A Prospective Study of Dietary Alpha-linolenic Acid and the Risk of Prostate Cancer (United States)

@article{Koralek2006APS,
  title={A Prospective Study of Dietary Alpha-linolenic Acid and the Risk of Prostate Cancer (United States)},
  author={Daniel O. Koralek and Ulrike Peters and Gerald L. Andriole and Douglas Reding and Victoria A. Kirsh and Amy F. Subar and Arthur S Schatzkin and Richard B Hayes and Michael F. Leitzmann},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={783-791}
}
Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) is the most common omega-3 fatty acid in the Western diet. The relation of dietary intake of ALA to prostate cancer risk remains unresolved. We prospectively evaluated total ALA and ALA from specific food sources including animal, fish, and plant sources in relation to prostate cancer risk. A cohort of 29,592 male participants (age 55–74 years) in the screening arm of the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial was followed for an average… CONTINUE READING
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