Pelayo Correa, MD, Anne Potter Wilson Endowed Chair in Cancer Research at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, concluded in his Sep. 1981 study "Epidemiological Correlations Between Diet and Cancer Frequency," published in Cancer Research:

“Strong and consistent correlations are reported between death rates of cancers of the colon and breast and the per capita consumption of total fat and of nutrients derived from animal sources, especially beef, pork, eggs, and milk.”

Sep. 1981