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Coffee and tea intake and risk of brain tumors in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: In a recent US cohort study, total coffee and tea consumption was inversely associated with risk of glioma, and experimental studies showed that caffeine can slow the invasive growth of glioblastoma. OBJECTIVE: The objective was to examine the relation between coffee and tea intake and the risk of glioma and meningioma in a large European cohort study, the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC). DESIGN: Data on coffee and tea intake were collected from...

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10.3945/ajcn.2010.29876

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Michaud, DS More by this author
Schlehofer, B More by this author
Tjønneland, A More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
92
Issue:
5
Pages:
1145-1150
Publication date:
2010-11-05
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EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:3242345c-d2bd-44c7-bad9-8e401a76007c
Source identifiers:
103754
Local pid:
pubs:103754

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