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Dietary long-chain n-3 fatty acids for the prevention of cancer: a review of potential mechanisms.
- S. Larsson, M. Kumlin, M. Ingelman-Sundberg, A. Wolk
- Biology, Medicine
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
- 1 June 2004
Increasing evidence from animal and in vitro studies indicates that n-3 fatty acids, especially the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, present in… Expand
Diabetes mellitus and risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND Diabetes has been associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer in most, but not all, studies. Findings have also been inconclusive with regard to sex and subsite in the… Expand
Meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer: A meta‐analysis of prospective studies
Accumulating epidemiologic evidence indicates that high consumption of red meat and of processed meat may increase the risk of colorectal cancer. We quantitatively assessed the association between… Expand
Diabetes mellitus and risk of breast cancer: A meta‐analysis
Diabetes mellitus has been associated with an increased risk of several types of cancers, but its relationship with breast cancer remains unclear. We conducted a meta‐analysis of case–control and… Expand
Red meat consumption and risk of cancers of the proximal colon, distal colon and rectum: The Swedish Mammography Cohort
- S. Larsson, J. Rafter, L. Holmberg, L. Bergkvist, A. Wolk
- International journal of cancer
- 20 February 2005
Although there is considerable evidence that high consumption of red meat may increase the risk of colorectal cancer, data by subsite within the colon are sparse. The objective of our study was to… Expand
Obesity and colon and rectal cancer risk: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.
BACKGROUND Whereas obesity has been associated with an increased risk of colon cancer in men, a weak or no association has been observed in women. Results for rectal cancer have also been… Expand
Folate intake, MTHFR polymorphisms, and risk of esophageal, gastric, and pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Increasing evidence suggests that a low folate intake and impaired folate metabolism may be implicated in the development of gastrointestinal cancers. We conducted a systematic… Expand
Physical activity, obesity, and risk of colon and rectal cancer in a cohort of Swedish men.
We investigated the association between physical activity and colorectal cancer risk in a cohort of Swedish men. Information on physical activity was obtained at baseline in 1997 with a… Expand
Overweight, obesity and risk of liver cancer: a meta-analysis of cohort studies
Cohort studies of excess body weight and risk of liver cancer were identified for a meta-analysis by searching MEDLINE and EMBASE databases from 1966 to June 2007 and the reference lists of retrieved… Expand
Body mass index and pancreatic cancer risk: A meta‐analysis of prospective studies
A number of studies have examined the association between body mass index (BMI) and risk of pancreatic cancer, but uncertainty about the relationship remains. We performed a meta‐analysis to… Expand