Does fiber-rich food containing animal lignan precursors protect against both colon and breast cancer? An extension of the "fiber hypothesis"

Gastroenterology. 1984 Apr;86(4):761-4.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • 4-Butyrolactone / analogs & derivatives
  • 4-Butyrolactone / metabolism
  • Breast Neoplasms / prevention & control*
  • Chemical Phenomena
  • Chemistry
  • Colonic Neoplasms / prevention & control*
  • Dietary Fiber / metabolism
  • Dietary Fiber / pharmacology*
  • Estrogens / metabolism
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lignans
  • Male
  • Plant Extracts / metabolism
  • Plant Extracts / pharmacology*

Substances

  • Dietary Fiber
  • Estrogens
  • Lignans
  • Plant Extracts
  • 4-Butyrolactone
  • 2,3-bis(3'-hydroxybenzyl)butyrolactone