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Is the association with fiber from foods in colorectal cancer confounded by folate intake?

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The effect of multivariate adjustment including folate on the strong protective effect of fiber in foods on colorectal cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition was investigated in 1,721 cases identified in the latest follow-up. The inclusion of an additional 656 cases confirmed our previously published results, with a strong and significant reduction in colorectal cancer risk of ∼ 9% for each uncalibrated quintile increase in fiber (P linear trend < 0...

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Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention More from this journal
Volume:
14
Issue:
6
Pages:
1552-1556
Publication date:
2005-06-01
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ISSN:
1055-9965
Language:
English
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pubs:74822
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uuid:cc18a8a3-2904-46fc-a157-af849b8a5eee
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pubs:74822
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74822
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2012-12-19

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