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High fat diet during pregnancy increases breast cancer susceptibility in female progeny, mice study finds

18:33 EDT 3 Jul 2017 | News-Medical.net

Feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from common corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased breast cancer susceptibility in three generations of female offspring, reports a team of researchers led by scientists at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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