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Trans Fatty Acids and Cancer

Clement Ip, James R. Marshall
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1753-4887.1996.tb03916.x 138-145 First published online: 1 May 1996

Abstract

Despite a general lack of evidence for the carcinogenic effects of trans fatty acids, some recent research and popular media have suggested a possible association. The available scientific data do not support this relationship and are reviewed so as to put this issue in perspective.