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Fruit and vegetables and cancer risk

Abstract:

The possibility that fruit and vegetables may help to reduce the risk of cancer has been studied for over 30 years, but no protective effects have been firmly established. For cancers of the upper gastrointestinal tract, epidemiological studies have generally observed that people with a relatively high intake of fruit and vegetables have a moderately reduced risk, but these observations must be interpreted cautiously because of potential confounding by smoking and alcohol. For lung cancer, re...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6606032

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Journal:
British Journal of Cancer
Volume:
104
Issue:
1
Pages:
6-11
Publication date:
2011-01-04
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:ed822db1-bd03-4e1b-8058-e5fbd1fdf6aa
Source identifiers:
112645
Local pid:
pubs:112645

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