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Dietary beta-carotene, vitamin C and E intake and breast cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC).

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So far, studies on dietary antioxidant intake, including beta-carotene, vitamin C and vitamin E, and breast cancer risk are inconclusive. Thus, we addressed this question in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. During a median follow-up time of 8.8 years, 7,502 primary invasive breast cancer cases were identified. Cox proportional hazard models were used to estimate hazard ratios (HR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI). All analyses were run stratified by menopausa...

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10.1007/s10549-009-0444-8

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Linseisen, J More by this author
van Gils, CH More by this author
Peeters, PH More by this author
Boutron-Ruault, MC More by this author
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Journal:
Breast cancer research and treatment
Volume:
119
Issue:
3
Pages:
753-765
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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EISSN:
1573-7217
ISSN:
0167-6806
URN:
uuid:496a9244-2d44-41f2-937b-0c9aa2b42aa1
Source identifiers:
94117
Local pid:
pubs:94117

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