Cost-effectiveness analysis of a low-fat diet in the prevention of breast and ovarian cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 111, Issue 1, p.56-66 (2011)


2011, Age Factors, Aged, Breast Neoplasms, Cohort Studies, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Diet, Fat-Restricted, Female, Humans, Insurance, Health, Markov Chains, Medicare, Middle Aged, Monte Carlo Method, Ovarian Neoplasms, Public Health Sciences Division, Quality-Adjusted Life Years, Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic, Risk Factors, United States, Women's Health


Results of the Women's Health Initiative Randomized Controlled Dietary Modification Trial (WHI-DM) suggest that a low-fat diet may be associated with beneficial health outcomes for specific groups of women.