influence development of lung cancer.
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