Study finds fat intake might not raise pancreatic cancer risk

08/29/2013 | Healio

Data from more than 114,000 patients enrolled in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial showed higher levels of dietary fat did not raise the risk of pancreatic cancer. Researchers said more studies are needed to follow up on nonsignificant data showing that saturated and nonsaturated fats from animal sources were linked to a reduced risk of pancreatic cancer, as well as polyunsaturated fats from plant sources.

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