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Graduate student Sajin Bae and research specialist Mark Walters watch Chung Park prepare samples for cancer gene analysis at North Dakota State University. Park's study shows that it may someday be possible to prevent the development of breast cancer in daughters of women at risk for breast cancer by supplementing the mother's diet during pregnancy. Dave Wallis / The Forum

NDSU researcher finds link between mother's diet, child's cancer risk

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FARGO - Chung Park likes to say, "You are what your mother ate."

The North Dakota State University professor and researcher has found a link between diet during pregnancy and reducing the risk of breast cancer in a woman's daughters.


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