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HDL-cholesterol and breast cancer risk

HDL-cholesterol and breast cancer risk

Source : http://news.vumc.org/2020/01/23/hdl-breast-cancer-risk/

Circulating lipids have been proposed to influence the risk of breast, colorectal and other common cancers, but results from conventional epidemiologic studies have been inconsistent. Alicia Beeghly-Fadiel, PhD, Nikhil Khankari, PhD, Wei Zheng, MD, PhD, and colleagues in the Breast Cancer Association Consortium used Mendelian randomization analysis to evaluate associations between breast cancer risk and four genetically predicted lipid traits.

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