The Link Between Sugar and Breast Cancer


Nichole Giller, RDN.

Victoria Seewaldt, MD, chair, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope.

Heather Eliassen, ScD, associate professor of epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

American Cancer Society.

United States Department of Agriculture.


The Linus Pauling Institute.

KidsHealth, the Nemours Foundation.

Nature Metabolism: “We need to talk about the Warburg effect.”

BMB Report: “Cancer stem cell metabolism: target for cancer therapy.”

Society of Endocrinology: “You and Your Hormones.”

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Cancer Epidemiology: “Fruit and vegetable consumption and breast cancer incidence: Repeated measures over 30 years of follow‐up.”

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