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Folate intake and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analytical approach.

Abstract:

Adequate consumption of folate may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. We performed a meta-analysis of 7 cohort and 9 case-control studies that examined the association between folate consumption and colorectal cancer risk. In cohort studies, the association between folate consumption and colorectal cancer risk was stronger for dietary folate (folate from foods alone; relative risk for high vs. low intake = 0.75; 95% CI = 0.64-0.89) than for total folate (folate from foods and supplements; ...

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10.1002/ijc.20648

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Sanjoaquin, MA More by this author
Roddam, AW More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer
Volume:
113
Issue:
5
Pages:
825-828
Publication date:
2005-02-05
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EISSN:
1097-0215
ISSN:
0020-7136
URN:
uuid:5bf9a48c-90e3-4f65-a066-68e3654473ba
Source identifiers:
8540
Local pid:
pubs:8540

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